Malacañang team to visit Bantayan Island

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/27/2018

OFFICIALS from the Office of Cabinet Secretary Leonicio Evasco Jr. will be visiting Bantayan Island next month to assess the island’s need for a development masterplan amid the growing tourism-related development in the area. Provincial Board (PB)…

Masbate Gov’t insist they own La Manok island

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/22/2018

The municipal council of Esperanza town in Masbate passed a resolution urging Daanbantayan and the Cebu provincial government to stop claiming jurisdiction over La Manok islet. Esperanza Vice Mayor Ramon Diamos said they will continue to assert…

Tommy O criticizes nephew over voting against Kawit Island JVA

Morexette B. Erram 05/12/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is not yet done on criticizing council members from the opposition Barug Team Rama party. Opposition councilors junked the resolution that would have authorized the mayor into signing a joint venture agreement…

Malapascua Island is well maintained – stakeholders

Jessa Sotto 04/09/2018

Stakeholders of the renowned Malapascua Island, an island off Daanbantayan town in northern Cebu remain confident that the area is well maintained and does not need any rehabilitation. Malapascua is famous for its at least 21 diving…

SUMILON ISLAND TO CLOSE FOR A WEEK

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Morexette Erram 04/07/2018

Surrounded by crystal-clear seawater and boasts a powdery-fine, white shore, Sumilon Island has been touted as the “little Boracay” in Cebu and a haven for tourists visiting Cebu. Local officials of Oslob town, to which Sumilon belongs,…

ISLAND GARBAGE

MAO BA? 04/01/2018

The sight of trash littering the shoreline of Sta. Fe, Bantayan Island, Cebu despite reminders to visitors to properly dispose of their garbage angered netizens. Jun Jimenez Tariman commented, “They’re all Cebuanos who are mostly katkat and…

Council to scrutinize P18-B Kawit Island project

Nestle L. Semilla 03/06/2018

THE Cebu City Council created an ad hoc committee that will scrutinize the P18-billion development project for Kawit Island in the South Road Properties (SRP) that is proposed to be undertaken the city government and the development…

MAO BA?

MAO BA? 01/23/2018

ISLAND TRAVEL OPTION Not a few travel enthusiasts were excited to learn that Air Juan opened its seaplane terminal at the South Road Properties (SRP). A netizen named Van Blantez wrote: “Tan.awa kuya Fred. OMG may tang…

10 motorized boats ferry stranded passengers to Olango Island

Norman V. Mendoza 01/05/2018

Hundreds of passengers, who were stranded since Thursday (Jan. 4, 2018) at the Hilton wharf in Barangay Punta Engaño and Angasil wharf in Barangay Mactan in Lapu-Lapu City, were able to cross the Hilutungan Channel to Olango…

Team Parilla earns title of 17th Island Tee golf

PR 11/13/2017

The team of Maj. Gen. Nick Parilla bagged the coveted overall crown of the recent 17th Island Tee Sunday at the Mactan Island Golf Club in Lapu-Lapu City. Parilla, commander of the Mactan-based Air Mobility Command, combined…

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