Hour-long cave trip turns into 18-day ordeal

AP 07/14/2018

RESCUED THAI BOYS Chiang Rai, Thailand — The boys meant to explore the cave for just an hour, a casual jaunt to relax after soccer practice, but the waters rose. The teammates climbed higher, using their hands…

Thai cave rescue site to become a museum

AFP 07/12/2018

Rescuers who pulled a young Thai football team from deep inside a flooded cave were dismantling their worksite Thursday, as plans emerged to turn the spot into a museum in tribute to the daring operation. At least…

Operation to rescue Thai boys in flooded cave starts

AP 07/08/2018

Mae sai, Thailand (AP) — The operation has begun to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach who will need to dive out of the flooded Thai cave where they have been trapped for more than two…

Our Lady of Guadalupe’s Langob Shrine: A cave to calm the heart, heal the soul

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 05/20/2017

Amid Cebu City’s fast-paced lifestyle, one would never imagine there is still a place so close to the urban center that allows one to commune with nature. Until you get to this cave in the heart of…

Cave near first bridge eyed as tourist attraction

Marc Eric Cosep 08/17/2015

For decades, a cave near the foot of the first Mandaue-Mactan bridge served as a place of worship of a religious group named God’s Doctrine church. Although the cave has been abandoned for years, remnants of religious…

Pinamungajan town refreshes with sea, caves, falls and Cebu’s first wave pool

Doris C. Bongcac 04/07/2015

MAKING WAVES In one town in southwest Cebu, a summer outing can bring you to a white sand islet, a river trek to caves and end up staying overnight in Cebu’s first resort wave pool. As a…

Labella backs ordinance declaring Buhisan caves a heritage site

Nestle L. Semilla 03/20/2015

An ordinance to declare natural caves in barangay Buhisan, Cebu City as a cultural and historical site is being lobbied by Cebu City Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella who visited the area yesterday. Labella said he wants the…

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