DepEd-7 to let parents decide if their kids should continue wearing face masks in schools

Futch Anthony Inso 11/02/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) will let parents decide whether to let their kids continue wearing face masks inside schools or not. Dr. Salustiano Jimenez, regional director of DepEd-7, said…

Kalag-Kalag in Lapu-Lapu generally peaceful say police

Futch Anthony Inso 11/02/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The observance of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day or Kalag-Kalag in Lapu-Lapu City was generally peaceful. This was the assessment of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO). Police Major Judith Besas,…

CESET collects over 1000 tons of garbage from cemeteries

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Environmental Sanitation and Enforcement Team (CESET) collected 1,063 tons of garbage from the 15 cemeteries in Cebu City beginning 6 am of November 1 until 1 am of November 2,…

Mandaue police to remain on full alert status until Thursday

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/02/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue police will remain on full deployment despite recording fewer people visiting the different cemeteries in the city on Wednesday, November 2. Police Lieutenant Colonel Franc Rusolf Oriol, MCPO deputy city director for…

Kalag-Kalag in Cebu City generally peaceful: CCPO

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office said about 119,600 individuals visited the city’s cemeteries on Tuesday, November 1, 2022. Police Lt. Col. Wilbert Parilla, Deputy Director for Administration Cebu City Police Office, in an…

CCPO chief: Zero crime rate in cemeteries so far

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) has not received any major untoward incidents from all public cemeteries in the city. This was as of 2:30 pm today, Tuesday, November 1, 2022. CCPO chief…

Kalag-Kalag: Beyond candle lighting and Mass offering

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 10/29/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Bisaya phrase “Kalag-Kalag,” which refers to the dates of October 31, November 1, and November 2 when the country observes All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day, should not simply imply…

Chan to Oponganons visiting cemeteries: Wear face masks

Futch Anthony Inso 10/27/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Oponganons should wear face masks when they visit the graves of their departed loved ones at the different cemeteries during the observance of the All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day on Nov.…

Kalag-Kalag thoughts: Remembering loved ones, and a ghost story

Dennis Singson 10/27/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Kalag-Kalag or All Souls’ Day for this year is drawing near, and it is once again another day to visit the graves of loved ones, who have passed on, light candles for…

PDEA-7 intensify interdiction efforts for long weekend

Pegeeen Maisie Sararaña 10/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) intensify their interdiction efforts in seaports, airports, and terminals in the region against illegal drug transport. Leia Alcantara, PDEA-7 spokesperson, said that…

Mandaue City police bare security plan for Kalag-Kalag 2022

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/25/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) continues to prepare for the celebration of All Saints’ and All Souls’ Days on November 1 and 2. Police Lieutenant Colonel Franco Rudolf Oriol, MCPO deputy city…

Lapu police intensify preparations for Kalag-Kalag 2022

Futch Anthony Inso 10/20/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) has intensified its preparation for the upcoming observance of All Saints and All Souls Day on November 1 and 2, respectively. P/Col. Elmer Lim, OIC director of…

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