Body discovered in City of Naga shoreline identified

Mae Fhel Gom-os and Paul Lauro 11/10/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The body that was discovered along the shoreline in Barangay East Poblacion in the City of Naga on Tuesday afternoon, November 9, 2021, has been identified. Police Lieutenant Cleto Pia from the City…

Whale of a tale: US fisherman says he was swallowed by Humpback

Reuters 06/13/2021

NEW YORK – It sounds like a real-life take on “Pinocchio” — a US lobster fisherman says he was scooped into the mouth of a humpback whale Friday and yet lived to tell the story. “I was…

A day in the life of a fisherman in Malapascua

Doris C. Bongcac 04/03/2021

MALAPASCUA ISLAND, Daanbantayan — Fishing is something that Guillermo Baman learned at a very young age. But he never learned to make “kitang” when he was still in his hometown in Samar. He learned the art of…

Missing fisherman in Pinamungajan found dead

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The fisherman who went missing in Pinamungajan town, Cebu, on December 16, 2020, was found dead by authorities on Friday morning, December 18.  The body of Primitivo Villarmea, 35, was positively identified after washing ashore…

Fisherman wanted for illegal drugs nabbed in Daanbantayan

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A wanted fisherman, who escaped an illegal buy-bust operation last January 2020, was arrested by the Provincial Intelligence Unity (PIU) of the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) in Sitio Hillside, Barangay Bakhawan, Daanbantayan,…

20-year-old found dead in waters off Brgy Bato, Toledo

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 20-year-old man was found dead off the waters of Barangay Bato, Toledo City, Cebu, at around 12:50 p.m. this Sunday, August 2, 2020. Police Staff Sergeant Jonathan Cuizon, of Toledo City Police…

Fishermen reminded: Check boats before setting sail

Alven Marie A. Timtim 03/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Check the engines of your boats, then the weather condition, and save the contact number of the Coast Guard before you set sail. Lieutenant Junior Grade Eric Salcedo, Philippine Coast Guard in Central…

Fisherman’s decomposed body found in abandoned resort in Negros Oriental

Florence Baesa 12/31/2019

DUMAGUETE CITY, NEGROS ORIENTAL — Police are investigating if there was foul play in the death of a fisherman, whose decomposed body was found inside a room of an abandoned resort on Monday, December 30, 2019, in…

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…

Dead suspected bottlenose dolphin found floating off Asturias’s sea

Raul Constantine Tabanao 06/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A suspected bottlenose dolphin was found dead and floating on sea near the shores of Barangay Poblacion in Asturias, a town at least 74 km northwest of Cebu City,  on Saturday afternoon, June…

PCIC tells fishermen, farmers with insured crops to file for indemnity claims

Futch Anthony Inso 04/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Farmers with insured crops and fishermen affected by the El Niño phenomenon can file for indemnity claims with the Philippine Crop Insurance Corp. (PCIC) to cover for their losses. “So kinahanglan nga mag-file…

Boholano fisherman loses way at sea because of rain, rescued in Argao

Doris C. Bongcac 01/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A fisherman from the municipality of Loon in Bohol province is now taking temporary shelter at the Argao police station after he was rescued from the waters of Barangay Looc, Argao late this…

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