Carmen, Talisay fires destroy P1M worth of properties

Pegeen Maisie Sararaña and Paul Lauro 03/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More than a million pesos or P1.17 million worth of property went up in smoke after two separate fires at least five hours apart today, March 19, hit a bus stop or bus…

Barangay councilor killed, motorcycle driver critical in Carmen road accident

Mae Fhel Gom-os and Paul Lauro 10/07/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The motorcycle driver who reportedly figured in a road accident on Thursday that claimed the life of a barangay councilor in the town of Carmen in northern Cebu, was also in critical condition.…

Carmen’s top intelligence officer nabbed for robbery extortion

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The chief intelligence officer of Carmen town in northern Cebu was arrested this afternoon, March 12, in an entrapment operation for alleged robbery extortion. Police Executive Master Sergeant Julius Obañana was arrested by…

BREAKING: Police raid “tigbakay”, nab 3

Benjie Talisic 04/01/2017

Three persons were arrested when police raided an illegal cockfight locally known as “tigbakay” in Barangay Triumfo, Carmen town, northern Cebu. Cerelino Capuyan, 47, a resident of Barangay Tabok , Danao City; Dindo Camanse, 45, a resident…

Imprisonment, fines await owner, crew of seized banca

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 07/11/2015

Criminal charges await the owner and  crew members of a motorized banca that was seized in Olango Island, Lapu-Lapu City for transporting sacks of prohibited species of seashells. Jovilito Beñanel, owner of MB Josevel Joy 4, may…

Lhuillier to develop resort in north Cebu

Aileen Garcia-Yap 06/08/2015

Safari resort in Carmen completed in 2 years Cebuano pawnshop tycoon Michel J. Lhuillier is eyeing to develop properties in Sogod and Borbon towns in northern Cebu into a resort. “Now I’m looking for the best partners…

Town hall employees grilled as police eye inside job angle

Apple Ta-as 09/08/2014

An employee of the municipal treasurer’s office in Carmen town who reported the loss of P4,800 of his own money may be required to take a lie detector test along with three others in relation to the…

Bad roads, weather caused Carmen bus crash

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 07/10/2014

THE operator of the bus that was involved in a road crash in Carmen town, northern Cebu blamed bad roads and the weather for the accident last June. Representatives of Vallacar Transit Inc. which owns the Ceres…

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