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…

Marine advocate, scuba diver Amores laid to rest in Mactan

Norman V. Mendoza 06/28/2014

Alfonso Amores, the reconstructive surgeon and environmentalist scuba diver who died in a diving accident in Surigao Del Sur, was laid to rest yesterday at the Mactan Memorial Gardens after a 10 a.m. Mass at at the…

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