Cordova plans to expand Wi-Fi program to its barangays

Futch Anthony Inso 09/20/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Municipal Government of Cordova will expand its free Wi-Fi program to Cordovanhons. On Monday, September 19, 2022, Cordova Mayor Cesar “Didoy” Suan announced that they would also establish free Wi-Fi in all…

With Rizal, in exile

Michael L. Tan - @inquirerdotnet 12/30/2020

I’m saving a review of 2020 for next week, although today’s column still takes off from this terribly difficult year, using a rather different approach to reflect on the year with a poem from Jose Rizal, whose…

Coast Guard’s probe of Lite Ferry 16 fire incident has yet to start

Rosalie Abatayo 08/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Coast Guard in Northern Mindanao (PCG-10) has yet to start their investigation on Lite Ferry 16, which caught fire while nearing Palauan port in Dapitan City on Wednesday dawn, August 28.…

PCG-7 says Dapitan station responded immediately to burning ship alarm

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas (PCG-7) said there was no delay in the rescue operations of the Coast Guard Station (CGS) in Dapitan on the burning ship alarm reported on Wednesday dawn, August…

Two confirmed dead in ferry fire

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/28/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines —Two persons were confirmed to have perished in the a fire that engulfed Lite Ferry 16 in the seas off Dapitan City at dawn on Wednesday, August 28, 2019. The casualties in the…

Ferry catches fire off Dapitan port; passengers’ rescue operation ongoing

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A ship from Cebu with about 137 passengers on board caught fire while sailing on it’s way to Dapitan City in Zamboanga del Norte. The Lite Ferry 16, which departed from  the port…

NGCP exec: P52-B VisMin interconnection project on track

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/27/2018

A P52-BILLION National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) project to link power grid of Visayas and Mindanao is on track for its completion in 2020. The different packages of the project called the Mindanao-Visayas Interconnection Project…

Yaw-Yan ArDigma Cebu bets to fight in Dapitan

Glendale G. Rosal 09/11/2018

TWO Yaw-Yan ArDigma Cebu Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighters will test their skills in Dapitan City today as they will be featured in an MMA fight card that will be held at the Perfecto C. Cebedo Cultural…

HOME FOR CHRISTMAS

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Nestle L. Semilla 12/23/2017

  Lugging big boxes and an array of luggage, passengers flocked to the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) yesterday to catch trips to home in time for Christmas. The scene is repeated in sea ports and at…

Cebu-bound boat from Dapitan stranded off Dalaguete coast

Futch Anthony Inso 09/07/2017

UPDATED (9:40 AM) A boat from Dapitan, Zamboanga del Norte bound for Cebu has experienced engine trouble while sailing. MV Georich of the George and Peter Shipping Lines had an engine trouble around 1 AM on Thursday,…

SINULOG OPEN STARTS

Glendale G. Rosal 01/22/2017

Intense competition is set to unfold as top bowlers and bowling teams start their campaign in the 18th Sinulog Open National Tournament today at the Gaisano Bowlingplex in Barangay Banilad, Cebu City. The Bowlingplex Tenpin Association (BTA)-organized…

Country’s best bowlers to vie in Sinulog Open

Glendale G. Rosal 01/15/2017

MORE than a hundred bowlers have already signed up for the 18th Sinulog Open National Tournament slated January 23-29 at the Gaisano Bowlingplex in Barangay Banilad, Cebu City. Organized by Bowlingplex Tenpin Association (BTA), the tournament has…

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