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…

311 passengers rescued after vessel bound for Camotes Island port ran aground

Alven Marie Timtim 10/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A total of 311 passengers were brought to safety after the vessel which they boarded for the Consuelo port in San Francisco town in Camotes Island ran aground shortly before reaching its destination.…

PCG-7 calls for dialogue with shipping companies to raise safety concerns

Alven Marie Timtim 08/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Wanting to address concerns on the safety of sea travels in the region, the Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas has called for a dialogue with shipping companies on Monday, September 2, to…

PHOTO GALLERY: Hundreds left stranded at the ports of Cebu City

Gerard Vincent Francisco 08/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Hundreds of passengers were left stranded at the different ports in Cebu City following the cancellation of sea travels bound for the provinces of Bohol and Leyte this morning. The Cebu Port Authority…

Danao Sea Accident: Six wheeler truck falls into sea

Alven Marie Timtim and Benjie Talisic 07/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A truckload of corn grits fell into the waters of the Danao City port in northern Cebu at around 5:30 p.m. on Monday, July 15. A report by the Philippine Coast Guard in…

Medical mission benefits Camotes Island teachers

PR 06/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – After hosting a series of breast cancer awareness fora called Project Pink, City Savings Bank, Inc. (CitySavings) went beyond raising awareness by making actual health services accessible to teachers through a medical mission…

Camotes: Cebu’s island getaway you wouldn’t want to miss

Immae Lachica 06/01/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—  Indulge in an island life experience and get up close with nature in the island of Camotes. Camotes Island is the sweet island getaway you would not want to miss. There are several ways…

Nograles cites low completion rate of Yolanda housing construction in Cebu

Irene R. Sino Cruz 05/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles on Thursday disclosed that there was a low completion rate for the Yolanda housing construction in Cebu. This holds true specifically in Camotes Island where not even one housing unit…

Four-year-old boy’s welcome remarks goes viral

Immae Lachica 04/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For his eloquent delivery of the school ceremony’s welcome remarks, a four-year-old boy from San Francisco, Camotes Island has earned the praises of people in the online sphere.  A video of  Jarred Lorenz…

Arquillano brothers’ camp: Search warrant and its implementation were invalid

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/06/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Was the implementation of the search warrant valid? This was the question raised by the camp of the Arquillano brothers now that they are formally charged for illegal possession of firearms and explosive…

Magpale wishes ‘fair and just’ trial, treatment for Arquillano brothers

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Vice Governor and gubernatorial candidate Agnes Magpale said that she wished a ‘fair and just’ trial would be granted on the two top officials of San Francisco town in Camotes Island who…

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