Archdiocese of Cebu eases Liturgical protocols amid downtrend of COVID-19 cases

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Archdiocese of Cebu now allows masses in offices and factories, subject to the discretion of the parish priest and observance of the mandatory health protocols. The Archdiocese of Cebu issued updated liturgical…

Day one of face-to-face classes in Cebu City peaceful — cop

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — In terms of safety during the first day of limited face-to-face classes on Monday, August 22, police said that it was peaceful and orderly. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for administration…

Task Force Kasaligan to continue till end of the year

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 07/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The services rendered by the members of Task Force Kasaligan in Cebu City will continue until the end of the year. Cebu City Councilor Philip Zafra confirmed this on Friday, July 8, 2022.…

Expansion of limited F2F classes a possibility in SY 2022-2023

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/28/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) said that limited face-to-face (F2F) classes will still be implemented for School Year (SY) 2022-2023. Although they are studying the full implementation of F2F…

It’s still mask on in Mandaue City…..for now

Mary Rose Sagarino 06/23/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Health Office would still advocate for the wearing of face masks. Dr. Ligaya Lakambini Dargantes, the assistant city health officer said that even if a person is vaccinated against COVID-19,…

Rama to Cebu City police: Don’t apprehend face mask violators, focus instead on other crimes

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has instructed the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) not to apprehend individuals who are violating the face mask policy in the city. Rama said that while the city…

Zafra wants Task Force Kasaligan to continue beyond June 30

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/10/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Philip Zafra wants the Task Force Kasaligan to continue beyond June 30. In a phone interview with reporters, Zafra said that the contract of the 150 Task Force Kasaligan…

CCSC swimming pool reopens after 2 years

Glendale G. Rosal 04/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Excitement was palpable and the mood upbeat, as swimmers took to the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC) swimming pool for the first time in two years when it reopened on Friday, April 22,…

Garganera on Cebu City’s Holy Week Celebration: Health protocols were observed

Morexette Marie Erram 04/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The celebration of Holy Week here was not only orderly but also compliant with existing health protocols, according to local officials. For the city’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC), the recently concluded Lent was…

Mandaue City braces for busy Holy Week

Mary Rose Sagarino 04/06/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Government has already coordinated with church officials for the schedule of Holy Week activities. Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, executive secretary of Mayor Jonas Cortes, said since Mandaue is already under…

Expect intensified police visibility in Lapu under Alert Level 1

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With Lapu-Lapu City placed under Alert Level 1 status from April 1-15, 2022, police in the city are preparing for the effects of a more eased classification. Lapu-Lapu City was placed under Alert…

DOH-7 urges LGUs to regulate, monitor gatherings

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) urged local governments to continue regulating and monitoring gatherings despite the easing of restrictions.  DOH-7 made this pronouncement as the campaign period for local elections started, and…

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