Long wait, hope for stranded bus passengers at CSBT

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/19/2018

Passengers at the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) have to wait for at least two hours before they could board the buses. Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) manager Joey Herrera said that some buses are being used…

Passengers stranded because of rough seas

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 03/25/2018

Nearly 300 passengers were stranded at Cebu ports on Sunday after some shipping companies canceled their trips because of the rough seas. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa Mactan), issued a gale warning for…

292 passengers stranded due to rough waters

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 03/25/2018

At least 292 passengers were stranded in some ports in Cebu due to rough sea conditions. Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Cebu station (SN2) officer Renz Mendoza said a gale warning issued by the state weather bureau Pagasa…

No stranded commuters in Piston rally

Nestle L. Semilla and Correspondent Benjie Talisic 03/19/2018

ABOUT 60 members of the militant transport group Piston held a rally yesterday to denounce anew the government’s mass transport modernization program but commuters weren’t stranded on the streets this time. Cebu City Hall had buses on…

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…