‘Backride’ is back: IATF allowing pillion riding for couples starting July 10

Consuelo Marquez 07/09/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The government’s task force against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) will  allow pillion riding for couples with strict health protocols starting Friday, July 10, Interior Secretary Eduardo Año announced on Thursday, July 9, 2020.…

Backriding on non-commercial motorcycles to be allowed in Cebu province

Rosalie Abatayo 06/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Backriding on non-commercial motorcycles may soon be allowed within the territorial jurisdiction of Cebu province. This as Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia signed an executive order on Wednesday evening, June 3, 2020, which will…

Religious activities allowed but not encouraged

Rosalie Abatayo 05/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu provincial government has adopted the provision of the national Interagency Task Force (IATF) allowing the conduct of religious activities in the province involving at most 10 people. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia signed…

Filipinos now allowed to visit South Korea except in areas affected by COVID-19

Krissy Aguilar 03/03/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Filipino tourists may now travel to South Korea, except in areas heavily affected by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Malacañang said Tuesday. Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases…

No backpacks allowed in Sinulog events

Rosalie Abatayo 01/08/2019

Senior Superintendent  Royina Garma said backpacks will totally be banned in the venues of Sinulog events, including the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño.…

Beeps not yet allowed to operate

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/29/2018

CEBUANOS will need to wait a little longer before they can enjoy the modernized public utility vehicles (PUVs) called Beeps. On Thursday, the Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) said they will not yet allow the Beeps to…

Victims may be allowed to rebuild their homes

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 11/12/2018

BARANGAY PAJO FIRE OWNERS of the 47 houses that were burned during a fire last Sunday in Barangay Pajo, Lapu-Lapu City, will be allowed to rebuild their homes. Pajo Barangay Captain Junard “Abong” Chan gave this assurance…

Only top 3 Cesafi schools allowed to compete in team sports of Cebu City Olympics

Glendale G. Rosal 11/12/2018

WHILE Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi) member schools are now allowed to compete as separate teams, organizers of the 2018 Cebu City Olympics said they will be limiting the number of these schools in team sports.…

Cebu’s skateboarders allowed to use Cebu City Sports Institute grounds for the meantime

Glendale G. Rosal 10/16/2018

The Cebuano skateboarding community has more reason to be happy after the Cebu City Sports Commission (CCSC), through the Cebu City government, approved their request to use a portion of the Cebu City Sports Institute in Barangay…

Clarkson allowed to play for PH in Asian Games

Inquirer.net 08/14/2018

In what has been a whirlwind of events, Jordan Clarkson will play for the Philippines in the 2018 Asian Games after all. The Fil-American Clarkson, who was initially denied clearance by the NBA, has now been given…

Only settlers under 93-1 allowed to rebuild homes

Morexette Marie B. Erram and USJ-R Intern Zena Magto. 08/06/2018

Only families identified as beneficiaries of the 93-1 land swap deal signed last week between Cebu City Hall and the provincial government may be allowed to rebuild their homes in Purok 3, Barangay Camputhaw, Cebu City. Genevieve…

Plastics not allowed inside city hall

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/01/2018

FOOD vendors plying their wares inside the Cebu City Hall are no longer allowed to use plastic wrappers and should cover their food with banana leaves or wax paper. The Cebu City government also encouraged buyers to…

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