After 2 years, Oslob welcomes foreign tourists

Morexette Marie Erram 02/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – After two years, the town of Oslob has again welcomed foreign tourists, giving individuals who depend on tourism hope that they can finally recover from the economic sting of the COVID-19 pandemic. Several…

Chan fires back: Malversation and graft cases lack basis, politically motivated

Futch Anthony Inso 02/17/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan describes the Malversation of Public Funds and Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act charges filed against him before the Office of the Visayas Ombudsman as having no basis…

DOH-7 exec cautions premature dropping of face mask mandate

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – An official from the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has cautioned about the consequences of prematurely dropping face mask mandates amid reports that the Philippines may do so by the end…

Cebu City cops tasked to help monitor hoarding of medicines, selling of unregistered antigen test kits, and using of fake vaxx cards

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Following reports of possible proliferation here of fake medicines, unregistered antigen kits, and fake vaccination cards, Cebu City policemen have been directed to help and coordinate with other law enforcement agencies to ensure…

Lapu starts master listing kids 5-11 years old for COVID-19 vaccination

Futch Anthony Inso 01/26/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Government will now start master listing children ages 5 to 11-years old to be inoculated with the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines. Lawyer James Sayson, vaccination czar of Lapu-Lapu City,…

IC3 will no longer be an isolation center

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/21/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The IEC Convention Center Cebu (IC3) will no longer be an isolation center despite earlier plans to transform it into an isolation facility. The facility should have had 300 beds and would…

#CDNFiestaSeñor2022: Syagit ug Sangpit, the Sinulog festival of yesteryears

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sinulog festival is one of the grandest festival of the Philippines celebrated every third Sunday in January as a devotion to the Señor Sto. Niño. Began in 1980 by a crowd of…

Comelec hits crowding in poll bets’ rallies, gatherings

Daniza Fernandez 12/06/2021

MANILA, Philippines — While the guidelines for the campaign period in the 2022 elections are not in effect yet, Commission on Elections (Comelec) spokesperson James Jimenez noted that some aspirants’ activities do not adhere to guidelines amid…

Pop-up vaccination sites will reach more residents — EOC

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Pop-up vaccination sites in the barangays can help improve the low vaccination turn-out in Cebu City. This was the statement of the Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) that said that these pop-up…

Mandaue City inoculates 100 youngsters on first day of minors vaccination

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/04/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City has started its COVID-19 vaccination of minors aged 12 years old to 17 years old on Thursday, November 4, 2021. Dr. Debra Maria Catulong, medical officer of the city’s Health Office,…

Mandaue City won’t lift curfew

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/04/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City has no plans yet to adjust or lift the city’s curfew, the chief of the city’s Emergency Operations Center said. Metro Manila has removed its standardized curfew starting today. Lawyer August…

Cebu City begins vaccination of minors

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City has launched the vaccination of its minors aged 12 to 17 years old against the COVID-19. The city joined the rest of Central Visayas in the ceremonial launch of the pediatric…

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