Daanbantayan accident: 2 men hurt after ‘drunk’ tricycle driver crashes into them from behind

Paul Lauro 10/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The man, who sideswiped two young men with his tricycle along the national highway in Barangay Poblacion, Daanbantayan town in the afternoon of Oct. 14, was believed to be drunk or under the…

Daanbantayan implements regulations in Maya Port

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The local government of Daanbantayan in northern Cebu has decided to impose regulations in its Maya Port to ensure fairness among operators.  The Municipal Government, in a statement, announced that picking up for…

St. Rose of Lima Parish in Daanbantayan elevated to archdiocesan shrine

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Daanbantayan town in northern Cebu has become the home of the country’s first archdiocesan shrine dedicated to St. Rose of Lima. This after Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma approved the petition to elevate the…

Capitol inaugurates P140-million road projects in 4th district

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Capitol inaugurated several road and other infrastructure projects with a combined worth of over P140 million in the fourth district. Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, together with key Capitol officials and Board Members,…

Shimura on indefinite leave as LMP-Cebu prexy

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Daanbantayan Mayor Sun Shimura is on indefinite leave as the president of the League of the Municipalities of the Philippines – Cebu province (LMP-Cebu). Shimura, in a letter dated July 21, 2022 and…

Despite RROW challenges, Capitol to start construction of Malapascua Circumferential Road

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Despite uncertainty among affected lot owners, the Cebu Provincial Government will start construction of the long-overdue Malapascua Circumferential Road. Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia announced in a virtual briefer that she has instructed the Provincial…

Ex-Cebu town mayor in Duterte ‘narcolist’ comes out of hiding

Ador Vincent Mayol, Nestle Semilla 07/09/2022

CEBU CITY—A former mayor of a Cebu town who was implicated in the illegal drugs trade by former President Duterte is back in government after close to four years in hiding. Vicente Loot, a retired police general…

Daanbantayan orders probe on mutilated shark head found in Malapascua shores

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Municipality of Daanbantayan in northern Cebu has condemned the “grisly act of butchering sharks and other endangered species” after a mutilated shark head was found on the shores of Malapascua Island on…

Frasco, Garcia endorse Daanbantayan Mayor Shimura as next LMP president

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Incoming Tourism Secretary and current President of the League of Municipalities in the Philippines (LMP)-Cebu Chapter, Liloan Mayor Christina Frasco, has endorsed Daanbantayan Mayor Sun Shimura for the position of LMP President in…

Capitol vows to start civil works for Malapascua circumferential road

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government promised to implement another big-ticket project that has been planned for over a decade now. Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia, in a press conference, announced that she would continue her administration’s…

In Daanbantayan, clean up of election posters begins

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Two days after the 2022 National and Local Elections took place on Monday, May 9, 2022, personnel from Daanbantayan town in northern Cebu began taking down campaign posters. The local government of Daanbantayan…

Bread Warriors team eyes bigger triathlon race next year

Glendale G. Rosal 04/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After a successful staging of their first non-competitive triathlon event on April 2, 2022, the Bread Warriors Sports Team is ready to host a bigger race next year. The triathlon event dubbed the…

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