Balamban shooting: Man onboard motorcycle killed by unidentified assailants

Emmariel Ares and Paul Lauro 02/23/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A man was killed by unidentified assailants while he was driving his motorcycle in Sitio Sacsac, Barangay Abucayan in Balamban, western Cebu on Friday morning, February 23, 2024. The Balamban shooting victim was…

‘Nilat-an nga baboy’ causes man to burn his home in Cebu town

Futch Anthony Inso 12/20/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 39-year-old man, who was angry because he was not satisfied with how the boiled pork soup (linat-ang baboy) that was served to him was cooked, set his house on fire and burned…

Dead man, with wounds in head and face, found in Balamban

Futch Anthony Inso 12/15/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The dead man, who was believed to have been beaten using a hard object, was found at around 7:00 a.m. on Friday in Sitio Buliring, Barangay Abucayan in Balamban town in western Cebu.…

Yellow category: Balamban brgy placed under Comelec’s areas of concern list

Emmariel Ares 10/25/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay Cansomoroy in Balamban, Cebu has been placed under the yellow category of the election areas of concern for the upcoming Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections (BSKE) on October 30. This was after…

Police focus on mountain area in Balamban to find killers of brgy councilor

Emmariel Ares 10/10/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The manhunt operation against the two men, who are believed to be the killers of a barangay councilor in Balamban town, continues as police focus on a mountainous area in the town where…

Balamban seen to experience economic boom if Capitol transfer pushes through

Futch Anthony Inso 10/10/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu- Balamban town in northwestern Cebu is expected to experience an economic boom if the planned transfer of the seat of the provincial government of Cebu pushes through. “In fact, kadtong pag-announce ini ni Gov…

Balamban mayor: No need to put town in ‘Areas of Concern’ for coming polls

Futch Anthony Inso 10/09/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — The mayor of Balamban town in western Cebu believes that the killing last October 5 of a barangay councilor, who was running for barangay captain in the coming election, was not politically motivated.…

Balamban shooting: Police after riding in tandem behind killing of barangay councilor

Emmariel Ares 10/06/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police said a motorcycle tandem is behind the shooting to death of an incumbent barangay councilor in Barangay Prenza in Balamban, Cebu late Thursday afternoon, October 5, 2023. The victim was identified as…

Sirius Star Pilipinas hoopsters start 9th PH tour in Cebu

Glendale G. Rosal 09/23/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The American-backed elite basketball team, Sirius Star Pilipinas returns for their ninth Philippine tour with a series of highly-entertaining hardcourt action. Sirius Star Pilipinas headed by veteran head coach Albert Alocillo and team…

Balamban Fiesta Cup: Good Shepherd-Toledo City battles AC Troopers/Eversure Catmon for the crown

Glendale G. Rosal 09/20/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The cast of the much-awaited championship of the Balamban Fiesta Cup 2023 Inter-Commercial Basketball Tournament is finally complete. This was after Good Shepherd-Toledo City eked out a hard-earned win against Tuburan 360 Coffee,…

3 killed in motorcycle collision in Balamban highway

Emmariel Ares and Paul Lauro 09/16/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A motorcycle collision that happened along the Transcentral Highway in Barangay Gaas in Balamban, Cebu on Saturday morning, Sept. 16, 2023, claimed the lives of three individuals. The fatalities were identified as George…

Balamban Fiesta Cup to feature top commercial basketball teams

Dale Rosal 09/06/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Some of the top commercial basketball teams in the region will clash in the cash-rich Balamban Fiesta Cup Inter-Commercial Basketball Tournament on Saturday, September 9, 2023, at the E.S. Binghay Sports Complex in Balamban town,…

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