Talisay City gov’t, EMB temporarily shut down firm where ‘red water discharge’ originated

Futch Anthony Inso and Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Authorities are now ordering for the temporary closure of a private firm found out to have been discharged red-colored water directly into the sea in Barangay Dumlog, Talisay City, which went viral over…

Video of ‘red water’ discharged to sea in Dumlog goes viral; worried residents seek DENR’s help

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some residents in Barangay Dumlog, Talisay City have requested the help of experts from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to investigate and find out what these residents described as “suspicious…

Boholano fisherman loses way at sea because of rain, rescued in Argao

Doris C. Bongcac 01/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A fisherman from the municipality of Loon in Bohol province is now taking temporary shelter at the Argao police station after he was rescued from the waters of Barangay Looc, Argao late this…

GREEN SEA TURTLES BUTCHERED IN PASIL

Rosalie O. Abatayo 12/11/2018

Authorities confiscated around 60 kgs of meat of the endangered sea creatures inside Pasil eatery, ‘power’ stew believed to boost sex drive An adult green sea turtle had once escaped death when it was rescued by the…

‘Scubasurero cops’ help collect 250 Kg sea trash

Nestle L. Semilla 12/09/2018

SANTANDER CLEANUP Police officers turned “scubasureros” for a day and helped collect 250 kilos of trash at the seashore, on and under the seawaters of Santander, Cebu’s southernmost town which is 134.14 km from Cebu City. This…

US urged to clarify scope of Mutual Defense Treaty in sea dispute

Inquirer.net 12/09/2018

MANILA, Philippines — The United States should clarify how its Mutual Defense Treaty (MDT) with the Philippines applies to the situation in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). For Gregory Poling, director of the Washington-based Asia…

Fear of sea urchins helps Erediano log easy win

Glendale G. Rosal 11/22/2018

MOIRA Frances Erediano is terrified of sea urchins. Ironically, though, it was because of these spiny, globular sea creatures that the multi-titled Cebuana junior triathlete pulled off a wire-to-wire victory in the sprint category of the Dumaguete…

Carpio: China does not own South China Sea

Inquirer.net 11/16/2018

The South China Sea does not belong to China or any state, Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio asserted Friday, contrary to the claim of President Rodrigo Duterte. “China is in physical possession of the entire Paracels, seven…

Lion Air flight with 189 on board crashes into sea

AP 10/29/2018

JAKARTA — A Lion Air plane with 189 people on board crashed into the sea just minutes after taking off from Indonesia’s capital on Monday in a blow to the country’s aviation safety record after the lifting…

Three injured after collision of two sea vessels at Lauis Ledge

Nestle L. Semilla 10/19/2018

At least three persons were injured in a sea collision between a cargo and a passenger ship at Lauis Ledge off Talisay City on Thursday evening (October 18). The Philippine Coast Guard- Cebu (PCG) received the alarm…

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