Cebu earthquake - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Cebu earthquake


Of heritage and cultural materials

May 12, 2014 - 4:57 PM

What does it take to rebuild one of the country s most prized heritage sites?

Tourist cancellations hit Bohol, Cebu after quake

Oct 18, 2013 - 10:14 AM

Some foreign tourists cancel their plans to visit Bohol and Cebu top travel destinations after the 7 2 magnitude earthquake

NATIONAL TREASURE. Basilica Minore del Sto Niño in Cebu City loses its belfry to the 7.2-magnitude earthquake. Photo from Jose Farrugia

Passport services resume in quake-hit Cebu

Oct 17, 2013 - 1:04 PM

The DFA resumes passport and consular services in Cebu after a suspension due to the recent earthquake

Top PH firms help quake victims

Oct 17, 2013 - 10:58 AM

The Ayala San Miguel and Pangilinan groups are mobilizing their business units to reach out to victims of the powerful quake that struck Central Visayas on Oct 15

FOUR-LETTER WORD. A 'Help' sign is seen while Filipino children play outside their makeshift tents in rice fields drive following a 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Calape, Bohol, Philippines, 16 October 2013. EPA/Dennis Sabangan

Bohol to ask Comelec to postpone barangay polls

Oct 16, 2013 - 2:19 PM

2nd UPDATE The poll body will decide in an en banc session on Thursday whether to also postpone the elections in Cebu which is also badly hit by the quake

Ayala, SM Cebu malls reopen after quake

Oct 16, 2013 - 2:10 PM

SM and Ayala declare their shopping centers structurally safe and stable

After the quake: Video shows damage in Cebu City

Oct 16, 2013 - 12:03 PM

A citizen journalist chronicles the damage wrought by a 7 2 magnitude earthquake on Cebu City

Quake impact on Cebu, Bohol airports 'minimal'

Oct 16, 2013 - 1:24 AM

Both Cebu and Tagbilaran airports suffer minimal damage due to the earthquake but traffic in Tagbilaran airport remains slow

Cultural agencies to restore damaged heritage structures

Oct 15, 2013 - 5:36 PM

A team of experts that will be formed and will visit the sites starting October 17 with mobilization fund from the National Commission for Culture and the Arts

HERITAGE IN DANGER. The bell tower of the Church of San Pedro Apostol in Loboc, Bohol is in ruins. Photo by Robert Michael Poole

Heartbreaking: 10 iconic churches in Bohol, Cebu damaged

Oct 15, 2013 - 2:14 PM

Netizens call the sight of their damaged churches heartbreaking

NATIONAL TREASURE. Basilica Minore del Sto Niño in Cebu City loses its belfry to the 7.2-magnitude earthquake. Photo from Jose Farrugia

Century-old churches, bridges damaged by quake

Oct 15, 2013 - 10:38 AM

5 people die after a powerful earthquake hit Bohol Cebu and other provinces

COLLAPSE. A 400-year-old structure collapses after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit Bohol, Cebu and other parts of Visayas and Mindanao. Photo by Robert Michael Poole