Alegria to build relocation site for Odette-displaced families

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The municipality of Alegria is planning to develop a housing project for families displaced by Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai).  Alegria’s local government on Thursday, January 27 announced through social media that negotiations…

#OdettePH: Cebu 5th district localities send aid to Alegria

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Help continues to pour for Odette-stricken areas in southern Cebu a month since the typhoon battered the island province. At least 50 disaster and rescue personnel from seven localities in Cebu’s 5th district…

South Cebu now passable, rehabilitation for Odette-affected public works continues — Sec. Mercado

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — South Cebu is now passable to motorists after the Department of Public Work and Highways (DPWH) has completed the major works in the towns and areas affected. This was revealed by Secretary Roger…

Visit a place with someone “as a friend” trends on social media

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 09/10/2021

GINATILAN, CEBU — Traveling with a good friend to share adventures and memories makes the journey even more unforgettable. As social media went abuzz with the phrase “as a friend”, Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan shared…

7 injured in Alegria, Cebu road accident

Paul Lauro 05/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Seven individuals were injured after their service vehicle fell into a ravine in Sitio Tumandok, Barangay Legaspi in Alegria town early on Wednesday morning, May 5. The injured were identified as Jaime Ferrer…

Ex-convict shot dead in Alegria

Paul Lauro 10/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—An ex-convict was shot dead by motorcycle-riding gunmen  past 8 p.m. on Monday, October 26, 2020, in Sitio Sangi, Barangay Madridijos in Alegria town, southwestern Cebu. Police Master Sergeant Cyson Obiasada of the Alegria Police…

Body of missing Badian tour guide found

Alven Marie Timtim and Paul Lauro 10/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Divers recovered at around noontime on Friday, October 9, the body of a tour guide from Badian town who was reported missing on Thursday after he went spearfishing in Barangay Sta. Filomena in the…

Travel vlogger highlights underwater statues in Alegria, Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The town of Alegria in southwestern Cebu is popular for having several spectacular diving spots that feature the best of marine life. But lately, a new underwater attraction caught the eye of internationally…

Realities of online classes portrayed in a photo contest in Alegria

Immae Lachica 08/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — How are your online classes so far? Some are doing just fine while others are having quite a hard time, right? Let’s see how our students are getting accustomed to the “new norm”…

Alegria, Badian prep for canyoneering reopening

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Local officials and tourism stakeholders in the southwestern towns of Alegria and Badian are gearing up for the reopening of one of Cebu’s most popular tourism activities. Posts on local government’s social media…

Alegria places third sitio under localize lockdown after logging 3 more cases

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines  — The municipality of Alegria placed another community in Barangay Santa Filomena under a localized lockdown after it confirmed three more coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections. On Saturday evening, August 1, the Alegria Public Information…

2 sitios in Alegria, Cebu under lockdown after cases with ‘superspreader’ tendencies detected

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two sitios in Alegria, southern Cebu, have been placed under localized lockdown following the confirmation of two new coronavirus infections in the town. The locked-down communities are Sitio Tapon in Barangay Santa Filomena…

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