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…

Cebu to ban entry of passengers from outside province

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial government will start banning the entry of visitors from outside the province as part of their mitigation efforts on the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The ban will…

Duque seeks ban on church masses, moviegoing

Consuelo Marquez 03/13/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Health Secretary Francisco Duque has called for a ban on attending Masses in churches and going to cinemas as a precautionary measure against the 2019 coronavirus disease or COVID-19. In an interview over Radyo…

Ban on single-use plastics in gov’t approved

Jhesset O. Enano - Philippine Daily Inquirer 02/25/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The National Solid Waste Management Commission (NSWMC) has approved a resolution that mandates the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to prepare and to implement the banning of “unnecessary” single-use plastics in all…

DepEd lifts temporary ban on gathering of students, teachers order due to COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 02/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — School activities entailing a gathering of students and teachers can now resume after the Department of Education has lifted starting on that day its order to put on hold this kind of activities…

DA-7 wants famous lechon sauce, instant noodle included in ASF ban

Futch Anthony Inso 02/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines -The Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) has recommended the inclusion of a famous lechon sauce and an instant noodle brand in the ban of pork and processed pork meat products. DA-7 regional…

Duterte orders travel ban from Hubei

Darryl John Esguerra 01/31/2020

MANILA, Philippines—President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the imposition of a temporary ban on Chinese nationals from China’s Hubei province, where Wuhan City — the epicenter of the novel coronavirus outbreak— is located as well as from other…

Dar lauds Cebu, Bohol for banning pork products from ASF areas 

Irene R. Sino Cruz 01/28/2020

CEBU CITY–Agriculture Secretary William Dar on Tuesday said the quarantine measures put in place by the local governments in Cebu, Bohol, and Mimaropa should continue. The measures would ensure that the hog industry in these areas would…

Lapu mayor asks DOH to ban direct flights from neighboring cities of Wuhan City

Rosalie Abatayo 01/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Amid the threat of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has called on the Department of Health (DoH) to consider banning direct flights from the neighboring cities of Wuhan, China…

Gabuya seeks ban of student drivers at SRP, main thoroughfares in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Major thoroughfares in Cebu City including the Cebu South Coastal Road (CSCR) and other roads located at the South Road Properties (SRP) should never be used for driving lessons. Councilor Eugenio Gabuya said…

Deployment ban stays until Kuwait ‍honors 2018 labor agreement

Julie M. Aurelio, Tina G. Santos 01/17/2020

The total deployment ban of workers to Kuwait will remain in effect “until we get justice for Ms [Jeanelyn] Villavende and a consensus on the standard employment contract,” Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said in a press…

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