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One dead, one injured in bar confrontation

December 18, 2012

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One died and another person was injured in a stabbing incident in Barangay San Antonio, Boljoon Town at 9 p.m last Monday. Henry Balansag Ansula, a resident of Malabuyoc died on the spot after being stabbed several times. Ricardo Midas sustained several cuts on his hands and arms. PO1 Ronel Paunil of the Boljoon police […]

Capitol on high alert in response to suspension order for Gwen

December 18, 2012

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(2nd Update)     Tents and railings were set up all over the Capitol while police were on standby in response to reports that a suspension order will be issued today to Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia. More than a thousand barangay health workers and barangay nutrition scholars mostly from the first and sixth district were […]

Boljoon damage at P14M

December 8, 2012

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  “Boljoon is a postcard town. We will help it get back on its feet,” said Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia yesterday after viewing the damage in the southern town, one of four badly hit by typhoon “Pablo”. She looked at the town’s wrecked seawall, where a landscaped baywalk near the municipal hall was battered by […]

Gwen, Agnes release P3.2 million in Boljoon

July 3, 2012

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The top two officials of Cebu province showed no sign of political animosity as they handed out checks for P3.2 million in Capitol assistance to Boljoon town, south Cebu. Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia and Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale with members of the Provincial Board (PB) distributed the checks to barangay captains in the town hall. It […]

‘We didn’t know touching whale sharks was wrong’

April 3, 2012

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THE small coastal barangay of North Granada in Boljoon town, southern Cebu, pleaded ignorance after being heavily criticized for mishandling a whale shark that was stranded there. Carinn Lestolis, the 18-year-old girl photographed sitting on top of the whale shark, said she was frightened by the outpouring of anger and online bashing, especially comments about […]

Residents mishandled stranded whale shark

April 2, 2012

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‘Just pure ignorance’ THE Facebook photo of the stranded whale shark in Boljoon town drew a slew of online condemnations from social media users. “This is just pure ignorance.What a disgusting thing to do on a very precious creature,” said Maimai Cabilao-Ortiz in her Facebook post on seeing the whale shark’s tail being tied with […]

NO FUN FOR TUKI. Facebook photo of hapless whale shark sparks online outrage

April 2, 2012

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A Facebook photo of a girl riding atop a whale shark and assisted by a native in barangay Granada in Boljoon town, southern Cebu stirred up a tempest of outrage among the Filipino cyber community yesterday. The Facebook photo was posted last March 31 by a certain Liza Sesaldo who stated in a caption that […]

Ancient Japanese pottery in Boljoon town

May 30, 2011

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By Candeze R. Mongaya, Reporter       A Japanese archaeologist confirmed the existence of 17th- to 19th-century Japanese ceramics in Boljoon town, southern Cebu, the first intact artifacts found in the country. Dr. Takenory Nogami, a Japanese researcher from the Arita Museum of History, expressed excitement over the discovery of a large dish and […]