7 fishermen from Bantayan missing after fishing, cargo vessels collide in Palawan

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Coast Guard officers continue to search for the seven missing fishermen from Bantayan Island after their fishing vessel collided with a cargo ship off the seas of Palawan on Saturday, May 28. As…

Leni, Kiko hit north Cebu for 2nd visit in PH’s vote rich province

Morexette Marie Erram 04/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With only 18 days left before the May 9 polls, the tandem of Vice President Leni Robredo and Senator Kiko Pangilinan made the rounds in Cebu again on Thursday, April 21. Robredo and…

LOOK: Leni-Kiko tandem visits Bantayan in Cebu

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 04/21/2022

CEBU, Philippines –Presidential candidate Vice President Leni Robredo and vice presidential candidate Senator Kiko Pangilinan have returned to Cebu on Thursday morning, April 21, 2022. Robredo and Pangilinan, together with their slate, first visited Bantayan Island early Thursday…

Only estimated 1K tourists visited Bantayan Is. for Holy Week — CPPO chief

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Tropical Depression Agaton was one of the factors why there were only a thousand tourists visiting Bantayan Island for this year’s Holy Week. Unlike the pre-pandemic days where several thousands would usually visit…

Here’s an important reminder for all beachgoers this summer!

Immae Lachica 03/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Leave no trace behind!  Ka-Siloy and Bantayan Island-native Don Mateo Saagundo II is sending this reminder to all those who are planning to visit the island to enjoy its white sand beaches this summer. Saagundo…

Motorbanca springs a leak off the coast of Santa Fe; four rescued

Mae Fhel Gom-os 11/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Four passengers were rescued including a senior citizen from a motorbanca, which sprang a leak at its freeboard or the area between the water line and the top of the side of the…

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…

Garcia to ERC: Address power supply woes in Bantayan Island

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/23/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — To address the long-time energy supply problem in Bantayan Island, Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia urged the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to issue a Provisional Authority to Operate to the new power generator…

City of Bogo to penalize violators of Kalag-Kalag regulations

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/21/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The City of Bogo in northern Cebu will penalize those who will be caught violating their cemetery regulations for Kalag-Kalag 2021. In an advisory posted on its Facebook page, the local government unit…

Over 3k residents in Bantayan Is. got COVID vaccine jab

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – In an effort to expedite the safe reopening of the tourism industry, more than 3,000 residents in Bantayan Island were jabbed with the COVID-19 vaccines. The government and private sector conducted a two-day…

Bantayan’s Top 1 most wanted person for rape arrested

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 25-year-old man accused of rape was arrested by virtue of a warrant of arrest in Purok Mauswagon 2, Barangay Kabac in Bantayan Island at around 8 p.m. on Thursday, September 23, 2021.…

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