Capitol: No more floating cottages in Cordova

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There will be no more floating and fixed cottages in the shores and other easement zones in Cordova town, the Capitol reminded.  Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia issued another Executive Order (EO), formally implementing the…

SONA fashion police: Ban on ‘political messages’ bucked

Julie Aurelio 07/24/2022

MANILA, Philippines — On Monday, for the first time since the start of the pandemic, more guests and media personnel will be allowed at the venue of the State of the Nation Address (Sona) of President Ferdinand…

Cebu City Police to public: Report residents using ‘lantaka’

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 12/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City police are encouraging the public to report those, who continue to defy the ban on the use of firecrackers, especially those who use “improvised firecrackers” or “lantaka” Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert…

CCPO reconsiders plan to recommend ban on leisure biking

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police officials in Cebu City already changed their minds against recommending a ban on leisure biking. But they will continue with the strict enforcement of health and safety protocols among cyclists, says Police…

VisMin Super Cup COO apologizes to the people of Siquijor

Glendale G. Rosal 04/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Rocky Chan, the Chief Operations Officer (COO) of the ongoing Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup, has clarified that they are not banning the entire province of Siquijor from the league but only the…

Mystics banned from VisMin Cup; ARQ players, coaching staff suspended, fined

Glendale G. Rosal 04/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup league officials dropped the hammer on those involved in the alleged controversial on-court actions of players. And getting the harshest punishment are the Siquijor Mystics who were…

Gov’t lifts ban on deployment of health workers abroad

Dona Z. Pazzibugan 12/10/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The government officially lifted the temporary ban on the deployment of nurses, nursing aides and nursing assistants abroad, according to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA). “The moratorium or temporary suspension of deployment of…

Civic group’s call: Ban single-use plastic, styrofoam in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A civic group in Cebu City is calling for an immediate ban on single-use plastic and styrofoams in the city amid the recent flash floods. The group is composed of environmental protection organizations…

CCTO: e-scooter ban stays until ordinance’s provision suspended

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) said that they would have to wait for the suspension of  Article 4 Section 7 of Ordinance 801 before they could totally lift the ban on electronic…

Lifting of e-scooter ban, suspension of provision in Ordinance 801 sought

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sugbo Skooteros, the community of electronic scooter users in Cebu City, has met with the Bike Lane Adhoc Committee and the Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) today, October 1, 2020, to jumpstart…

Cebu City dad on ban of E-scooters: ‘It is untimely’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Cebu City councilor Joel Garganera believes it is not a good time to ban e-scooters, or electronic scooters, from the streets here, saying these are good alternative modes of transportation, especially during this time…

Six people arrested for swimming at SRP Baywalk

Alven Marie A. Timtim 04/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The public must take seriously the new executive order on the prohibition of  swimming on beaches or on bodies of water like the sea or rivers else they might be facing charges. This…

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