Passengers stranded in Cebu ports due to strong waves

Jessa Mae Sotto 08/13/2018

Huge waves has left at least 650 passengers bound for the neighboring province of Bohol stranded at the ports of Cebu. This after the captains of at least three fastcrafts from Cebu City that are bound for…

Hundreds left stranded in Bohol

Inquirer.net 08/04/2018

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol – Boat trips from Bohol to Cebu and Negros Oriental have been cancelled on Saturday morning due to high swells and strong winds. Although no gale warning was issued by the state weather agency…

Indonesia in rescue bid for 500 hikers stranded after quake

AFP 07/30/2018

INDONESIA mounted a rescue operation Monday to reach more than 500 hikers and guides stranded by landslides on an active volcano on Lombok, a day after a powerful earthquake struck the holiday island. Helicopters and search teams…

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…

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