Poro scores third win in Gov’s Cup hoops

Glendale G. Rosal 05/25/2018

PORO showcased true grit and survived an end game scare to defeat Tudela, 71-68, in the North Division bracket 2 of the Cebu Governor’s Cup 2018 Inter-Cities/Municipalities Basketball Tournament at the Tudela covered court last Thursday evening.…

BINIBINING CEBU 2017: Miss Poro and Miss San Francisco

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 09/20/2017

THE FIRST ever Binibining Cebu will be crowned on Oct. 28. Among the ladies vying for the title are Jairah Mae Quilario of Poro and Therese Christine Llamada of San Francisco. Get to know more of these lovely…

Camotes Island now ‘free of drugs’

Nestle L. Semilla 12/16/2016

THE whole of Camotes Island is now drug free. That’s according to Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) director Senior Supt. Eric Noble who said that the four towns of Camotes were the first municipalities to be declared…

65 Cebu barangays claim to be ‘drug-free’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 12/15/2016

More barangays in Cebu have recently claimed to be “drug-free.” Senior Supt. Eric Noble, director of the Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO), told reporters on Thursday that 65 more barangays in Cebu also claimed to be free…

Vessel towed back to Cebu City

Jhunnex Napallacan 11/15/2016

CEBU CITY–An Oceanjet vessel was towed on Tuesday by its sister vessel after it experienced engine trouble while sailing from Poro town on Camotes Island to Cebu City. Cebu Coast Guard Station Commander Agapito Bibat said OceanJet…

YOLANDA STATUS REPORT: More work to be done, 3 yrs after

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/08/2016

Government agencies have completed 74 percent of all Yolanda rehabilitation projects in Central Visayas after three years, but an official of the regional National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA-7) said a lot remains to be done. Based…

Yolanda 3rd Anniversary: New homes, new lives

Nestle L. Semilla 11/07/2016

Three years after one of the strongest storms ever recorded in the planet smashed into the Philippines on November 8, 2013, thousands of victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda in Northern Cebu would still be without a decent…

DTI allots P73M for ‘Yolanda corridor’ areas in northern Cebu

Dominic D. Yasay 10/26/2016

The Department of Trade and Industry in Central Visayas (DTI 7) is earmarking P73 million next year to help more micro, small, and medium-scale enterprises (MSMEs) in one city and 15 municipalities in Cebu that belonged to…

CPSC grassroots program goes to Camotes

Glendale G. Rosal 10/07/2016

THE grassroots development program of the Cebu Provincial Sports Commission (CPSC) is now in full swing with the holding of simultaneous sports clinics yesterday in Camotes Island. Futsal and athletics clinics were held simultaneously in three municipalities…

Former Poro councilor charged for bullet in bag

Norman V. Mendoza 05/17/2016

A former councilor of Barangay Poblacion in Poro, Camotes Islands was charged before the Lapu-Lapu City Prosecutor’s office last Monday for carrying a live bullet at the Mactan Cebu International Airport. Edwin Bacoy, 41, was charged with…

Captivating Camotes

Izobelle T. Pulgo 04/30/2016

IT WAS an emotional experience for some. Others thought of it as the perfect time for family bonding. A couple appreciated the relaxed pace of the tour. And there are many who were in it for pure…

Drug angle

Editorial 04/08/2016

Barely had Chief Supt. Patrocinio Commendador warmed his seat as director of the Police Regional Office when he was greeted with reports about the murder of Senior Insp. Jonas Tahanlangit, chief of police of Poro town, Camotes…

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