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Mactan car collision injures 5 college students, 2 others


  STALLED motorists passing through Barangay Pusok, Lapu-Lapu City had to make a double take upon reaching an area near the Mactan Export Processing Zone (MEPZ I) at around 2 p.m., Sunday. On the road were two badly damaged vehicles, a silver Honda Sedan and a gray Toyota Innova, that figured in a head on […]

Posted: March 19th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Argao teacher dies in bike collision


A 36-year-old schoolteacher died after his bike collided with another motorbike along the national road of Barangay Lamacan, Argao town, southern Cebu on Friday evening. Jague Jun Jaca, married, of Barangay Talaga, Argao, and a teacher of Argao National High School succumbed to severe body and head injuries while being treated at the South General […]

Posted: February 25th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Coast Guard starts probe on Saturday’s collision


THE Philippine Coast Guard-Cebu station said it will start the marine casualty investigation on last Saturday evening’s collision along Mactan Channel that injured 49 persons. PCG-Cebu Station commander Dionlett Ampil said they already finished consolidating the documents of the persons involved in the incident. “Wala tayong sinisisi sa nangyari. Ang gagawin sa investigation is kung […]

Posted: February 22nd, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

MARINA suspends operation of 3 vessels involved in Saturday’s collision


CEBU CITY–The Maritime Industry Authority in Central Visayas (Marina-7) has grounded the three vessels involved in the mishap that left 58 passengers wounded on Saturday. MV St. Braquiel of 2Go Shipping, SMC Barge No. 8 of San Miguel Corp. and tugboat Matatag of Philmarine Service Corp. (PSC) were no longer allowed to sail pending results […]

Posted: February 20th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »


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MV ST. BRAQUIEL-SMC BARGE 8 COLLISION The Cebu Station of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has still to determine who was at fault in Saturday night’s sea mishap along Mactan Channel that injured 49 persons, amid claims that one of the two vessels involved in the incident traversed the channel without its lights on. John […]

Posted: February 19th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »


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A loud thud and confusion followed What was supposed to be a relaxing 3-hour sea trip through a fastcraft from Ormoc to Cebu City turned out to be a harrowing experience for its 90 passengers as the vessel collided with a barge along the Mactan channel late Saturday evening. France Osalla, a 27-year-old Zumba instructor, […]

Posted: February 19th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

PCG asks ship skippers in Mactan Channel mishap to submit marine protest in 24 hours


The skippers of the two shipping companies involved in a sea mishap along Mactan Channel have been directed by the Philippine Coast Guard Cebu Station (PCG Cebu) to submit their respective marine protest within 24 hours. Commander Dionlett Ampil of PCG Cebu said he will also set this week a meeting with the ship captains […]

Posted: February 19th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

4 injured as two vessels collide off Mactan Channel


A fastcraft collided with a barge at the Mactan Channel near the Mandaue-Mactan Bridge on Saturday evening. Seaman 2 Joeford Dolino of the Philippine Coast Guard Cebu Station said they received the report at 10:10 p.m. “We immediately sent a team to the area. Now, the Supercat vessel is now being towed to Pier 4 […]

Posted: February 18th, 2017 in Uncategorized | Read More »

One dead in highway collision


ONE person died while two others were injured in a road collision that occurred along the highway at Sitio Kalubihan, Barangay Don Pedro in Bogo City at 2 a.m. yesterday. Police identified the fatality as 19-year-old Gerry Otid of Barangay Lamintak Sur, Medellin town. Otid died after celebrating his birthday the day before. Otid’s companions […]

Posted: January 21st, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

One dead, another in critical condition in Danao collision

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A tricyle driver died while one of his passengers is in critical condition after the tricycle they were riding collided with a bus in Sitio Pagutlan Barangay Maslog, Danao City at 6 a.m. on Saturday. Three others were also injured. Based on initial investigation by traffic investigator PO1 Joseph Aledon, the Ceres bus driven by Numeriano […]

Posted: December 17th, 2016 in Breaking | Read More »