Handpainted tomb making heads turn in Iloilo cemetery

Doris Mondragon - Content Specialist 10/26/2021

CEBU, Philippines—Every year in the first two days of November, it is a tradition for Filipinos to take a day or two to clean the graves of their departed loved ones. The celebration of the day of…

It’s final: Cebu City closes cemeteries on Oct. 29 to Nov. 2

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government has finally conceded to the Interagency Task Force’s (IATF) decision to close the cemeteries from October 29 to November 2, 2021. Acting Mayor Michael Rama has announced that due…

Gullas: Talisay City will follow DILG guidelines for Kalag-Kalag

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas said the city government will follow the Kalag-Kalag guidelines of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG). This means that all cemeteries will be closed…

Talisay City allows all ages an hour to visit cemeteries

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/24/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The Talisay City government will allow everyone, regardless of age, to visit their cemeteries in observance of the “Kalag-Kalag.” In his Facebook page, Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas, said that starting…

Visitors in Naga’s cemeteries given 1 hour to pay respects

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – All cemeteries in Naga City, south Cebu will be closed to the public during this Kalag-Kalag in compliance with the mandates of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases…

Cebu City’s COVID daily positivity rate drops to 1.35%

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City’s COVID-19 daily positivity rate dropped to 1.35 percent on October 21, 2021, the lowest it has ever reached this year. Councilor Joel Garganera, the deputy chief implementor of the EOC, revealed…

Lapu-Lapu City to appeal IATF ruling on cemetery visits

Futch Anthony Inso 10/21/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Government will appeal to the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) to allow them to open their cemeteries on October 29 and 30, 2021. Earlier,…

City of Bogo to penalize violators of Kalag-Kalag regulations

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/21/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The City of Bogo in northern Cebu will penalize those who will be caught violating their cemetery regulations for Kalag-Kalag 2021. In an advisory posted on its Facebook page, the local government unit…

Archdiocese of Cebu awaits Cebu City’s final decision on Nov. 1 and 2

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Archdiocese of Cebu awaits the final decision for the opening or closing of cemeteries on All Souls’ and Saint’s Day on November 1 and 2, 2021, as the Church will follow the…

Only vaccinated individuals allowed to visit Moalboal cemeteries from Oct 31 to Nov. 2

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/21/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The Municipality of Moalboal in southern Cebu will open its cemeteries in an extended observance of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day. In an advisory posted on its Facebook page, the local…

PROBE: Children found inside or around cemeteries will be rescued

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/21/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Prevention Restoration Beautification and Enhancement (PROBE) team said children who will be found within or around the premises of cemeteries will be rescued. PROBE Head Racquel Arce said that…

CPPO readies deployment plan should cemeteries open in Cebu province

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Provincial police are now preparing for deployment should local government units (LGUs) in the province decide to open their cemeteries for Kalag-Kalag 2021. Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) director,…

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.