Mayor Suan issues guidelines for Kalag-Kalag celebration in Cordova

Futch Anthony Inso 10/25/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Cordova Mayor Cesar “Didoy” Suan issued the guidelines for the observance of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day on November 1 and 2, respectively. Executive Order No. 17 entitled “An executive order…

Siquijor ditches COVID vax card, tests as entry requirement

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More provinces in Central Visayas have decided to do away with COVID-19 vaccination cards and RT-PCR tests as travel conditions. The latest to join is Siquijor after its Governor, Jake Vincent Villa, recently…

Rama’s new EO to instill discipline among Cebu City residents

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mayor Michael Rama plans to issue an Executive Order (EO) that will remind Cebu City residents to comply with existing rules and regulations relating to garbage collection, traffic management and compliance with the…

Rama welcomes Palace allowing voluntary use of face mask outdoors

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama on Monday, September 12, welcomed the decision of the Malacañang to allow the optional use of face masks in non-crowded, well-ventilated outdoor spaces. “I appreciate it very much…

Mandaue to wait for Malacañang EO before amending face mask ordinance

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/08/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City will wait for the Executive Order from Malacañang before amending its face mask ordinance. Vice Mayor Glenn Bercede on Thursday, September 8, said he was happy that the Inter-Agency Task Force…

Mandaue, Lapu-Lapu may no longer require face masks in open spaces

Mary Rose Sagarino and Futch Anthony Inso 08/31/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The cities of Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu are also in favor of making the wearing of face masks optional in open public spaces. Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes said he will recommend to the…

Rama to issue EO to strictly impose 3-meter easement in rivers in Cebu City

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama is set to issue an executive order for the serious implementation of the three-meter easement in the city’s waterways. In a statement from the Cebu City Public Information…

Chan supports Gwen’s EO but would need to consult team before adopting it

Futch Anthony Inso 06/15/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is in favor of Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia’s executive order making it optional the wearing of face masks in open and well-ventilated places. Chan, however, said that…

Lapu-Lapu vice mayor: Not yet time to allow public not to wear face masks in open spaces

Futch Anthony Inso 06/13/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Vice Mayor Celedonio “Celsi” Sitoy said he believed that it was not yet the proper time to no longer require the public from wearing a face mask, even in open spaces…

Garcia clarifies EO on wearing of face masks in Cebu province

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia addresses the public regarding her new Executive Order, which no longer requires wearing face masks in public, open, well ventilated spaces. Garcia says that her Executive Order is putting…

In Cebu province: Face masks no longer required outdoors

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Face masks will no longer be required in open spaces and outdoor settings in Cebu province. This is after Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia has issued a new order on the mandatory use of…

Rama to issue EO on intensified vaccination in schools

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama is planning to issue an Executive Order (EO) to intensify vaccination in schools.  The EO would cover the vaccination of students, teachers and even parents, so that they will be…

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