Cebu City to lift liquor ban but biz told to still follow health protocols

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella on Tuesday, May 4, announced that he is planning to lift the liquor ban here. “We have favorable recommendations from the EOC and City Health officials (to lift…

Labella orders frequent disinfection of City Hall offices

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has ordered the frequent disinfection of offices at City Hall following reports of at least three coronavirus disease cases that were traced at the government facility. Labella said…

Galvez to LCP: Coordinate vaccine purchase with national govt

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The national government wants to work closely with Local Government Units (LGUs) in the purchase of coronavirus disease vaccines to make sure that they will only buy from legitimate suppliers. Cebu City Mayor…

Bambi Beltran fights back; accuses Labella of authorizing the gathering of Edlab Riders

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It is now her turn to sue Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella for “allowing” the gathering of his supporters in violation of health and safety protocols. Cebuana artist and entrepreneur Maria Victoria “Bambi”…

Labella’s EO No. 99 allows malls, restaurants to operate until 11 p.m.

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Cebu City residents can now spend long hours outside of their homes after Mayor Edgardo Labella allowed malls, dine-in restaurants, and other commercial establishments to operate until 11 p.m. if they would wish to.…

Labella to deliver first SOCA online

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella will make a report this afternoon, July 22, of his accomplishments during his first year in office. But because of the pandemic, Labella’s first State of the City…

Labella orders release of P1M aid to barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has ordered the release of the city’s P1 million cash aid to the 80 barangays. In a late-night announcement on Monday, July 6,  Labella said that City Administrator…

With 433 cases in two weeks: Labella locks down Alaska, Mambaling

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has ordered a lockdown in Sitio Alaska in Barangay Mambaling following a surge of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the barangay. In a statement which he released…

Brgys Labangon, Luz no longer part of rapid testing – Labella

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Residents of barangays Labangon and Luz in Cebu City will no longer be included in the Rapid antibody Diagnostic Tests (RDTs) for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) because of the continuous conduct of mass…

Labella orders temporary closure of Suba Fish Port, Pasil Fish Market

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Starting at midnight on May 3, 2020, both the Suba Fish Port and the nearby Pasil Fish Market will already cease to operate. Mayor Edgardo Labella made his announcement to indefinitely suspend operations…

BOPK councilors ask Labella to order suspension of classes

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Councilors from the Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) has written to Mayor Edgardo Labella, urging him to order the suspension of classes in the city amid the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019…

Labella’s proposal: Include travellers from S. Korea in 14-day mandatory quarantine

Futch Anthony Inso, Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/25/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines -Worried of the growing cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in South Korea, Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is proposing to already include visiting South Koreans and travellers coming from the same…

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