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…

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…

Tours in southern Cebu suspended due to ‘Vinta’

Morexette B. Erram 12/22/2017

The Provincial Tourism Office (PTO) has suspended all tourism activities in the south, from towns of Moalboal to Santander as Tropical Storm Vinta is expected to barrel the Visayas region today. Recent data from the Provincial Disaster…

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…

STRANDED IN CEBU

DORIS BONGCAC, Doris Mae C. Mondragon, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Steffi Kyle Nolido 12/14/2017

  Hundreds of passengers bound for Cebu’s northern tip and its neighboring island-provinces were left stranded after small seacrafts were prevented from leaving the ports of Cebu yesterday amid foul weather spawned by Tropical Storm Urduja. The…

‘Urduja’ intensifies, leaves 300 passengers stranded in Cebu

Morexette B. Erram 12/14/2017

  Close to 300 individuals were left stranded from several ports in Cebu province due to rough seas present in the Visayas region brought by Tropical Storm Urduja. Data from the Philippine Coast Guard – Cebu Station…

Bus operators allowed to pick up stranded commuters

Morexette B. Erram 12/02/2017

    Private bus operators were issued special permits to service routes outside of their own by the regional Land Transportation Franchising Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7). Regional LTFRB-7 Director Ahmed Cuizon requested traffic enforcers in…

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