No lab gown? No problem for this marine engineering student in Cebu

Immae Lachica 07/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines– Cebu students are known to excel in academics. Inspiring stories that would make your eyes tear up, but this story of a student shows that if there’s a will there’s a way in a…

Tourists now safe after marine incident in Bohol

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 10/07/2018

The Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas (PCG – 7) is conducting a search and rescue operation after a motor yacht ran aground in the waters off Talibon town in Bohol on Saturday (October 6). LTJG Michael…

Demolition in Lapu resumes; city abattoir does not pose danger to marine environment

Fe Marie Dumaboc 06/21/2018

The demolition of the pig pens and boarding houses in Lapu-Lapu City resumes today in Sitio Seaside, Barangay Pusok. City Mayor Pas Radaza visited one of the demolition areas. Radaza also visited the city abattoir, which is…

Church signs MOA to protect marine life

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 11/23/2017

THE Cebu Archdiocese through the Cebu Archdiocesan Commission on Environmental Concerns (CACEC), will now take an active role in the conservation of Tañon Strait. CACEC chair Fr. Murphy Sarsonas bared plans to create a parish-based environmental action…

Lite Ferry 20 captain files marine protest in Nov. 1 sea collision

Futch A. Inso 11/03/2017

  THE ship captain of the MV Lite Ferry 20, which collided with a motor banca off the seawaters of Tubigon town in Bohol province last November 1, has submitted a marine protest. Seaman 2nd Class Officer…

UC grads rule Naval Architect and Marine Engineer Licensure Exam

Christian Orellano 10/09/2017

It’s a total feat for the University of Cebu as 12 of its graduates took all the top ten spots in the October 2017 Naval Architect and Marine Engineer Licensure Examination. Jayvie Albarando landed on the first…

PCG asks ship skippers in Mactan Channel mishap to submit marine protest in 24 hours

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/19/2017

The skippers of the two shipping companies involved in a sea mishap along Mactan Channel have been directed by the Philippine Coast Guard Cebu Station (PCG Cebu) to submit their respective marine protest within 24 hours. Commander…

CITY NOT READY TO CLOSE INAYAWAN LANDFILL

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/21/2016

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is now under pressure to make a decision on whether or not to close the 17-year-old Inayawan sanitary landfill. With Environment Secretary Gina Lopez saying she wants the landfill closed, Osmeña admitted…

Cousteau visits PH, calls for conservation of Tañon Strait

PR 09/24/2016

OCEANA senior advisor Alexandra Cousteau visited the Philippines from Aug. 29 to Sept. 11 and met with Cebu local officials, civil society, business leaders and media to help promote Oceana’s campaigns against the twin bane of uncontrolled…

Sharing deep-sea love

Apple Ta-as 06/16/2016

Shangri-la’s Mactan Resort and Spa opens marine conservation hub IT’S EASY to get carried away when you’re at the beach. You just want to take it all in—swim to your heart’s content, dive into the sea, frolic…

Red tide prompts ban on shellfish in Bohol

Eileen G. Mangubat 06/26/2015

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has issued a red tide alert in Dauis, Bohol, banning the gathering and eating of shellfish in the affected area. The public are also advised to remove the gills…

Change and challenges

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 02/09/2015

Inspiring change”. The theme to celebrate the 17th anniversary of Cebu Daily News (CDN) on February 8 fits to a T. I could not think of a better catchphrase to encapsulate CDN’s  unique contribution in the collective…

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