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Appeal for investigation on ‘donated chickens’ denied by Cebu City council majority

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines–An appeal for an investigation for the donation of live chickens to Cebu City last May was denied by the majority bloc of the Cebu City council on Wednesday, August 5, 2020. Cebu City Councilor…

Taxi drivers urged to get CITOM ID

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) is urging the drivers of taxicabs to get a Cebu City Traffic Operations Management (CITOM) identification card (ID) before they begin to operate. CCTO Head Alma Casimero told CDN…

Traffic jams still experienced in parts of Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Traffic congestion was still experienced here even after the city opened up roads to accommodate more vehicles on Tuesday, August 4, 2020. As of 3 p.m. of Wednesday, August 5, 2020, the traffic…

Cebu City prepares budget for ‘future COVID-19 vaccine’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said the city is preparing funds for a vaccine against the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) once it becomes available. Labella said that the city is prioritizing the allocation…

Talisay City records only 3 new COVID-19 cases on Aug 4

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Talisay City reported another low in the new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Tuesday, August 4. In an advisory, the City of Talisay Public Information Office (PIO) said that the city…

LSIs start receiving financial assistance from Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Locally stranded individuals (LSIs) in Cebu City have begun receiving their financial assistance from the city government. As of August 4, 2020, the city distributed financial assistance to 96 LSIs through the Department…

Talisay City honors centenarian

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Rizalina R. Mil of Talisay City can proudly say she survived five pandemics in her lifetime. Mil was born on May 1920, in the final months of the infamous Spanish Flu that killed more…

Cebu City lifts some road closures to help ease traffic congestion

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government, in coordination with the Philippine National Police (PNP), has decided to lift some road closures and open up checkpoints in five areas here to help ease traffic congestion in…

Cebu City may be on its way to recovery, says Cimatu

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City couldn’t be considered the epicenter for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the country as Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu, the overseer of the Interagency Task Force (IATF), noted the drop in…

Cimatu wants eco-friendly design for new public cemetery in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Graves should adjust to the trees and the Guadalupe River must be protected should the new Cebu City Public Cemetery in Barangay Sapangdaku push through. This was the statement of Environment Secretary Roy…

Death rate due to COVID-19 drops in Cebu City, says IATF official

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The death rate due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Cebu City has dropped to less than five deaths per day, according to Retired General Melquiades Feliciano, the deputy chief implementor of the…

Labella: Reports on the distribution of new Q passes ‘untrue’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The additional quarantine passes that the Cebu City government distributed to the barangays were part of the city-issued passes that were printed in June. Its distribution was delayed in case there will be…

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