Revenge eyed in ‘Suertres collector’ killing in Argao

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 11/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Revenge linked to illegal gambling could have been the motive in the killing in the early morning today, November 20, of the 32-year-old man, whom police described as a Suertres collector,” in Barangay…

Personal grudge seen as reason behind stabbing incident in Argao

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police said personal grudge is likely the reason behind the stabbing of a man in barangay Alambijud, Argao town, Cebu on Sunday evening, September 5, 2021. Police identified the victim as  Jellyboy Bulay,…

Man in critical condition after being electrocuted while installing roof sheets in Argao, Cebu

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 20-year-old poultry farm employee is in critical condition after he was electrocuted on Friday afternoon, September 3, in Barangay Bulasa, Argao town, southern Cebu. Noel Exquil of barangay Magdugo in Toledo City…

Man dies after being electrocuted while picking mangoes in Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/05/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — A man died after he got electrocuted while picking mangoes in Sitio Kabulihan, Barangay Pagsabungan in Mandaue City around 10 a.m on Thursday, August 5, 2021. The Mandaue City Disaster Risk Reduction Management…

Strong winds damage beach cottages in Argao

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Strong winds on Monday afternoon, July 19, damaged several properties in a beach in Argao town in southern Cebu. The Argao Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (MDRRMO) reported on Monday that…

Retired CPA manager gunned down; personal grudge eyed

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 04/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Argao police are looking into personal grudge as a possible motive in the killing of a retired manager of the Cebu Ports Authority (CPA) in his home in this southern town on Sunday…

Argao officials allow non-residents access to Mahayahay Beach

Doris C. Bongcac 04/03/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — A first come, first served basis will now be implemented at the Mahayahay Beach in Argao town in southern Cebu. Towns officials changed their minds against prohibiting non-residents access to the public beach…

Pilot dies as gyrocopter crashes in Argao

Paul Lauro and Alven Marie Timtim 11/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A gyrocopter driven by a foreign national crashed in Barangay Jampang, Argao, Cebu, around 5 p.m. today, November 5, 2020. The foreign national, identified as Ferris Kauley, 65, was declared dead on arrival…

In Argao, office of the mayor closed for disinfection

Doris C. Bongcac 06/24/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The municipal mayor’s office in Argao will be closed for disinfection for one week, from June 24 to July 1, 2020. An advisory that was posted on the southern Cebu town’s official Facebook…

‘Mass hysteria’ reported Argao town

Morexette B. Erram 06/22/2018

Hours after the incident occurred in Ronda National High School, 19 students from Colawin National High School in Barangay Colawin in Argao town, southeastern Cebu were also reported to have suffered mass hysteria. The Argao Municipal Disaster…

Argao teacher dies in bike collision

Rene Alima 02/25/2017

A 36-year-old schoolteacher died after his bike collided with another motorbike along the national road of Barangay Lamacan, Argao town, southern Cebu on Friday evening. Jague Jun Jaca, married, of Barangay Talaga, Argao, and a teacher of…

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