WHEN IN SIQUIJOR (1):  Cambugahay Falls

Rick Gabuya 05/18/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Siquijor is an island province located in Central Visayas, Philippines. In the early years, it was associated and made more famous or infamous – depending on which side of the fence you’re in –…

Siquijor bust: Bizman, moonlighting as drug peddler, nabbed with P23,800 shabu

Emmariel Ares 03/08/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A businessman, who moonlights as a an alleged drug peddler to earn extra money on the side, ended up in jail instead. This happened after police caught him with 3.5 grams of suspected…

Suspected drug den shut down; P115,600 ‘shabu’ seized in 2 drug busts in Cebu City, Siquijor

Emmariel Ares 06/30/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Another suspected drug den was closed while over P115,600 worth of suspected shabu was confiscated in two separate anti-illegal drug operations in Cebu City and Siquijor Province. The two separate buy-bust operations were…

In photos: Ship catches fire off Panglao, 72 passengers, crew rescued

CDN Digital 06/18/2023

CEBU CITY — A passenger cargo vessel caught fire off the coast of Panglao town in Bohol province early this morning, June 18, 2023. According to the Bohol Provincial Risk Reduction and Management Office (BPRRMO) in a…

DSWD-7 targets over 15, 000 beneficiaries for Sustainable Livelihood Program this year

Futch Anthony Inso 05/14/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) is targeting 15,846 beneficiaries this year for the agency’s Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP). Venice Polancos, DSWD-7’s social marketing officer, said an allocation…

DSWD-7: Over 75, 000 new 4Ps beneficiaries listed under Set 12

Futch Anthony Inso 05/07/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu- The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) has registered a total of 75,446 new Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries under Set 12, according to Marico Rote, beneficiary data management…

Cebu City retains CVIRAA crown in runaway fashion

Glendale G. Rosal 04/28/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Niños as expected emerged on top of the Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association (CVIRAA) Meet which officially closed its curtains on Friday, April 28, 2023, in Carcar City, South Cebu.…

LOOK: Local, foreign tourists join Siquijor’s Pahi-uli festival 2023

Doris C. Bongcac 04/08/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The provincial government of Siquijor showcased its “mananambal” or traditional healers during its “Pahi-uli” Festival 2023 held from April 6 to 8. This year’s festival, which was attended by local and foreign guests,…

Siquijor to celebrate healing festival this Holy Week

Leo Udtohan 04/04/2023

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol — The island-province of Siquijor will celebrate on April 5 to 8 the “Pahi-uli 2023: Siquijor Healing Festival” at Mt. Bandilaan National Park. The “Healing Festival” started in 2010. Siquijor, which used to be…

Negros Occidental gov hopeful for approval of NIR in December

Carla Gomez 03/04/2023

BACOLOD CITY — Negros Occidental Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson has expressed hopes that the passage of a law creating the Negros Island Region (NIR) by December would be a nice Christmas gift. Lacson was upbeat on Thursday,…

In Siquijor, female drug surrenderer nabbed with 1 gram of ‘shabu’

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 02/25/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Angeline June  Morales, 39, was among the drug users and pushers who voluntarily surrendered during the implementation of the Duterte administration’s war on drugs. The self-confessed user and peddler also availed of the government…

LOOK: Public beach in Siquijor attracts foreign tourists

Doris C. Bongcac 02/20/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — A public beach in Siquijor province is becoming a favorite destination, especially for foreign tourists who visit the island province to unwind. Called the Paliton Beach, this white sand beach is located approximately…

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