RDC-7 to LGUs in CV: Make comprehensive airport safety, security measure

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Central Visayas Regional Development Council (RDC-7) has enjoined concerned provinces and highly urbanized cities in the region to pass a comprehensive airport safety and security ordinance. Gordon Alan Joseph, the chairperson of…

Labella: RT PCR not needed for certain LGUs

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The results for a real-time reverse transcription-polymerase chain (RT-PCR) test for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) will no longer be required for residents of certain local government units (LGUs) outside of Cebu who…

Travelling to Cebu City from outside Cebu? Here are things to take note of

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Individuals living or currently staying outside Cebu Province who wants to go to Cebu City may need to take a second look at their schedules since Cebu City will be implementing additional requirements…

Siquijor temporarily closes airports, seaports

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines -The Siquijor Provincial government will be barring incoming passengers, including residents returning to the island — in a 10-day period. This developed after Siquijor Governor Zaldy Villa signed and issued Executive Order (EO) No.…

NegOr placed under state of calamity

Florence A. Baesa 03/16/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental- The provincial government of Negros Oriental has declared a state of calamity to secure its residents against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The declaration comes with the closure of their borders, ports, and…

Airports taking precautions after China virus outbreak

01/24/2020

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Airports are adding passenger screenings and taking other precautions to prevent a new virus from being spread by Chinese tourists going abroad for the Lunar New Year holidays. China has imposed…

Tourism execs see opportunity for growth in Bohol airport’s opening

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/03/2018

TOURISM stakeholders in Cebu see the opening of the new Bohol-Panglao International Airport (BPIA) in Bohol as an opportunity for growth and not as competition. While there are worries that the number of tourists entering Cebu through…

Naming airports

JASON BAGUIA 08/28/2018

President Rodrigo Duterte’s use of his bully pulpit to advocate for the renaming of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport so that it would bear the name of Lapu-Lapu would be easily understandable to the Cebuano or Visayan who…

Security up in ports, airports, terminals for Holy Week

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 03/22/2018

The Department of Transportation Regional Management Council in Central Visayas (DOTR-RMC-7) declared high-security alert to all transportation terminals as part of the “Oplan: Byaheng Ayos” for the upcoming Holy Week celebration. Land Transportation Office (LTO – 7)…

Cebu airport’s Terminal 2 to be opened in July

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/25/2018

  MACTAN ISLAND, Cebu–GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC) might open the new Terminal 2 (T2) of the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) in Lapu-Lapu City, ahead of schedule. GMCAC Chief Executive Advisor Andrew Acquaah-Harrison said they could…

More Cebu airport upgrades planned

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/18/2017

IF THE plans of the private corporation operating the Mactan Cebu International Airport terminal will be realized, then a third airport terminal and a second runway for the airport will be constructed within the next 50 years.…

BI deploys anti-terror units in airports, seaports

Inquirer.net 08/14/2017

  The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has designated anti-terrorist units in some airports and seaports as part of the government’s move to prevent the entry of suspected foreign terrorists. BI Commissioner Jaime Morente on Monday said seasoned…

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