Browsing All posts tagged under »Talisay City«

Joavan fires gun at money lender’s home

September 20, 2012


AFTER nearly a year of staying out of the limelight, Joavan Fernandez, the controversial adopted son of Talisay City Mayor Socrates Fernandez is in the news again. He was seen firing a gun last night at the house of 60-year-old businessman Ignacio Gonzaga Enjambre in barangay Dumlog, Talisay City. The businessman complained to the Talisay […]

Residents told to leave landslide area in Talisay

September 12, 2012


Residents of barangay Campo 4 in Talisay City were told to evacuate immediately after government geologists found their area highly susceptible to landslides and rockfall. But barangay residents aren’t eager to leave. The area coveres a five-kilometer stretch which became unstable especially during the rainy season. The instability of the slopes was worsened by ongoing […]

Ex-convict faces raps for firearms possession

September 10, 2012


Charges will be filed against an ex-convict who brandished a firearm in sitio Canton, barangay Cansojong, Talisay City last Sunday afternoon. The 37-year-old suspect named Yeo Lastimosa alarmed residents in their area when he showed up with his firearm. Responding police pursued Lastimosa who fled to his house and locked it. Insp. Rio Hugo Ipong […]

Car slams into shanty

September 2, 2012


A CAR careened off the highway, hit a steel railing and slammed into a shanty yesterday in sitio San Rafael, barangay San Roque, Talisay City. Police said the driver 18-year-old Phel Charmaine Luaña of Seaview Heights,  Talisay City, fell asleep on the wheel. She lost  control of the Toyota Innova she was driving. Luaña,  a […]

Waves slam Talisay City coast; Pagasa puzzled by typhoon Gener’s strength

July 31, 2012


Big waves pounded the coast of Talisay city in south Cebu as “Gener” intensified into a typhoon. Over 100 families in five barangays were temporarily displaced, as waves destroyed part of a dike and several light houses. Residents fled when sea water entered their houses at dawn yesterday even though some were already built on […]

Sesbreño family to ensure demolition despite threats

February 6, 2012


Despite their mourning over the murders of loved ones and friends, the Sesbreño family will continue with the court-ordered demolition of houses in barangay Lawaan II, Talisay City at 9 a.m. today. In a phone interview Peter Sesbreño, the youngest son of lawyer Raul Sesbreño said 40 houses will be covered by the demolition. The […]

Lawyer’s slain wife laid to rest in Carreta

February 5, 2012


Son blames Talisay police for not giving escorts earlier Virginia Sesbreño, wife of lawyer Raul Sesbreño and one of three people killed in Wednesday’s car ambush in Talisay City, was buried in simple rites yesterday at the Carreta Cemetery in Cebu City. Almost 100 relatives and friends of Virginia, 64, attended the funeral at 1 […]

Demolition to go on despite murder

February 3, 2012


by Rhea Ruth Rosell, Correspondent   Even if his mother was killed, the youngest son of the Sesbreño family said the demolition in barangays Lawaan II and III, Talisay City will still continue on Monday. The son said they are unafraid of the suspects and his father, Raul Sesbreño requested additional security from Senior Supt. […]

Fire hits houses in Talisay

February 2, 2012


By Marian Z. Codilla, Multi-Media coordinator At least ten houses were gutted in a fire in barangay San Roque (not Laray as earlier reported), Talisay City shortly before noon. No one was reported injured. The housed in sitio Kabayoan were made of light materials. Firefighters in Cebu City and Minglanilla town helped respond to the […]

Three men face charges for whistle-blower’s death

February 2, 2012


Charges of robbery with homicide were filed in court yesterday against three young men for the gruesome killing last September 2011 of drug case whistle-blower Bernard Liu. Rhem Balquin, 18; Bernie Balquin, 21; and Pepo Pateño, 19 were indicted by the Talisay City Prosecutors’ Office after witnesses identified them as the perpetrators. No bail was […]