Cebu City EOC: City government won’t regulate churches; vaccination bubble not required

Dyrecka Letigio 09/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) said the city government will not impose any form of vaccination bubble in the churches as this would infringe on the separation of church and state.…

76 mendicants rescued in Cebu City streets

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 76 mendicants were rescued in Cebu City streets during the conduct of the Joint Anti Mendicancy and Rescue Operation over the weekend. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for operations…

Cyclists given a week to follow protocols or leisure biking will be banned again

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Bikers are given until this week to follow the health protocols implemented in Cebu City, or else they will be recommending to the city government to ban leisure biking here again. Police Lieutenant…

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 police set to rescue Badjao protocol violators from streets

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City police will be focusing their efforts in rescuing Badjao folks, who will violate the caroling ban and health protocols in Cebu City’s streets. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for…

Cebu City police note improved result in implementation of health protocols

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City police noted lesser apprehensions reflective to lowering COVID-19 cases in the city for the past four days. But Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for operations of the Cebu…

Oplan Panghimangno and Sita effective in lowering COVID-19 cases in Mandaue City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The strengthened coordination between the city police, the government, and the community were among the effective ways imposed by Mandaue City that resulted in the lowering of COVID-19 cases in the city. Through…

Citation for PUV violators may start next week — Cuenco

Dyrecka Letigio 08/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Public utility vehicles (PUVs) violating health protocols should be wary starting next week, August 30, 2021, as the city government expects the citation tickets to be ready by then. The Cebu City Council…

Chan to Oponganons: Refrain from inviting visitors into your homes

Futch Anthony Inso 08/25/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is asking Oponganons to refrain from inviting visitors from other places during fiesta celebrations, especially in Olango Island. This after Chan has observed that barangays in Olango Island…

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…

PRO-7 awaits result of Camotes Island beach party investigation

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/19/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The top official of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) said he will wait for the result of the investigation conducted by the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) on a beach…

Higher fines, border controls, limited movement in Cebu City

Dyrecka Letigio 08/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City has reimposed border controls, increased the penalty for violators, and intensified the monitoring of movement among residents as ways to curb the rising cases of COVID-19 in the city. This was…

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