Yapha halts plans to run as Cebu gov to support Pacquiao’s presidency

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Former Pinamungajan mayor, Dr. Geraldine Yapha, has decided not to pursue her plans to run as governor of Cebu to focus on campaigning the Presidency of Senator Manny Pacquiao. Yapha did not show…

Promdi to field Gaye Yapha for guv?

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Will former Pinamungajan Mayor, Dr. Geraldine “Gaye” Yapha, run for governor in Cebu? Possibly. Presidential aspirant and Senator Manny Pacquiao on Sunday, November 14, floated the possibility of Yapha gunning for Cebu’s gubernatorial…

No mass grave in Pinamungajan

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The municipal government of Pinamungajan debunked reports circulating on social media, alleging that they recently opened a mass grave to address the rising number of COVID-related fatalities. The locality’s Public Information Office (PIO),…

Wedding in Pinamungajan highlights couple’s culture and roots

Immae Lachica - CDN Digital 06/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— It was a wedding that highlighted their roots. Anecito and Joanna from Pinamungajan, Cebu decided to tie the knot last June 17, 2021, after living together for years. But their wedding was unlike any…

Pinamungajan to host open-water challenge on June 5

Glendale G. Rosal 05/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The vibrant local sports scene in Cebu is slowly getting back on its feet as the town of Pinamungajan in southwestern Cebu hosts a major open-water swimming competition dubbed the “PJ Garcia Open Water Challenge…

51-year-old fish vendor shot dead inside his house in Pinamungajan, Cebu

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 02/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Seven unidentified suspects barged into the house of a 51-year-old fish vendor early Saturday in Pinamungajan town, shot him four times in the chest in front of his stunned family then left. Police…

Missing fisherman in Pinamungajan found dead

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The fisherman who went missing in Pinamungajan town, Cebu, on December 16, 2020, was found dead by authorities on Friday morning, December 18.  The body of Primitivo Villarmea, 35, was positively identified after washing ashore…

Plastic wastes exchanged for food, made into bleachers, plant boxes

Immae Lachica 09/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Sangguniang Kabataan in Barangay Lamac, Pinamungajan, Cebu made better use of plastic wastes by exchanging them with noodles and canned goods called “Basura Ilisan Tah.” But that’s not all, all the collected plastic…

Two ‘hantak’ gamblers caught in Pinamungajan

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two men were arrested after they were caught engaging in an illegal toss-coin game of heads and tails or “hantak” on Saturday, August 1, 2020 in an interior portion of Barangay Tajao, Pinamungajan,…

Thunderstorms in Balamban, Toledo, Pinamungajan, Aloguinsan tonight

Immae Lachica 05/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Pagasa Mactan bureau released a thunderstorm advisory Sunday evening, May 24, 2020 informing that some parts of Cebu will be experiencing thunderstorm later this evening. According to Pagasa’s thunderstorm advisory the western portion of…

PBA MVP Fajardo gives tips on how handle coronavirus threat

Immae Lachica 03/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Filipino basketball fans by now should know who June Mar Fajardo is. After all, he is the Philippine Basketball Association’s (PBA) reigning and six-time Most Valuable Player who has dominated the league in recent years. The…

Wide open race for PBA Best Player of the Conference award

Bong Lozada 12/31/2019

MANILA, Philippines—The race for the PBA’s Best Player is wide open with no player  from the finalists of the Governors’ Cup, Barangay Ginebra and Meralco, making it to the Top 5. San Miguel’s June Mar Fajardo, Columbian’s…

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