8-year-old girl drowns in Toledo City resort

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 04/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An 8-year-old girl who was entrusted to her neighbors died after drowning in a swimming pool of a resort in Barangay Cantabaco, Toledo City past 11 a.m. on Monday, April 5, 2021. According…

Electrocution incident in Toledo City an accident, police say

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 04/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Toledo police believe that the electrocution incident resulting in the death of a 27-year-old Romel Soon that happened around 11 a.m. on Monday, April 5, 2021 in Sitio Daspo, Barangay Das, was ‘accidental.’ Police…

Toledo City buy-bust yields 5 kilos of marijuana leaves, 3 arrested

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Five bundles of dried marijuana leaves worth at least P600, 000 were confiscated in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Canlumampao, Toledo City late night on Friday, March 27. The police continue to investigate the…

7 persons injured in separate road accidents in Cebu

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least seven persons were injured in three separate road accidents in Cebu province and Cebu City today, March 13, 2021. At past noon in Barangay Don Andres Soriano, Toledo City in western…

Jealous man hacks wife to death in Toledo City, Cebu

and Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Intense jealousy drove a man to hack his wife to death before shocked onlookers around noon today, March 9, 2021, in Sitio Luray 1, Barangay Poblacion, Toledo City in southwest Cebu. Police identified…

Used syringes washed ashore in Toledo City

Immae Lachica, Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 02/19/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Usually we see plastic wrappers among many other ocean wastes washed up ashore. Imagine the horror of a resident in Toledo City when she saw not just plastic wastes but used syringes on…

LOOK: The riverbank beauty of Hinulawan River, Toledo City

Immae Lachica 02/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— This river in Toledo City first made headlines in 2019. It gained its popularity when people started enjoying and taking quick dips in it. Read more: New attraction in Toledo City: Pool-like river beneath New…

Toledo City, Cebu City under period of mourning for Sonny O

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Toledo City and Cebu City have been placed under a period of mourning for the death of esteemed politician John Henry “Sonny” Osmeña. Toledo City has announced a five-day mourning starting today, February…

Vehicular accident in Toledo City claims one life

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines–A man died when the motorcycle he was driving crashed head on into a passenger bus along the highway in Barangay Sangi, Toledo City, Cebu on Tuesday dawn, January 19, 2021. Police from Toledo City…

Toledo City reports 25th COVID-19 death

Doris C. Bongcac 01/03/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – After four days of not recording new cases of the coronavirus disease, the Toledo City Health Department reported a new death and a new infection on the second day of 2021. The city’s…

Avoid Manipis Road due to rockfall motorists advised

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 12/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Motorists are advised on Tuesday, December 29 to avoid passing through Manipis Road that connects the cities of Talisay and Toledo due to a minor rockfall. Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony ‘Samsam’ Gullas,…

Group to govt: Review management of natural resources amid collapse of Toledo City pit

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The collapse of an open mining pit in Toledo City, Cebu, should be a wake-up call for the government to manage Cebu’s natural resources better. The Sectoral Transparency Alliance for Natural Resource Governance…

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