Cebu City EOC: MGCQ does not matter, we will enforce stricter measures

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government will not be putting its guard down amid the plans of the national government to keep the city under Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ) even when its neighboring cities…

Cebu City dad’s appeal: Make J&J vaccines available for all

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Johnsons & Johnsons (J&J) should not only be for senior citizens but for all individuals who are willing to get vaccinated. This was the appeal of Cebu City Councilor Franklyn Ong, the…

Mayor Labella may return to work in a few weeks– Casas

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella may be returning to work in a few weeks, albeit, he may choose to work from home. City Administrator Floro Casas, Jr., said in a phone interview that…

Rama will no longer allow convergence in Fort San Pedro, Plazas, and Fuente Osmeña Circle

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Acting Mayor Michael Rama will no longer allow any convergence or gatherings in the city’s public parks. This includes Fort San Pedro, Plaza Independencia, Plaza Sugbo, and the Fuente Osmeña Circle…

Cebu City Council passes almost P4.5 billion supplemental budget on divided house

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The long-awaited almost P4.5 billion Supplemental Budget No. 1 (SB-1) proposed by Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella was finally passed by the City Council on Wednesday evening, July 28, 2021. After a grueling,…

Cebu City to make more COVID-19 beds available to address full hospitals

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is planning to open more beds for isolation and treatment centers as experts advised the city that the health care system has become overwhelmed. Acting Mayor Michael Rama said the city…

Cebu City to give P10k incentive to private hospital nurses, to hire 200 more

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/28/2021

Attention nurses, Cebu City is in need of 200 nurses to augment its healthcare system in light of the rising COVID-19 cases in the city. | REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco/ CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City’s hospitals are lacking…

Tumulak to re-propose Cebu City cemetery

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak will be re-proposing the Cebu City cemetery ordinance that he filed in 2020 following the sudden rise of deaths and eventual lack of graveyards in the city. Tumulak…

Shortage of burial spaces in Cebu City cemeteries noted

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A significant rise in deaths in Cebu City has been noted by the Cebu City Health Department (CHD) along with the announcement of major cemeteries that they no longer have burial spaces. A…

Violators of Cebu City’s liquor ban could lose business permits – BPLO

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Personnel from Cebu City’s Business Permits and Licensing Office (BPLO) visited establishments in the city that are selling liquor Monday night, July 26, to inform its operators of the reimposition of the liquor…

SB-1 of Cebu City increases by P22 million

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The proposed Supplemental Budget No. 1 (SB-1) of Mayor Edgardo Labella to the City Council has been increased slightly from P4.4 billion to P4.5 billion to accommodate additional expenses. This after the City…

CHD studying nighttime vaccination roll-outs

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) is now studying the possibility of holding vaccination roll-outs at night. This after the City Council has previously requested the CHD to study the possibility of opening…

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