Parents, teachers in Barili: Limited face-to-face still a concern

Mae Fhel Gom-os 09/11/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — An officer of a Parents-Teachers Association (PTA) Federation in the town of Barili in southwestern Cebu has expressed the group’s concern on the risks of students should limited face-to-face classes will be approved.…

Capitol, DPWH to start dredging 3 major tributaries in towns affected by flooding in 2020

Mae Fhel Gom-os 09/04/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), and the Cebu Provincial government, are set to start dredging the major tributaries in three towns severely affected by flooding last year. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia…

Balamban shooting: Jealous man kills live-in partner, shoots self

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 08/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Jealousy is likely what pushed a 45-year-old man to shoot his 45-year-old common-law wife or live-in partner in the head and then shoot himself in the chest in Balamban town in western Cebu,…

More Cebu towns reinstate restrictions

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—More localities in Cebu province have reinstated restrictions due to the continuous rise of COVID-19 cases.  The towns of Moalboal, Ginatilan, and Balamban recently issued Executive Orders (EO), reimposing stricter health protocols to contain the…

Body of a man found in Transcentral Highway canal

Paul Lauro 06/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The body of a still unidentified man was found in the waterway of the Transcentral Highway in Barangay Gaas, Balamban town shortly after midnight this Tuesday, June 15. Police Major Nolan Tagsip of…

Balamban accident: Two dead after pickup truck collides with motorcycle

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 04/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A female motorcycle rider and his male back rider died after they collided with a pickup truck along the Transcentral Highway in Barangay Gaas in Balamban town in western Cebu at nearly noon…

1,360 beneficiaries from 3 Cebu towns receive DSWD-7’s P10K livelihood aid

Futch Anthony Inso 03/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 1,360 beneficiaries of the P10,000 livelihood assistance from the three towns of Cebu province are encouraged to use the money for its intended purpose. Rebecca Geamala, Department of Social Welfare and Development…

Two dead, 1 hurt in 2 motorcycle accidents in Balamban

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two men died and another one was injured in two separate motorcycle accidents in two days in Balamban town in western Cebu. The latest fatal accident involved a Yamaha Mio motorcycle that slammed…

High-powered firearms, explosives seized from chief tanod in Balamban town

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Law enforcers here arrested a chief tanod (village watchman) in Balamban town on Saturday, December 12, 2020, for the illegal possession of high-powered firearms and explosives. The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in…

Desiltation eyed as ‘immediate solution’ to floodings in province

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government is planning to conduct desiltation in some of the largest tributaries here as part of their ‘immediate solutions’ to floodings. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, together with local chief executives and…

Tuburan incurs millions in infra, agri damage due to ‘worst flooding’

Morexette Marie Erram 12/04/2020

TUBURAN, Philippines — The town of Tuburan in northwestern Cebu experienced its worst floodings last Wednesday, December 2, 2020. And the number of families affected, and the cost of damages on infrastructure and agriculture were feared to…

Balamban mayor welcomes Capitol’s proposal to transfer seat of power

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The local chief executive of Balamban town welcomed the proposal to transfer Cebu province’s seat of power in their town. Mayor Alex Binghay, in a teleconference with reporters on Friday, November 6, said…

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