149 students from Tuburan town get cash aid

10/19/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – A total of 149 elementary, junior and senior high school students coming from far-flung barangays in Tuburan town in midwestern Cebu received cash aid on Monday, October 18, 2021, to help them with…

Capitol, DPWH to start dredging 3 major tributaries in towns affected by flooding in 2020

Mae Fhel Gom-os 09/04/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), and the Cebu Provincial government, are set to start dredging the major tributaries in three towns severely affected by flooding last year. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia…

Man accused of ‘mauling’ wife killed after he attacked responding cops with rocks in Tuburan

Paul Lauro 07/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A man who allegedly mauled his wife was killed by responding policemen after he threw rocks at them on Saturday morning, July 31 in Barangay Daan Lungsod in Tuburan town, southwest Cebu. Police…

Senior citizen pedicab driver found dead in Tuburan

Mae Fhel Gom-os, Paul Lauro 06/24/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines–A senior citizen was found dead while sitting face down on his trisikad (pedicab) that was parked beside the road in Barangay 8 in the town of Tuburan in northern Cebu on Wednesday, June…

Box jellyfish sting sends 11-year-old boy to hospital in Tuburan

Doris Mondragon - Content Specialist 06/17/2021

DALAGUETE, Cebu—An 11-year-old boy was rushed to the district hospital after he was stung by a box jellyfish while swimming at a public beach in Tuburan town, northern Cebu on Wednesday, June 16.  The incident happened at…

1,360 beneficiaries from 3 Cebu towns receive DSWD-7’s P10K livelihood aid

Futch Anthony Inso 03/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 1,360 beneficiaries of the P10,000 livelihood assistance from the three towns of Cebu province are encouraged to use the money for its intended purpose. Rebecca Geamala, Department of Social Welfare and Development…

FACES OF CEBU: Robelyn Cebuano, 35, barangay health worker

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – In her more than three decades growing up and living in Tuburan town, northwestern Cebu, never has Robelyn Cebuano witnessed floods as worse as those that hit them last December 2, 2020. Robelyn,…

Desiltation eyed as ‘immediate solution’ to floodings in province

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government is planning to conduct desiltation in some of the largest tributaries here as part of their ‘immediate solutions’ to floodings. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, together with local chief executives and…

Tuburan incurs millions in infra, agri damage due to ‘worst flooding’

Morexette Marie Erram 12/04/2020

TUBURAN, Philippines — The town of Tuburan in northwestern Cebu experienced its worst floodings last Wednesday, December 2, 2020. And the number of families affected, and the cost of damages on infrastructure and agriculture were feared to…

Residents call for help online as 11 villages in Tuburan, Cebu affected by floodwater 

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 12/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Rescue operations are now ongoing in Tuburan town, northwestern Cebu as floodwaters emerged due to incessant rains on Wednesday, December 2, 2020. Tuburan Vice Mayor Aljun Diamante confirmed in a phone interview with reporters on…

Tuburan active cases drop to 25 with recovery of 40 patients

Doris C. Bongcac 11/30/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Tuburan town in northwestern Cebu experienced a massive drop in its number of active cases on Sunday, November 29, 2020, after 40 residents were reported to have already recovered from their infection. This…

Tuburan adopts stricter measures to curb COVID -19 spread

Doris C. Bongcac 11/17/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – More health and safety guidelines will be implemented in the municipality of Tuburan until the end of the month to curb the rise in coronavirus disease cases in this midwestern Cebu town. As…

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