Danao to tone down fiesta celebrations, bans liquor

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Between September 19 and September 20, selling alcoholic beverages and drinking in public areas will be banned in Danao City. This after Mayor Ramon ‘Nito’ Durano III issued on Tuesday, September 14, Executive…

More Cebu towns reinstate restrictions

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—More localities in Cebu province have reinstated restrictions due to the continuous rise of COVID-19 cases.  The towns of Moalboal, Ginatilan, and Balamban recently issued Executive Orders (EO), reimposing stricter health protocols to contain the…

EO on travelers in Mandaue still in effect; new policy of IATF not yet enforced

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/05/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City had yet to adopt the newest resolution of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID or IATF), where fully vaccinated individuals would no longer need to…

Ready, sing: Karaoke, videoke establishments now allowed to operate in Lapu-Lapu

Futch Anthony Inso 12/15/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Lapu-Lapu City Government will now allow the operation of karaoke and videoke businesses establishments in the city. This was stated in Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan’s Executive Order no. 2020-95, or An Order Establishing Guidelines…

Lapu-Lapu mayor issues EO on guidelines for Misa de Gallo, Simbang Gabi 

Futch Anthony Inso 12/07/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan issued on Monday, December 7, 2020, Executive Order (EO) no. 2020-091, that officially allows the conduct of the Misa de Gallo and Simbang Gabi masses here from December 15…

Labella clarifies: Restrictions only for entry of non-Cebu residents

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Residents of Cebu Province who will be working on transacting in Cebu City need not worry that they will be asked for more documents aside from their identification cards (ID), certificate of employment,…

Palace crafting EO to create task force for typhoon-hit areas

Darryl John Esguerra - Reporter / @DJEsguerraINQ 11/16/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang has started crafting an executive order (EO) creating a task force dedicated to disaster preparedness and post-calamity rehabilitation and recovery efforts, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said Monday. This is after President Duterte ordered…

Consolacion residents told: Celebrate feast of Señor San Narciso in private

Doris C. Bongcac 10/24/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Non-residents are prohibited from attending activities in relation to the annual fiesta celebration of Señor San Narciso, the patron of Consolacion town. In Executive Order No. 76, which he signed on Friday, October…

Santa Fe also bans karaoke on weekdays

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More towns in Cebu province are adopting the karaoke ban. This time, it’s the local government of Santa Fe in Bantayan Island in northern Cebu Santa Fe Mayor Ithamar Espinosa on October 21,…

Shorter curfew hours in Mandaue City

Rosalie Abatayo 10/02/2020

Cebu City, Philippines–Mandaue City has enforced shorter curfew hours in the city in its second month under the modified general community quarantine (MGCQ). The new curfew hours effective October 1, 2020, now starts at 11 p.m. to…

Talisay City allows establishments to open on Sundays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City is now allowing establishments to operate on Sundays under the modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) after more than two months of implementing the stay-at-home Sunday policy. Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony…

What happens if a worker in Cebu City tests positive of COVID during GCQ?

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government has advised members of the private sector to implement strict health standards in their operations as the city transitions to a more relaxed general community quarantine (GCQ) this Monday,…

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