18-year-old nabbed for killing lady in Boljoon

Paul Lauro 10/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Boljoon police have arrested on Wednesday, October 26, the suspect in the hacking to death of a 48-year-old woman in Brgy. Arbor, Boljoon town, southern Cebu. PLT. Charles Suan Gomez, the chief of…

Fuel discount cards released to 971 farmers, fishers in Cebu – DA-7

Futch Anthony Inso 07/29/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) has distributed on Friday, July 29, 2022, fuel discount cards to 971 farmer and fisherfolk beneficiaries from different local government units (LGUs) in Cebu. The…

LOOK: Papal Nuncio leads Pontifical Coronation of the Nuestra Señora del Patrocinio

Doris C. Bongcac 04/24/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Most Rev. Charles Brown, the Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines, led the Pontifical Coronation of the image of the Nuestra Señora del Patrocinio of Boljoon, Cebu. The coronation of the miraculous image held…

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) –…

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