Canyoneering in Badian suspended due to ‘sudden rise’ in river’s water level

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Tourists who are planning to do canyoneering in Badian town, southwestern Cebu may have to postpone their trip. The local government of Badian, through its Municipal Tourism Office, announced that they have suspended…

Fuel discount cards released to 971 farmers, fishers in Cebu – DA-7

Futch Anthony Inso 07/29/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) has distributed on Friday, July 29, 2022, fuel discount cards to 971 farmer and fisherfolk beneficiaries from different local government units (LGUs) in Cebu. The…

DOT-7 launches ‘Care for Cebu’s canyons’ program

Doris C. Bongcac 05/10/2022

MANDUE CITY, Cebu — The Department of Tourism in Central Visayas (DOT-7) has partnered with stakeholders in Cebu’s canyoneering industry  to campaign against single plastic use in canyoneering sites in the municipalities of Badian and Alegria. The…

Lou Dominique Piczon highlights Badian’s hand-woven art in MUPH national costume

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 04/27/2022

CEBU, Philippines — Miss Universe Philippines (MUPH) 2022 candidate Lou Dominique Piczon showcased Badian’s hand-woven art in her Banig Festival Queen-inspired national costume designed by Danny Booc. “A modern Filipiniana made of 95-percent banig. A hand-woven art…

2 new jump spots added to Badian town’s canyoneering adventure

Doris C. Bongcac 04/04/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Two more jump spots were recently added to Badian town’s Canyoneering Adventure to make the outdoor activity even more exciting to the first-time or even the repeat adventurers. Shalimar Hofer Tamano, director of…

Cebu prov’l police readies safety measures for summer 2022

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu provincial police is getting ready for summer 2022 as they anticipate crowd influx in tourist destinations in the province. As most of the tourist spots in Cebu are now operational, Police…

Not only Lambug Beach, but also canyoneering in Badian to reopen this Feb.

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More tourist spots in Cebu province are set to reopen following the devastation of Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai) The local government of Badian recently announced that they will be reopening two of…

Badian canyoneering adventures resume Feb. 21

Doris C. Bongcac 02/12/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The Municipality of Badian is set to reopen its canyoneering activities starting on February 21. On Friday, February 11, Mayor Carmencita Lumain signed Executive Order No. 2 Series of 2022 that set the…

Odette claims life of Badian parish priest

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai) has also claimed the life of a parish priest from Badian town in southwestern Cebu. The Archdiocese of Cebu on Thursday, December 23, confirmed the death of Fr.…

Motorcycle driver killed in Badian road accident

Paul Lauro 09/03/2021

Cebu City, Philippines—A motorcycle rider was killed after figuring in an accident with a dump truck in Barangay Banhigan in Badian town, southwestern Cebu on Thursday evening, September  2, 2021. In a spot report from the chief…

Tabuelan, 7 other LGUs cited for excellent blood donation drives

Futch Anthony Inso 07/22/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has recognized local government units (LGUs) in Cebu that performed well in their blood donation activities in 2020. This is in line with the National…

What to expect in Kawasan reopening

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – One of Cebu’s most popular tourist destinations, Kawasan Falls, is set to reopen any time soon, approximately a year since it was closed due to threats of COVID-19. Kawasan Falls, located in Badian…

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