Rise in mental health problems, crimes seen with Boracay shutdown

Inquirer.net 04/18/2018

BORACAY ISLAND, AKLAN — A 42-year-old single mother of three has fallen into severe depression after she learned that she would lose her job and her home in the wake of the government’s plan to rehabilitate the…

After Boracay, Panglao faces shutdown, too

Inquirer.net 02/21/2018

PANGLAO, Bohol — After Boracay, another island in the Visayas could be the next target of President Rodrigo Duterte after he was told that it was teeming with resorts with no septic tanks and proper waste disposal…

PNP: Mobile signal shutdown in Cebu to last 10 hours

Chris Evert Ruffolo, Nestle L. Semilla 01/20/2018

For the second year in a row, the Philippine National Police (PNP) has implemented a temporary shutdown of mobile phone services in Cebu City during the Sinulog Festival’s grand finale, citing the need to secure the safety…

SIGNAL SHUTDOWN AGAIN?

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Benjie B. Talisic, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 01/20/2018

PNP also imposed a gun ban in Metro Cebu from January 19 to 21 Be ready to go back to basics again. Cellular phone signals may be shut down for the second year in a row to…

MAO BA?

MAO BA? 01/19/2018

SIGNAL SHUTDOWN Netizens were dismayed when they learned that the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) has recommended to the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC-7) to shut down cellphone signals for the Sinulog grand parade this coming…

Davide backs cell site shutdown, liquor ban on Sinulog

Benjie B. Talisic, Morexette B. Erram 01/11/2018

CEBU Gov. Hilario Davide III supports Cebu City Hall’s decision for a cell phone signal shutdown and a liquor ban on the Sinulog Grand Parade and procession. “I have not received any information about it yet. I…

NTC bares protocol on proposed Sinulog signal shutdown

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Benjie B. Talisic 11/15/2017

ALL requests to shut down mobile phone signals from telecommunication companies shall be done by the chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP). This was the new protocol crafted by the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) in light…

Sinulog Foundation executive okays shutdown of cell sites

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 11/14/2017

  THE plan of Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña to again shut down cellular phone signals during the Sinulog festivities next year as part of security measures has gained the support of festival organizers. Sinulog Foundation Inc.…

Cell sites’ shutdown mulled

Nestle L. Semilla 03/24/2017

SECURITY MEASURES FOR upcoming asean meet After the success of Sinulog 2017, the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) is considering another cell site shutdown as part of the security measures for an international summit to…