Medellin’s most wanted man tries to talk his way out of arrest, fails

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Medellin’s most wanted man tried to talk his way out of being arrested for attempted murder by lying and confusing arresting policemen of his real identity. However, the ploy of Brian Cabrera, 31,…

Medellin mayor tests positive for COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 09/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines- Medellin town mayor Joven Mondigo Jr. tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and is now in isolation. But Mondigo assured his constituents and supporters that he is “fine” as he is only…

250 residents in Gibitngil receive COVID-19 vaccine shots

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — No one left behind. This was what health workers and employees of the Rural Health Unit (RHU) in Medellin town in northern Cebu demonstrated in their fight against the pandemic when they delivered…

‘Buhawi’ damages four houses in Medellin town

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 05/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The municipal government of Medellin town in northern Cebu has provided assistance in kind to the families there whose houses were damaged by a buhawi last Sunday, May 30. The local government of…

Puppy found alone in Medellin roadside rescued, now recovering

Immae Lachica 05/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The puppy found curled with her dead mother’s body along the road in Medellin is now getting better. Netizen Fe Calipay rescued the puppy after hearing about her situation. The puppy was left alone…

Medellin road accident: One killed, another injured

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 04/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Bemer Lindayao, 26, took advantage of the near empty roads in Medellin town on Good Friday for a motorcycle road test. But he did not see the approaching tricycle driven by Porferio Titoy,…

Medellin ambush: Man, who just got out of jail, shot dead in front of his 2 kids

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 03/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A man, who just got out on bail after nine years in jail, was killed in front of his two minor children after the car they were riding on was ambushed on their…

The story behind Medellin’s famed Bamboo Forest

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/28/2021

MEDELLIN, Cebu – Around six years ago, farmers and planters belonging to the Bogo-Medellin Milling Company, Inc. (Bomedco) planted bamboos to help the nearby sugarcane and banana plantations. The first badges of bamboo cultivated in Barangay Luy-a…

Waiving of medCert, travel authority for travelers bound for MGCQ areas eyed – DILG exec

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia on Thursday, February 25, welcomed the plans of the national government to waive the need to present a medical certificate and travel authority in areas under modified general community…

Medellin town ends COVID-free status, logs 2 new cases on Jan. 10

Doris C. Bongcac 01/11/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – After 40 days of enjoying a COVID-free status, Medellin town in northern Cebu logged two new infections on Sunday, January 10, 2021. Its Rural Health Unit (RHU) reported that the town’s new cases…

18 Medellin gamblers caught betting on online cockfighting, nabbed

Futch Anthony Inso 10/22/2020

CEBU PROVINCE, Philippines — Eighteen men in Barangay Poblacion, Medellin town in northern Cebu were arrested on October 21 after they were caught betting on online cockfighting on a TV set. Police Major Audie Pelayo, Medellin Police…

Medellin COVID cases drop to 17 with no new cases reported in 5 days

Doris C. Bongcac 10/04/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Medellin town in northern Cebu did not log any new cases of the coronavirus disease in the last five days or since September 30, 2020, said Dr. Oliver Gimenez, the Municipal Health Officer.…

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