LTO to suspend issuance of student driver’s permit starting July 1

Krissy Aguilar 06/29/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The issuance of student driver’s permits will be suspended starting July 1, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) said Monday. LTO chief Edgar Galvante said starting August 3, those who want to acquire a student’s…

BI suspends issuance of visas upon arrival to Chinese nationals

Katrina Hallare 01/28/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Tuesday suspended the issuance of visas upon arrival (VUA) to Chinese nationals in the wake of the novel coronavirus or 2019-nCov threat. In a statement, BI Commissioner Jaime…

Sotto supports halt in issuance of visas upon arrival to Chinese nationals

Cathrine Gonzales 01/28/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Tuesday said he supports the decision of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Tuesday to suspend the issuance of visas upon arrival (VUA) to Chinese nationals amid the…

LTFRB-7 to allow application for special permits from Dec. 20 to Jan. 4

Futch Anthony Inso 12/17/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Starting on Friday, December 20, 2019, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) will be accepting special permit applications for buses and mini buses who would like to transport passengers outside…

US visa application ‘easy’; issuance rate ‘high’ in PH – embassy

08/16/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Consular officials at the US Embassy in Manila dismissed the perception that securing a visa is difficult, noting that the process is “easy and transparent” as seen in the “high” approval rate in the…

Cebu City court to hear petition for issuance of TEPO vs. ALQC

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/04/2019

The petition for the issuance of a temporary environment protection order against Apo Land and Quarry Corp. (ALQC) is set to be heard on January 10, 2019.…

Passengers stranded at North Bus Terminal amid issuance of special permits

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 11/01/2018

At least 1,000 passengers were left stranded at the North Bus Terminal on Thursday morning (November 1). Elvie Mendoza, 52, has been waiting for at least three hours for buses bound for Tabogon town, Cebu. She said…

Peter Lim’s camp saddened over issuance of arrest order

Ador Mayol 08/14/2018

CEBU CITY—The camp of Cebu businessman Peter Lim has expressed dismay over the decision of a Makati City judge to order his arrest. Dioscoro “Jun” Fuentes, the spokesperson of Lim, said he did not see the recent…

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