Sugar crisis threatens Cebu’s oldest and only sugar milling company

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The ongoing sugar crisis in the country has adversely affected consumers and large multinational companies alike.  Here in Cebu, it also threatened the viability and operations of the province’s oldest and only sugar…

Medellin offers tourists more destinations, more adventures

Doris Mondragon - Social Media Specialist 05/22/2022

CEBU, Philippines—Medellin is one of the most exciting tourist destinations in the province of Cebu.  This  peaceful and quiet second-class municipality in the north has more to offer than being Cebu province’s sugar bowl.  Aside from its white-sand beaches,…

FACES OF CEBU: Efren Salinas, 62, maker of dried fish

Doris Mae Mondragon 04/24/2022

CEBU, Philippines—Can making dried fish be able to send five children to college?  Apparently, it can. Efren Salinas is a living proof to that.  Salinas is one of the dried fish makers in the town of Medellin…

Leni, Kiko hit north Cebu for 2nd visit in PH’s vote rich province

Morexette Marie Erram 04/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With only 18 days left before the May 9 polls, the tandem of Vice President Leni Robredo and Senator Kiko Pangilinan made the rounds in Cebu again on Thursday, April 21. Robredo and…

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…

Camping while beaching? Medellin has the spot for you!

Immae Lachica 01/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Torn between wanting to go camping or beaching?  Do not fret as another gem in Medellin, Cebu is giving locals and tourists alike both experiences over in ‘Sadagat Beach Camp.’  Can you imagine the…

Multiple tremors recorded in Medellin

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A 3.5-magnitude earthquake rocked Medellin town in northern Cebu past midnight on Wednesday, January 19. But what really shocked residents there, and in nearby towns, was the fact that at least 12 aftershocks…

#CDNFiestaSeñor2022: How a devotee celebrates Fiesta Señor amid the pandemic

Doris Mae Mondragon 01/14/2022

CEBU, Philippines—For Rosanna Pangan, being a devotee of the Señor Santo Niño, gives her confidence that no matter what life throws at her, she has someone whom she can call on for help or “masampit” in Cebuano. …

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…

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