Cebu braces for Omicron 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – While recovering from the devastation of Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai), local governments here are bracing for the possibility of another spike of COVID-19 infections, one that is driven by the Omicron variant.…

Penalties wait for individuals, groups blocking restoration works in Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Individuals or groups caught obstructing restoration works for power and telecommunications in Cebu province are warned. This after the Cebu Provincial Government issued an executive order (EO) prohibiting such acts and at the…

Rebuilding and recovery budget for Odette-stricken residents in Cebu province raised to P2B

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Capitol is planning to set aside around P2 billion in public funds to help residents devastated by Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai) get back on their feet. Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia, in…

Capitol to give P5k incentives to linemen, police

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – In appreciation of their efforts to reenergize Cebu following the devastation left by Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai), the Capitol will be providing cash incentives to linemen and police personnel. Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn…

OFWs, ROFs who are non-Cebu residents can now enter country via MCIA 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Starting tomorrow, January 4, Filipino travelers from overseas, who are not residents of Cebu, will be allowed to enter the country via Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA).  Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia on Monday, January…

Cebu province receives P20M worth of ‘shelter assistance’ from NHA

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu province continues to receive more help from the national government.  The latest involves P20 million of cash aid from the National Housing Authority (NHA) to be used as ‘shelter assistance’ for those…

No diarrhea cases reported in Cebu province – gov

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As access and supply to potable water remains scarce in most parts of Cebu Island in the aftermath of Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai), local officials here expressed concern over the sprouting cases…

Cebu province receives P14M cash aid from Pres. Duterte

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte donated P14.1 million as initial financial aid to Cebu province, Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said. Garcia said the Provincial Treasurer’s Office received cash assistance from the President on Monday, December 27,…

A week after #OdettePH, Cebu province to focus on rebuilding

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A week since Typhoon Odette ravaged Cebu, all localities in the central and southern portions of the island are now accessible.  Power is also back in a couple of municipalities, and access to…

Capitol vows to help banks source fuel to address queues

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government has offered to help banks here in addressing the long queues of people trying to withdraw cash from their accounts. The Capitol on Tuesday, December 21, 2021, has extended…

Malabuyoc still isolated, Capitol to send supplies by sea

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Towns in the southern portion of Cebu are now accessible after the onslaught of Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai) last December 16. However, Malabuyoc remains isolated from the rest of the island-province as…

Capitol to reward newly vaccinated people during National Vax Days

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – To encourage more Cebuanos to get jabbed against COVID-19, the Cebu Provincial Government has dangled incentives for newly vaccinated individuals during the upcoming National Vaccination Days. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia signed a memorandum on…

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