A splendid and pampering getaway awaits in Moalboal

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 11/22/2022

CEBU, Philippines — Want to have an unforgettable experience this weekend? Club Serena Resort in Moalboal town, southwestern Cebu has a lot to offer — from relaxed luxury experiences to adventurous getaways. Moalboal is cited as a…

Apple unveils iPhone 14 with satellite SOS, Ultra Watch for outdoors

Reuters 09/08/2022

Apple Inc introduced new iPhone 14 models capable of using satellites to send emergency messages and an adventure-focused Ultra Watch for sports like diving and triathlons. The outdoor-focused products will test whether Apple’s relatively affluent customer base will keep…

Holy Week Dive Promo

PR 03/29/2021

Club Serena Resort is taking you to see the world-famous dive spots of Moalboal on Holy Week with a range of offers for scuba diving and snorkeling at 10% less the standard rate. Offers include the boat…

Moalboal: Haven for freedivers

Immae Lachica 03/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— For the longest time, Moalboal has been known for its pristine white sand beaches and the diverse underwater life. Local and foreign tourists know the town to be a destination for those who love…

Japanese man found dead 2 hours after he went diving in waters of Apo Island

Florence Baesa 02/15/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY,  Negros Oriental-The body of a Japanese national was found floating on the waters of Punta area Cogon in Apo Island in Dauin, Negros Oriental at least two hours after he went missing at around 9:30…

Lapu-Lapu gov’t plans to convert Angasil port to tourism port

Futch Anthony Inso 01/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The City Government of Lapu-lapu plans to construct a port dedicated to tourism activities. Eduard Mendez, Lapu-Lapu City Tourism Officer, said that they were planning to convert the Angasil port in Barangay Mactan…

Sumilon diving site, sandbar closed to public for cleanup tomorrow

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Morexette Erram 04/09/2018

As early as 8 a.m. tomorrow (April 10 Tuesday), local officials of Oslob town in southeastern Cebu will start their week-long clean-up of the Sumilon Island sandbar and diving site. Oslob Mayor Jose Tumulak Jr. said this…

Full-service terminal set to operate in Bogo City next year

Aileen Garcia-Yap 12/22/2016

Robinsons Land Corporation (RLC), the development arm of Robinsons Corp., has recently committed to the City of Bogo and its constituents to construct a full-service Transport Terminal that is set to operate next year. Located in Cayang,…

Compromise reached on Monad Shoal damage

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/21/2016

The Cebu provincial government and other entities that suffered damage after the cargo vessel MV Belle Rose ran aground in the waters off Daanbantayan town last week have formally agreed to settle the matter amicably and allow…

Capitol: Vessel won’t leave until damages are paid for

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 06/20/2016

Local officials don’t want the Panamanian-registered cargo vessel MV Belle Rose to leave the country after it was refloated yesterday. The refloating came eight days after the vessel ran aground in the waters off a famous dive…

Long-term damage

Editorial 06/20/2016

Being a country composed of more than 7,000 islands occupied by residents that raise children who can swim and earn money diving for fish and pearls, the Philippines surprisingly registers more maritime tragedies than airline accidents. The…

MV Belle Rose moved slightly away from shoal

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 06/18/2016

THE vessel MV Belle Rose was moved backwards by a salvor company that tried to pull it towards deeper waters Saturday morning. Noel Kimmayong, marine superintendent of Malayan Towage and Salvaging Corp. confirmed the development in a…

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