Agaton claims 1 in Cebu province

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Tropical Depression Agaton (international name: Megi) has claimed the life of a 52-year-old man from San Francisco town in Camotes Island. Police from San Francisco confirmed that a man died in their town…

Camotes under Storm Signal No. 2

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More areas are now placed under Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal (TCWS) No. 2 as Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai) gained strength before making its first landfall. The state weather bureau declared TCWS No.…

Pilar defies DILG, to open cemeteries on Nov. 1 and 2

Futch Anthony Inso 10/28/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Cemeteries in the municipality of Pilar will stay open during the observance of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day on November 1 and 2, 2021, respectively. This was based on the Local…

Frasco: We have secured the necessary permits and approval prior to Camotes Islands’ event

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/20/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Cebu Fifth District Representative Vincent Franco “Duke” Frasco has broken his silence following reports of alleged violation of health and safety protocols during the event held in Camotes Islands on July 10,…

PADS to hold Dragon Boat Exhibition Race in Tudela 

Glendale G. Rosal 05/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—- The Philippine Accessible Disability Services, Inc. or PADS will help turn the Municipality of Tudela in Camotes group of islands into Cebu’s newest sports tourism destination by staging the first Tudela Dragon Boat Exhibition…

Poro barangay exchanges plastic bottles with food in ECOmmunity pantry

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A barangay in Poro town, Camotes Islands, Cebu has taken the community pantry concept to the next level. Barangay Esperanza has opened an ECOmmunity pantry that would provide food for those who need…

Camotes Islands, E. Visayas under Signal No. 1 for #BisingPH

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The provinces in Eastern Visayas including some portions of Central Visayas such as the Camotes Islands in Cebu remains under Signal Number 1 for the incoming typhoon Bising as of 11 a.m. today,…

CPPO implements strict helmet policy in Camotes

Alven Marie A. Timtim 02/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Wear your helmets or go to jail. This was the warning issued by Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) chief, Police Colonel Roderick Mariano, to motorists plying the Camotes Islands which is now put…

Candidacy of nabbed San Francisco officials won’t be affected, says Comelec

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/04/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – The arrest of the two top elected officials in San Francisco town in Camotes Island due to illegal possession of firearms and explosive may not affect their candidacy in the May 2019…

Wage board approves P13 hike for Central Visayas employees

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/13/2017

The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB-7) approved on Monday afternoon the P13 wage hike covering the Central Visayas region. Joe Tumungha, coordinator of Nagkaisa and a member of RTWPB-7, said they will send the approved…

Two ‘underperforming’ Cebu municipal police station chiefs relieved

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 12/15/2016

Two more municipal police chiefs in the province of Cebu were relieved from their posts and replaced by two police officers who happened to be married to each other. Senior Supt. Eric Noble, director of the Cebu…

Inmate runs amok, killed in Camotes

Apple Ta-as 05/03/2016

A 32-year-old detainee was killed after he threatened the life of a fellow inmate inside the San Francisco detention cell in Camotes Islands last Monday. Jhovan Mark Tubo of Surigao City, according to the police, ran amok…

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