Tudela chief exec: Close contacts refuse to admit experiencing COVID-19 symptoms

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/28/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The mayor of Tudela town in Camotes Island said there are individuals believed to be experiencing COVID-19 symptoms in a sitio who allegedly refused to admit to health personnel their condition. These…

PRO-7 awaits result of Camotes Island beach party investigation

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/19/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The top official of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) said he will wait for the result of the investigation conducted by the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) on a beach…

Police to probe Camotes party; gov says complaint ‘politically motivated’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Local police here are told to investigate if health and quarantine protocols were violated during a beach party that took place in Camotes Island last July 10, and which was attended by several…

P265M budget for Camotes Airport secured

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Construction of the Camotes Airport could start soon. Local officials here recently announced that the national government already released the initial budget for the airport project amounting to P265 million. Cebu 5th District…

Danao cycling team’s Yaoyao, Carcueva rule Tudela mountain bike race

Glendale G. Rosal 05/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Danao Cycling team’s Shagne Yaoyao and Jonel Carcueva of Team Go For Gold ruled the Tudela MTB Circuit Race Year 2 in Tudela town, Camotes Island last Sunday, May 16, 2021.  Yaoyao dominated the…

Bodies of 2 men found in waters of San Francisco town, Camotes Island

Paul Lauro 04/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Authorities already recovered the bodies of two men who were reported to have gone missing after they drowned in the waters of Purok Canlusong in Barangay San Isidro in San Francisco town, Camotes…

Close to 100 passengers stranded in Danao City ports

Doris C. Bongcac 04/18/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Close to a hundred individuals were left stranded at the different ports in Danao City following the suspension of sea travels on Saturday, April 17. The City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office…

Dog makes cameo on prenup shoot in Camotes Cebu

Immae Lachica 03/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Dogs are simply the best. These kind-hearted animals do not just make us feel loved and safe, but they too, most of the time, bring laughter to our lives. Just like this simple video…

In Photos: 60 individuals stranded at Danao City port

Doris C. Bongcac 01/13/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – At least 60 individuals were left stranded following the cancellation of sea trips from the port in Barangay Poblacion in Danao City to Camotes Island. Shipping companies opted to cancel their trips scheduled…

In Photos: TD Tonyo leaves 84 individuals stranded at Danao City port

Doris C. Bongcac 11/08/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The cancellation of sea travels from the Danao City port to Camotes Island as a result of tropical depression “Tonyo” has left 84 individuals stranded at the port in Barangay Poblacion Saturday night,…

Bill seeking to lift Camotes forest reserve declaration now in Senate

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A proposed bill lifting the forest reserve declaration on the Camotes Group of Islands is now within the purview of the Senate. In a news release from the Cebu Capitol, Fifth District Representative…

PCG-7 rescues 4 men from capsized boat, reminds fishers to be vigilant about weather

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Fishermen and owners of motor boats are encouraged to be vigilant about the erratic weather conditions when they set out to sea. Commander Alvin Dalagea, Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas spokesperson, gave…

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