Oslob suspends tourism activities on Good Friday

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The municipal government of Oslob in southern Cebu has announced the suspension of their whale shark watching and island hopping activities on Good Friday, April 19, in observance of the religious celebration. “Walay…

Treasure Island taps Vivant subsidiary to shift to solar energy

PR 03/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Vivant Energy Corporation subsidiary ET Vivant Solar helps Cebu-based manufacturing company Treasure Island Industrial Corporation (TIIC) meet its sustainability goals by converting part of its energy requirements to solar. ET Vivant has installed…

Lapu-Lapu police chief aims for Olango Island’s barangays to be drug-cleared this year

Futch Anthony Inso 02/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — All barangays in Olango Island will be drug-cleared within the year. Senior Superintendent Limuel Obon, Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) chief, told Cebu Daily News Digital in a phone interview on February 12…

Lapu-Lapu police strengthen Olango Island security

Futch Anthony Inso 02/12/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are ensuring that Olango Island will continue to be a peaceful and safe place for its residents and for tourists as they implement measures to strengthen the security in the island.…

Lapu cops visit Olango Island for security check

02/11/2019

LOOK: Police Senior Supt. Limuel Obon and personnel from the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LLCPO) visited Olango Island earlier today, February 11, to ensure peace and order in islets located off Mactan Island.  The visit was made…

Cebu firms to feel adverse impact of additional excise tax on fuel

Irene R. Sino Cruz 01/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Businesses face rising operating costs and lower net income due to the imposition of the additional P2 excise tax on oil products. Bob Gothong, chief executive officer of Gothong Southern group, admitted that…

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…

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