FACES OF CEBU: Vincent Mendoza, 22, PWD college student

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — No one and nothing can bring down a person who was born with a disability and managed to survive it. This is the mindset of Vincent Mendoza, a 22-year-old Industrial Technology student from…

How Cebuanos cope with Kalag-Kalag amid a pandemic

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Their family may have no difficulties visiting the graves of deceased relatives during dates outside the Kalag-Kalag season for this year. Riva Masbate, 23, a resident of San Remigio town in northern Cebu,…

Centenarian in Daanbantayan receives cash incentives

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There’s another centenarian here in Cebu, who is recognized by the local government, and this time, she came from the town at the northernmost tip of the island. Remedios Cabasan Abrasada, on Monday,…

6 fishermen, including 4 minors from Masbate apprehended for illegal fishing in Daanbantayan

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Six fishermen, including four minors, from Esperanza town in Masbate province were apprehended by personnel of Bantay Dagat of Daanbantayan after allegedly engaging in illegal fishing using the Danish seine method in the…

All 21 active cases in Daanbantayan are in Maya

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The municipality of Daanbantayan logged four new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Sunday, September 20, 2020, raising the total number of active infections in the town to 21. In its…

6 Daanbantayan barangays now ‘drug-cleared’

Doris C. Bongcac 09/19/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Six barangays in Daanbantayan town in northern Cebu have been declared as drug-cleared by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA). Barangays Calape, Dalingding, Logon, Pajo, Tinubdan, and Tominjao were already issued with a…

18 brgys in Daanbantayan town now COVID-free

Doris C. Bongcac 09/19/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Only two of the 20 barangays in Daanbantayan town have active cases of the coronavirus disease as of Friday, September 18. In an advisory, the municipal government said that the town’s active cases…

Number of active cases in Daanbantayan rises to 19 with 15 new cases

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Municipality of Daanbantayan reported 15 new cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Thursday, September 17, 2020, bringing its active case count to 19. All of the 15 new cases are residents…

PB to start probe on Daanbantayan councilor implicated in ‘tigbakay’

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/09/2020

CEBU CITY,  Philippines — The investigation procedures against a municipal councilor of Daanbantayan implicated in the botched illegal cockfight activity, also known as “tigbakay,” will begin to roll in the level of the Cebu Provincial Board. The…

In Daanbantayan town, 11 nabbed for illegal fishing

Doris C. Bongcac 09/06/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – For illegally fishing in the waters of Daanbantayan town, 11 fishermen who come from the neighboring Medellin town, were arrested on Saturday, September 5, 2020. In an advisory, the Municipality of Daanbantayan said…

Fisherman wanted for illegal drugs nabbed in Daanbantayan

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A wanted fisherman, who escaped an illegal buy-bust operation last January 2020, was arrested by the Provincial Intelligence Unity (PIU) of the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) in Sitio Hillside, Barangay Bakhawan, Daanbantayan,…

Daanbantayan has 7 new COVID-19 cases

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Municipality of Daanbantayan reported seven new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Thursday, August 27, 2020, bringing the total number of infections in the town to 23. The seven new…

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