Processor to buy coconuts from Camotes farmers

04/17/2016

PROCESSED fruit producer and exporter Profood International Corp. has signed agreements for the purchase of coconuts from farmers in Camotes Islands. Mayor Erwin Yu of Tudela town said 13 farmers from Barangays Calmante, General and Villahermosa have…

Man caught with guns in Camotes

Apple Ta-as 04/13/2016

San Francisco police stopped a man on a motorcycle, who openly carried a .22 caliber air rifle, and found more guns hidden in the motorcycle’s compartment in Barangay Himesulan, San Francisco town, Camotes Islands last Tuesday. PO3…

Cops gather more evidence vs Poro chief’s killers

Apple Ta-as 04/12/2016

MORE than a week after the death of Poro town police chief, the Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) is still gathering more evidence before filing murder charges against the two men who ambushed the police officer in…

Poro police chief killed in afternoon ambush

Apple Ta-as, Jhunnex Napallacan, Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/04/2016

The chief of police in Poro, Camotes Islands was killed in an ambush at 4:45 p.m. on Monday. Senior Insp. Jonas  Tahanlangit died from a gunshot wound on the neck and left shoulder, said Cebu Provincial Police…

Woman survived by clinging to buoy; 3rd diver found dead

Jhunnex Napallacan, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Norman V. Mendoza 07/09/2015

A fisherman found female Korean diver Kim Eun clinging to a buoy near San Francisco town in Camotes Islands about two days after she and two other Korean divers went missing in Punta Engaño, Mactan. Korean Consul…

KOREAN DIVERS FOUND ALIVE

Jhunnex Napallacan, Norman V. Mendoza 07/08/2015

One still missing; two divers found drifting near Camotes Two of the three Korean divers who went missing off Punta Engaño, Lapu-Lapu City last Sunday were found alive near the shores of barangay Himensulan, San Francisco town…

Task force eyed to boost Danao-Camotes tourism

Victor Anthony V. Silva 07/07/2015

A proposed ordinance seeks to create a task force that will coordinate efforts to boost tourism in Danao City and Camotes Islands. Provincial Board Member Ivy Remedios Durano-Meca, proponent, said the task force will be able to…

Magpale: Suroy-Suroy program has separate budget

Melissa Q. Cabahug 06/13/2015

Cebu Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale yesterday defended the Suroy-Suroy Sugbo countryside tours as a cost-effective way of promoting the province as a tourist destination. She said the rural tourism program has  been made permanent in a 2012…

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