158 passengers, crew of stuck roro brought safely to shore

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The 158 passengers and crew of the roll-on-roll-off (ro-ro) vessel that got stuck for more than seven hours at the Mactan Channel were safely brought back to shore, the Philippine Coast Guard in…

BREAKING: Ormoc-bound roro stuck in Mactan Channel for more than 7 hours

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Rescue operations are now ongoing for the passengers of a roll-on-roll-off (ro-ro) vessel that was stuck for around seven hours in Mactan Channel on Sunday, July 10. The Philippine Coast Guard in Central…

Richard Gomez-led Ormoc City bags PH’s first ISO 18091 certification

Dennis Gutierrez - Contributor / @inquirerdotnet 07/01/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Ormoc City in Leyte bagged the country’s first ISO 18091 certification, an achievement it earned under the six-year leadership of former city mayor and now Leyte 4th District Rep. Richard Gomez. Gomez happily welcomed the…

Excitement builds up for Cebu City’s hosting of Palarong Pambansa boxing

Glendale G. Rosal 06/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Excitement continues to build up for the upcoming Palarong Pambansa VisMin Boxing Cup next month as tournament organizers revealed the eight competing teams in the major amateur slugfest at the Cebu City Sports…

Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez, solon-wife endorse Marcos-Duterte tandem

Zacarian Sarao 04/10/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Ormoc City Rep. Lucy Torres-Gomez and her husband,  Mayor Richard Gomez on Saturday endorsed the tandem of former Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio. “Here is a man who is…

Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez tests positive for coronavirus

Catherine Gonzales 07/17/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez confirmed on Saturday that he tested positive for coronavirus or the SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the respiratory illness COVID-19. Gomez said in a text message to INQUIRER.net that…

Beautiful lightning flashes over Ormoc City and Daanbantayan, Cebu

Immae Lachica 05/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Visayas experienced isolated thunderstorms in the past days. Aside from the cool breeze that gave people relief from the summer heat, these thunderstorms were also accompanied by flashes of lightning which some photo enthusiasts…

188 earthquake-affected families in Ormoc City move to new homes

PR 10/30/2019

ORMOC CITY, Philippines – A total of 188 families, who lost their homes when a 6.5-magnitude earthquake hit this city in July 6, 2017, started to move into their homes at the Ormoc Highlands Village in Barangay…

USC Warriors rule Ormoc City Open Basketball Tournament

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 06/07/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—The University of San Carlos Warriors showed their readiness for the upcoming season of the Cesafi as they triumphed over the defending champions Maricar Apartment, 90-87, in the finals of the Ormoc City Open Basketball…

Things looking good for SWU after title win in Ormoc City

JONAS PANERIO 08/07/2018

SOUTHWESTERN University (SWU)-Phinma new head coach Jerry Abuyabor said it’s remarkable what his team has been able to accomplish in the last two months. SWU racked up another title in its preparation for the upcoming Cesafi juniors…

Cebuanos top Ormoc City badminton tournament

Mark Tongco 12/04/2017

CEBUANO badminton players made their presence felt anew by bagging the top trophies in the recent 3rd Badminton City National Tournament held in Badminton City Sports Complex in Ormoc City, Leyte. In the centerpiece Men’s Doubles Open…

Cebu triathletes make an impact in Ormoc Triathlon

Glendale G. Rosal 10/15/2017

CEBU’s bets put up a dominating performance in the Ormoc Triathlon 101 yesterday in Ormoc City. This after Cebuano triathletes captured the top three places in the 14-16 years old boys and girls categories and also swept…

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