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…

MCWD gives 90 days reprieve, 5 percent discount to consumers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) is providing discounts and extending the billing payment deadlines and disconnection period for consumers amidst the intensified measures against the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19).  In a press conference on…

COVID-19 prompts another BIR extension: VAT refund claims until April 30

Ben O. de Vera 03/19/2020

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has also extended the deadline to apply for value-added tax (VAT) refunds as the ongoing community quarantine of the entire island of Luzon keeps people immobilized at home in the hope…

Daanbantayan extends biz permit renewal deadline for Typhoon Ursula affected businesses

Doris C. Bongcac 01/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Good news for owners of businesses in the municipality of Daanbantayan in northern Cebu who were affected by Typhoon Ursula.  The municipal government announced on its Facebook page the extension of the deadline…

Rainy weekend expected in Cebu; possible TD may make it a wet Christmas Day, too

Alven Marie A. Timtim 12/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It will be a wet weekend in Cebu as rains are expected until Sunday, December 22, 2019. This is according to Ned Saletrero, weather specialist of the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services…

PNP: Martial law in Mindanao may not need 4th extension

Cathrine Gonzales 11/12/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) said Tuesday that the martial law in Mindanao may not need to be extended for the fourth time. Brig. Gen. Bernard Banac, PNP spokesperson, said the peace and order…

Cebu City on FLI’s request for 100-day extension: It’s too long

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The Cebu City Legal Office has declined the request of the Filinvest Land Inc. (FLI), the developers of a mall in the South Road Properties (SRP), for an extension in their compliance to the city’s…

Congress okays 3rd martial law extension in Mindanao

Inquirer.net 12/12/2018

MANILA, Philippines — For the third time, Congress gave its nod on Wednesday to President Rodrigo Duterte’s request to extend martial law in Mindanao for another year, a move the Chief Executive said would “put an end…

Hello, martial law extension; goodbye, 2019 budget

Inquirer.net 12/12/2018

Congress’ joint session for martial law extension has added to the delay in passing next year’s P3.757 trillion national budget which a Senate leader said could no longer be done this year. The Senate and House of…

CHR demands ‘strong reason’ for third martial law extension

Inquirer.net 12/06/2018

MANILA, Philippines — ”There has to be a strong reason” should the government move for another extension of martial law in Mindanao. This was Commission on Human Rights’ (CHR) reaction after the Armed Forces of the Philippines…

AFP to recommend extension of martial law in Mindanao

Inquirer.net 12/03/2018

The Armed Forces of the Philippines will recommend the extension of martial law in Mindanao for at least another year. AFP chief of staff Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr. said feedback from various agencies have called for its…

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