Medical trash seen floating off Lapu waters

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Videos and photos showing hospital waste such as used syringes, kidney trays, chemical bottles, and rubber gloves floating on the waters of Barangay Ibo, Lapu-Lapu City are now making the rounds on social media.…

PCG rescues priest, three others from San Remegio waters

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 12/28/2018

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Personnel from the Philippine Coastguard in Central Visayas (PCG-7) rescued a priest and three others after the motor banca which they boarded experienced engine failure while on the waters of Barangay Tacup, San…

Sailing the waters of adversity

Michelle Joy Padayhag 12/08/2018

There’s no such thing as not being able to learn. But first you have to be willing to do it.  Who says one’s disability can hinder a person from helping his family? Not for 48-year old Anastacio…

Coastguard rescues vessel in waters off Talisay City

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 11/09/2018

A vessel ran aground in the waters off Lipata, Talisay City, Cebu on Friday morning (November 9). LTJG Michael John Encina, spokesperson of the Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas (PCG-7), said they received a report that…

Fencing the waters

Delta Dyrecka Letigio USJ-R Journalism Intern 09/30/2018

There are five major rivers traversing the city of Cebu; and all of them are heavily polluted. Although the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) denied in 2017 that the rivers are all biologically dead, there…

Panglao, Mactan waters have ‘improved’

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/30/2018

THE quality of the waters off the islands of Mactan in Cebu and Panglao in Bohol has “drastically improved” compared to last year. William Cuñado, Environmental Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7) director, said tests indicated there…

Authorities arrested 3 for illegal fishing

Rene F. Alima 04/17/2018

Three fishermen were arrested for using an air compressor in the sea waters of Barangay North Poblacion in San Fernando town, southern Cebu past 2 a.m. Tuesday. PO3 Marjuquin Missuari of San Fernando police precinct identified the…

292 passengers stranded due to rough waters

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 03/25/2018

At least 292 passengers were stranded in some ports in Cebu due to rough sea conditions. Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Cebu station (SN2) officer Renz Mendoza said a gale warning issued by the state weather bureau Pagasa…

2 men rescued by passenger vessel after floating in waters off Dumaguete

Benjie B. Talisic 01/30/2018

  CEBU CITY—Two foreigners were rescued by a passing passenger vessel after they were found floating in the waters off Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental on Monday night. SPO1 Diego Tubel, Dumaguete police station desk officer, identified the…

CEBU A FREEPORT?

DJ Yap, Leila B. Salaverria, Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/26/2017

If only to end corruption at the Bureau of Customs (BOC), why not remove all tax levied on imported goods? Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña on Saturday said the government should stop collecting customs duties, and start…

Korean drowns off Cordova waters

Winston Ensomo 07/26/2017

A KOREAN drowned while swimming with Filipino companions in the waters off Barangay Alegria Cordova town in Metro Cebu Tuesday noon. The victim identified as Youn Kim Jae, who resided in Barangay Maribago, Lapu-Lapu City. Police said…

Into the Blue

Bai Hayde Quiñanola 07/22/2017

ENJOY the present. Don’t try to break records. Relax and really experience freediving.” These were the words of multiple world record holder and two-time freediving world champion from France, Guillaume Néry, to guests at Freedive HQ in…

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