It’s final: Cebu City closes cemeteries on Oct. 29 to Nov. 2

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government has finally conceded to the Interagency Task Force’s (IATF) decision to close the cemeteries from October 29 to November 2, 2021. Acting Mayor Michael Rama has announced that due…

Talisay City allows all ages an hour to visit cemeteries

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/24/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The Talisay City government will allow everyone, regardless of age, to visit their cemeteries in observance of the “Kalag-Kalag.” In his Facebook page, Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas, said that starting…

Visitors in Naga’s cemeteries given 1 hour to pay respects

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – All cemeteries in Naga City, south Cebu will be closed to the public during this Kalag-Kalag in compliance with the mandates of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases…

Mandaue deploys personnel at city’s cemeteries

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/22/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City government has started deploying personnel at the city’s cemeteries on Friday, October 22, 2021. Buddy Alain Ybañez, head of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, said that they…

City of Bogo to penalize violators of Kalag-Kalag regulations

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/21/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The City of Bogo in northern Cebu will penalize those who will be caught violating their cemetery regulations for Kalag-Kalag 2021. In an advisory posted on its Facebook page, the local government unit…

CPPO readies deployment plan should cemeteries open in Cebu province

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Provincial police are now preparing for deployment should local government units (LGUs) in the province decide to open their cemeteries for Kalag-Kalag 2021. Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) director,…

Only fully vaxed people allowed in Cebu City cemeteries for Nov. 1 and 2

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Only fully vaccinated individuals will be allowed to enter cemeteries in Cebu City on November 1 and 2, while the rest can visit from October 18 to 30 and November 3 to 5.…

Mandaue VOC not sure of recommending ‘no vaccination, no entry’ policy in the city’s public cemeteries

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/13/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Vaccine Operation Center (VOC) is not certain about recommending a ‘no vaccination, no entry’ policy in the city’s public cemeteries on All Saints Day and All Souls Day. Dr. Ligaya…

Talisay yet to issue guidelines for observance of Kalag-Kalag

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Talisay City Government is yet to issue the guidelines for the observance of Kalag-Kalag this November 1 and November 2. The Talisay City Police, for their part, recommended reimplementing the protocols they…

Archdiocese of Cebu proposes restrictions for Kalag-kalag in Cebu City

Dyrecka Letigio 10/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Archdiocese of Cebu has officially presented their recommendations for the celebration of All Saints Day and All Souls Day also known as Kalag-kalag on November 1 and 2. In a written recommendation…

Cops told to stop ‘unauthorized burials’ in Cebu City cemeteries

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City cops were given a new task which is to prevent “unauthorized burials” in the different cemeteries here. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for operations of the Cebu City Police…

Cebu City residents compliant to closure of cemeteries — Tumulak

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City residents have been compliant to the closure of the cemeteries today, November 1, 2020, for the celebration of All Saints’ Day. Councilor David Tumulak, the City Council’s chairperson for disaster risk…

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