Three Fishermen Arrested

The joint team of Bantay Dagat and Philippine Coast Guard in collaboration with Malapascua Business Association arrested 3 fishermen for illegal fishing within the municipal waters of Daanbantayan. The fishermen from Kawayan, Tabango, Leyte were unregistered fisherfolks which is a violation of Municipal Ordinance 98-02 and were caught fishing at Monad Shoal, a marine protected area. Selected […]


54 Couples Join Mass Wedding Ceremony

Fifty four (54) couples tied the knot in a mass civil wedding held Thursday, March 5, 2020 at Lamberto R. Te Cultural Center. Officiated by Mayor Sun J. Shimura, the free wedding was initiated by the local government unit thru the Local Civil Registrar with the aim of legitimizing the union of couples. At the […]


Groundbreaking Ceremony of Balay Silangan

Mayor Sun J. Shimura and top officials from partner agencies led the groundbreaking ceremony and formal launching of the implementation of Balay Silangan Reformation Program today, March 2, 2020. Considered as the first drug reformation center to be managed by a local government unit within the province of Cebu, the 1,125 sq. m facility in […]


Proactive Measures to Prevent the Entry of Coronavirus

The local government unit (LGU) thru the Municipal Tourism Office, Civil Security Office, and Municipal Health Office has taken proactive measures to prevent the entry of coronavirus disease. All guests and visitors travelling to Malapascua Island are required to undergo certain procedures at Roro Port. Guests and visitors need to fill the Passenger Manifesto indicating […]


LGU Sports Fest 2019

The first ever Sports Fest of the Municipal Government of Daanbantayan kicked off early morning today with a parade participated in by municipal officials and employees wearing their respective team color uniform and eye-catching props while chanting their readied cheers in unison. The parade started at the Municipal Hall ground, passed through some parts of […]


BPATs Refresher Training

Mayor Sun J. Shimura delivered his message to participants of the 5-day training seminar for members of the Barangay Peacekeeping Action Team (BPAT) which commenced today, December 9, 2019 at Daanbantayan Police Sation. Mayor Shimura said that BPATS play a big role as force multiplier of the police in maintaining peace and order in the […]


Barangay Drug Clearing Program Reorientation

Mayor Sun J. Shimura delivers his message to barangay officials attending the 2-day seminar workshop on Barangay Drug Clearing Program Reorientation held at Municipal Function Room. In his message, Mayor Shimura vows to intensify his campaign against illegal drugs, disclosing his projects and programs for CY 2020. These include the purchase of K9 dogs to […]


A Hawksbill Sea Turtle was Released

A hawksbill sea turtle was released back into its natural habitat by Mayor Sun J. Shimura today, November 14. The turtle was released off the seawater of barangay Poblacion at sitio Mahayahay wharf. Measuring 14 inches in length, 12 inches in width, and weighing 5 kilograms, the turtle was surrendered to Daanbantayan Police Station by […]

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