Cimatu to visit Panglao Island on Tuesday

Doris C. Bongcac 11/26/2018

Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu is expected to visit Panglao Island in Bohol province on Tuesday (November 27) to again discuss issues affecting tourism destinations on the island with the different stakeholders. An advisory posted on the Facebook…

Island Buzz looking to establish first canoe paddling race in PH

Hendrix Gil Berdin Lato 10/12/2018

TO BOOST plans of reviving “Bigiw Paddling,” Island Buzz Philippines Paddle and Sail Adventures will be launching its first 6-man Ocean Canoe (OC6) in Lapu-Lapu City on Nov. 20. The 45-feet outrigger canoe will be blessed by…

TRO petition for Kawit Island project junked

Morexette B. Erram 10/11/2018

THE opposition councilors of the Cebu City Council are pinning their hopes on stopping the development of the eight-hectare Kawit Island in the South Road Properties (SRP) on their petition to nullify the resolution authorizing Cebu City…

Boat operators required to undergo drug testing

Norman Mendoza 10/03/2018

  The Lapu-Lapu City Tourism Office will require passenger boat operators and those who offer island hopping services, dive shops, water sports, and recreational activities to undergo drug testing. The requirement is intended to ensure the safety…

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…

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