Capitol to provide aid for tourism workers in MECQ areas

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government promised to give assistance to workers and tour guides in areas affected by the declaration of Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ). Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia on Wednesday, August 11,…

P4M given to 670 ‘ineligible’ SAP beneficiaries in Oslob – COA

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Commission on Audit (COA) told the local government of Oslob to address “irregularities” in the distribution of Social Amelioration Program (SAP) funds in their town. This after state auditors, in their 2020…

Rottweiler attacks teenage girl in Oslob

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 06/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The family of the 16-year-old girl, who sustained multiple wounds and injuries after being attacked by a Rottweiler in Oslob town, south Cebu, is seeking justice and assurance that the dog owner would…

Oslob mayor says he is positive for COVID-19

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Another mayor in Cebu province tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).  Oslob Mayor Jose Tumulak Jr. announced on Wednesday, February 17, in a statement on social media that he received confirmation that…

Tourism players in Oslob, Cebu still hurting despite industry’s relaunch

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite that Oslob has already opened its gates to tourism, it may still be long before the development translate to being food on the tables of the families who depend on the industry…

IN PHOTOS: Oslob’s whale shark watching under the ‘new normal’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/01/2020

OSLOB, Cebu – The Cebu Provincial Government on Friday, July 31, led the ceremonial reopening of its tourism industry with whale shark watching in Barangay Tan-awan in Oslob town. The even that was also participated by representatives…

Oslob to start accepting tourists by Aug. 1

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/31/2020

Oslob, Cebu –The local government of Oslob in southern Cebu will start accepting tourists by Saturday, August 1, 2020. Oslob Mayor Jun Tumulak made this announcement during the Capitol’s ceremonial reopening of the province’s tourism industry, which…

Garcia on Cebu MGCQ tourism: ‘Waterfalls are for your eyes only’

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Waterfalls, which are among the tourist attractions in Cebu province, will only be for sight-seeing in the first stages of the reopening of the province’s tourism industry. This was the clarification of Cebu…

Penro to start marking of Oslob structures violating easement zone

Rosalie Abatayo 03/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (Penro) will start next week the marking of illegal structures along the shores of four barangays in Oslob town, southern Cebu that need to be torn…

Coastal villages in tourist-popular Moalboal eyed for reclassification

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial government announced that they, and other government agencies, were planning to reclassify several areas in another tourist-popular town in southern Cebu. Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said the Capitol was planning…

Capitol Tourism Officer assures safety of Cebu’s water adventures

Rosalie Abatayo 01/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Tourism Office (PTO) has assured the public that safety measures are in place in the different water adventure destinations here in the province. PTO Chief Maria Lester Ybañez said tour…

Cop chief: Japanese, who died after whale watching in Oslob, has a history of heart disease

Alven Marie A. Timtim 01/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Japanese national, who died after a whale watching activity in Barangay Tanawan, Oslob town in southern Cebu, has a history of heart disease. Police Captain Jade Sumugat, Oslob Police Station chief, said…

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