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MAO BA?

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TAKE A BATH A BROADCASTER known for his wily sense of humor advised visitors of Bohol province who want to attend a town fiesta to always keep themselves smelling fresh and fragrant. “Aron di ka mastoryahan nga Abu Sayyaf (So you won’t be talked about as an Abu Sayyaf),” the broadcaster remarked, in reference to […]

Posted: May 2nd, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

MAO BA?

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TYPO ERRORS A reporter called up a police director to ask about the document being circulated on social media. The document contained a directive to police precincts to check on the coastal areas in their jurisdiction. While the police official confirmed the document’s authenticity, he said it was an internal memo. “But I was angry […]

Posted: April 20th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

Cebu South Bus bracing for influx of passengers returning to city

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An influx of commuters coming back to Cebu City is expected on Monday with the Holy Week now over. Joey Herrera, chief of the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT), said there would still be 65 to 70 bus trips, which is the number of recorded bus trips on a regular Monday morning at the Cebu […]

Posted: April 16th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

1,700 stranded in Cebu

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At least 1,700 passengers, 13 vessels and 45 rolling cargo vessels were left stranded in Cebu as tropical depression “Crising” moved closer to Samar during the morning of Black Saturday. One of those stranded was Melissa Degamo, who was in Barangay Poblacion in Santa Fe town on Bantayan Island in northern Cebu to visit her […]

Posted: April 15th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Passengers, crew of motorbanca rescued off Bantayan

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Eleven passengers and crew members of a motorbance were rescued on Thursday evening after strong waves caused the motorbanca to almost sink off waters of Barangay Tamiao in the town of Sta. Fe, Cebu. Based on reports from Cebu Station of Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) , motorbanca captain Roger Viojan said that he was hired […]

Posted: April 14th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

South bus terminal gears up for Holy Week

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The Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) is now preparing for the influx of passengers during the Holy Week break. Aside from putting tents and portable toilets, CSBT manager Joey Herrera said they will also install directional signages to guide passengers where to board buses and where to stay while waiting for their buses. Herrera urged […]

Posted: March 28th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Don’t dictate on commuters

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It’s been four days since the transport strike and already some of the more militant transport groups warned that they will stage more transport holidays/strikes in the future until the government gives in to their demand to recall their planned phaseout of old passenger jeepneys. More likely these transport strikes will be “lightning strikes” (pun […]

Posted: March 1st, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

Two passengers among 25 injured in accident at sea still at hospital

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TWO injured passengers of the sea accident at the Mactan Channel last Saturday evening are still recovering at a Mandaue City hospital. Medilyn Marie Delfino said that her 49-year-old mother Jocelyn underwent a leg operation on the left knee while her 61-year-old father Medardo had Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in a private hospital in Mandaue […]

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

4 injured as two vessels collide off Mactan Channel

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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 »

Gale warning strands several passengers and vessels in Cebu

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Vessels bound for Bantayan Island, northern Cebu; San Carlos City, Negros Occidental; Tubigon town, Bohol; Camotes Island, Cebu; and Ormoc City in Leyte were not allowed to sail on Tuesday following a gale warning issued by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa). Hundreds of passengers were stranded in ports across the region […]

Posted: January 17th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »