Zero waste targeted in Santa Fe

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/11/2018

With hands on his waist and a pile of garbage sitting in front of him, 51-year-old restaurateur Lyndon Tancino watched as two men, on board a motorcycle, approached him. The motorcycle had a make-shift platform where two…

GARBAGE WOES

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/31/2018

Unless they want Santa Fe’s famous white beaches to be closed down like Boracay Island, Mayor Jose Esgana advised resort owners, tourists and citizens to strictly adhere to environmental laws on proper waste disposal. “If the national government…

Santa Fe authorities warn tourists obstructing shoreline

Morexette Erram 03/29/2018

  “Keep the shoreline clean and free from any obstruction.” This was the warning given by government and police authorities to thousands of tourists who are now in Santa Fe town, Bantayan Island this Holy Week. Santa…

Santa Fe to host top notch v’ball events this weekend

Ray Charlie Diaz 03/08/2018

THE QUIET town of Santa Fe on Bantayan Island will host two huge volleyball events this weekend. The pristine shoreline of the Beach Placid Resort will be the venue for the Beach Volleyball Republic (BVR) Tour Cebu…

“I Found My Heart in Santa Fe’ showcases the island’s beauty and talents

Michelle Joy Padayhag 09/13/2017

CEBUANOS once again shine in the world of film and acting. Film director Bona Fajardo was impressed with the performance of local artists who are part of his new film “I Found My Heart in Santa Fe,”…

Seven arrested for illegal fishing in Bantayan Island

Winston P. Ensomo 09/07/2017

Seven fishermen were arrested for illegally fishing off the coast of Santa Fe town in Bantayan Island. Ricky Batiancila, Rene Batiancila, Bernardo demera, Samuel Capangpangan, Edgardo Gimenez, Bryan Derder and Castor Coyoca were spotted fishing in the…

Police arrest US Navy retiree for checking in with minors in Sta. Fe resort

05/18/2017

CEBU CITY–A 40-year-old former American serviceman was was arrested on Wednesday night after checking in with two teenaged sisters at a beach resort in Barangay Talisay, Sta. Fe town on Bantayan Island, northern Cebu. Jason Stone, a…

1,700 stranded in Cebu

Inquirer, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 04/15/2017

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,…

‘The Pieta’ keeps family together

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 04/15/2017

Keeping the family tradition during the Holy Week holds their family together. During the Holy Week, the heirs of Perfecto Mabugat Sr. and Amalia Juarez are reunited in Barangay Poblacion, Bantayan town in northern Cebu to prepare…

Isla Music fest guests, organizers told: Keep trash or get penalized

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 04/15/2017

SANTA Fe town officials are warning guests and organizers of the Isla Music Festival 2017 to keep their trash. “Clean as you stay and clean as you go,” said Santa Fe Mayor Jose Esgana after empty bottles…

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