Kuwentong Kule: The sinking of Bohol during the fiesta month of May

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 05/11/2021

If not for the pandemic, Bohol should have been sinking this month. It is jokingly said Bohol is “sinking” during May because the population of the island during this month is multiplied twice, thrice, or even four…

Bohol cop accused of killing wife face parricide raps

Alven Marie A. Timtim - CDN Digital 01/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — When he recovers from the gunshot wound on his head, Police Staff Sergeant Ariel Tuquib will have to face the parricide charge that was filed against him on Tuesday morning, January 28, 2020,…

NBI in Bohol province nabs 2; recovers P400K shabu, 5 fully grown marijuana plants

Paul Lauro and Gresheen Gift Libby 09/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Law enforcers in Bohol province have been tailing Michael Zarate on suspicions that he was peddling illegal drugs. But Zarate, a high value target, eluded arrest during a buy-bust operation Friday night, September…

1 dead, 4 nabbed in Bohol drug operation; nearly P7M ‘shabu’ seized

Benjie Talisic 07/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police confiscated nearly P7 million worth of suspected shabu during a bloody July 11 morning anti-drug operation in Bohol Province. Ritchie Banquil, a drug suspect, died in the hospital after he was wounded…

LF88 sails Cebu-Tubigon route

Hannah Perez 04/22/2018

A new RO-RO catamaran ferry sails the Cebu City to Tubigon, Bohol route as Lite Shipping Corporation introduced the Lite Ferry 88. LF88 is the newest world-class and the biggest RO-RO catamaran passenger ferry offering a faster…

Rescue operation ongoing for Bohol-bound ferry

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/20/2017

DEVELOPING STORY: A roll-on-and-roll-off (RORO) ferry bound for the town of Tubigon, Bohol is now being rescued after seawaters entered the vessel. The Cebu Station of PCG confirmed to Cebu Daily News that M/V Lite Ferry 26…

Farmer informant in Clarin gets entire P1.1M bounty

Leo Udtohan 05/11/2017

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol — Unlike the habal-habal driver who got only P450,000 for information which led to the neutralization of Abu Sayyaf member Joselito Melloria, the informant responsible for the arrest of Saad Samad Kiram got the…

Naga City fishermen rescued in Bohol

Edison Delos Angeles, Rene F. Alima 01/25/2017

Two fishermen from Naga City were fished out of the waters of Tubigon town in the neighboring province of Bohol after their motor banca capsized at around 5 a.m. on Wednesday. Sulfecio Sasan, 44, and Jae Pugoy,…

Passenger vessel bound for Cebu runs aground off Tubigon waters

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/16/2016

A vessel from Tubigon, Bohol ran aground off Tambulian Reef in Tubigon waters Friday night. Vermon Tabangco, a member of operations at Philippine Coast Guard in Tagbilaran Station said that MV FastCat M-11 ran aground at 6:40…

Thousands stranded in Cebu City port ahead of polls

Jhunnex Napallacan 05/07/2016

THOUSANDS of passengers who wanted to vote in their provinces tomorrow ended up stranded at Cebu City ports since all boat trips were fully-booked. Among them were five teachers who had attended a three-day seminar related to…

Starcraft, Weesam fastcraft to transfer to Pier 3

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/07/2016

ALL fastcraft vessels of Starcraft and Weesam will dock at Pier 3 and passengers will be passing through the Passenger Terminal 2 starting February 15. These vessels ply the route to and from Ormoc City in Leyte…

1,666 stranded in Cebu port

Jhunnex Napallacan 10/18/2015

At least 1,666 passengers were stranded in Cebu City ports because of typhoon Lando, that also caused strong waves in the Visayas. Trips of small vessels with 250 gross tonnage and below were suspended by the Coast…

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