Recoveries in Central Visayas hit 20k mark

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The recovery count in Central Visayas already exceeded 20, 000 with the addition of 41 more on Wednesday, October 28, while the region’s new cases continue to decline. In its latest health bulletin, …

Capitol eyes establishment of new bus terminal at SRP

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government plans to put up a new bus terminal that will cater to routes covering both the northern and southern parts of the province. “We’re eyeing an integrated bus terminal…

Cebu Province proposes P15B for 2021 budget, up by 25%

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Province proposed a record-breaking P15 billion as its budget for 2021, a 25 percent increase to the P12 billion allotted for this year. The proposed budget was approved in its first reading…

Cebu City gives encroachers of easement zone time to undo damage

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is urging violators of the easement zone in rivers and other waterways here to undo the damage and violation they have done if they don’t want the government to…

Capitol, police agree to augment tourist police

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial government and the provincial police on Monday, October 26, 2020, agreed to augment police officers in tourist spots in the province if it meant reinforcing health protocols in tourist sites…

No Christmas parties for Cebu City Hall employees; bonuses in limbo

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government will not be holding any Christmas parties in all departments this year, and the fate of their Christmas bonuses hang in the air. Mayor Edgardo Labella made this announcement…

Fiesta Señor 2021 plans: Province-wide motorcade of Sto. Niño eyed

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Organizers of the Fiesta Señor 2021 are expected to roll out major and minor changes in the event with threats of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) still prevalent. And included in their plans…

Cebu City to release cash incentives for medical frontliners this Oct. 29

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella on Monday, October 26, announced that they would start releasing the cash incentives they promised to healthcare workers attending to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients here. Labella, in…

Jailbreak in Cebu City: One recaptured, one killed, one still at large 

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 10/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A detainee was killed after he and two others escaped from police detention on Monday dawn, October 26, 2020, here.  The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) confirmed that three detainees of the Mabolo Police Station…

4k families in Mandaue receive cash, food assistance after floods

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Over 4,000 families who were affected by recent flash floods in Mandaue City have received cash aid and relief packs from the government. The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7), in…

DOLE-7 starts livelihood training for retrenched MEPZ workers

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The regional labor department in Central Visayas has started conducting livelihood training for some of the retrenched workers of the Mactan Economic Processing Zone (MEPZ) workers. The Department of Labor and Employment here…

Only 2 new COVID cases in Cebu City on Oct. 25

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) recorded only two new confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Cebu City. In its latest COVID-19 bulletin issued on Sunday, October 25, 2020, DOH-7…

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