Cebu City EOC: City government won’t regulate churches; vaccination bubble not required

Dyrecka Letigio 09/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) said the city government will not impose any form of vaccination bubble in the churches as this would infringe on the separation of church and state.…

Cebu City to finally reopen all jeepney routes

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City will finally reopen all jeepney routes after almost three months of appeal by jeepney operators through the Jeepney Task Force (JTF). Mayor Edgardo Labella promised to issue an Executive Order (EO)…

Curfew shortened in Cebu City for Fiesta Señor

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The curfew hours in Cebu City have once again been shortened this time to accommodate the Novena Masses for the Fiesta Señor. In an Executive Order (EO), Mayor Edgardo Labella, has ordered that…

Chan mulls issuing EO for mandatory wearing of face shields

Futch Anthony Inso 12/16/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said he will still have to study if there’s a need to issue an executive order for the mandatory wearing of face shields for all Oponganons whenever…

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…

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,…

Cemeteries in Lapu-Lapu closed from Oct. 29 to Nov. 4

Futch Anthony Inso 10/06/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Cemeteries in Lapu-Lapu City will be closed during the All Souls and All Saints Days or from October 29 to November 4, 2020. This developed after Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan issued…

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…

Lapu drafts EO for tourism revival

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/16/2020

Cebu City, Philippines–The city of Lapu-Lapu is now drafting the guidelines for the resumption of tourism operations under the modified general community quarantine (MGCQ). The city’s Tourism, Cultural and Historical Affairs Commission (TCHAC), in a coordination meeting…

Capitol to issue EO on tourism-related activities under MGCQ

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Tourism stakeholders and guests in Cebu province have something to look forward to as it transitions to the most relaxed form of community quarantine. Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia announced during her regular press…

Talisay limits market days to residents of 7 brgys a day

Rosalie Abatayo 05/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Only seven barangays will be allowed to go visit and shop at the Talisay City Pubic Market in Barangay Tabunok each day starting Monday, May 4, 2020. This developed after Talisay City Mayor…

Swimming in Cebu’s beaches, bodies of water banned during ECQ

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in effect, swimming and other leisure activities in beaches and other bodies of water in Cebu province are prohibited. Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia on Saturday, April 11,…

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