Girl, 3, falls into Cebu City creek, found dead after getting carried away by onrushing water

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 08/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 3-year-old girl died after she was carried away by the onrushing water of Mahiga Creek in Barangay Kasambagan, Cebu City shortly before 4 p.m. today, August 9. Ramil Ayuman, officer in charge…

Kasambagan Food Crawl: 7 places you must visit

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 06/18/2021

Just when you thought all the good food places are located in Cebu’s food parks and busy business zones, you are probably missing out on Barangay Kasambagan’s hidden gems. Craving for a simple culinary adventure without hurting…

Tatay Ongkol, despite his disabilities, continues to inspire

Dianne Zarina G. Savillo 06/17/2021

Over the years, most of us have encountered inspirational life stories that are shared over the internet. Stories that can make one realize that life is tough for anyone, but there are some who are dealing with…

Where Brgy. Kasambagan got its name

Doris C. Bongcac 06/14/2021

Kasambagan used to have estates owned by old and wealthy families in Cebu City. And if you look from a distance, the sight of tall “sambag” trees would catch your eyes, the reason why the barangay was…

Boy injures finger while answering modules; gets aid at Kasambagan health center

Marc Cosep 06/10/2021

IT all started with a bruise that later on became infected. John Lorence Leones, 15, injured his finger from spending long hours working on his modules. According to his mother, Mercy, John, a grade 10 student at…

Labella orders DEPW to check on all landslide and flooded areas

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has ordered the Department of Engineering and Public Works (DEPW) to check on all areas that experienced landslides and flooding in the city in the last two days.…

IN PHOTOS: Aftermath of Sitio Panagdait fire

Raul Constantine Tabanao 01/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For six hours, over 500 residents were left homeless and one person, who was believed to be mentally ill, died after a fire suddenly broke in Sitio Panagdait, Barangay Kasambagan, Cebu City in the…

‘Possible arson’ eyed in Panagdait fire that killed 1, razed 25 houses

Alven Marie A. Timtim 01/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A man has been confirmed to have died in an afternoon fire in Barangay Kasambagan that is being investigated as a possible arson by fire investigators. The fire that hit Sitio Panagdait in…

Tomas tells Garma: We will not back down

Doris C. Bongcac 04/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is not taking the alleged harassment by the police sitting down. Osmeña posted on his Facebook page at around 1 p.m. today, April 29, 2019, that his lawyers are…

Garma threatens charge vs Tomas, Mary Ann for disregard of a police checkpoint

Gerard Vincent Francisco 04/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —For their disregard of a police checkpoint, Cebu City Police Director Royina Garma said they are now studying the possibility of filing appropriate charges against Mayor Tomas Osmeña and his vice mayoral candidate and…

Personal grudge eyed in killing of Kasambagan resident

Benjie B. Talisic 09/24/2018

Authorities are looking at personal grudge in the killing on Monday of a 20-year-old Kasambagan resident, Christian Paul Ocon. Senior Police Officer 1 (SPO1) Lydio Libres of the Abellana Police Station said that Ocon of Sitio Kangkungan,…

BOPK can secure ABC seat, says Ong

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/20/2018

Kasambagan Barangay Captain Franklyn Ong expressed confidence he is confident that Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) can secure the presidency seat of the Association of Barangay Councils in Cebu City (ABC-Cebu City). Ong emphasized that the majority…

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