Capitol inaugurates P140-million road projects in 4th district

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Capitol inaugurated several road and other infrastructure projects with a combined worth of over P140 million in the fourth district. Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, together with key Capitol officials and Board Members,…

COA tells Bantayan to secure ECC, water permits for desalination plant

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Audit (COA) has flagged the P21-million desalination plant being constructed in Bantayan town, northern Cebu. The state auditing body instructed the local government of Bantayan to secure Environmental Compliance Certificate…

DILG Cebu turns over evacuation center to LGU Bantayan

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) in Cebu Province turned over on Friday, July 8, a newly constructed evacuation center worth P9.2 million to the local government of Bantayan in Bantayan…

Bantayan, Camotes islands new tourism master plans set to be implemented

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) and the Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (OPAV) are preparing to launch the recently completed Tourism Development Plans for the islands of…

Lagoon Balidbid: A new paradise in Bantayan Island, Cebu

Immae Lachica 04/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Are you planning to go back to Bantayan Island in northern Cebu anytime soon?  If you are, you might want to check out this beautiful spot in Barangay Baigad.   It’s called the Lagoon Balidbid.…

Deanna Wong plays frisbee with fellow volleybelles in Bantayan Island

Doris Mondragon - Social Media Specialist 04/25/2022

CEBU, Philippines— Cebuana volleyball star Deanna Wong was seen in Bantayan Island in Cebu over the weekend. Photos of Wong were uploaded by photographer Jayr Yuson on Facebook. Yuson said in his post that he took the…

Bantayan eyes return of Holy Week activities

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The local government of Bantayan is hoping that they can resume holding religious activities and other Lenten traditions, two years since the pandemic hit.  Mayor Arthur Despi announced that the municipal government has…

Seawater desalination plant in Bantayan completed

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Residents in Bantayan town in northern Cebu now have an additional source of fresh water supply. The local government of Bantayan announced the construction of its seawater desalination plant in Barangay Luyongbaybay has…

Bantayan ditches face shield requirement

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More and more localities here in Cebu are ditching face shields as a requirement for individuals visiting public places. The municipality of Bantayan in northern Cebu joined the list of local governments that…

Capitol inaugurates P104M infra projects in Bantayan

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Government on Wednesday, November 10 inaugurated various infrastructure projects in Bantayan Island worth approximately P104 million. Officials led by Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia were present during the whole-day inauguration ceremonies which…

Bantayan has new supplier of electricity

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Bantayan Island has a new source of electricity. Local government officials in Cebu and executives from Vivant Energy Corp. on Wednesday, November 10 inaugurated the Isla Norte Energy Corp. (INEC) power plant in…

7 arrested for tigbakay in island brgy of Lipayran in Bantayan town

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Around 50 men were said to have gathered in an open area in Sitio Tabok in the island barangay of Lipayran in Bantayan town on Saturday afternoon, August 28, for tigbakay. But only…

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