Cebu City

Big deal

JJ Explorer Tours has one of the best last-minute fare offers - a Cebu, Philippines, special package including three nights at the new Microtel, which boasts its own beach, transfers to and from the airport, a daily breakfast and flights on Philippine Airlines all for

Wednesday, 21 January, 2009, 12:00am

Flights of fancy

It's summer and time to escape the city. Some of the flight/hotel packages out of Hong Kong look appealing - until you try to book. Unlike in Australasia and, soon, Europe, airlines in Hong Kong can advertise a too-good-to-be-true package to, for example, Cebu (Dragonair Holidays' Value Cebu package costs 'from' HK$2,699) to draw in customers.

3 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Winds of confusion swirl at cancelled Asean talks

An incoming tropical storm may have been cited as the only reason for the unprecedented cancellation of the annual regional leaders' summit, but it was terrorism, not typhoons, that was on everybody's lips.

9 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

21 hurt in road crash after flight diverted

Twenty-one Hong Kong holidaymakers were hurt in a traffic accident in the Philippines after their Cathay flight was diverted to Cebu because of the airport chaos.

They were all members of a tour group that had been on holiday in South Korea and was supposed to have flown back to Hong Kong from Seoul on Friday and landed at 11pm.

8 Jul 2001 - 12:00am

Wong saves legs for hard hill climbs

Hong Kong's Wong Kam-po, conserving his energy for the gruelling hill climbs which lie ahead, began his defence of the Centennial Tour of the Philippines by finishing 13th in yesterday's four-kilometre prologue in Cebu.

16 Apr 1998 - 12:00am