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Cobrador takes shot at tourism

TUCKED away in the island village of Cobrador in Romblon province is Tinagong Dagat, a pool of saltwater surrounded by rocks. COBRADOR, ROMBLON, PHILIPPINES/CONTRIBUTOR

How Cobrador Island in Romblon province got its name wasn’t clear, but the villagers wouldn’t mind the question often asked of them. “No, there is no jueteng here,” they would answer.

Posted: May 29th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Cloudy with chance of rain in forecast


Expect some clouds on the horizon on Holy Week.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Relatives of MV Princess of the Stars victims seek reversal of CA ruling

MV Princess of the Stars FILE PHOTO

Relatives of victims of MV Princess of the Stars, which sunk in June 2008 off the coast of Romblon and killed at least 800 passengers and crew, asked the Supreme Court to reverse a Court of Appeals ruling that cleared an executive of Sulpicio Lines from criminal liability.

Posted: March 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Little book with big thoughts on nature

Small things done are better than big things planned, a 34-year-old climate change activist believes.

Posted: November 14th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Romblon orders evacuation of residents in 6 towns


The provincial government of Romblon on Thursday afternoon enforced a preemptive evacuation in at least six coastal and low-lying municipalities as the island-province braced for supertyphoon ‘Yolanda’.

Posted: November 7th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »