Body of unidentified man found in Mactan Channel

Norman V. Mendoza 10/14/2019

Mandaue City, Cebu—The body of a still unidentified man was found floating at the Mactan Channel past 6 a.m. on Monday morning, October 14, 2019. Police from the Hoops Dome Police Station in Lapu-Lapu City said a…

Resto offers Sugbuanon dishes and a refreshing view of Mactan Channel

Marc Cosep 05/17/2019

Mactan’s dining scene will get another boost with a new lineup of menu inspired from Cebu’s rich history and culture. At Marina Seaview, take pleasure at the restaurant’s front row view of the Mactan Channel while you…

BOC seizes P2.5M worth of smuggled motorcycles, bicycles and excavator

Ador Mayol 06/07/2018

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has seized four motorcycles, two bicycles, and an excavator with a value of at least P2.5 million in an inspection at the Cebu International Port on Thursday. Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña said…

Illegal structures to be demolished this month

Norman V. Mendoza 06/06/2018

The Lapu-Lapu City Government has started the marking of at least 3,000 structures subject for demolition. The LGU is set to demolish the illegal structures along Mactan Channel this month. Some owners have voluntarily demolished their structures.…

Big waves caused by ‘speeding’ vessels destroy three houses at Mactan Channel

Norman V. Mendoza 10/24/2017

Three houses located on the shores of Sitio Sperla, Barangay Poblacion in Lapu-Lapu City were destroyed by big waves caused by an overspeeding fastcraft at past 6 a.m. Tuesday. Lelia Rosales, 67, broke her leg while her…

Bad weather foils Macarine’s English Channel bid anew

Glendale G. Rosal 08/18/2017

FOR THE second straight year, Ingemar “Pinoy Aquaman” Macarine has called off his bid to cross the treacherous English Channel. Macarine was supposed to swim the 33-mile channel from Dover, England to Calais, France on Friday, but…

10 boats secure Mactan channel, says Coast Guard official

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 07/04/2017

WITH nearly 5,000 police officers securing the Asean Senior Economic Officials Meetings in land, at least 10 vessels from the ASEAN Task Unit Maritime, which is led by the Philippine Coast Guard and the Philippine Navy, are…

MACTAN CHANNEL MISHAP

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/20/2017

Supercat says vessel ran at 6 knots An official of Supercat Fast Ferry Corporation has said that their vessel, MV St. Braquiel, which figured in a sea mishap along Mactan Channel last Saturday, was traveling at a…

Emma Watson wears shoes by Filipina designer Bianca Moran

Apple Ta-as 11/21/2016

AT THE MOMA Ninth Annual Film Benefit, actress and UN Global Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson paired her little black dress with shoes by Filipina designer and restaurateur Bianca Moran. Bianca was ecstatic learning that the actress wore…

Fisherfolk protest bridge of culverts to landfill

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/03/2016

Several fisherfolk in Cebu City are protesting the city government’s ongoing construction of a bridge of culverts connecting the South Road Properties (SRP) to the Inayawan landfill. The construction prevents even the small non-motorized boats of the…

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