Garcia checks borders on 1st day of strict border controls in Cebu

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite the drizzle this afternoon, June 26, 2020, Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia still pushed through with the inspection of the borders between Cebu province and Cebu City on the first day of the…

Labella willing to tighten Cebu City’s borders if more barangays get infected

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said he is willing to tighten the borders of Cebu City should more barangays (villages) become infected with the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The mayor said in a…

Cebuanos told to refrain from lending quarantine passes

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen securing the borders in the neighboring cities of Talisay and Cebu and asking residents of the two localities not to allow their relatives and friends to borrow their quarantine passes. Lending quarantine…

Barangay Guadalupe closes its borders

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Immae Lachica 04/15/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay Guadalupe, the largest barangay in Cebu City, has closed its borders to non-residents except for essential health workers and other frontliners. Guadalupe village chief, Michael Gacasan, told CDN Digital that the…

Stranded UP students, boarders struggling to cope with limited food, loneliness

Mariejo S. Ramos 03/30/2020

MANILA, Philippines — As the University of the Philippines (UP) in Diliman, Quezon City, extends help to jeepney drivers, vendors and other workers displaced by the Luzon-wide lockdown, it has also been grappling with the needs of…

NegOr placed under state of calamity

Florence A. Baesa 03/16/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental- The provincial government of Negros Oriental has declared a state of calamity to secure its residents against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The declaration comes with the closure of their borders, ports, and…

Cebu bans entry of passengers from Negros Island

Rosalie O. Abatayo 03/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Following the death of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) patient in Dumaguete City on Sunday morning, March 15, 2020, Cebu is now closing its borders to everyone arriving from the entire Negros Island. This…

Capitol plans to extend pork ban to provinces that still accept Luzon-sourced pork

Rosalie Abatayo 12/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu’s borders will soon be off limits to pork and pork-related products from provinces that have not protected their borders against against those Luzon-sourced pork and pork products. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, in a…

Infrared imaging shows more ships entering EEZ

07/03/2019

MANILA, Philippines – The number of ships entering the Philippines’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) has increased dramatically since 2012, according to images compiled through the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) light detection sensor. In a press…

A FATHER’S LOVE: Beyond walls, borders and blood

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Morexette B. Erram, Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/17/2018

Their circumstances set them apart from each other; but three Cebuano fathers share the same goal to prove that their love for family conquers all — even the thick towering walls of prison, for one. Edgardo Cuizon…

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