62 sea vessels cancel trips; hundreds wait in Cebu ports

Nestle L. Semilla 12/16/2017

STORM URDUJA’S EFFECTS Sixty-two passenger vessels remained at port as of 6 p.m. on Saturday, stranding hundreds of passengers in different ports in Cebu as sea trips were canceled because of tropical storm “Urduja.” These passenger vessels…

Osmeña cancels aid to Ormoc, Surigao

Inna Gian Mejia, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/14/2017

For showing “disinterest” in getting the aid, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said he will be canceling at least P12 million worth of assistance program to the earthquake-stricken areas of Ormoc City and a town in Surigao…

Tomas confident Duterte won’t cancel BRT for LRT

Inna Gian Mejia 07/13/2017

CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is confident that President Rodrigo Duterte won’t heed a request by Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Michael Dino to cancel the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project in favor of the Light Railway…

Why cancel the BRT?

Editorial 07/05/2017

In calling for a review, not the cancellation of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project, some 45 barangay officials of Cebu City said they were not consulted by the project management office. The 45 barangay officials signed…

South Koreans cancel trips to Bohol

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/18/2017

  FOLLOWING the special travel advisory issued by the Korean Consulate in Cebu, tour bookings to Bohol have been canceled by Korean tourists supposed to visit the island. An official from the Korean Tour Agencies Association (KOTAA)…

Koreans urged to cancel trips to Bohol 

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/17/2017

CEBU CITY–The Korean Consulate in Cebu has issued a special travel advisory, urging their nationals to cancel or postpone their trips to Bohol from April 13 to 23. “Judging that public insecurity caused by the infiltration of…

8 vessels cancel trips out of Cebu over gale warning

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/16/2017

Eight inter-island vessels cancel their trips out of Cebu on Thursday morning due to the gale warning hoisted over the area. Apprentice Gerald Medina of Philippine Coast Guards (PCG) in Cebu said the vessels that cancelled their…

Alarmed over drug-related killings, James Taylor cancels Manila concert

Apple Ta-as 12/21/2016

GRAMMY award-winning singer James Taylor is making a stand against the Philippines’ war on drugs, announcing the cancellation of his February 2017 concert in Manila. On his Facebook post, James said that though his work is not…

Air Supply postpones Cebu and Manila concerts

Apple Ta-as 12/04/2016

FILIPINO fans of Air Supply would have to wait three more months to see the 1980s Australian soft rock duo to perform live, as they have announced the postponement of their concerts, both in Cebu and Manila…

MAO BA?

Editorial 12/04/2016

NEW CABBIE A passenger asked the taxi driver to take her to a local mall in Cebu City. While the driver was polite, he reminded the passenger that he’s new to the city and would appreciate it…

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