Cebu officials pay tribute to late Mayor Edgardo Labella

Mae Fhel Gom-os, Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu officials, including those from the opposing camp fondly remembered and paid tribute to the late Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella who died Friday dawn, November 19, 2021. They also extended their condolences…

Dizon to CHD: Give children flu shots

Dyrecka Letigio 09/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Since children under 15-years-old are not yet qualified to receive COVID-19 vaccines, the Cebu City government should focus on giving them flu shoots for their protection. This was the appeal of Councilor Alvin…

Increase basic pay for nurses, Cebu City Council appeal to private hospitals

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council has appealed to private hospitals to increase the basic pay for nurses. The council members including Eugenio Gabuya, Jr., Eduardo Rama, Jr., and Alvin Dizon have raised concerns about…

Dizon pushes for adoption of ‘people-centered’ vaccination program in Cebu City

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 12/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Cebu City Councilor wants to ensure a fair and efficient distribution of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines, should these be already made available in 2021. Councilor Alvin Dizon is pushing for the…

Dizon to Labella: Prioritize COVID-19 response in 2021 budget

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –A Cebu City Councilor wanted allocations for pandemic response prioritized in the 2021 budget. Councilor Alvin Dizon said that the city’s readiness against the spread of the coronavirus disease is far more important than…

Councilor: Provide free vitamins, flu shots to residents

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City residents should have free access to vitamin supplements and influenza or flu vaccinations. This was the statement of Cebu City Councilor Alvin Dizon amid the rising cases of the coronavirus disease…

OCD approval causes delay in lifting of lockdown in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is facing an unexpected dilemma in its goal to graduate to the new normal amidst the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. This after the orders of Mayor Edgardo Labella…

Cebu City dad pushes for food banks for disasters, public health emergencies

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Councilor Alvin Dizon is proposing an ordinance establishing food banks in the city for disasters and public health emergencies.  “No one should go hungry during a disaster and public health emergency, and the…

Dizon’s ordinance allows Cebu City to celebrate environment week every June

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The first week of June will now be called the Cebu City Environment Week after the City Council passed an ordinance that aims to educate the public on the need for environmental protection.…

Cebu City Council to hold offsite sessions in barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Council members will no longer be limited to conducting their regular and special sessions inside the City Hall legislative building. An ordinance authored by Councilor Alvin Dizon and which the 15th…

City dad wants banks to consult public on plans to increase ATM withdrawal fees

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Councilor Alvin Dizon urged banks to consult the public and be transparent on their plans to increase fees on cash withdrawals using automated teller machines (ATM). The increase may be imposed after the…

Akbayan Partylist supports Alvin Dizon

Gerard Vincent Francisco 10/15/2018

THIS early, former Cebu City Councilor Alvin Dizon can already count on the support of the so-called marginalized sector after the Akbayan Partylist threw its support behind his bid to return to City Hall. Yesterday Dizon filed…

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