Bantay Dagat volunteer found dead in fish cage in Borbon

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 11/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Borbon police are still waiting for the autopsy results of the victim to find out what really caused the death of a Bantay Dagat volunteer, who was found dead after he was believed…

Tabuelan, 7 other LGUs cited for excellent blood donation drives

Futch Anthony Inso 07/22/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has recognized local government units (LGUs) in Cebu that performed well in their blood donation activities in 2020. This is in line with the National…

Village chief in Borbon town accused of ‘adultery’

Paul Lauro 04/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A village chief in Borbon town, northern Cebu is in hot waters after he was caught allegedly committing adultery. A report from the Borbon Police Station showed that Eleuterio Comendador, 49, resident and the barangay…

Borbon road accident injures 5

Paul Lauro 04/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A mother from Sogod town in northern Cebu planned a beach outing her four children and a friend on a Saturday morning, April 10. But they instead landed in the hospital for the…

Borbon attack: Jealous man kills live-in partner’s mother, wounds her father

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 03/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A jealous man carried out his alleged threat to his live-in partner or his common law wife during their many arguments — that he would allegedly kill her elderly parents. At 1 a.m.…

Five, including a minor, caught in ‘spider derby’ in Borbon town

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 10/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police in Borbon town of northern Cebu on Thursday, October 1, 2020 rounded up five individuals, including a minor, for violating quarantine protocols after playing spider (kaka in Cebuano) derby. In a report,…

Former village chief who escaped Medellin jail killed in shootout with police in Negros Occ.

Alven Marie Timtim, Paul Lauro 09/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Jennifer Mercader, a high-risk inmate and former Barangay Captain of Lugo in Borbon town, Cebu, was killed in a police operation in Barangay Minoyan, Murcia town, Negros Occidental on Monday morning, September 28,…

Ursula damages Daanbantayan’s LDRRM office, causes power interruption in northern Cebu towns

Rosalie O. Abatayo 12/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Not even the Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office of the Municipality of Daanbantayan escaped the wrath of Typhoon Ursula.  As of 11 p.m., the Cebu Provincial DRRM Office reported that the Daanbantayan…

Task group checks hitman’s case for links to Yape’s murder

Alven Marie O. Timtim 11/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The arrest of self-confessed hitman, Jennifer Mercader, is one of the cases the Special Investigation Task Group (SITG) for the killing of Police Lieutenant Colonel Joie Yape is looking into. Mercader, a former…

High-risk inmate from Borbon escapes Medellin Jail

Benjie B. Talisic, Paul Lauro 03/05/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — A high-risk inmate has escaped from his jailguard escorts from the Medellin District Jail as they were about to attend court hearing in the morning of Tuesday, March 5 in Medellin town…

Globe expands mobile signal to mountain barangays

Doris C. Bongcac 01/08/2019

Celirina Belena, 50, used to climb their window so she can  send a text message. But with the establishment of a Globe cellsite in the mountain Barangay of Bonbon, Cebu City on Thursday (January 3), Belena said…

Firm donates school bags, slippers to Borbon students

PR 07/02/2018

THE METROPC Technologies, Inc. donated school bags and slippers to students of Cajel Elementary School and Bili Elementary School in Borbon town, northern Cebu. The company, which is based in Mandaue City, turned over a total of…

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