Court junks TRO vs dev’t of Kawit Island

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/28/2018

But Barug dads pin hopes on another case to block P18-B project The Cebu City government is now hopeful and confident that developing the eight-hectare Kawit Island in the South Road Properties (SRP) will push through smoothly…

Obon: Security personnel on standby for Sto. Visit to Olango Island

Futch A. Inso 08/19/2018

More than a thousand personnel from the Philippine National Police, the Philippine Coast Guard, Philippine Navy, and the Regional Public Safety Battalion in Central Visayas (RPSB-7) were deployed to secure the visit of the miraculous image of…

Island-barangay shines with solar power system from Vivant

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 08/15/2018

OFF GRID NO MORE Before their boat could even dock on the shores of Barangay Hilotongan, Bantayan Island, already — students and teachers in pink, green, red and white uniforms were clapping and cheering for the team…

Strong quake jolts tourist island of Lombok, kills 10

AFP 07/29/2018

Indonesia A powerful earthquake on the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok killed at least 10 people, injured dozens and damaged hundreds of homes on Sunday, officials said. The shallow 6.4-magnitude quake, which jolted the island in the…

How Cebu can maintain status as best island destination

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/12/2018

Maintaining security, improving infra top tourism, biz leaders’ to do list Safety and security remain the priorities of government and industry leaders in Cebu to make sure it continues to become an attractive destination for tourists, both…

Davide: ‘Fourth Cebu-Mactan Island bridge to ease traffic congestion’

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/06/2018

Cebu Provincial Governor Hilario Davide III is hopeful with the plan to construct a fourth bridge connecting mainland Cebu and Mactan Island will materialize. Based on the feasibility study conducted by Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica), Davide…

Osmeña’s SOCA to focus on twin stalled projects

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/25/2018

  Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s State of the City Address (SOCA) will center on the BRT and the P18-billion Kawit Island projects. He said on Monday that he will try to convince all Cebuanos to support…

CPADAO: ‘Camotes now Drug cleared’

Intern 06/19/2018

The Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Office (CPADAO) declared on Tuesday (June 19) the entire Camotes Island as drug cleared. The declaration came after the remaining four villages of San Francisco town were included in the recent lists…

Malacañang team to visit Bantayan Island

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/27/2018

OFFICIALS from the Office of Cabinet Secretary Leonicio Evasco Jr. will be visiting Bantayan Island next month to assess the island’s need for a development masterplan amid the growing tourism-related development in the area. Provincial Board (PB)…

Masbate Gov’t insist they own La Manok island

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/22/2018

The municipal council of Esperanza town in Masbate passed a resolution urging Daanbantayan and the Cebu provincial government to stop claiming jurisdiction over La Manok islet. Esperanza Vice Mayor Ramon Diamos said they will continue to assert…

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