12 yo dies in Pier Uno drowning incident

Paul Lauro and Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 12-year-old boy died in a drowning incident at the First Port in Cebu City on November 4, 2021. According to the Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO), they received…

Tugboat catches fire in Cebu City waters

Morexette Marie Erram 10/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines (UPDATED)—A tugboat owned and operated by a roll-on, roll-off company caught fire while sailing along Cebu South Channel on Monday, October 26, 2020.  Reports from the Philippine Coast Guard in Cebu (PCG-Cebu) said the…

Dead man found in Shell Island is Inayawan mom’s son

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The body of the man found floating off the seawaters of Shell Island, Cordova town four days ago is the 32-year-old son of a 59-year-old mother mother living in Barangay Inayawan, Cebu City.…

Families with missing member urged: Check if dead man found in Cordova waters is their kin

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are asking the public to help them identify the dead man found floating at 7 a.m. of August 23 in the waters off Shell Island, Cordova, Cebu. The unidentified dead man was…

Coast Guard apprehends motor banca for sailing despite gale warning

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A motorized outrigger boat bearing the name “Mon-jin” was apprehended in the vicinity of the sea water of North East Shell Island, Cordova, Cebu at 12:40 p.m. on August 9, 2019. Personnel from Philippine Coast…

Cordova takes over Shell Island

Melissa Q. Cabahug 04/10/2015

The Cordova municipal government will take over Shell Island despite a claim by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) that they own the island because it is an unclassified forest land. Cordova Mayor Adelino Sitoy…

DREAM BRIDGE

Peter L. Romanillos 01/03/2015

Cordova mayor suggests calling 3rd Mactan bridge after Sto. Niño Big dreams for a 3rd Mactan-Cebu Bridge seemed closer to reality on Jan. 1 when officials of Cebu City and province joined Cordova town leaders for the…

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