Cebu Province to swab upon arrival unvaccinated, partially vaccinated travelers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Province will be abiding by the newly released COVID-19 guidelines of the National Interagency Task Force (IATF) for incoming travelers from abroad giving privileges to those who are fully vaccinated. Except that…

Cebu City cops tasked to help monitor hoarding of medicines, selling of unregistered antigen test kits, and using of fake vaxx cards

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Following reports of possible proliferation here of fake medicines, unregistered antigen kits, and fake vaccination cards, Cebu City policemen have been directed to help and coordinate with other law enforcement agencies to ensure…

One Cebu starts unveiling slate but no Presidential bet yet

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu province’s ruling party, One Cebu, is now gearing up for the incoming May 2022 Presidential elections. One Cebu on Wednesday, January 26, launched its two-day convention at a mall in South Road…

Cebeco III: 80% of households reenergized

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Electricity is back in more than 84,000 houses in midwestern Cebu, over a month since Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai) ravaged the province.  Power distributor Cebu Electric Cooperative III (Cebeco III) reported that…

Border checkpoints to be reimplemented in Cebu province starting Jan. 17 — police

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Starting January 17, the Cebu provincial cops will reimplement border checkpoints to check if public vehicles follow the 75 percent passenger capacity. Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) director, said…

Entire Cebu under Alert Level 3

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The entire island province of Cebu has been reverted to a stricter quarantine classification. This after the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF-MEID) included Cebu province under the…

Those with ‘totally damaged’ houses in Cebu province first to get rebuilding assistance

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Supplies are here and contracts are signed for the rebuilding of houses in Cebu province damaged by Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai). And the provincial government will be prioritizing the distribution of rebuilding…

#CDNFiestaSeñor2022: Gwen to continue Sinulog dance, prays for Cebu’s recovery, protection

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia will continue her tradition of dancing the Sinulog this year.  Garcia, during a press interview on Tuesday, January 11, announced that she will be doing the Sinulog dance along…

At least 90k households in Cebu Province to get P5,000 as assistance for rebuilding homes

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Province will soon be releasing financial assistance worth P5,000 each to at least 90,000 families whose homes were totally damaged by Typhoon Odette. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said they are looking into releasing…

3 weeks after Odette: Power back in more areas in Cebu province

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Three weeks after Typhoon Odette hit Cebu, hope shines brighter for residents in the province as power has been restored in more areas there. During a post-Odette meeting with mayors at the Capitol…

Damage in Cebu province’s tourism industry: P112 million and counting

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Most tourist establishments and popular spots in Cebu province remained closed, three weeks after Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai) battered the island province. And as of January 3, 2022, the Provincial Tourism Office…

OFWs, ROFs who are non-Cebu residents can now enter country via MCIA 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Starting tomorrow, January 4, Filipino travelers from overseas, who are not residents of Cebu, will be allowed to enter the country via Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA).  Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia on Monday, January…

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