Police tag minor as suspect in stabbing Bonbon

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 11/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Authorities here are currently coordinating with social workers for the proper intervention of the minor suspected of lodging a knife in the head of a stray dog named Bonbon. Police Lieutenant Colonel Janette Rafter,…

Cebu City gov’t urged: Give financial aid to typhoon-affected farmers

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Cebu City councilor has filed a resolution urging Mayor Michael Rama to immediately extend financial assistance to farmers from the city’s mountain barangays, who were affected by the torrential rains and landslides…

Cebu City police to go after culprits, who stabbed, left knife stuck in stray dog’s head

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 11/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police in Cebu City will start its investigation to find out who were behind the stabbing of a stray dog named ‘Bonbon.’  Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for administration of the…

City councilor seeks justice for Bonbon, the dog who suffered animal cruelty

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Rey Gealon is seeking police assistance in getting justice for “Bonbon,” a stray dog that survived animal cruelty. Gealon, on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, wrote a letter to Police Col.…

Eco-resort in Bonbon, Cebu City now bustling with life

Doris C. Bongcac 11/07/2022

MANDUE CITY, Cebu – An eco-resort in the mountains of Barangay Bonbon in Cebu City is starting to become alive again with the return of guests who are looking for a place to unwind, bond or just…

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.…

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