Terminals filled with stranded passengers

Morexette Marie B. Erram and Ador Vincent S. Mayol 02/13/2018

DAISY Soratos would have wanted to go home to her hometown in Iloilo after spending the weekend in Cebu City with her son. But the 48-year-old mother had to wait, as all boat trips in Cebu were…

Classes, government work suspended; passengers stranded in Cebu City due to Basyang

Benjie Talisic, Doris Mondragon, Morexette Erram, Nestle Semilla 02/13/2018

  To ensure the safety of students, especially those from mountain barangays, the Cebu City Government declared the suspension of classes in all levels, both private and public, as well as work of employees in all departments…

10 passengers injured in road mishap in Barili

Raul Constantine Tabanao 02/12/2018

Police authorities recorded 10 passengers who sustained major and minor injuries on Sunday evening after the mini-bus carrying them fell off a cliff in Barangay Sayaw, Barili town, Cebu, approximately 67 kilometers from Cebu City. Jenifer Mahigsasa,…

Passengers stranded as ports cancelled trips due to Typhoon Basyang

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 02/12/2018

At least 334 passengers were left stranded in Cebu due to the Tropical Storm Basyang. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) has issued a gale warning, leaving at least 27 passenger vessels suspended in…

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…

Stranded passengers in ports; Pagasa: Storm may affect Cebu

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Rosalie Abatayo 12/30/2017

Rough seas force shipping firms to cancel trips; 789 stranded — Coast Guard With the state weather bureau advising the public about a possible tropical depression that would possibly affect Central Visayas and Cebu on New Year’s…

Vinta grounds 30 flights, strands 200 passengers

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/22/2017

Christmas is the best time to go home especially for Filipinos who spend months working overseas for their family. So when Nerie Quiñonez, 45, learned that their 10:45 a.m. connecting flight from Cebu to Tandag City in…

More than 1K passengers stranded in Cebu ports

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 12/21/2017

The prospect of spending Christmas far from home filled Marlyn Agad with great dismay, as she heard the news that her trip to Hilongos, Leyte was cancelled yesterday as Tropical Storm Vinta made landfall. She was looking…

Six passenger vessels bound for Bohol prevented from sailing

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 12/21/2017

Six passenger vessels from Cebu bound to Bohol were prevented from sailing due to Tropical Storm Vinta. The Jerome Cayabyab, Philippine Coast Guard- Cebu (PCG-Cebu) Station Commander said the vessels were prevented from sailing after storm signal…

Cabbies told: Don’t refuse, overcharge passengers

Futch Anthony Inso, Morexette B. Erram 12/18/2017

OPLAN ISNABERO INTENSIFIED Don’t snub and overcharge your passengers, and don’t overload your taxicabs.” This was the warning of Ahmed Cuizon, Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) regional director to taxi drivers as…

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