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…

Coast Guard says Japanese man didn’t die of drowning in Oslob

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The 52-year-old Japanese national who died while snorkeling in a whale shark-watching activity in Barangay Tanawan in Oslob town, southern Cebu on Thursday morning, January 2, 2020, did not drown, according to the…

Japanese national drowns in Oslob

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/02/2020

Cebu City, Philippines—A Japanese national died after drowning in Oslob town, southern Cebu on Thursday morning, January 2, 2020.  The victim was identified by Police Corporal Nicholas Quijano as 56-year-old Mari Nobo Kurayama.  Initial investigation shows that…

FACES OF CEBU: Banana cue vendor in Tan-awan, Oslob, Cebu

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 01/02/2020

“Five years ko nga nag tour guide sa Cebu ug Bohol. Naa koy mga tours pero akong gi-handle kadtong mga client nako sauna, kana ilang mga guests. Wala naman ko anang sa internet nga booking kay kapoy…

2 fishermen from Oslob rescued from capsized motorbanca

Alven Marie Timtim 12/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas (PCG-7) rescued two fishermen from Oslob town shortly after their motorbanca capsized Friday night, December 13, 2019. Lieutenant Junior Grade Michael John Encina, PCG-7 spokesperson, said…

Lite Shipping’s newest vessel to serve pioneering Oslob-Dipolog City route

Irene R. Sino Cruz 11/18/2019

CEBU CITY — Lite Shipping Corp.’ s pioneering route serving Oslob, Cebu and Dipolog City will boost the economy of the two areas. Lite Shipping held the blessing and inauguration of its newest vessel, the M/V Lite…

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