Zafra wants Task Force Kasaligan to continue beyond June 30

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/10/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Philip Zafra wants the Task Force Kasaligan to continue beyond June 30. In a phone interview with reporters, Zafra said that the contract of the 150 Task Force Kasaligan…

Central Visayas Food Terminal to be established at SRP

Delta Letigio 02/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A food terminal will be established at the South Road Properties (SRP) in Cebu City.  The city government broke ground the P14 million project on Tuesday, February 22, 2022, two days before the Cebu City…

No Devotee City for Fiesta Señor 2022

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Devotees of Señor Sto. Niño from Cebu Province and other provinces are urged not to come to Cebu City for the Fiesta Señor celebrations from January 7 to 16, 2022.  Councilor Philip Zafra, the chairperson…

First day Misa De Gallo goes well in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The first day of the Misa de Gallo here went on without a hitch.  Councilor Joel Garganera, the deputy chief implementor of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), said that Church really took control of the…

Support for Rama still there, says independent candidates Zafra, Hontiveros

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Councilor Philip Zafra said that running as independent along with Councilor Donaldo “Dondon” Hontiveros does not necessarily mean that they are not supporting the bid of Cebu City Acting Mayor Michael…

Establishments urged to mount CCTV cameras facing outside to deter or capture crime

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Amid the recent shooting incidents, killings, and even robberies in Cebu City, establishment owners are encouraged to put up closed-circuit televisions (CCTV) outside or facing outside their establishments. Councilor Philip Zafra, the City…

Upland barangay residents urged to be vigilant against ‘suspicious people’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/11/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Residents of Cebu City’s upland barangays are encouraged to be more vigilant with persons coming into their villages. This after three drug personalities managed to cross the borders of Cebu City with…

Food terminal eyed as solution to overproduction of produce in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The recent overproduction of high-value vegetables in the upland farms of Cebu City has brought to light the concerns of food wastage. Councilor Philip Zafra, City Council’s chairperson for the committee on agriculture,…

Cebu City dad to police: Uphold the law, maintain order in ranks

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Philip Zafra, the City Council’s committee chairperson for peace and order, said that the increasing number of reported human rights violations of Cebu City police officers is alarming. In a…

Cebu City apprehensive about reopening cinemas for now

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is apprehensive about reopening the cinemas even if the Interagency Task Force (IATF) has already allowed so for areas under the Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ). Councilor Philip Zafra, who has…

Sto. Niño vendors to return to original stalls on Jan. 20

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 01/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The vendors of the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño who have been transferred to the Compania Maritima for the Sinulog season can now go back to their original stalls. According to Councilor Philip…

Public leniency can lead to canceling Fiesta Señor motorcades

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Motorcades in line with the Fiesta Señor celebration this 2021 could be canceled, organizers on Monday, November 2 announced. Cebu City Councilor Philip Zafra, in a phone interview with reporters, said concerns on…

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