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Dumanjug teen washed out to sea

October 25, 2012


A TEENAGER gathering sea shells along the coast in Dumanjug town, some 70 km southwest of Cebu City, went missing last Tuesday afternoon. SPO2 Florencio Clarion of Dumanjug police precinct said Regil Sacan, 17, of barangay Cogon, was swept out to sea by strong waves and was not seen again. A search was ongoing. Cebu […]

Cebu mayors urge Gwen to run for 3rd district instead

September 13, 2012


Some mayors allied with Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia want her to drop her Senate bid and “stay home” in the province. She may just agree. No strong denials were issued from her camp yesterday amid speculation that she was backing off from a national campaign. “While the governor is a prospect for the Senate with […]

Gunman kills tanod, wounds housewife

September 11, 2012


A GUNMAN who couldn’t find his enemy shot dead instead his enemy’s friend, a barangay tanod, in  barangay Kanguha, Dumanjug town in southern Cebu. Romulo Sardido died after he was shot in the forehead last Sunday. The gunman Bobby dela Cerna of Argao town,  fled after the attack. A bystander, 26-year-old housewife Meljoen Cabase, was […]

Gwen to transfer registration to Barili

April 27, 2012


Her change of voter’s registration opens way for brother Pablo John to run for governor in 2013     It’s just one town away, but what a difference it makes. Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia yesterday announced that she was transferring her voter’s registration from Dumanjug town, southwest Cebu, where she’s been listed for the past nine […]

Experts ‘Boiling water’ caused by recent quake

February 25, 2012


Geologists said “boiling water” found in the sinkhole in Dumanjug town, Cebu, was not caused by volcanic activity. It may be caused by a “liquifaction process,” said Dr. Arturo Daag, chief science research specialist of the Geology and Geophysics Division of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Philvocs). Daag made the disclosure amid the […]

Rains, quake caused sinkhole

February 21, 2012


THE 6.9-magnitude earthquake and the spate of heavy rains that hit Cebu in the past few days created the sinkhole found in a farm in barangay Cambuang, Dumanjug town. Senior specialist Abraham Lucero Jr. of the Mines and Geo-Sciences Bureau in Central Visayas (MGB-7) said they are considering the possibility of the presence of a […]


February 21, 2012


There’s no immediate danger for residents living near a sinkhole in sitio Baclayan, barangay Cambuang in Dumanjug town, geologists yesterday. But they are alarmed at the sight of a growing number of curious onlookers flocking to the ever-expanding sinkhole. They also voiced surprise over reports of “boiling water” in a coastal barangay in Dumanjug. They […]

Water spotted coming out of farm’s sinkhole

February 20, 2012


Gov, kin visit site; inspection set today Water has started to come out of a 20-meter wide, 100-meter deep sink hole in a farm in barangay Cambuang, Dumanjug town yesterday. Land caretaker Walter Pesalbon told Cebu Daily News he had no idea where the water came from. He said he and some neighbors tasted the […]

‘Soil still moving, cracks forming in sinkhole area’

February 19, 2012


SOIL continued to move and more cracks formed around the sinkhole in a Dumanjug town farm when Cebu Daily News visited the site yesterday. Farm caretaker Walter Pesalbon, 36, said that as of 3 p.m. part of the edge of the pit caved in. The sinkhole was discovered last Friday in part of the 2.6-hectare […]

Public warned Don’t go near sinkhole site

February 19, 2012


People should stay away from the new sinkhole in a farm in Dumanjug town because the soil may “cave in” anytime. Geologist Maria Elena Lupo gave this warning yesterday as curious onlookers gathered at the site in barangay Cambuang. “There’s no way of knowing how big it will grow and when it will stop. It […]