Lawmakers up pressure on Comelec amid calls for extended listup

DJ Yap, Julie Aurelio 09/25/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Senators on Friday deferred discussions on the proposed 2022 budget of the Commission on Elections (Comelec), increasing the pressure on the poll body to reconsider mounting calls to extend the voter registration period amid…

Comelec mum on Congress’ call to extend voter registration

Dona Pazzibungan 09/22/2021

MANILA, Philippines — With just nine days to go before the deadline for the registration of voters, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has not responded to a call from the Senate to extend it for another month…

Deadline extended for MUPH 2021 application

Doris Mondragon - Content Specialist 06/25/2021

DALAGUETE CEBU, Philippines— Good news for those who have yet to register for the upcoming Miss Universe Philippines (MUPH) 2021 pageant. MUPH announced the extension of the registration deadline on Thursday, June 24 on its official Instagram…

LTO extends deadline of February registration of vehicles

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas (LTO-7) has extended the registration of vehicles with license plate numbers ending with the number “2.” “In view of the continuing enforcement of the nationwide community quarantine and…

Mandaue City extends deadline for renewal of business permits

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/16/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City government has extended the deadline for the renewal of business permits to March 31, 2021. This after Ordinance no. 15-2021-1614 authored by City Councilor Carmelino del Mar Jr., was passed…

LTFRB-7 extends validity of PUVs special permits to Sept. 6

Doris C. Bongcac 09/02/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Public Utility Vehicles (PUVs) that were granted special permits can continue to operate until Sunday, September 6, 2020. Eduardo Montealto Jr., director of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas…

DepEd allows extension of use of public schools for isolation centers in CV

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) has allowed the use of public schools as isolation centers up to August 15, 2020. In Resolution No. 18 released by the Regional Inter-Agency Task…

Tri-city mass rapid testing may extend

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The strategic rapid anti-body based community testing for COVID-19 in the cities of Cebu, Mandaue, and Lapu-Lapu may extend for at least two days after the first six days failed to gather even…

PRO-7 director to push for ECQ extension in Cebu until May 30

Alven Marie A. Timtim 05/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) director, will be recommending an extension of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Cebu Province. In a phone interview with…

No easing up of lockdown restrictions

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 04/26/2020

People, who looked forward to the easing up of ECQ restrictions four days from now, were frustrated to hear that current regulations will remain until the second week of May. Residents of Metro Manila, Central Luzon (Region…

Labella hopes for ‘miracle’ on COVID-19 for ECQ to end

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said the city had been currently studying the need for an extension of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). This was his response to the call of the Cebu…

Duterte may decide on Luzon quarantine extension by April 12-14 — Galvez

Catherine Gonzales - Inquirer.net 04/06/2020

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte may decide within this weekend or early next week whether or not the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) should be extended. “Ang nakikita ko magdedecide ang Presidente between April 12 and…

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