Cebu province’s relaxed travel protocols now part of local laws 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Without any objections, the Provincial Board on Monday, May 10, passed the provincial ordinance formalizing the easing of travel restrictions for all inbound travelers for Cebu province. During its regular session on Monday,…

Moving on and Moving Forward: Lakbay Lokal Expo

Dianne Zarina Gonzaga Savillo, Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 05/05/2021

With a cure in sight and vaccines being rolled out in various parts of the globe, we can’t help but also wish for travel restrictions to already be lifted anytime soon. As we adapt to the new…

Gwen not keen to adopt ‘whole-of-nation’ rule in testing returning OFWs

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Several national government officials once again earned the ire of Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia, and this time over the province’s decision that swayed away from national protocols. Garcia, in a press conference from…

What to expect in Kawasan reopening

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – One of Cebu’s most popular tourist destinations, Kawasan Falls, is set to reopen any time soon, approximately a year since it was closed due to threats of COVID-19. Kawasan Falls, located in Badian…

HPG notes increase in apprehensions due to intensified operations

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/26/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Highway Patrol Group (HPG) said it noted an increase of about 40 to 50 percent in traffic apprehensions from January to March this year, largely due to its intensified operations on…

Don’t abuse ‘no monetary penalty’ policy in face masks, province residents told

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The newly installed Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) director urged residents in the province not to abuse the new directives from the governor that scraps monetary penalties for those not wearing face masks.…

Capitol allows more tourism activities to reopen

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government has allowed the resumption of more tourism activities, the governor confirmed in a recent press conference. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia on Monday, April 19, 2021, told reporters that the province…

Capitol to give face masks to public

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia on Monday, April 19, 2021, defended her plans to do away with penalties for individuals caught not wearing face masks. With this, Garcia announced that the Capitol will be…

Cebu mayors raise concerns on prioritization for vaccination

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/14/2021

The Vaccination Plan for the Visayas manual. | Delta Letigio CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some Cebu Province mayors express concern on how the vaccination prioritization will be implemented with respect to the available doses especially on the…

Vaccination plan manual turned over to Cebu mayors

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/14/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The vaccination plan booklet that would guide local government units (LGUs) in Central Visayas on the roll-out of the vaccines has been turned over to the mayors of the component cities and…

Lingbawan is acting director of Cebu Police Provincial Office

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After being relieved as the chief of the Regional Intelligence Division (RID-7) last April 10, Police Colonel Robert Lingbawan is now the new acting director of the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO). This…

Law enforcers campaign vs overspeeding motorcycle riders in cities of Cebu, Carcar

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 31 motorcycles were impounded and 103 citations were issued against erring motorists during separate checkpoints held in the cities of Cebu and Carcar on Saturday, April 10. Among those issued…

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