Cebu City should remain in GCQ for another month – Rama

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For Cebu City acting Mayor Michael Rama, the city should remain under General Community Quarantine (GCQ) for another month. During his regular press conference on Monday, September 27, Rama said the city needs…

Cebu City may go back to MGCQ by October if…

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) shared the same sentiments with health officials from Cebu City that it may transition to a more lenient quarantine status by October. But only if…

Generation rates down by 0.07 centavos for Sept-Oct electric bill

09/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The generation rates in the Visayan Electric franchise area will be 0.07 centavos lower for the September-October billing period. President and Chief Operating Officer Raul C. Lucero said the slight drop in the…

Comelec-Cebu optimistic voters registration turnout to pick up as deadline looms

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite recording a drop in voters registration turnout last month, the Commission on Elections in Cebu (Comelec- Cebu) is optimistic that turnout will pick up as the deadline draws near. Turnout in voters…

Cebu City cops won’t recommend lifting of liquor ban despite GCQ

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Lifting the liquor ban in Cebu City is not recommended by the city’s police following their latest assessment that allowing drinking sprees in public areas is one of the major contributors to COVID-19…

Cebu City cops start issuing citation tickets against erring bikers, joggers

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City police will start issuing citation tickets to erring bikers and joggers who will be caught violating health protocols. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for operations of the Cebu City…

Gwen puts Cebu province in GCQ

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia on Tuesday, September 7 decided to place Cebu province under General Community Quarantine (GCQ). Garcia issued Executive Order (EO) No. 41 formally declaring the new quarantine status for the…

Leisure biking, jogging to be allowed soon in Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Leisure biking and jogging are expected to be allowed in Cebu City as soon as a new Executive Order (EO) is released by the city government. This after the national government’s anti-COVID task force…

EOC welcomes Cebu City’s shift to GCQ

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Local officials here welcomed the decision of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF) to place the city under a more lenient quarantine status. For Councilor Joel Garganera,…

CCPO chief to push for continued implementation of curfew, liquor ban

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite the downgrade of the city’s quarantine status to general community quarantine (GCQ) starting Sept. 8, Cebu City Police Office or CCPO will still recommend that some restrictions when the city was under…

MECQ extended in Cebu tri-cities until Sept. 7

Dyrecka Letigio 08/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The tri-cities of Cebu, Mandaue, and Lapu-Lapu will remain under Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) until September 7, 2021. This was announced by Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque in a press briefing on August…

Cebu City cops hopeful city will go back to GCQ

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City cops are hopeful that the city will return to General Community Quarantine (GCQ) status a few days from now. As the Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) status is extended until August…

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