Mandaue City reopens old fishpond aquifer as relief channel for Butuanon River

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/17/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City on Thursday, November 17, started the reopening of the old fishpond aquifer at the controversial lot in Barangay Paknaan here. Aside from the city government, an individual has also claimed ownership…

Sea trial done for Nuestra Señora de Regla fluvial procession

Futch Anthony Inso 11/10/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — A sea trial for the fluvial procession of the miraculous image of Nuestra Señora de Regla was conducted on Thursday, morning, November 10, 2022. The sea trial started from Cebu Yacht Club in…

Mandaue’s Bantayan sa Hari to undergo rehabilitation

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/01/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Government would be rehabilitating the Bantayan sa Hari, one of the city’s top heritage sites. Dr. Jocelyn Gerra, anthropologist and the city’s consultant, said that the repair is needed to…

158 passengers, crew of stuck roro brought safely to shore

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The 158 passengers and crew of the roll-on-roll-off (ro-ro) vessel that got stuck for more than seven hours at the Mactan Channel were safely brought back to shore, the Philippine Coast Guard in…

Dead woman found floating off Mactan Channel identified

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Police are still waiting for the autopsy result to check if foul play was involved in the death of a woman whose body was found floating off Mactan Channel in Lapu-Lapu City on…

CCLEX main bridge now connected

Dyrecka Letigio 10/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City and Cordova are one step closer to being interconnected with the completion of the main bridge of the Cebu Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX). The Cebu Cordova Link Expressway Corporation (CCLEC) said…

Third Bridge now 75% complete –CCLEC

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The long-awaited Cebu Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) is nearing completion as it has reached 75 percent of construction as of June 17, 2021. In a site tour hosted by the Cebu City Link…

Iconic crosses in Third Bridge will be lighted on April 15

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The iconic cross structures or iconic crosses in the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) design, which is the main architectural high point of the 8.5-kilometer expressway, will be lighted on April 15, 2021. The…

Crew of international cargo ships cannot disembark in Cebu ports

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The crew of international cargo ships are not allowed to disembark in any ports within the vicinity of Cebu City. This was the pronouncement of Mayor Edgardo Labella on Tuesday, March 10, 2020,…

Free beep rides offered to those with tickets to Sinulog sa SRP

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Those who plan to watch the very first Sinulog sa SRP on Friday, January 17, 2020, can avail of free beep rides to Il Corso, the host venue of the two events, the…

Coast Guard to fluvial participants: Follow guidelines for safety

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas (PCG-7) urged the participants of the Fluvial Procession, which is slated Saturday, January 17, 2019, at the Mactan Channel, to follow the guidelines they set. Lieutenant Junior…

PDRRMO’s Water Search and Rescue team to be deployed for fluvial procession

Rosalie Abatayo 01/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) will be sending out a water search and rescue (Wasar) team to the Sinulog fluvial procession this Saturday, January 18. PDRRMO Chief Neil Angelo…

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