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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.…

Cebu City Quarantine Center to be expanded

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Quarantine Center (CCQC) at the North Reclamation Area will be expanded to be able to accommodate more Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients, especially front-liners who may contract the disease. Mayor…

DSWD-7: 3K returning OFWs, LSIs provided with cash aid

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Over 3,000 returning overseas workers, and locally stranded individuals (LSIs) from Metro Manila in Central Visayas received cash assistance from the government, an agency here reports. The Department of Social Welfare and Development…

Former college varsity basketball player, 3 others nabbed in Talisay buy-bust

Alven Marie Timtim 08/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A former player of a noted college basketball team here was arrested along with three others after they were caught in a buy-bust operation conducted by the Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit (PDEU) of…

Danish national, Filipino cohort arrested in Bohol buy-bust

Alven Marie Timtim 08/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Danish national and his filipino cohort are now detained at the Panglao, Bohol Police station, after they were caught in a buy-bust operation conducted by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central…

In Bogo City, motorcycle barrier not required among family members

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – While motorcycle owners in most parts of the country are scrambling to install barriers on their two-wheeled vehicles, those in Bogo City in northern Cebu are not required to do so. The city…

No new COVID-19 case reported in Talisay City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For the first time in two months, Talisay City recorded no new case of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). According to the latest report (as of August 5, 2020) posted at the Talisay City Public…

Damp weather expected this weekend in Metro Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebuanos planning to go outside of their homes this weekend are advised to bring rain-protective gear. This as the state weather bureau’s latest outlook showed that Metro Cebu will be experiencing damp weather…

Labella reminds foreigners to follow local rules

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is reminding foreigners here that they must follow the rules and regulations in the city. During his inspection of quarantine violators currently undergoing community service at the Plaza Independencia…

Almost 2K LSIs facilitated in and out of Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government has reported that as of August 6, 2020, there have been almost 2,000 locally stranded individuals (LSIs) who have been facilitated in and out of the city. Councilor Joel…

COVID-19 recoveries surpass active cases among police in Region 7

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The number of police officers in Central Visayas who have fully recovered from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) surpassed those pertaining to active cases. Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, director of the…

Gwen reiterates administration’s thrust to ‘resuscitate’ Cebu’s economy

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As Cebu celebrated its 451st founding anniversary on Thursday, August 6, 2020, Governor Gwendolyn Garcia reiterated the direction of her administration to “resuscitate” the province’s economy from the blows it suffered due to…

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