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Government troops have surrounded a coastal village on Olango Island, 6.4 kilometers from Lapu-Lapu City on Mactan Island, after a resident claimed to have seen two armed men in the area past 2 p.m. on Thursday. When police responded to the place, they heard successive loud bursts believed to have come from long firearms at […]

Posted: April 20th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

Bancas with sacks of ‘samong’ held off Olango Island


  Three large motorized bancas were held by authorities on suspicion that they transported prohibited species of sea shells from Palawan. The three bancas docked in Brgy. Tinggo in Olango Island, Lapu-lapu City last Friday, said the officer-in-charge of Coast Guard-Olango, who asked not to be named. Upon inspection by the Naval Forces Central and […]

Posted: July 10th, 2015 in Environment | Read More »