Shimura discharged from hospital, now 70% ‘recovered’

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Daanbantayan Mayor Sun Shimura has been discharged from the hospital, nine days since he announced that he tested positive for COVID-19. In an update on the Municipality of Daanbantayan’s Facebook page this Tuesday…

Shimura is 2nd Cebu mayor to test positive of COVID-19

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Daanbantayan Mayor Sun Shimura is among the newest cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Cebu this Sunday, June 21, 2020. In a statement posted on the Facebook page of the municipality,…

Danish nursing students to take internship program in Cebu provincial hospitals

Rosalie Abatayo 02/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu provincial government-run provincial and district hospitals will be hosting the internship program of nursing students from the University of Denmark. The internship program will be facilitated by Bylling Foundation, a Danish-founded nongovernment…

PB passes ‘Anti-fake news ordinance on coronavirus’

Rosalie O. Abatayo 02/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Check your source first before sharing information, especially regarding the 2019 novel coronavirus, on social media. Anyone found to be guilty of spreading false information regarding the viral infection either online or through…

Recovery continues for Typhoon Ursula victims in northern Cebu

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A week after Typhoon Ursula severely damaged parts of northern Cebu, the towns of Medellin and Daanbantayan are determined to recover from the typhoon’s blows and show that they still have a lot…

DOH to launch Universal Health Care implementation in Cebu on January 9

Rosalie Abatayo 01/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) will officially launch the pilot implementation of the Universal Health Care (UHC) Law in Cebu next Thursday, January 9, 2020. Dr. Sheila Faciol, Public Health Operations Division chief…

30 towns to receive P2 million funds from Capitol for infrastructure

Rosalie Abatayo 12/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Capitol will be giving out P2 million worth of projects, preferably for infrastructure, to the 30 out of 44 component municipalities of the province. The 30 towns are those whose mayors attended…

PB passes P305K aid to Boljoon accident victims

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Capitol will be disbursing a total of P305,000 of financial assistance to the victims of the vehicular accident in Boljoon town, which claimed the lives of nine individuals. The Provincial Social Welfare…

Frasco is League of Municipalities of the Philippines Cebu’s first female president

Irene R. Sino Cruz 07/12/2019

CEBU CITY–Liloan Mayor Christina Garcia Frasco made history when she became the first-ever female president of the League of Municipalities of the Philippines Cebu chapter (LMP Cebu chapter). Nominated for the position by Daanbantayan Mayor Sun Shimura,…

Shimura seeks police security for campaign period after his car was stoned

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Fourth District Board Member Sun Shimura will request the Commission on Election (Comelec) in Cebu province for security details for the duration of the campaign period after a still unidentified man reportedly…

PB Shimura, family unharmed by rock throwing incident in Daanbantayan which damaged his van

Immae Lachica 04/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A rock was thrown at the van with Cebu Fourth District Provincial Board Member Sun Shimura and his family inside damaging the rear window of the van as they were traversing a road…

PB Member Shimura to seek Japanese dad’s advice

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 08/09/2018

PLAN TO RUN FOR DAANBANTAYAN MAYOR PROVINCIAL Board (PB) Member Sun Shimura will fly to Japan to seek his father’s advice about his plans to run as Daanbantayan mayor in next year’s election. Shimura, who is the…

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