EOC, Cebu City Disaster brace for weekend’s major political events

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) express readiness for this weekend’s crowd-drawing political events. On Friday, April 1, 2022, the administration bloc of…

Police say there was no major problem on traffic, crowd control in Pacquiao events

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/29/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Local police said they did not encounter major problems in controlling the crowd that flocked to events attended by Senator and presidential aspirant Manny Pacquiao on Thursday, October 28. Police Major Janelito Marquez,…

BPLO to establishments: Ask help if customer crowd becomes uncontrollable

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Business Permit and Licensing Office (BPLO) has urged establishments around the city to seek help from law enforcement agencies if they can’t control their customer crowd. This was the statement…

Ballesteros: Heat, crowd control major concerns if there’s street dancing

Mars G. Alison 01/05/2021

Former SFI executive director Ricky Ballesteros | CDN file TALISAY CITY, Cebu – Crowd control, and the heat will be the biggest problems should Sinulog 2021 organizers push through with their plan to hold a street dance…

3k Cebuanos visit Pardo Cemetery on All Souls’ Day

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –At least 3, 000 Cebuanos have visited the public cemetery in Barangay Pardo Cebu City as of noontime today, November 2, 2019. Police Staff Sergeant Roderick Francia of he Pardo Police Station said that…

Lapu-Lapu holds robbery-hostage simulation

Norman V. Mendoza 09/13/2017

Lapu-Lapu City Police Office conducted a robbery-hostage simulation exercise in Gaisano Island Mall on Wednesday, September 13. Five ‘robbers’ broke into a pawnshop inside Gaisano Mactan Mall and held its staff hostage. The exercise started at 10A.M…

Maximum tolerance for Sinulog revelers near Baseline Center, says police officer

Izobelle T. Pulgo 01/15/2017

  “Maximum tolerance.” This is what Senior Insp. Porferio Gabuya, sector head of the area covering Escario and J. Osmeña Streets up to the National Bookstore along General Maxilom Ave., told Cebu Daily News when asked how…

IEC proves Cebu can host more international events

Apple Ta-as, Jhunnex Napallacan, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 02/01/2016

Hosting the 51st International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) proved that Cebu is capable of accommodating big international events, Cebu City officials said. Acting Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said he’s thankful to all the sectors who have helped…

‘Crowd control, response time need to be improved’

Juli Ann M. Sibi, Melissa Q. Cabahug 08/02/2015

Better crowd control, better response time and better roads are needed to make next year’s Cobra Ironman Asia-Pacific Championships a certified success, local officials and organizers said yesterday. Glenn Antigua, acting chief of the Traffic Enforcement Agency…

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