Shimura to ask OPAV to conduct security summit in Cebu’s northern towns

Rosalie Abatayo 02/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu fourth district Board Member Sun Shimura will ask the Office of the Presidential Assistant to the Visayas (OPAV) to conduct a security summit in the northern part of Cebu, similar to what…

11 trips to Northern Cebu, Eastern Samar grounded

Rosalie Abatayo 12/27/2018

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least 11 trips from Cebu City ports that are bound for northern Cebu and Eastern Visayas have been ordered cancelled this morning due to Tropical Depression Usman. Lite Shipping has announced the…

Northern California fire kills 56; 130 missing

AP 11/15/2018

Magalia, California — As the scope of a deadly Northern California wildfire set in, the sheriff said more than 450 people had now been assigned to comb through the charred remains in search for more bodies. The…

Magpale seeks implementation of  Cebu Trans-Axial Highway 

Gerard Vincent Francisco 09/26/2018

  Cebu Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale has expressed full support to and calls for the implementation of the proposed Trans-Axial Highway to address the traffic congestion.  The highway, also known as the Cebu Backbone Highway, is a…

1K passengers still stranded in Northern Samar, Bohol ports

Inquirer.net 09/15/2018

TACLOBAN CITY — Thousands of passengers remained stranded in Northern Samar and Bohol as authorities barred sea travel due to Typhoon “Ompong” (international name: Mangkhut). At least 1,008 passengers bound for Luzon and Metro Manila could not…

Northern teams clinch quarterfinals berth in Gov’s Cup hoopwars

Glendale G. Rosal 05/05/2018

MEDELLIN and Bantayan are the first teams to clinch tickets to the quarterfinal round in the north division of the Cebu Governor’s Cup Inter-Cities/Municipalities Basketball tournament. Medellin finished as the top team in the north division bracket…

Dirt Cross Triathlon set April 15 in northern town of Medellin

Ray Charlie Diaz 04/04/2018

TRIATHLETES are in for a big treat this summer time as the second edition of the Dirt Cross Triathlon (DX3) transpires this April 15 at the town of Medellin, northern Cebu. Over 100 athletes are expected to…

Discover the hidden gems of Malaysia’s northern state–Perak

Rea Nico Alfonso 02/10/2018

MALAYSIA is a melting pot of diverse cultures, festivals, traditions and customs that all come together at the heart of Southeast Asia. Malaysia also offers a wide range of places to visit and unique attractions that will…

Cebu under storm signal no. 1

Morexette B. Erram 12/16/2017

As Tropical Storm Urduja threatens the Samar province, the state weather bureau has placed the entire Cebu under Storm Signal No. 1 The severe weather bulletin issued by the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa)…

35 persons evacuated after Urduja rains cause floods in two north Cebu towns

Morexette B. Erram 12/15/2017

  Thirty five persons or seven families were evacuated in two northern towns in Cebu after rains brought about by tropical storm Urduja cause water levels in these areas to rise. Five families or 25 persons were…

Northern Cebu remains under storm signal 1 -Pagasa

Morexette B. Erram 12/15/2017

Northern Cebu, including Bantayan Island, remains under Storm Signal No. 1 as Tropical Storm Urduja’s expected landfall was delayed until tomorrow morning. The severe weather bulletin issued by the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa)…

STRANDED IN CEBU

DORIS BONGCAC, Doris Mae C. Mondragon, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Steffi Kyle Nolido 12/14/2017

  Hundreds of passengers bound for Cebu’s northern tip and its neighboring island-provinces were left stranded after small seacrafts were prevented from leaving the ports of Cebu yesterday amid foul weather spawned by Tropical Storm Urduja. The…

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