Cortes: Temporary shelter for fire victims will be up before 2022 ends

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/30/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes told victims of the massive fire that struck Sitio Paradise in Barangay Looc here that their temporary shelter will be ready before the year ends. Cortes announced this…

Cortes to let fire victims return, rebuild their homes

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/23/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes has promised the fire victims in Sitio Paradise, Barangay Looc that they can return and build their houses in the area. Cortes made this promise during his visit…

Mandaue Mayor Cortes lays down programs achieved in 100 days of office

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/24/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes has laid down the programs that were implemented which were aligned with his five-point agenda during his report for his first 100 days in office. Cortes delivered his…

Mandaue mayor: Flood victims may be moved to socialized housing buildings in Tipolo

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/07/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City government may relocate the families affected by the Sept. 9 flooding at the city’s socialized housing buildings in Barangay Tipolo this city. Mayor Jonas Cortes on Friday, October 7, said…

CDRRMC wants state of calamity declared in Mandaue City

Doris C. Bongcac 09/10/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Members of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CDRRMC) saw the need to place the city under a state of calamity following the massive flooding that forced the evacuation of more…

Mandaue mayor pushes for MCC to become a city department

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/09/2022

OLANGO ISLAND, Lapu-Lapu City — The Mandaue City College (MCC) will soon be part of the organization of the Mandaue City government. Mayor Jonas Cortes said that the legislation of MCC to become a department was ongoing.…

Mandaue mayor: 12 new classrooms for MCC

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/06/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City government on Tuesday morning, September 6, turned over new modular classrooms and newly renovated offices to the Mandaue City College (MCC). The blessing and turnover of 12 modular classrooms and…

Mayor Cortes to Subangdaku fire victims: Financial aid to be given soon

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/01/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Victims of the recent fire in Barangay Subangdaku here can expect financial assistance from the city government soon. Mayor Jonas Cortes on Monday, August 1, said that the city had already assessed the…

Mandaue councilor: We’re waiting for DOH orders on handling possible monkeypox cases

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/01/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City will be waiting for instructions from the Department of Health (DOH) about the management of possible monkeypox cases, but the city will be ready for it. City Councilor Nerissa Soon-Ruiz, chairman…

Mandaue plans to build new ‘one-stop-shop’ city hall 

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/08/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City government is planning to have a new city Hall. The proposed government center is planned to be built where the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) currently stands. Mayor Jonas Cortes…

Cortes: Mandaue city hall workers’ performance will be closely monitored

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/07/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes, who is serving his second term, said that his administration would focus more on performance-based service to the public for city hall employees. Cortes said that the city…

Mandaue mayor aims to make Pajara Park, a place where the public can enjoy

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/01/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City government will be beautifying the Pajara Park located underneath the Marcelo Fernan Bridge in Barangay Umapad this city. Mayor Jonas Cortes who freshly assumed his straight second term, said he…

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