No fish story: Michael Jordan’s boat nabs 442-pound marlin

06/10/2020

Apparently, Michael Jordan is pretty good at fishing, too. The six-time NBA champion and the crew of his 80-foot fishing boat named “Catch 23” hauled in a 442.3-pound blue marlin on Tuesday at the Big Rock Blue…

‘We are on the same boat’  – Pope Francis

ATTY. DENNIS R. GORECHO 03/31/2020

  The current global coronavirus epidemic is a reminder that we are sailing on the same boat — a spiritual voyage regardless of one’s nationality, race, age or social status. The sea of life can be quite calm,…

PADS to compete in Under 24 category in dragon boat competition in Thailand

Mars G. Alison 08/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Accessible Disability Services, Inc. (PADS) Dragonboat Racing Team will be put to an acid test as they begin their history-making campaign this weekend, August 23 and 24, in the ongoing 14th…

Palace: China rejects third party probe on sinking of Filipino boat

07/01/2019

MANILA, Philippines — China has refused a third party investigation on the June 9 sinking of a Filipino boat at Recto Bank in the West Philippine Sea. “China does not want a third party,” Presidential Spokesperson Salvador…

Sotto: Philippine boat not sunk by Chinese vessel

06/24/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III believes that the Philippine fishing boat “was not sunk” by a Chinese vessel. On Monday, Sotto shared a Coast Guard expert’s opinion on the June 9 incident where…

Hontiveros: Energy chief’s remark on sinking of PH boat ‘insensitive’

06/18/2019

  MANILA, Philippines — Senator Risa Hontiveros has slammed as “insensitive” Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi’s remark dismissing as “unintentional” the ramming of a Filipino boat by a Chinese vessel at Recto (Reed) Bank in the West Philippine…

Duterte didn’t downplay ramming of Pinoys’ fishing boat – Piñol 

06/18/2019

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte did not downplay the ramming and sinking of  the boat of 22 Filipino fishermen by a Chinese vessel at Recto Bank in West Philippine Sea, but was instead “listening to all…

Mindoro mayor refutes China’s account of fishing boat incident

06/17/2019

MANILA, Philippines – San Jose, Occidental Mindoro Mayor Romulo Festin on Monday said there is no truth to the claim of China that Filipino boats besieged  and chased a Chinese vessel that rammed a fishing vessel manned…

Bantayan execs to ask Comelec to exempt town’s ambulance boat fare subsidy from poll ban

Rosalie O. Abatayo 02/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The municipal government of Bantayan will be asking the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to exempt the boat fare financial subsidy for the town ambulance carrying patients to mainland Cebu from the ban on…

P4M aid to give indigent patients in Bantayan town free boat ride to mainland Cebu hospitals

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Sick indigent patients in Bantayan town in northern Cebu, who would need to be transported by ambulance from the district hospital to a provincial hospital on mainland Cebu, would not have to worry…

URGENT FLOOD ALERT

Jessa Mae O. Sotto and Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/19/2018

TD Samuel to bring torrential rains; boat trips and flights are canceled As Tropical Depression Samuel poises for landfall, the state weather bureau issued an urgent flood alert as Cebu is expected to experience torrential rains tomorrow,…

Scavenger swims, gets boat fare for Bohol

Gerard Vincent Francisco and John Aroa 10/29/2018

With no money and no friends to help him in Cebu City, Ceferino Angco had no other way to visit his departed parents in Carmen town, Bohol province. No other way that is unless he swam the…

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