Rama names new dep’t heads

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Government has a new set of department heads. Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama on Monday, December 6, 2021, revealed the complete list of new officials he has appointed for selected positions in…

600K jabs in CV on National Vaxx Days

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Health personnel in Central Visayas inoculated over 600,000 individuals during the three-day National Vaccination Days from November 29 to December 1, 2021. Data from the Visayas Vaccination Operations Center (VVOC) show that a…

Four more barangays in Cebu City drug-cleared

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More Cebu City barangays are now drug cleared, making the total number of drug-cleared barangay to 11 as of December 4, 2021. The City Office of the Substance Abuse Prevention (COSAP) announced that…

Rama warns establishments: Check vaccination cards or face closure

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has warned establishments, which have been lax in checking the vaccination cards of customers for services that can only be offered to vaccinated individuals, that they need to…

VVOC: Few AstraZeneca doses expire in CV, majority of vaccines not wasted

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Only a few, almost neglible number of  AstraZeneca vials have been wasted in Central Visayas, and no expired vaccine has been inoculated to any individual who joined the National Vaccination Days this week.…

Legacies of shame

Jose Ma. Montelibano - @inquirerdotnet 12/03/2021

I was listening to an interview on cable TV earlier and I heard the resource person being interviewed, known to some media hosts as an expert or, at least, a veteran of political analysis in the country.…

Cleanliness as form rather than substance

Gideon Lasco - @inquirerdotnet 12/03/2021

The problem with many of the people who are in power in our country today is that they see cleanliness as a matter of form rather than substance. Amid environmental crises that require meaningful and urgent action,…

Cebu City to focus on rehabilitation of Sitio Lawis for return of fire victims

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government will be focusing on the rehabilitation of Sitio Lawis in Barangay Mambaling as the city continues to respond to the immediate needs of the over 4,000 fire victims. Rama…

Lay minister killed by unidentified gunman inside Inayawan Public Market

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philipppines — Police are looking at personal grudge as a motive in the killing of a 68-year-old lay minister, who was shot dead by an unidentified gunman inside the Inayawan Public Market in Barangay Inayawan,…

Family outing turns into tragedy: 7-year-old drowns in 3-feet-deep pool

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A supposed to be a happy family outing turned into a tragedy after a seven-year-old girl drowned in a three-feet-deep pool inside a resort in Dalaguete town in southern Cebu on Sunday morning,…

Cebu City bids goodbye to Mayor Labella

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More than 10,000 people wearing white and waving white flags bid their goodbyes to Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella on his burial day on Friday, November 26, 2021. Emotions poured the whole day…

9 colleges, universities in Cebu City are F2F safe

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) identified nine Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) that are certified safe for the return of face-to-face classes. Councilor Joel Garganera, the deputy chief implementor of the EOC,…

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