Cebu City Council passes telemedicine ordinance

Dyrecka Letigio 09/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City has passed an ordinance that would provide telemedicine, or virtual medical consultation, services to residents. In the ordinance authored by Councilor Alvin Dizon, a system of telemedicine services will be established…

Cebu City passes ordinance for streamlined services for OFWs

Dyrecka Letigio 08/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) will now be taken care of better in Cebu City after the City Council passed an ordinance that would streamline services for them. Councilor Alvin Dizon, the proponent of…

Mabatid slams request to reduce JOs, Dizon claps back

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Prisca NiƱa Mabatid criticized the request of Councilor Alvin Dizon to department heads in the city to reduce the number of job-order (JO) employees who are not considered as essential.…

Cebu City dad pushes measure prohibiting selling of vaccine slots

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Cebu City Councilor has filed a proposed ordinance that should prevent the selling of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine slots in Cebu City amid the ongoing vaccination rollout. Councilor Alvin Dizon, the…

Labella urged to implement Food Bank ordinance

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Alvin Dizon is asking Mayor Edgardo Labella to implement the Food Bank ordinance as the need for food has become apparent with the rise of community pantries in the country.…

Disposal plan for vaccine roll-out sites in Cebu City pushed

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Alvin Dizon is urging the Vaccine Advisory Board (VAB) to ensure that there will be proper disposal of used medical supplies from the vaccination sites. In a resolution passed by…

Cebu City dad to DMDP: Hold virtual job fairs

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Cebu City councilor is asking the Department of Manpower Development and Placement (DMDP) to hold virtual job fairs for residents. In a resolution passed by the City Council this week, Councilor Alvin…

Ordinance against improper disposal of face masks passed in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council passed an ordinance against the improper disposal of face masks and protective gears against the coronavirus on January 27, 2021. Councilor Alvin Dizon, the proponent of the ordinance, said…

Multisectoral Air Council ordinance passed in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The ordinance creating a Multisectoral Air Council has been passed in Cebu City as the first step to a cleaner, breathable city. Councilor Alvin Dizon, the proponent of the ordinance said that there…

Cebu City Council wraps up grueling budget hearing

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The budget hearing for the proposed P10.8 billion 2021 annual budget in Cebu City was not short of colorful banters and conflicts during the past three weeks that councilors scrutinized the budget allocations…

Dizon to Labella: Set aside partisanship

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Alvin Dizon took to the council his lamentations over the recent statements of Mayor Edgardo Labella branding him as an obstructionist for questioning portions of the proposed P10.8 billion 2021…

Cebu City passes Food Waste Reduction ordinance

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is saying no to wasting food through a new ordinance passed by the City Council that will institutionalize food banks as well as food donation and recycling for restaurants. The council…

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