P30 million worth of illegally harvested giant clams seized in Borbon, Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 10/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More than 200 pieces of endangered giant clam shells worth around P30 million were seized in an entrapment operation against an illegal wildlife trader in Borbon town, northern Cebu last October 12. Law…

In Borbon, baker stabbed after allegedly mocking disco-goers’ wrong dance steps

Paul Lauro 09/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A baker from Borbon town in northern Cebu is now confined in a hospital after he was stabbed multiple times last Monday, September 5. Police in Borbon said the baker sustained multiple stab…

Tests underway to determine why a river in Borbon turned white

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Tests are now being conducted to explain why a river in Borbon town in northern Cebu turned into a milky-white color last Sunday, August 21. Don Gregorio Antigua Barangay Captain Margarito Ornopia Jr.…

Water in Borbon river turns white; residents urged not to swim in the river yet

Futch Anthony Inso 08/22/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Residents of Barangay Don Gregorio Antigua in Borbon town are urged to avoid swimming in the river and letting their farm animals like goat, cow among others drink river water just yet. Barangay…

Gov’t places more areas under Alert Level 1 until June 15

John Eric Mendoza - Reporter / @JEMendozaINQ 06/05/2022

MANILA, Philippines — More areas in the country were placed under Alert Level 1 until June 15, Malacañang announced Saturday. Alert Level 1 is the least restrictive of the five-level COVID-19 alert system. In a statement, acting…

Law establishing CTU Liloan, Borbon campuses inked

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The law establishing the Cebu Technological University Liloan town and Borbon town campuses has now been signed by President Rodrigo Duterte. Fifth District Congressman Duke Frasco announced that President Duterte has officially inked…

Truck falls into cliff in Borbon, claims life of barangay dad

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 02/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A mini dump truck fell into a cliff in Borbon town, north Cebu, claiming the life of a barangay councilor. Police from Borbon confirmed reports that Rubin Hatamosa died after he was crushed…

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.…

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