Project Balik Buhay, Cebu City vaccination centers closed on July 20

Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/19/2021

  Photo courtesy of Project Balik Buhay   MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Project Balik Buhay (PBB) and the Cebu City Government announced that all their vaccination centers will be temporarily closed on Tuesday, July 20, 2021…

Palace declares regular holiday on July 31 for Eid’l Adha

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has declared Friday, July 31, 2020, as a regular holiday nationwide in observance of Eid’l Adha, the Islamic Feast of Sacrifice. The palace issued on Wednesday, July 29, Presidential Proclamation…

On Eid al-Adha, senators pray for peace, displaced Marawi residents

08/12/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Some senators on Monday prayed for peace, especially for the displaced residents in Marawi, as the country celebrates the Islamic holiday Eid al-Adha or “Feast of Sacrifice.” Opposition Senator Leila de Lima, in a…

Duterte’s Eid’l Adha message: Make personal sacrifice for greater good

08/11/2019

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte in his Eid’l Adha message on Sunday said that he hopes the public would make a “personal sacrifice” for the benefit of the majority. “Now, more than ever, we are called…

DOLE-7 bares guidelines for Eid’l Adha holiday pay

Irene R. Sino Cruz 08/09/2019

CEBU CITY—With the declaration of August 12, 2019 as a regular holiday, the Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) has come up with guidelines for holiday pay. President Rodrigo Duterte had issued Proclamation No.…

Palace: August 12 a regular holiday for Eid’l Adha

08/08/2019

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte declared August 12 as a regular holiday nationwide in observance of Eid’l Adha or the Feast of Sacrifice. In a text message, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea said Duterte signed Proclamation No. 789 on…

August 12 is regular holiday to observe Eid’l Adha

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 08/08/2019

August 12, Monday, has been declared as a regular holiday in the whole country in observance of Eid’l Adha.  This was announced by Senator Christopher “Bong” Go based on the statement of Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea on…

Cebu Muslims to celebrate Eid’l Adha

Rosalie Abatayo 08/20/2018

Muslims in Cebu will converge in prayer at the Plaza Independencia and in the different mosques in Cebu tomorrow, Tuesday (August 21), to celebrate the Eid’l Adha or the Feast of Sacrifice. Mayor Tomas Osmeña, an honorary…

DOLE-7 reminds establishments to observe August 21 holiday pay

Rosalie Abatayo 08/19/2018

The Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) is reminding employers to observe the holiday pay rules for the August 21 celebrations.   In a statement, DOLE-7 director Johnson Cañete said employees who will be…

Regular holiday pay to apply on Eid’l Adha holiday

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/16/2018

The Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) is reminding employers to make sure that they adjust the daily pay of their employees reporting on August 21 which has two holidays. Those who will be…

Duterte thanks Filipino Muslim community for their support

09/12/2016

President Rodrigo Duterte greeted the Filipino Muslim community for the celebration of the Islamic holiday of Eid’l Adha on Monday, expressing gratitude for their support of the government and the peace process. “This occasion reminds us of…

Cebu to enjoy long weekend holidays

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 09/06/2016

A long weekend is up ahead for the City of Cebu and Cebu province, along with its component cities, after President Rodrigo Duterte declared September 12, Monday, a national holiday in observance of Eid’l Adha. September 9,…

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