Cebu City private hospital faces probe for allegedly refusing to admit senior patient who later died

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council will request the Department of Health (DOH) and the Private Hospitals Association of the Philippines (PHAPI) to investigate a private hospital in Cebu City after it allegedly declined to…

Cebu City Council honors fallen Bulacan rescuers

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera has filed a resolution seeking to honor the lives and bravery of five fallen rescuers, who died on duty during the onslaught of Typhoon Karding in San Miguel, Bulacan last…

City Council to DPS: Submit garbage truck inventory on or before Oct. 5

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council has agreed to request the city’s Department of Public Services (DPS) to submit an inventory report of all the city-owned garbage trucks on or before Oct. 5, 2022. Councilor…

Abellana Police Station commended for being ‘best police station’ in the region

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Rey Gealon passed a resolution commending the Cebu City Police Station 2 or Abellana Police Station after it was being recently proclaimed as the “Best City Police Station” in Central…

CCTO helps enforce student fare discount law

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — To help the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) enforce the student fare discount law, especially this school opening season, a top official of the Cebu City Transportation Office…

Committee recommends amendment in proposed ‘Anti-gun Violence and School Safety Ordinance of Cebu City’

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council’s Committee on Laws, Ordinances, and Styling, recommended that the proposed “Anti-gun Violence and School Safety Ordinance of Cebu City” should include a penalty for schools and other educational institutions…

City council agrees on SRP-Inayawan landfill culvert bridge demolition

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council is set to formally request the Office of the Mayor to demolish the six-year-old culvert bridge built across South Road Properties (SRP). Councilor Pastor “Jun” Alcover, Jr., during his…

Cebu City Council asks law enforcement agencies to solve lawyer’s ambush “swiftly”

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council requested all concerned law enforcement agencies to act “swiftly and decisively” in investigating the ambush of Atty. Karen Quiñanola-Gonzales and her son, as the council strongly condemned this recent…

Regulatory office for ‘habal-habal’ pushed

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Pancrasio “Jun” Alcover, Jr., is pushing for the creation of a motorcycle-for-hire regulatory office. His proposed ordinance titled “An ordinance creating the motorcycle-for-hire regulatory office, and providing funds, therefore,” has…

Amendment to ‘free coffin’ ordinance gets nod of Cebu City council committee

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The amending ordinance seeking to allow the city government to provide free coffin costing not more than P10,000 to deceased indigent and paupers of the city got the nod of the Cebu City…

Public hearing pushed for proposed “road safety academy” in Cebu City

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/30/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council’s Committee on Laws, Ordinance, and Styling has asked Cebu City Councilor James Cuenco to schedule a public hearing for his proposed ordinance establishing a “road safety academy” in…

Up to P20,000 financial assistance for fire victims in Cebu City pushed

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council’s Committee on Social Services wants to set the amount of financial assistance for fire victims between P5,000 to P20,000. The Committee on Social Services, in its comment and response…

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