Jealous man drags girlfriend, jumps off 30-meter deep cliff in Carcar

Paul Lauro and Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A jealous 25-year-old man, who was desperate to have his 21-year-old common-law wife to quit her job and return home with him to Balamban town, decided to end it all by jumping off…

Garcia eyes turning Capitol into museum if Balamban gov’t center pushes through

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Capitol, situated along Escario Street, Cebu City, could be turned into a museum. This will happen if the current administration plans to push through with the transfer of both executive…

HVT tagged as owner of P8.4M MJ plantation in Balamban hunted

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Authorities are looking for a high value target (HVT) tagged as the cultivator of the P8.4 million worth of fully grown marijuana plants in the mountain barangays of Balamban town in western Cebu.…

One killed, another injured in early morning shooting incident in Balamban town

Paul Lauro 09/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cousins Dionesio Otapil and Vengie Candia went out for an early morning ride. Otapil ended up dead while Candia landed at the hospital after a still unidentified gunman fired shots at their direction…

3 motorcycle riders killed in Balamban road mishap

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A truck driver is now detained at the Balamban Police Station after he got involved in a vehicular accident along the national highway in Barangay Buanoy on Sunday dawn, September 20, 2020, that…

PDEA-7 nabs barangay tanod for illegal drugs

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Law enforcers in Cebu nabbed on Thursday dawn, August 20, 2020, a barangay tanod (village watchman in English) in Balamban town after he was caught in possession of illegal drugs. A statement from…

Provincial, district hospitals have enough beds — Gwen

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Amid the clamor of Metro Cebu hospitals getting “full,” Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said the 12 district and four provincial hospitals managed by the Capitol have more than enough to cater to patients…

Garcia: Cebu Province has 10 new cases on June 8

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has announced that there are 10 new COVID-19 cases in Cebu province this Monday, June 8, 2020. Consolacion town has four new cases. Talisay City, on the other hand, has…

Balamban businessman facing murder charges for killing bakeshop worker

Alven Marie A. Timtim 05/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Balamban Police is now preparing to file murder charges against a businessman who allegedly shot dead a female worker of a bakery in Barangay Santa Cruz-Santo Niño, Balamban, Cebu on Thursday afternoon, May…

Thunderstorms in Balamban, Toledo, Pinamungajan, Aloguinsan tonight

Immae Lachica 05/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Pagasa Mactan bureau released a thunderstorm advisory Sunday evening, May 24, 2020 informing that some parts of Cebu will be experiencing thunderstorm later this evening. According to Pagasa’s thunderstorm advisory the western portion of…

CPPO chief to poor communities: We will not leave you

Alven Marie A. Timtim 05/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “We want to assure you that we will not leave you.” This was what Police Colonel Roderick Mariano, Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO), have to say with all the relief goods they have…

5 jailed for joining tigbakay in Balamban; organizer escapes

Alven Marie A. Timtim 05/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Five men from Balamban town in midwestern Cebu were jailed for joining an illegal cockfight that was said to have been organized by Lamesa barangay captain Wilfredo Alvarado. However, Alvarado managed to elude arrest.…

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