Councilor of Brgy. Day-as nabbed for illegal recruitment

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An incumbent barangay councilor of Barangay Day-as in Cebu City ended up in jail after he was arrested for illegal recruitment. Barangay Councilor Regalado Hisoler Jr. was brought to the Cebu City Police…

NAVFORCEN conducts intensified maritime operations in the Visayas

PR 03/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Philippine Navy thru the Naval Forces Central (NAVFORCEN) has intensified its mission in securing the Visayas region. Naval Task Group 50.1 Stingray, the newly-activated task group of the Naval Forces Central, conducted its…

Aurora and the maritime tragedies in the Philippines

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 12/30/2018

The film Aurora won as 2nd best picture, best cinematography, best in visual effects, best sound, best child performer for Phoebe Villamor in the 2018 Metro Manila Film Festival. Anne Curtis is cast as Leana, a young…

Edgar tells Tomas: Don’t cut allowance for police who are non-city residents

Morexette Erram 11/13/2018

Cebu City Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella is urging Mayor Tomas Osmeña to reconsider his decision to provide inventive allowances only to policemen who are city residents and voters. labella said the release of financial assistance helps boost…

China’s seaplane to boost maritime capability, firefighting

10/22/2018

BEIJING – China will have better capability in maritime search, rescue and firefighting as it moves closer to putting the world’s largest amphibious aircraft into use. Developed and built by State-owned aircraft giant Aviation Industry Corp of…

Navforcen holds Visayan sea security symposium

Norman Mendoza 09/19/2018

A maritime security symposium was conducted by the Naval Forces Central (Navforcen) with the executives of the different law enforcement agencies (LEAs) and local government units (LGUs). This is to promote interagency coordination, to have a seamless/direct…

Navforcen holds maritime security symposium

Norman V. Mendoza 09/02/2018

The Naval Forces Central (Navforcen) organized a maritime security symposium for law enforcement agencies and local government units in Cebu. The gathering is aimed at mitigating possible threats through collaboration and immediate action. The organizers also sought…

PH, 2 other countries agree to boost maritime security after kidnappings

05/06/2016

The Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia agreed yesterday to run coordinated patrols to boost maritime security following the kidnappings at sea of Indonesians by suspected Abu Sayyaf militants. Foreign ministers and military chiefs of the three countries held…

Ownership issue delays construction

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/25/2015

Amid reports that Cebu City Hall’s Peace and Order Program (POP) has not used up bulk of its P400 million budget for this year, Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak said it’s already being worked on. And even…

Council invites Marina, Coast Guard to explain

Jhunnex Napallacan 05/16/2015

  Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak wants officials of the Philippine Coast Guard in Cebu, two shipping firms and the Maritime Industry Authority to appear before the council to shed light on last Wednesday’s sea collision at…

Mass at sea marks 1st year of Cebu maritime disaster

Inquirer 08/17/2014

At least 50 people on pump boats and outrigger canoes yesterday celebrated Mass in the waters off Lawis Ledge in Talisay City where at least 116 people drowned after a cargo ship collided with a passenger ferry…

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