500 Lapu divers, boat operators receive cash aid from DSWD

Futch Anthony Inso 05/08/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Some 500 boat operators and divers from Barangay Maribago, Lapu-Lapu City received financial assistance from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on Friday, May 7, 2021. Lapu-Lapu City lone district presentative…

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…

British divers honored

AP 12/29/2018

CAVE RESCUE LONDON — British divers who rescued young soccer players trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand are among those being recognized in Britain’s New Year’s Honors List, along with 1960s model Twiggy and Monty Python…

Divers to remove COT in Malapascua

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 10/15/2018

CROWN OF THORNS STARFISH OUTBREAK Foreign and local diving enthusiasts and volunteers in Cebu will work together to control the outbreak of Crown of Thorns (COT)starfish on a portion of the coral reefs in Malapascua Island in…

No Gisela, but divers find blasted fish

Norman Mendoza 07/04/2017

THE search for body of Bien Unido Mayor Gisela Bendong-Boniel has entered its 17th day and volunteer divers, who continued to scour the seawaters of Olango Channel, had still come out of the water empty-handed. They instead…

Foreign military divers join search

Norman Mendoza 06/22/2017

FOREIGN military divers believed to be from the US Navy were seen joining the search and retrieval operations for the body of Bien Unido Mayor Gisela Boniel. This was revealed by Senior Supt. Rommel Cabagnot, who heads…

AirAsia divers to search for Gisela today

Benjie Talisic, Nestle L. Semilla 06/11/2017

THE former colleagues in an airline company of missing and presumed dead Bien Unido Mayor Gisela Bendong-Boniel will join the operation to find and retrieve the body from where it was dumped in the waters off Mactan…

underwater cleanup Scuba divers retrieve 100 kilograms of trash

Norman V. Mendoza 02/17/2017

More than a hundred scuba divers gathered 103 kilograms of trash and 43 coral-eating crown-of-thorns starfish during the “Dive Against Debris” annual underwater cleanup last Saturday at Crimson Resort in Barangay Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City. The program was…

Experts to assess extent of damage of Monad Shoal

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/22/2016

WITH the removal of the Panama-registered MV Belle Rose from where it ran aground in Monad Shoal off Malaspascua Island in northern Cebu, a team of divers will now focus on measuring the exact damaged area to…

Two Korean divers found alive in Camotes Island, 1 still missing

Norman V. Mendoza 07/07/2015

Two of the three Koreans who were reported missing after a dive near the waters of Punta Engaño, Lapu-Lapu City last Sunday noon were found alive off San Francisco, Camotes island, Tuesday afternoon. At 4:30 p.m., the…

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