Labella says he needs 2 weeks to study lifting of liquor ban

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is asking residents and establishments to give the city government more time to study the possibility of lifting the liquor ban during the modified general community quarantine (MGCQ).…

11 restos, bars in Cebu City face possible permit revocation for quarantine violation 

Morexette Marie Erram 01/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 11 business establishments, comprising of bars and restaurants, are now facing possible revocation of their business permits for violating quarantine protocols. Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera, head of the city’s Emergency…

Cebu City establishments planning to hold a sale urged: Follow health protocols, coordinate with LGU

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Business Processing and Licensing Office (BPLO) urged establishments, which will be holding a sale of their products in the coming Christmas season to coordinate with the local government unit (LGU)…

Labella: We’ll sue establishments that fail to remove waterway obstructions

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is preparing legal actions against any of the 83 establishments in the city who will fail to remove their structures obstructing the waterways. Mayor Edgardo Labella said the city…

Cebu City gives encroachers of easement zone time to undo damage

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is urging violators of the easement zone in rivers and other waterways here to undo the damage and violation they have done if they don’t want the government to…

Establishments divided on proposed one-way aisle measure

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Establishments in Cebu City are divided on the proposed ordinance in Cebu City to implement a one-way movement in supermarkets, groceries, and pharmacy aisles to reduce physical contact and maintain social distancing following…

Labella to establishments along waterways: Remove obstructions

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The death of a 14-year-old boy in the Kamputhaw River and two others in the flash flood on Tuesday night prompted the Cebu City government to inspect all rivers and waterways for obstructions. …

Bus driving through flooded street, damaging resto, bank prompts call for probe

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Jerry Guardo is calling for an investigation on a bus that drove at high speed through waist-deep floodwaters at General Maxilom Avenue creating a huge wave in its wake that…

DOLE-7 asks employers to report status of their workers online

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) has called on establishments to submit their reports on the status of their operations to help the agency arrive at fitting policies to…

Medellin town officials deny ‘lockdown’ rumors

Doris C. Bongcac 04/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Municipality of Medellin has denied rumors of a “lockdown” that is now being implemented in this northern Cebu town. In an advisory posted on its official Facebook page this morning, April 18,…

Lapu issues special permits for 37 establishments but with several conditions

Futch Anthony Inso 04/02/2020

Cebu City, Philippines—The Lapu-Lapu City Government has issued 37 special permits to establishments who were not exempted from the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). The special permit allows these establishments to continue to operate, but with several conditions.…

Mandaue orders suspension of operations of some establishments

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Norman V. Mendoza 03/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City Government has ordered the suspension of operations of some commercial establishments as their means to prevent the risk of transmission of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Mandaue City Mayor Jonas…

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