Cebu City to send aid to typhoon-battered Catanduanes on Friday

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City’s aid to typhoon-struck Catanduanes will be sent off on Friday, November 13, 2020, through the help of the Naval Forces. Councilor David Tumulak, the city council’s chairperson for disaster risk reduction…

Public told: Bring Qpass when visiting cemeteries after Kalag-kalag

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Authorities and city officials thanked Cebu City residents for heeding their advice against cemetery visits during this year’s Kalag-kalag celebration. Because of the Cebuanos cooperation, the observance of the All Saints’ and All…

Hefty fines, penalties await violators of Cebu City’s quarantine rules

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Fines of up to P10,000, imprisonment of at least 30 days, and possible closure of business operations await violators of Cebu City’s community quarantine measures. This as the City Council last Friday, June…

50% of requested brgy health workers’ protective gear has arrived

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More than half of the personal protective equipment (PPE) has arrived for health workers of Cebu City’s barangays. At a press conference, Councilor Dave Tumulak said over 50 percent of the PPEs they…

Cebu City asks DTI, DOH to monitor prices of medical supplies

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Lawmakers here are requesting the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) and the Department of Trade and Industry in Central Visayas (DTI-7) to continue closely monitoring prices of medical equipment and supplies.  Councilor Dave…

Tension erupts at City Council over budget deliberations for Covid-19

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Tension erupted during the regular session of the Cebu City Council on Wednesday evening, Feb. 12, 2020, as councilors argued on the budget to be allotted for the procurement of medicines, machines, and…

Cebu City Council urges authorities on top of 2019 nCoV situation to furnish them info, details

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/10/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City Council has urged government agencies tasked to monitor and handle the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) situation to furnish them with data on the patients and travelers who arrived in…

Proposal to spend P28M for health workers’ protective gears deferred

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Council deferred on Monday, February 10, 2020, a proposal to spend P28.2 million for the purchase of protective gears for barangay health workers (BHW).  A special session was conducted for the resolution…

Cebu City officials express worry over spate of killings

Gerard Vincent Francisco 10/08/2018

Officials of the Cebu City Government planned to lobby before the Philippine National Police (PNP) to investigate allegations that cops are involved in the spate of killings in Cebu. Cebu City South District Representative Rodrigo “Bebot” Abellanosa…

Public library welcomes 650 visitors on first 24-hour operations

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 03/10/2018

A total of 650 people visited the Cebu City Public Library from 8 a.m. on March 9 to 8 a.m. March 10, according to Cebu City Public Library chief Rosario “Ruth” Chua. Chua said the individuals from…

Surprise drug test in Bulacao

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 02/16/2017

Barangay tanods and garbage loaders that test positive for drug use run the risk of losing their honoraria from the Cebu City government, Councilor Dave Tumulak said yesterday. About 31 tanods and loaders of Barangay Bulacao underwent…

Tumulak drafts Sinulog ordinance to formally ban liquor and drunks

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/17/2017

THE city’s warning not to sell liquor along the parade route may need a boost in next year’s Sinulog celebration as violations were found to be rampant this year. Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak, deputy mayor on…

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