Sea collision in Cebu: Coast Guard says fast craft suffered steering, engine failure

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 05/22/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The collision along Mactan Channel involving a fast craft and a cargo vessel last Sunday, May 21 may have been caused by steering and engine failure, authorities said. The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG)…

Massive sperm whale beaches itself, dies in Bali

Reuters 04/06/2023

Denpasar, Indonesia — Indonesian animal experts were preparing Thursday to conduct an autopsy on an 18-meter (59-foot) whale that died after washing up on a beach in Bali, conservation officials said. The sperm whale, believed to weigh many…

Chateau by the Sea ‘revamps’ services for guests’ safe, enjoyable, stress-free stay

Marc Cosep 02/01/2021

FOR the hospitality industry, service is undeniably their main product as they strive to bring entertainment and comfort to every guest. Stress-busting leisure activities, mouth-watering dining entrees, and relaxing stays are some of the services enjoyed by…

Air, sea travels suspended due to Typhoon Tisoy

Rosalie Abatayo 12/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The effects of Typhoon Tisoy has prompted airline companies and the Coast Guard to suspend air and sea trips Monday, December 2, 2019. Coast Guard District Central Visayas announced the suspension of all…

Olympian Solis, 2 other Cebuanos are in PH weightlifting team

Mars G. Alison 08/27/2019

PUERTO PRINCESA, PALAWAN, Philippines — Three Cebuanos have been named into the Philippine weightlifting team to the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games which the Philippines will be hosting from November 30 to December 11, 2019. The first…

Slain Bien Unido mayor’s friend, witness to crime, gets online threats

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/07/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu, Philippines — The best friend of slain Bien Unido Mayor Gisela Boniel who was one of the key witnesses to her kidnapping and eventual death on June 7, 2017 said that even after two…

PCG-7: 5K passengers have so far left the ports of Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/17/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – More than 5, 000 travellers already left the ports of Cebu as of 6 a.m. today, April 17, the Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas (PCG-7) reported. Data posted on their Facebook…

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…

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