Medellin roads now passable

Doris C. Bongcac 12/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—All roads in Medellin town in northern Cebu are now passable as of Wednesday, December 25, 2019. Personnel from the town’s Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) and agriculture and motorpool offices and army engineers helped…

Typhoon Ursula may intensify to severe tropical storm before landfall in E. Samar – Pagasa

Rosalie Abatayo 12/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A stronger Tropical Storm Ursula may traverse through the Visayas islands between Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. In its 8 a.m. weather advisory on Monday, December 23, the state weather bureau said that…

Storm warning signal in Metro Cebu, southern Cebu lifted

Rosalie Abatayo 12/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The public storm warning signal for Metro Cebu and southern Cebu has been lifted as of 8 a.m. Tuesday, December 3, 2019. The storm signal for northern Cebu has also been downgraded to…

Southern Cebu now under Signal no. 1; Pagasa warns against floods, landslides

Rosalie Abatayo 12/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The state weather bureau warns the public against possible flooding and landslides in high-risk areas due to the rainfall brought by Typhoon Tisoy. The entire Cebu province is expected to experience the effects of…

Signal No. 2 up in northern Cebu; Metro Cebu still under Signal No. 1

Rosalie Abatayo 12/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Towns in the northern side of Cebu are now under Storm Warning Signal No. 2 as Typhoon Tisoy continues to move closer to southern Luzon land mass. In the Severe Weather Bulletin posted…

Vivant Energy subsidiary wins contract to supply power to Bantayan Island

Irene R. Sino Cruz 11/04/2019

CEBU CITY–The consortium of Vivant Integrated Diesel Corporation won a 15-year contract to supply power to Bantayan Island. The Bantayan Electric Cooperative (Banelco) awarded the power supply contract to the consortium, a wholly owned subsidiary of the…

Lumba’g Laag sa Sugbo kicks off in Consolacion; participants learn culture, heritage of northern Cebu towns

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 06/21/2019

CONSOLACION, Cebu —Twenty teams composed of 80 individuals representing various companies and organizations join the Lumba’g Laag sa Sugbo 2019, a three-day race that takes participants to 19 destinations in northern Cebu. Lumba’g Laag sa Sugbo is…

Another photographer shows off photos of night skies taken from northern Cebu

Immae Lachica 06/05/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Amazed with a photographer’s shots of the night skies from southern Cebu, another street photographer offered to share his own still images, this time from the northern part of Cebu. Photographer Ted Anthony Tarona not only…

Photos of passengers sleeping on the aisle of Bantayan-bound bus go viral

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – With bus operators being compelled not to accept standing passengers, or face a penalty worth P5,000,  it’s now up to the passengers to find novel ways to catch a fully loaded bus and…

NORTHERN CEBU IN A STATE OF CALAMITY

Morexette B. Erram 12/18/2017

CAPITOL DECLARES Nine towns and one city in northern Cebu were placed under a state of calamity after Tropical Storm “Urduja” left some of their areas submerged in floodwater, damaged crops and infrastructures, left hundreds of tourists…

TS ‘URDUJA’ LEFT TRAIL OF DESTRUCTION

Futch Anthony Inso, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla, Rosalie O. Abatayo 12/16/2017

STORM AFFECTED NORTHERN CEBU Heavy rains and wind spawned by Tropical Storm Urduja left widespread damage in Cebu, with hundreds of people evacuated and stranded in ports and island-resorts, and at least 35 domestic flights canceled even…

Students, faculty members strut wares in GRCA footrace

James Nicole Franz R. Savellon 02/25/2017

A TENTH grader was among the winners in the Family Run and Foam Party, a footrace held as part of the celebration of the 2nd Foundation Day of the Green Rose Center For Academe Inc. (GRCA) in…

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