Tinubdan Falls off-limits to public

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Starting today, September 29, people will not be allowed to visit Tinubdan Falls in Catmon town, northern Cebu. The Catmon Police Station on social media announced that the local government decided to close…

‘Presence of mind’ when visiting natural attractions

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Tourists planning to visit natural attractions in Cebu province are told to always be on the lookout on their surroundings. This developed after a family outing on Sunday, September 26, in Tinubdan Falls…

A community eco-garden initiative is growing in Catmon

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – When COVID-19 struck, Remar Grace “Mai” Montecillo, for the first time after staying in Metro Cebu for six years, returned to her family in Catmon town, northern Cebu. Mai, a 23-year-old graduating Management…

Retrieval operation for woman found in deep pit in Catmon continues

Mae Fhel Gom-os, Paul Lauro 08/20/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Rescue personnel continue the retrieval operation of the body of a woman found in a deep pit in Barangay Tinabyuhan in the town of Catmon, northern Cebu on Thursday, August 19, 2021. According…

Cebuana sports moms: Finding balance in family and their passion

Glendale G. Rosal 05/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Being a mom is already a daunting challenge. How much more if you are into sports? Well, it may not be new to see moms who have a sporty side, but nobody has dared…

Bising leaves 1 dead in north Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 04/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The effects of Typhoon Bising (international codename: Surigae) left one fatality in northern Cebu.  Olivia Popoy, 47, died after sustaining severe injuries when a coconut tree fell on a shanty where she and…

74-year-old widow dies after being trapped in burning house in Catmon

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A 74-year-old widow who was reportedly living alone, died after she was trapped inside her burning house in Sitio Buyo, Barangay Binongkalan in Catmon town past 11 p.m. on March 18. Police Corporal Vergel…

Brief hostage-taking in Catmon goes awry

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 03/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A brief hostage-taking crisis that stemmed from a confrontation in Catmon town of north Cebu resulted in the death of a 30-year-old man last Wednesday evening, March 10, 2021. The Catmon Police Station…

2 returning workers in Catmon, Cebu test positive for COVID-19

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Municipality of Catmon in Cebu reported three new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Monday, June 29, 2020.  Two of the new cases in the town are returning workers who worked in…

Catmon logs three more COVID-19 cases; Total now at 8

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Municipality of Catmon in Cebu has reported three more new cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Monday, June 22, 2020. The patients are from barangays San Jose, Macaas, and Binongkalan.  Among…

Gwen orders sitio ‘checkpoints’ removed

Rosalie Abatayo 06/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Remove the barricades!” This is what Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said as she ordered the removal of all barriers and sitio (sub-village) checkpoints in Cebu province effective Tuesday evening, June 2, 2020. Garcia…

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…

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