TYPHOON OMPONG UPDATE: Tourism activities suspended in Cebu towns

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/13/2018

The Cebu Provincial Tourism Office (PTO) announced that the whale shark watching and island hopping activities in Oslob town are temporarily suspended due to Typhoon Ompong. The tourism office on its Facebook page stated that the Tumalog…

Binibining Cebu: The Candidates

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 08/31/2018

Ralphiela Lewis Age: 19 Town: Badian School: Medical Technology at Cebu Doctor’s University Titles: Miss Mandaue 2017, Miss Campus Face 2016, Miss Cesafi 2016 1st runner up RALPHIELA Lewis started joining pageants when she was 17 years…

No environmental permits for some resorts in Badian town

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/18/2018

  APART from illegal structures in its coastal barangays, there were some resorts in Badian town that have not secured environmental permits. Jayson Lozano, acting chief of the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO), said they…

PENRO urges resorts in Badian to comply with environmental rules

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/18/2018

The Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) found out that some resorts in Badian town, Cebu have no environmental permits. PENRO officer-in-charge Jayson Lozano said they already sent notices for beach resort owners to comply with…

Badian structures eyed for demolition

Futch Anthony Inso 07/14/2018

ABOUT 275 structures located within the foreshore and easement zone in the coastal area of Badian town are being sought for demolition by an environmental non-government organization (NGO) yesterday. “Most are residential houses and there were some…

Badian LGU: ‘Arrested canyoneering guides in drug bust are not accredited’

Jessa Mae Sotto 07/12/2018

The local government of Badian has issued a statement clarifying reports concerning the two local guides who were arrested in a buy-bust operation last July 7. The statemen reads that the arrested 31-year-old Jejomar Divinagracia from Compostela,…

Two arrested in Badian drug bust

Benjie B. Talisic 07/07/2018

Two canyoneering guides were arrested during a drug bust operation in Barangay Matutinao, Badian town on July 6. Police identified the suspects as Jejomar Divinagracia, 31; and James Greaves, 30, who were arrested by operatives of the…

Badian officials told to work with Alegria on river cleanup

06/21/2018

Cebu Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale called on tourism stakeholders in Badian town to consult with their counterparts in Alegria town for their proposed one week closure of the Matutinao River. The river will be closed to the…

Badian council to temporarily close canyoneering route for cleanup drive

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/19/2018

The Municipal Council of Badian has ordered a seven-day closure of the town’s entire canyoneering route in August to pave the way for a cleanup drive. In a post on his official Facebook page, Councilor Mark Andrew…

Man arrested for trying to bribe police in Badian

Raul Constantine Tabanao 02/28/2018

An illegal logger was arrested after he tried to bribe the chief of police in Badian in exchange for the release of his cohorts and their cargo trucks. Joel Legara, 46, from Barangay Montañeza in Malabuyoc was…

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