King cobra sightings in Toledo: Call for snake treatments in barangays pushed

Pia Piquero 02/27/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Residents of a barangay in a western city in Cebu Province are calling for the availability of snakebite treatments on a per barangay basis.  This was after two more king cobras were seen…

King cobra sightings in Cebu City: Residents call for snakebite treatment in barangays

Pia Piquero 02/22/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Local residents have urged the Cebu City government to quickly set up ways to treat snakebites in every barangay, following the recent frequent sightings of king cobras, locally known as “banakon,” in the…

Cebu Daily Newscast: 2 King Cobras killed in Cebu City

CDN Digital 02/20/2024

Listen to Cebu Daily Newscast and get the latest stories in and around Cebu. Here’s what you need to know on Tuesday, February 20, 2024. 2 King Cobras killed in Cebu City Two King Cobras were recently…

Spot a snake? Contact the barangay first for assistance

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 02/19/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The sightings of king cobras and other types of snakes have become prevalent in Cebu recently. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) has previously stated that among the reasons…

King cobra ‘believed’ to attack man, killed in Danao, Cebu

Pia Piquero 02/15/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A king cobra, locally known as “banakon,” was killed after a resident believed that the snake would attack him at that time, in Proper Guinacot in Danao City, Cebu. In a Facebook post…

Cebu Daily Newscast: King Cobra sighted again in Dalaguete, Cebu

CDN Digital 02/13/2024

Listen to Cebu Daily Newscast and get the latest stories in and around Cebu. Here’s what you need to know on Tuesday, February 13, 2024. King Cobra sighted again in Dalaguete, Cebu Roughly two weeks after a…

King Cobra sighted again in Dalaguete, Cebu

Pia Piquero 02/13/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines –  Roughly two weeks after a 64-year-old farmer died in Dalaguete due to an alleged King Cobra bite, another sighting of the feared reptile was reported in the town. Recently, residents in Barangay Caleriohan,…

King cobra sighted in Naga City, Cebu

Pia Piquero 02/11/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Another king cobra, locally known as “banakon,” was  sighted in Sitio Guindulman, Barangay Patag in Naga City in southern Cebu. In a Facebook post on Saturday, February 10, a local resident shared an…

More king cobra sightings reported in Asturias, Toledo in Cebu

Pia Piquero 02/09/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Two more sightings of king cobras, locally known as “banakon,” were reported in different areas in Cebu: one in Asturias and another in Toledo City on Thursday, February 8. In a Facebook post…

TIMELINE: The unprecedented sightings of king cobras in Cebu

Pia Piquero 02/08/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – King cobras, locally known as “Banakon”, have been garnering the attention of residents in Cebu as sightings of these species become increasingly frequent in local communities. According to experts, this surge in sightings…

Cebu Daily Newscast: Another king cobra seen in Sogod, Cebu

CDN Digital 02/06/2024

Listen to Cebu Daily Newscast and get the latest stories in and around Cebu. Here’s what you need to know on Tuesday, February 6, 2024. Another king cobra seen in Sogod, Cebu Another king cobra, locally known…

Another king cobra seen in Sogod, Cebu

Pia Piquero 02/06/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Another king cobra, locally known as Banakon in Cebuano, has been sighted in Barangay Bagakay, Sogod, a northern town in Cebu. In a Facebook post on Monday, February 5, a member of the…

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