Lapu police to investigate beach party gone wild

Futch Anthony Inso 11/23/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) will investigate a beach resort in the city for possible violation of the health and safety protocols when it hosted a party on the night of the…

Netizen in Cebu hopes to spread positivity with acts of kindness

Immae Lachica 11/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A netizen from Cebu has a story that can spread some positivity in these trying times. Netizen Martie de Castro shared on her Facebook account on Sunday, November 1, 2021, her story on her encounter…

Lapu-Lapu City resort under investigation for hosting overcrowded party

Futch Anthony Inso 09/24/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said that he is still waiting for the result of the investigation conducted by the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the City Tourism Cultural and Historical Affairs…

Do away with face shields, Speaker Velasco urges Duterte

Julie Aurelio 09/22/2021

MANILA, Philippines – Citing the “doubtful efficacy” of face shields against COVID-19 transmission, House Speaker Lord Allan Velasco has urged President Duterte to reconsider the mandatory use of face shields by the public. In a letter dated…

BFAR-7 tells public: Properly dispose used face masks

Doris C. Bongcac 09/19/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu –Face masks that are thrown just anywhere often end up in our seas. And personnel of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Central Visayas (BFAR -7) and their volunteers fished several face…

Mandaue schools have started distributing modules for Monday’s start of classes

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/09/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — A few days before classes start on Monday, September 13, 2021, schools here have already started distributing modules for students. Parents of students enrolled at the Don Gerardo LL. Ouano Memorial National High…

Michael Yang, Pharmally officials face arrest after no-show in Senate probe

Christia Marie Ramos - Reporter 09/07/2021

MANILA, Philippines — A warrant of arrest will be issued against former presidential economic adviser Michael Yang after the Senate blue ribbon committee cited him in contempt. During Tuesday’s hearing, Senate blue ribbon committee chairman Senator Richard…

400K face masks, 400K face shields for Cebu City barangays – dad

Dyrecka Letigio 09/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City barangays are set to get 400,000 face masks and 400,000 face shields for their residents from the city government. Councilor Raymond Garcia said that the 400,000 washable face masks and 400,000…

Air purifiers

Michael L. Tan - @inquirerdotnet 08/18/2021

I am so glad Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire has declared Monday that “there is no evidence” for wearable or necklace air purifiers protecting against COVID-19. Vergeire was reiterating a joint recommendation issued in February 2021 by…

Lapu-Lapu police chief: 197 caught violating health protocols

Futch Anthony Inso 08/02/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) has apprehended 197 individuals on Sunday, August 1, 2021, during the first day of the implementation of the modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) status in the city.…

Customers will be penalized for not wearing masks inside restaurants, bars, cafes — EOC

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Customers should wear their masks even when inside food establishments like restaurants, bars, cafes, and cafeterias, or else they will be penalized. According to the new order of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC)…

Cebu City EOC: Wear masks even inside resto-bars

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) encourages resto-bar goers to wear masks even inside the said establishments. Councilor Joel Garganera, the deputy chief implementor of the EOC, said that resto-bars remain to…

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