Vandalism at St. Michael the Archangel Church: Who did this?

Futch Anthony Inso 05/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Two images of saints at the Archdiocesan Shrine and Parish of Saint Michael the Archangel in Argao town, southern Cebu were damaged in an act of vandalism by still unknown person/s on Wednesday, May 12,…

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…

Mahayahay Beach off-limits to non-Argao town residents this weekend

Doris C. Bongcac 04/03/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Only Argao town residents will be allowed entry at the Mahayahay Beach this Black Saturday (April 3) and on Easter Sunday (April 4). The decision was made during a meeting between the police,…

Argao town residents warned vs ‘scammers’ claiming to be Mayor Sesaldo

Doris C. Bongcac 03/16/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – At least two businesses in Argao town fell victim to “scammers” using the name of Mayor Allan Sesaldo to post their order and ask for cellphone load. In an advisory, the municipal government…

Welcome to the Water Terraces in Catang, Argao

Immae Lachica 03/14/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—  The southern town of Argao, Cebu is approximately a two-hour drive from the city. Just like any other southern town in Cebu, Argao takes pride in its beaches and its famous torta. But…

A song to support local and small businesses by a lad in Argao

Immae Lachica 03/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  In the new normal set-up, a lot of us have leaned toward opening a small business in the local scene. Businesses that have sparked interest among many people in Cebu and businesses that…

Missing chief engineer found dead in Argao waters 

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 03/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Arnulfo Languido, the 51-year-old chief engineer of a tugboat, who was missing for four days was found dead floating off the waters in Barangay Taloot, Argao town in southern Cebu on Friday afternoon…

TD Vicky: No casualties in Cebu but people evacuated, properties damaged

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Province was not left unscarred of Tropical Depression (TD) Vicky when it passed by southern and central Cebu on the dawn of Saturday, December 19, 2020. The Cebu Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction…

Town officials report: Argao is now COVID-free

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The town of Argao in southeastern Cebu is now free of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), local officials announced. The local government unit (LGU) of Argao, in an advisory posted on its official…

3 from Argao, 2 from Tuburan jailed for illegal gambling

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Tips coming from concerned individuals led police to arrest five men for engaging in illegal gambling activities in the municipalities of Argao and Tuburan in Cebu province on Friday afternoon, August 28. Police…

Langtad barangay captain, 3 others arrested for playing mahjong in Argao

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Argao policemen arrested 51-year-old, Langtad Barangay Captain Joel Saragena and three other friends for playing mahjong out on a public area in Barangay Poblacion, Argao town in southern Cebu at around 11:30 a.m.…

Barangay officials in Argao arrested for ‘tigbakay’

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two barangay (village) officials in Barangay Canbanua, Argao town, in Cebu will be facing charges for violating Presidential Decree 449, or the illegal cockfighting law, after getting caught participating in an illegal cockfighting…

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