Farmer turns over explosive he found on his farm in Balamban,

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 10/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 40-year-old farmer turned over an explosive which he recovered while tilling his farm on Saturday morning in Sitio Agop, Barangay Gaas in Balamban town. Police Corporal Noamar Beniga of the 1st Provincial…

Garcia pushes for transfer of Cebu Provincial Government to Balamban

Capitol, Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia is pushing for a Government Center in Balamban town, western Cebu. The governor has proposed a P500 million site acquisition for the proposed government center in the town, which…

Balamban and Toledo City are marijuana plantation prone areas – Police

Alven Marie A. Timtim 02/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) is bent on implementing community-based programs in Balamban and Toledo City to address the problem of a rampant marijuana plantation in these areas. Police Colonel Roderick Mariano,…

Good Samaritan uncovers young runner’s promise

Glendale G. Rosal 09/29/2016

Because of another person’s faith, a young boy is now living his dream. Kent Lloyd Gabiño, an 11-year-old runner from Balamban town, western Cebu made waves in last Sunday’s 40th National Milo Marathon-Cebu Leg by ruling the…

Boy, 16, found hanging dead at home

Rene Alima 02/11/2016

POLICE are investigating the death of a 16-year-old boy who was found hanging dead in his house in Barangay Nangka, Balamban town, Cebu last Wednesday morning. Police said the boy was found by his sister in a…

Truck runs over man, daughter

Rene Alima 11/29/2015

A 46-year-old man and his 12-year-old daughter were killed after they were thrown off a motorcycle and got run over by a wing van in Balamban town, midwest Cebu last Friday afternoon. Police said the ill-fated motorcycle…

Trader, 3 teachers robbed

Rene Alima 07/16/2015

A GAS station owner and three teachers were robbed by two men in military camouflage in barangay Cansumoroy, Balamban town, west Cebu. Police said one of the suspects, identified as Ramil Edulverio, 32, was arrested in his…

TUBURAN EYES JAIL DECONGESTION

06/21/2015

THE mayor of Tuburan town, midwest Cebu, is asking the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) to  allow the transfer of of  some prisoners to a neighboring municipality in order to decongest the jail. The town…

3 HURT IN SHOOTOUT

Rene Alima 06/13/2015

TWO barangay watchmen and a retired fireman were wounded in a shootout in barangay Cantibas, Balamban town, western Cebu. Romualdo Laya was wounded in the hand while Arnel Melgar was shot in the body. Police said Laya…

Two killed, five hurt as truck runs over house, store

Apple Ta-as, Jhunnex Napallacan 06/02/2015

Two persons died while five were injured after a truck carrying sand and gravel ran over a house and store in sitio Apid Acro, barangay Cantabaco, Toledo City Tuesday afternoon. The truck bearing plate number JEW 108…

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