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…

Over 500 students in Camotes Island benefit from Frasco’s scholarship program

Doris C. Bongcac 07/05/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – More than 500 students coming from the four municipalities in Camotes Island received assistance from fifth district Rep. Vincent Franco “Duke” Frasco. “The distribution of scholarships was delayed since March due to the…

PCG Camotes donates relief goods to residents of island

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) personnel are considered frontliners in the war against the deadly Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) along with health workers, the police, government workers, and others. And these PCG Central Visayas…

Viral video shows boy’s rosary praying skills

Immae Lachica 03/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Can you remember at what age you started memorizing prayers or have that “rosary praying” skill?  Maybe to some they can remember memorizing it when they started going to school. But  this young boy…

CODI awaits Camotes doctor blamed for baby’s death 

Rosalie Abatayo 01/07/2020

CAMOTES ISLAND, Cebu — A full scale investigation will be launched by the Capitol’s Committee of Discipline and Investigation (CODI) on the alleged negligence of a doctor assigned at the Camotes District Hospital which resulted in the…

Napocor promises to help upgrade Camotes Island’s power distribution lines

Rosalie Abatayo 12/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It’s been 28 years since power distribution lines in Camotes Island were installed.  These lines never experienced any upgrade since. The presence of an already outdated single-phase distribution line is blamed for rotational…

Signal No. 3 raised over Camotes as Ursula intensifies into a typhoon

Rosalie Abatayo 12/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The four towns of Camotes Island are now under Storm Signal Number 3, the state weather bureau said in its 2 p.m. severe weather bulletin on Tuesday, December 24. This happened as Ursula…

Capitol, MCIAA start talks on planned improvement of Camotes Island airstrip

Rosalie O. Abatayo 11/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Government and the Mactan Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) have already started talks on the planned upgrade of the airstrip on Camotes Island. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said that the development…

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