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LTFRB amends memo to prohibit use of eye protectors in lieu of face shields

Doris C. Bongcac 08/08/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) will proceed with the implementation of the mandatory wearing of face shields when taking public transportation starting on August 15. But it will already prohibit…

Labella says use of face shields not mandatory in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mayor Edgardo Labella said that while the use of face shields is highly encouraged when going out, its use will not be made mandatory in Cebu City for now. Labella said that face…

Air India Express flight from Dubai with 190 aboard crash lands at Kerala airport

The Straits Times / Asia News Network 08/08/2020

Updated 01:43 a.m., August 8, 2020 MALAPPURAM – At least 15 people are said to have died when an Air India Express flight crash-landed and split into two on Friday (Aug 7) night after skidding off a…

NBI CEVRO arrest ‘illegal recruiter’ from Talisay City

Alven Maria A. Timtim 08/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A woman who is operating a training school and a recruitment agency in Barangay Dumlog, Talisay City, was arrested by operatives of the National Bureau of Investigation Central Visayas Regional Office (NBI CEVRO)…

MCPO bags Best City Police Office award, 3 other recognitions

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) brought home no just one but four special awards during the culmination of the 119th-anniversary celebration of the Philippine National Police (PNP) on Thursday, August 6. MCPO…

Garganera: EOC is working with DOH-7 to harmonize ‘conflicting’ COVID-19 data

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –More than four months have passed since cases of the coronavirus disease were first reported in Cebu City. But to date, there is still conflicting data on the number of cases reported in the…

Abellanosa’s bill seeks to give every Filipino access to free COVID vaccine when ready

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Rep. Rodrigo Abellanosa of Cebu City’s south district has filed a bill in Congress that will make sure that every Filipino citizen will have access to free coronavirus disease vaccine as soon as…

Cebu City mulls temporary home for street dwellers at NRA

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Wanting to already address the concern on street dwellers during this time of a pandemic, Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said that he already found an area at the North Reclamation Area (NRA) where…

COVID-19 cases in PH overshoot 122,000 mark

Daphne Galvez 08/07/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health on Friday logged 3,379 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease, pushing the country’s caseload to 122,754. Of the total cases, 53,734 are considered active cases. Metro Manila registered the…

Labella to city residents: Behave on Sundays or else…

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 08/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The authority which Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella gave to allow city residents to leave their homes to buy essentials on Sundays is not absolute. Labella said that the privilege will be revoked…

Labella: Drop in COVID-19 cases resulted from Cebuanos show of discipline

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella credited the Cebuanos show of discipline for the massive drop in new cases of the coronavirus disease in the past days. Labella said that the people will soon…

WeTrace to open registration by Aug. 8

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Residents in areas under general community quarantine (GCQ) of Cebu province will have to wait for a while before they can register to a contact tracing application needed for their future travel passes.…

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