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More investments seen if Camotes bill becomes law


More tourism investments are expected to be poured into Camotes Island once a bill rationalizing the management of the natural resources of the island will be signed into law by President Benigno Aquino III.

Posted: June 11th, 2013 in CDN - Enterprise,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Camotes folks offer homes to tourists


For backpackers and budget-conscious individuals, who want to enjoy summer in Camotes Island, residents of San Francisco town now offers a home stay program for them to avail.

Posted: April 7th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Camotes town pushes Soli festival promotion

Just like Cebu’s other small islands, Camotes Island relies on its Soli-Soli Festival to entice tourists and draw more investors to set up businesses in their area.

Posted: March 18th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

2 killed in Camotes mishap

Two men were killed when a portion of a limestone quarry caved in and fell on them Friday morning in barangay Cagcagan, Poro town in Camotes Island, Cebu. Police identified the fatalities as Eliseo Tindog, 59, of sitio Tugas, Barangay Cagcagan, and Nandy Estrera, 30, of sitio Kapasanan, barangay San Jose. It took rescuers more [...]

Posted: February 17th, 2013 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

2 dead in landslide in Camotes quarrying site


Two persons were killed in a landslide on Friday morning while they were quarrying for limestone in Poro town, Camotes Island, northeast of Cebu, authorities said Saturday.

Posted: February 16th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

2 killed in Camotes Island landslide


Two persons were killed in a landslide on Friday morning while quarrying for limestone in Poro town, Camotes Island, northeast of Cebu City.

Posted: February 16th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Disaster-ready Albay, Makati, Cebu town are UN’s ‘best’ in PH


When disaster strikes, they survive. Three Philippine local government units (LGUs)—Albay province, Makati City and San Francisco town on Camotes Island, Cebu—are on the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction’s (UNODRR) list of 29 model communities worldwide that are “exemplars in disaster risk management and reduction.”

Posted: October 7th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

1T people to benefit from Camotes medical mission

AT least 1,000 residents in Poro, Camotes Island, Cebu are expected to benefit from the free medical and dental mission of the Rotary Club of Metro (RCMC) on May 19-20.

Posted: May 18th, 2012 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Pilar seeks text votes to win NatGeo contest


The municipality of Pilar in Camotes Island needs your help in winning an environment-themed contest that will showcase their ecology projects to the world.

Posted: December 16th, 2011 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

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  • Palace stonewalls on MRT inquiry
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  • Triduum thoughts of a young boy
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