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Fallen tree ties up traffic on major Cebu provincial artery

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Fallen century-old tree blocks the national road in Barangay Perrelos, Carcar City, Cebu. No one was hurt in the incident Saturday, July 26, 2014. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

A century-old tree Acacia fell in the middle of a road that runs through the length of Cebu province on Saturday morning, tying up traffic in Barangay (village) Perrelos on the outskirts of Carcar City, about 40 kilometers south of here.

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Barge anchored off Naga City runs aground in Cebu town


An Indonesian barge ran aground off the wharf in Minglanilla town, southern Cebu after it was disconnected from its anchor in adjacent Naga City about 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday due to strong winds.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Suspended Cebu priest to unwed mother: Stupid, Shameful

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Priest humiliating unwed mother

The Redemptorist priest who berated an unwed mother at her child’s baptismal ceremony in Mandaue City, Cebu has been prohibited by his superiors from celebrating Mass and other sacraments in public pending an internal investigation.

Posted: July 9th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

2 sleeping kids charred in Cebu fire

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Two brothers aged four and one were killed in a fire that engulfed their house while their mother went out to fetch water from a spring in the mountain village of Bato, Sibonga town, about 50.7 km south of this city.

Posted: June 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

32 hurt in Cebu bus accident

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At least 32 persons were wounded past noon Sunday when a Ceres bus owned by the Vallacar Transit fell on its side while traveling on a slippery road in Dawis Norte, Carmen town, 41.3 kilometers north of Cebu.

Posted: June 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »