Cordova to ban single-use plastic and styrofoam food containers

Futch Anthony Inso 01/29/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Municipality of Cordova will implement a ban on single-use plastic and styrofoam food containers starting next month. This was confirmed by Municipal Councilor Lemuel Pogoy after they approved Ordinance No. 2022-83, which…

Ban on street parties, liquor sales along the Sinulog’s old, new routes pushed

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 01/04/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Multisectoral Convergence Group has recommended to Mayor Michael Rama for a ban on street parties and liquor sales along the old and new routes of the Sinulog grand parade as…

K-drama ban won’t be good; use South Korea’s method as a model instead – solon

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 10/22/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Instead of banning Korean dramas or K-dramas for their massive popularity in the country,  why not just copy the system that allowed South Korea’s entertainment industry to flourish? Rep. Joey Salceda of the 2nd…

Cebu Province temporarily bans entry of poultry from Iloilo and Panay Islands

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 10/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Following reports of suspected African Swine Fever (ASF) cases in Iloilo and Panay Island, Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia banned the importation of live hogs, boar semen, pork-related products, and byproducts from these provinces…

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…

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