Budlaan again cited for having best Lupong Tagapamayapa in Cebu City

Wenilyn Sabalo 05/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines- Barangay Budlaan emerged as the Cebu City winner for this year’s Lupong Tagapamayapa Incentives Award (LTIA). Also, this mountain barangay in Cebu City will again represent Central Visayas in the Highly Urbanized Cities category…

Terrifying gush of water at Tinisig-uwang Falls caught on cam, 2 campers rescued

Doris Mondragon - Content Specialist 10/15/2021

CEBU, Philippines—A scary gush of floodwater was captured on video in Tinisig-uwang Falls, Barangay Budlaan, Cebu City on Friday afternoon, October 15, 2021.  Ramil Ayuman, head of the Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, posted…

MCWD: Tagbao’s Manggasan Falls a probable water source

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Metropolitan Cebu Water District or MCWD continues to look for new sources of water in Metro Cebu that they hope will help match the demand for water here. This time, the water…

Cebu City records fewer COVID-19 cases on June 13

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For the first time in five days, Cebu City recorded less than 100 cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on June 13, 2020. The city recorded only 73 new cases from 27…

Rains delay Sinulog Tribu sa Kabataan

Alven Marie Timtim, Gerard Francisco, Immae Lachica, Raul Constantine L. Tabanao, Rosalie Abatayo 01/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As early as noon, or an hour before the parade, contingents for the Sinulog Tribu sa Kabataan 2020 have started to line up in Plaza Independencia for the street dance parade. The 10…

Cosap considering property in Budlaan for drug rehabilitation center

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/14/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (Cosap) is eyeing a city-owned property in the mountain barangay of Budlaan to become the site of the planned rehabilitation center for drug dependents. Garry Lao,…

Early Christmas in Budlaan

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 12/16/2017

There was no Santa Claus in a sleigh pulled by a herd of reindeer to give away presents to children of Barangay Budlaan, a mountain village located 12 kilometers from Cebu City. On the morning of December…

Illegal quarry ‘hurts’ Budlaan

Doris C. Bongcac, USJ-R Intern Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/17/2017

A fallen mango tree and loose soil covered the mountain road in Barangay Budalaan, Cebu City, early on Tuesday, obstructing the flow of traffic in the area. Half of the two-lane road was already passable to motorcycles…

Cebu LGUs on alert

Inna Mejia, Nestle L. Semilla 11/24/2016

Classes in province suspended; landslide areas under watch Cebu province is placed under Code Red: Alert Charlie after it was placed on signal No. 1 by the state weather bureau Pagasa due to the arrival of Tropical…

Mentally-disabled boy found dead

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 11/24/2016

CEBU CITY–An eight-year-old boy was found dead along Tac-an Road in Barangay Budlaan, Cebu City past 6 a.m. on Thursday. Luigi Olivar, who had been missing since Wednesday afternoon, was identified by his mother Loida. Bruises were…

Cliff dwellers seek help amid landslide risks

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/28/2016

On the hillylands of Barangay Budlaan, Cebu City, several residents live in peril as their homes sit dangerously at the edge of a cliff right beside a small river. The houses numbering eight are among 62 structures…

Girl dies after being swept away by strong current

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Nestle L. Semilla 07/23/2016

A 16-YEAR-OLD girl died while her six friends were injured after they were swept away by rampaging waters in a river in Barangay Budlaan, Cebu City on Friday afternoon. Joy Erlim Sayre, a resident of Barangay Subangdaku…

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