Barangay hall, Coast Guard station, resorts encroach easement in Oslob

Rosalie Abatayo 03/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Between 2005 to 2020, the shoreline of the four coastal barangays of Oslob town has slowly shrunk as structures mushroomed along the coast. Oslob, which is famous worldwide for its beaches and whale…

Motor banca capsizes near Capitancillo Islet; PCG rescues divers, banca’s crew members

Doris C. Bongcac and Benjie Talisic 07/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Philippine Coastguard in Central Visayas (PCG-7) rescued 20 local and foreign divers and three crew members after the motor banca which they boarded capsized near Capitancillo Islet in Bogo City in northern…

Thousands still stranded due to bad weather

Edison Delos Angeles, Izobelle T. Pulgo, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 10/16/2016

More than two thousand passengers were stranded at the Cebu port after the Philippine Coast Guard Cebu station prevented two vessels from Cagayan de Oro bound for Manila from sailing due to strong winds and waves brought…

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