Once a multi-million industry, whale-shark watching in Oslob took a nosedive in 2021

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Income from the tourism sector in Oslob, southern Cebu went into a nosedive in 2021 as the COVID-19 pandemic dragged on.  Based on the 2021 Annual Audit Report of the Commission on Audit…

COA asks Oslob LGU to justify P1M purchase of medical supplies from ‘questionable supplier’ 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Commission on Audit (COA) has flagged the Oslob Municipal Government’s decision to buy P1 million worth of medical supplies from a questionable supplier. Based on COA’s 2021 Annual Audit Report for Oslob,…

Gov’t places more areas under Alert Level 1 until June 15

John Eric Mendoza - Reporter / @JEMendozaINQ 06/05/2022

MANILA, Philippines — More areas in the country were placed under Alert Level 1 until June 15, Malacañang announced Saturday. Alert Level 1 is the least restrictive of the five-level COVID-19 alert system. In a statement, acting…

American dies in glider crash in Oslob

Paul Lauro and Wenilyn Sabalo 05/15/2022

CEBU, Philippines — A foreign national died in a glider accident in the mountainous area of Sitio Can-anaw, Barangay Poblacion, Oslob, Cebu, Sunday morning, May 15, 2022. Police identified the victim as Peter Clifford Humes, 63, from…

Miss Grand PH 2021 Samantha Panlilio frolics in Tumalog Falls in Oslob, Cebu

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 03/26/2022

CEBU, Philippines — Miss Grand Philippines 2021 Samantha Panlilio recently shared a video of herself enjoying Tumalog Falls in Oslob, southern Cebu. “Cebu Pasabog check,” she captioned the video.   View this post on Instagram   A…

This summer, don’t forget to visit Oslob’s Tumalog Falls

Doris C. Bongcac 03/06/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — It’s almost summer! Have you started planning for your next out of town trip? If you plan to go south, don’t forget to include in your itinerary a quick visit at the Tumalog…

After 2 years, Oslob welcomes foreign tourists

Morexette Marie Erram 02/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – After two years, the town of Oslob has again welcomed foreign tourists, giving individuals who depend on tourism hope that they can finally recover from the economic sting of the COVID-19 pandemic. Several…

Oslob to reopen Sumilon sand bar, whale-shark watching to tourists

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More tourist destinations in Cebu province are set to welcome back guests more than a month after they were closed due to Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai). The local government of Oslob on…

#CDNPaskoSaSugbo: A couple in Oslob gets married hours after having a baby

Immae Lachica 12/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A wedding after having a baby? Now, that’s a different kind of Christmas miracle.  A couple from Oslob town in southern Cebu wowed netizens after sharing their one of a kind wedding experience last…

In Oslob, adolescents to get COVID vaccines this November

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Young adults in Oslob town in southern Cebu may get their COVID-19 vaccine shots this month. This after the town’s Rural Health Unit (RHU) announced that they are aiming to start inoculation of…

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…

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