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.…

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…

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