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…

Planning a trip? How about checking out Tuburan’s Blue Hole Spring

Immae Lachica 11/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Ready to go on another trip? How about checking out the Blue Hole Spring in Barangay San Juan in Tuburan town, northwestern Cebu. This spring has been one of the many attractions visited by…

Tuburan curfew violator nabbed with marijuana seeds

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An 18-year-old man, who was found roaming at early dawn in Barangay Singko, in Tuburan town, landed in jail after he was caught with marijuana seeds in his pocket. Andrew Allegolo of Barangay…

3 from Argao, 2 from Tuburan jailed for illegal gambling

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Tips coming from concerned individuals led police to arrest five men for engaging in illegal gambling activities in the municipalities of Argao and Tuburan in Cebu province on Friday afternoon, August 28. Police…

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