Three motorcycles collide in Bonbon: 1 boy dead, 4 other minors injured

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 09/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philipppines — Five minors, 4 boys and a girl, whose ages range from 12 to 17, were involved in a deadly three-motorcycle collision in a mountain barangay in Cebu City on Sunday, Sept. 19. The…

Cebu City dad pushes for 3-meter easement in river settlements in Bonbon

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Jerry Guardo wants Barangay Bonbon to implement the three-meter easement policy for Mananga riverside settlements to avoid damage due to flash floods. Guardo said in a phone interview the reason…

Bonbon tragedy prompts execs to set up ‘no swimming’ signs along stream’s banks

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay officials of Bonbon, Cebu City, have put “No swimming” signs in a stream in the barangay’s Sitio Managuksok. The barangay officials put up the signs after a four-year-old girl was swept away…

OFWs seek Labella’s help on their complaint against recruitment agency

Irene R. Sino Cruz 11/11/2019

CEBU CITY — A group of overseas Filipino workers sought Mayor Edgardo Labella’s assistance regarding their complaint against a Cebu-based recruitment agency. The group, who are all women, told the mayor that they had been recruited by…

Tom keeps promise, releases last set of 44 vehicles to 25 barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The last set of city-owned vehicles to be donated to the barangays in Cebu City has been approved by the 14th Cebu City Council in their last session on Tuesday, June 25. Forty…

Osmeña: Violence against allies will worsen leading to election day

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña warns that violence and threats that he claims to be allegedly perpetrated by the police will worsen as the May 13 election draws nearer. Osmeña gave the warning…

Six hurt after truck rolls over in Cebu City’s Bonbon

Immae Lachica and Benjie B. Talisic 02/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Six of 12 persons were injured after the Isuzu Elf flatbed truck they were riding on rolled over in Sitio Bandila, Barangay Bonbon in Cebu City at past noon on Sunday, February 17.…

Stronger signal seen to uplift lives of residents in mountain brgys of Cebu City

PR 01/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Better connectivity means better lives for the residents of Barangays Guba and Bonbon in Cebu City, two mountainous barangays that now enjoy stronger cellular and data signal after Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) fired…

Globe Telecom setting up 5 cell sites in Cebu City mountain barangays

By Irene R. Sino Cruz 01/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Upland barangay Bonbon residents once found it difficult to get a cellphone signal until three days ago. Now, they enjoy improved network coverage because Globe Telecom started operations of its cell site located…

SMART’s bid to build cell sites in Binaliw, Guba, Bonbon okayed

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/25/2018

WANTING to address “dead spots” in the mountain areas of Cebu City, Mayor Tomas Osmeña has announced the approval of the construction of cell sites in Barangays Guba, Binaliw, and Bonbon by telecommunication giant Smart. In a…

Cebu City recognizes outstanding barangay tanod

Inna Gian Mejia 09/19/2017

Due to their active campaign against illegal drugs, barangay tanod (barangay police) in the villages of Bonbon and Taptap in Cebu City will be receiving incentives from the city government. Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña promised to increase…

Valentine’s Day Rose prices spike, demand heats up

Dominic D. Yasay 02/11/2017

Two days before Valentine’s Day, the prices of roses have began skyrocketing by as much as 300-700 percent as the demand for the occasion’s staple is expected to surge throughout the week. In the hillylands of Barangay…

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