19 additional Delta variants detected in Central Visayas

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) on Tuesday, August 24, confirmed that they detected 19 additional cases of the Delta variant in the region. But these patients were considered as “recovered”…

In Boljoon, 80-year-old man stabs, wounds 40-year-old son

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 03/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An 80-year-old man stabbed and wounded his 40-year-old son during a drinking spree at a neighbor’s house on March 26 in Sitio Danao, Barangay El Pardo, Boljoon town in southern Cebu. Gaudencio Gantalao…

TD Vicky: No casualties in Cebu but people evacuated, properties damaged

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Province was not left unscarred of Tropical Depression (TD) Vicky when it passed by southern and central Cebu on the dawn of Saturday, December 19, 2020. The Cebu Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction…

Boljoon mayor tests negative for COVID-19 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/09/2020

(Updated 7:53 pm) Cebu City, Philippines—Boljoon Mayor Merlou Derama on Monday, November 9, 2020, told reporters in a phone interview that he tested negative of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.  Derama and 70 employees in Boljoon…

In Boljoon, thief nabbed for stealing antique Virgin Mary statue

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A thief was arrested in Boljoon town in southern Cebu last Saturday morning, October 10, for allegedly taking an antique statue of the Virgin Mary. The Boljoon Police Station, on Sunday, October 11,…

Boljoon no longer ‘Covid-free’ after two LSIs test positive

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After months of being “COVID-19-free,” the Municipality of Boljoon has two active cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) anew after locally stranded individuals (LSI) who recently returned to the southern Cebu town…

Man from Boljoon, Cebu gives famous John Denver song a Bisaya twist

Immae Lachica 09/07/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—  What do you do when you miss home? You reminisce and scan through old photos through your phone, right? But this Boljoon-native went the extra mile and made his own rendition of the…

Boljoon, the municipality of history and relaxation

Immae Lachica 07/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—There’s a municipality in the southern town of Cebu that is COVID-free and offers a lot of relaxing and sightseeing for you. This is the municipality of Boljoon. A two and a half-hour ride from…

Boljoon now has zero active cases of COVID-19

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines   — The Municipality of Boljoon has eliminated its cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) as it reports this Thursday, July 9, 2020, the recovery of its last active case. Boljoon Patient (BP) –…

Five gov’t offices in Boljoon temporarily closed

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The offices of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), the Local Civil Registrar, the Municipal Social Welfare, the Municipal Planning and Development, and the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) in Boljoon…

LGUs told to introduce new attractions during Suroy Suroy

Rosalie Abatayo 11/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Provincial Tourism Officer Maria Lester Ybañez has encouraged local government units (LGUs) to maximize Suroy Suroy Sugbo as an opportunity to promote new destinations, activities, and delicacies in their localities. The Suroy Suroy…

LTO-7 to apprehend non-passenger vehicles ferrying people

Irene R. Sino Cruz 10/10/2019

CEBU CITY—“You cannot place value on the life of a person.” This is what Victor Caindec, regional director of the Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas, said when asked about the ban on the use of dump…

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