Misa de Gallo proposal: Only vaxxed people inside churches

11/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Only vaccinated individuals can attend Misa De Gallo inside the churches. This is the proposal of the Cebu City Council’s committee on peace and order for the upcoming Midnight Masses from December 16…

WestVac reps apologize for lack of LGU permission on clinical trials

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Representatives from WestVac Biopharma which conducted the clinical trials for a COVID-19 vaccine in Cebu City apologized to the City Council for failing to secure the permission of the local government unit (LGU)…

Cebu City cops ready to extend help in WestVac clinical trial probe

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City policemen are ready should the city government ask assistance in investigating the WestVac vaccine clinical trial conducted by a Chinese pharmaceutical company, here. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for…

Carbon Market Unit III vendors: We support new Bagsakan

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The vendors of Carbon Market Unit III, Lavo Seaside, took time off their stalls on Friday noon, October 15, 2021, to show their support for the ongoing renovations of their Bagsakan Facility. The…

Free internet soon in all Cebu City barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City residents will soon have free access to the Internet through barangay access points. This as the Cebu City Council passed an ordinance authored by Councilor Eduardo (Edu) Rama, Jr., that would…

Under-the-table transactions within Cebu City Hall?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A revelation shocked members of the Cebu City Council during their regular session on October 13, 2021, when developer, Ben Aratea, revealed possible corruption in the City Hall. Aratea was invited to the…

Cebu City DSWS appeal: Don’t close Sta. Rita Center

Dyrecka Letigio 10/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Department of Social Welfare and Services (DSWS) is appealing to the City Council to keep the Sta. Rita Center for Women and Children running until the city can build a…

Cebu City Council questions clinical trial of COVID-19 vax

Dyrecka Letigio 10/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council has expressed concerns over a COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial conducted by a Chinese pharmaceutical company on residents in coastal barangays. This after residents from Barangays Labangon, Basak San Nicolas,…

Cebu City Council wants P3M earmarked for food banks in 2022 budget

Dyrecka Letigio 10/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council wants the Department of Social Welfare and Services (DSWS) to allocate enough funds for the establishment of a food bank in the city in 2022. Councilor Alvin Dizon, the…

Retirement gratuity benefit for brgy officials gets Cebu City Council’s OK

Dyrecka Letigio 09/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City barangay officials who have served a certain number of terms will finally be assured of retirement gratuity.  The City Council passed the ordinance called A Retirement Gratuity Benefit for Elected Barangay…

Megawide willing to negotiate supplemental MOA for Carbon Market

Dyrecka Letigio 09/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Megawide Construction Corp., the construction giant taking on the Carbon Modernization project, is willing to negotiate with the city government for a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) if this is the decision of the…

Cebu City Council urged to probe CCMC’s lack of occupancy permit

Dyrecka Letigio 09/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuano businessman, radio commentator, and staunch critic of the Cebu City administration Arturo Barrit is urging the Cebu City Council to conduct an inquiry over the Cebu City Medical Center’s (CCMC) lack of occupancy…

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