Tag archive for ‘Cebu’
By The Dispatch On Sunday, June 24th, 2018

Philippines: Mactan-Cebu International Airport terminal inaugurated

In the Central Philippines, the Mactan-Cebu International Airport’s (MCIA) Terminal 2 (T2) building was inaugurated earlier this month. Image/CIA Construction of the new terminal building officially started in More...

By Robert On Monday, July 21st, 2014

Kim Chiu extends lead as ‘Most Beautiful Woman in the Philippines for 2014’ after one week of voting

Just days after bagging the Celebrity of the Year and the Actress of the Year awards, among others at the 2014 Yahoo! Celebrity Awards, “Bride for Rent” star Kim Chiu has extended her lead in early More...

By Robert On Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

Stephanie Tiro Sitoy of Cebu is crowned Mrs. Philippines Globe 2014

A 43-year-old physician who practices at  Cebu Doctors’ University College of Medicine was crowned Mrs. Philippines Globe 2014, besting 22 other women Saturday night at the SMX Convention Center, SM Aura More...

By Robert On Monday, January 13th, 2014
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Suspected typhoid outbreak in northern Cebu

The Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (RESU) of the Department of Health (DOH) 7 is monitoring suspected typhoid fever cases in Danao City in northern Cebu, according to a Philippines News Agency report More...

By Robert On Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Philippines: Mass vaccination campaign launched in Tacloban, Cebu

In an effort to prevent infectious disease outbreaks among the vulnerable in the hardest hit areas of the Philippines in the wake of Super-Typhoon Haitan (Yolanda), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Philippines More...

By Robert On Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Philippines: Medical supplies arriving in Visayas, severe damage to the fisheries and agriculture sectors reported

Relief efforts are on the way in the areas in which Typhoon Yolanda ravaged, places like Tacloban and Cebu, to include food, water and medical supplies. Pray for the PhilippinesImage/Facebook The World Health Organization More...

By Robert On Friday, November 8th, 2013

Typhoon Yolanda makes it way through the Philippines, expected to leave PAR Saturday morning

The most powerful storm of the year made landfall Friday morning on the island of Samar with pounding rain and wind gusts up to 275 kph will soon be out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) and headed More...

By Robert On Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Typhoon Yolanda now a category 5 storm as it heads straight to the Central Philippines

The very powerful super-typhoon, Yolanda (International name: Haiyan) is on a collision course with the Eastern Visayas area of the Philippines packing maximum sustained winds of 215 kph, with gusts up to 250 kph, More...

By Robert On Wednesday, October 16th, 2013
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Rescue efforts difficult after Philippines earthquake, death toll up to 144

The latest numbers reported from the Central Philippines post- earthquake reveal that the death count has risen to 144 victims, with hundreds reportedly injured. Image/CIA Specifically, at least 134 people died More...

By Robert On Saturday, August 17th, 2013
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Philippines: The ferry, MV Thomas Aquinas, collides with cargo ship near Cebu, 32 Dead And 170 Still Missing

In a maritime disaster on Friday, a ferry, carrying more than 800 passengers and crew crashed into a cargo ship just about one kilometer outside of Cebu, according to a Reuters report. Cebu, PhilippinesImage/Video More...

By Robert On Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Virgin Mary statue reportedly ‘cries blood’ in Cebu, Philippines

Neighbors from around Barangay Tisa, Cebu City flocked to the home of Victor Jude Rayla Tuesday to see a 12 inch statute of the Virgin Mary, an icon found in many Filipino homes. Virgin Mary icon cries bloodImage/Video More...

By Robert On Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Cebu reports typhoid fever in Badian town

Typhoid has sickened at least five people in the 3rd class municipality of  Badian in southern Cebu, Philippines, prompting authorities to test the water supply that serves the area, according to a GMA News More...

By Robert On Monday, December 31st, 2012
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Filipina, Rizzini Alexis Gomez, crowned Miss Tourism International 2012

Rizzini Alexis GomezImage/Rizzini Alexis Gomez Facebook page Just on the heels of Bataan’s Janine Tugonon’s second place showing at the Miss Universe pageant a little over a week ago, another Filipina More...



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