People fled their homes and went to the streets and high structures in Cebu City, Philippines after a false report of a potential tsunami triggered chaos in the city. Dozens have been reported to have died. Philippines. 6th Febraury 2012
More than two hundred houses in T. Padilla, Cebu City, central Philippines, was razed by fire AUG 09, 2010. Narrow alleys made it hard for firemen to move their firetrucks in, leaving more than a thousand families homeless.
School children from Cebu city danced the Sinulog, at the City Sports Center today. This year with more vibrant costumes & snappier performances. Each school group had different themes, but all danced the one beat. Cebu, Philippines. 09/01/2011
School kids from different towns of Cebu Island danced to the beat of the Sinulog celebrated every January in Cebu and other towns in the provinces to celebrate and pay homage to the Holy Child Jesus or the Santo Niño. Cebu, Philippines. 08/01/2010
To honor the vision of the child Jesus, known as the Santo Niño, who is the patron Saint of the City of Cebu, thousands of Filipinos visit Cebu City for the Sinlog Festival. Cebu City, Philipines. 15/01/2011
Elementary and High School students from Cebu city danced the Sinulog, in downtown Cebu City. The Mardi Gras or the Grand Parade started on the Sinulog Feast Day which is celebrated every third Sunday of January. 8th January 2012.
Ironman international triathlon first held in Cebu, Philippines. A gathering of the world’s top triathletes. That describes the 4th edition of the Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Philippines which Cebu is hosting.
Devotees joined a walk that served as the opening salvo of the annual Sinulog festival, considered as the grandest religious celebration in the country praising the figure of the Child Jesus, Santo Niño. Cebu, Philippines. 4th January 2012
At least seven people have died after a 6.7 magnitude quake struck the central Philippines, according to the government's disaster management body. Cebu City, central Visayas, Philippines. 6th February 2012
The Sinulog is an annual festival held on the third Sunday of January in Cebu City, Philippines. The Filipino community of New Zealand also celebrate to honor the Santo Nino. Wellington, NZ. 15th January 2012
More than 200 houses were burned down in Sitio San Lorenzo Ruiz. No one was reported hurt in the fire that damaged P2 million worth of properties. Barangay Jagobiao, Mandaue City, Philippines. 16th January 2012
The Philippines is holding the first automated election poll using the Precinct Optical Scan (PCOS) machine. Despite fears of failure of the election, registered voters turned out to vote. Minglanilla Cebu, Philippines. 10/05/2010
The Battle of Mactan, aka Kadaugan Festival, was fought in the Philippines on April 27, 1521. The warriors of Lapu-Lapu, a native chieftain of Mactan Island, defeated Spanish forces under the command of Ferdinand Magellan, who was killed in the battl
A group of Badjaos from Sulu, paddling through the waters of Cebu in a small boat, waiting for ship passengers to throw coins. The Badjaos are considered an indigenous ethnic group of the Southern Philippines and Someti.
Recycling is well-established in the west and is slowly taking-off in the more remote parts of Asia. In the remote village of Looc on Panglau Island in the Philippines, locals now collect plastic for recycling to supplement their income.
Jerusalem welcomed the International Mayors conference sponsored by the Council for World Jewry in association with Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Jerusalem Municipality. Israel. 12th June 2011
The Charge d’Affares from the delegation of the European Union, Mr. Lubomir Frebort, inaugurated the 15th Edition of Cine Europa in the presence of European Ambassadors and members of the Shangri-La Plaza Corporation.
President Arroyo speaks about how she grew the outsourcing industry from 2,000 jobs in 2001 to over 500,000 jobs by 2010, and revenues grew from $24 million to $7 billion USD during the same period. Philippines. 3rd February 2010