Strong waves sink Bohol-bound motorboat; 69 passengers saved

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/30/2018

Queenie Ann Sueño was excited to return to her hometown in Getafe town in Bohol on Tuesday for All Saints’ and All Souls’ Day. But fear drowned the 24-year-old mother’s excitement when the motorboat that she and…

Maglasang sinks shot from midcourt to carry UV to Cesafi juniors hoops finals

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 09/17/2017

  Froiland Maglasang banked in a three pointer from just across midcourt as time expired to give the University of the Visayas (UV) Baby Lancers a pulsating 74-73 win over the University of Cebu (UC) Baby Webmasters…

Cargo vessel sinks in Talisay waters

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 05/07/2017

CEBU CITY—A cargo vessel sank past 6 a.m. on Sunday, about a kilometer away from the shoreline of Talisay City, southern Cebu, according to the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG). Not one of the 22 crew members of…

Tsunami of complaints sink Cebu’s 1st dragon boat race

James Nicole Franz R. Savellon 05/01/2017

They want Cebu to be the country’s next dragon boat mecca. But after a tsunami of complaints hit the just-ended Cebu Dragon Boat Fiesta 2017 at the Cebu Yacht Club in Lapu-Lapu City, the dream-for the moment-…

One of 29 crew members of MV Meridian Tres remains missing

Leo Udtohan, Robert Dejon 01/18/2017

BATO, Leyte-One crew member remained missing while 28 others were rescued when a cargo vessel sank in the waters near Dawahon Island between the provinces of Bohol and Leyte on Tuesday night. The survivors were rescued from…

SUDDEN WINDS CAUSE DAMAGE

Carmel Loise Matus, Edison Delos Angeles, Leo Udtohan, Norman V. Mendoza 07/19/2016

A motorized boat carrying 16 people, including a 43-year-old Australian tourist, sank off Lapu-Lapu City after strong waves slammed the vessel as it was docking near a Mactan Island resort to unload its passengers and cargo yesterday.…

15 passengers rescued as motorbanca capsizes off Danao-Camotes area

Apple Ta-as, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 04/12/2015

(Updated: April 13, 2015; 1:05 p.m.) All passengers of a motorboat that capsizes off Danao City-Camotes island route were rescued late night, Sunday. The passengers and the skipper were spotted by the crew of MV Wonderful Stars…

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