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September 30, 2012


TWO men were wounded in two separate shooting incidents at dawn yesterday in Talisay City, southern Cebu. Van Russel Catorya, 20, was walking with friends when he was shot by an unidentified assailant in barangay Poblacion at 1:20 a.m. Catorya and his friends came from a drinking session. The victim, who sustained a gunshot wound […]

Talisay barangay hit anew by landslide

September 12, 2012


For the fifth time, Barangay Campo 4, Talisay City was hit by a landslide after a heavy downpour last Tuesday. The landslide hit a portion of the road that was cleared before by QM builders, contractor of the road widening project of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). They resumed clearing the area […]


September 5, 2012


Heavy rains stall traffic; Landslide kills couple in Naga city A landslide killed a couple in Naga City as yesterday’s heavy rainfall flooded Metro Cebu’s streets, causing traffic jams and stranding commuters till past 8 p.m. Rains started 1:40 p.m. and continued till past 6 p.m., a trend earlier cited in weather forecasts of longer […]

Landslides render roads impassable, endanger residents

September 3, 2012


Heavy rainfall caused sporadic landslides in Campo 4, a hinterland barangay in Talisay City, endangering the lives of 65 families living near the area since last Saturday. Barangay officials asked the residents to evacuate and take temporary shelter to the barangay hall and public school but they refused to leave their residences. They however agreed […]

Helen to cause strong waves in Talisay, coastal areas

August 14, 2012


Tropical storm Helen may cause storm surges that would affect residents of coastal areas like Talisay City, the Mactan office of the state weather bureau Pagasa warned. While Helen won’t affect the Visayas directly especially Cebu, Pagasa Mactan warned coastal residents to vacate their homes at the first sign of trouble. Pagasa Mactan weather specialist […]

‘Helen’ seen to cause huge waves in Talisay anew

August 13, 2012


HUGE waves that battered several houses in Talisay City may happen anew due to the presence of an enhanced southwest monsoon caused by newly-developed tropical depression “Helen.” “The one experienced in Talisay could possibly recur because of the southwest monsoon especially since strong winds are expected in the month of August,” said Pagasa Mactan weather […]

Talisay’s wild waves

July 31, 2012


Big waves spawned by the southwest monsoon trapped at least 30 people in Poblacion, Talisay City, injured at least one person and displaced about 150 households. The southwest monsoon combined witth typhoon Gener (international codename: Saola) and the high tide of a full moon tomorrow has resulted in three to five meter high waves pounding […]

Talisay marks GI landing anniversary

March 27, 2012


A crowd watched “American soldiers” land on the beach of Talisay City and launch a mock battle with students dressed as Japanese soldiers yesterday. The shoreline drama to commemorate the 67th American troops land in World War II wasn’t meant to be history book-accurate, said Rep. Eduardo Gullas of Cebu’s 1st district but served as […]

Talisay City church bell is not missing

March 14, 2012


THE barangay captain of Poblacion, Talisay City, belied rumors that the old bell of Sta. Teresa De Avila Parish Church was missing. Teodoro Belleza said they conducted an ocular inspection last Monday and they found out that the bell was removed from where it used to hang but it was not missing. A church employee […]

Ambush suspect shot by Talisay police after resisting arrest

February 27, 2012


He vowed that he won’t be caught alive by police. But 39-year-old Tommy Echavez wasn’t lucky enough to keep his vow after Talisay police pursued him in barangay sitio Cadicay, Lawaan III, in Talisay City yesterday. Echavez, tagged as the gunman in the Feb. 1 ambush of a lawyer’s wife and two of her companions, […]