LGU monitoring of erring PUVs a huge help, says LTFRB-7

Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) said it is glad that local governments units (LGUs) in Cebu are involved in the strict monitoring of the minimum health protocols…

Jeepney Task Force recommends entry of inter-LGU jeepneys to Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Jeepney Task Force will be recommending the entry of inter-city jeepneys here.  The task force previously asked for a two-week observation period for the operation of the jeepneys in the city.  After…

18 LGUs classified as COVID-19 high-risk areas — OCTA Research

Cathrine Gonzales 10/27/2020

  MANILA, Philippines — Eighteen local government units (LGUs) in the country have been classified as “high-risk” areas due to high daily case load, attack rate, or high hospitalization occupancy, the OCTA Research, a group of experts…

Labella: LGU coordination needed to keep street dwellers from coming back

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said there is a need for coordination between local government units (LGU) so that street dwellers would not return to the city streets. He said the main reason…

Metro Cebu needs national gov’t help to solve traffic problem — Labella

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The local government units (LGUs) in Metro Cebu cannot solve the “massive” traffic problem of the metropolis without the help of the national government. This was the statement of Cebu City Mayor Edgardo…

Loopholes in rules to prevent spread of nCoV: Only Cebu has ‘strict measures’

Rosalie Abatayo 02/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Taking measures, or the lack thereof, by a local government unit (LGU) takes a toll not only in its immediate jurisdiction. With Cebu being the “only” local government unit that had  strict protocols…

DA-7 can procure equipment vs ASF without any bidding if…

Futch Anthony Inso 12/24/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) can now forego with the bidding process to procure equipment and other items that can be used in controlling the spread of the African…

CPPO chief: Police presence on streets needed to assure security, promote tourism in LGUs

Rosalie Abatayo 11/15/2019

SIBONGA, Cebu — The police should set out to the streets and collaborate with other law enforcers to establish their presence and prevent criminality. Police Colonel Roderick Mariano, provincial director of the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO),…

LGUs urged to monitor businesses to help deter investment scams

Rosalie Abatayo 10/01/2019

  BANTAYAN, Cebu —  Local government units (LGUs) should conduct a thorough review and monitoring of businesses operating in their jurisdictions to prevent their constituents from falling prey to investment scams. Sixth district Board Member Glenn Anthony…

DENR urges LGUs to invest in sanitary landfills

Irene R. Sino Cruz 08/15/2019

CEBU CITY—Noting the lack of sanitary landfills in Central Visayas, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is urging local government units to invest in sanitary landfills. “At present, some of our municipalities are still operating…

Comelec turns to Cebu City gov’t for better equipment in district offices

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Commission on Elections (Comelec) is seeking support from the Cebu City local government unit (LGU) to help improve the two district offices. Lawyer Marchel Sarno, South District election officer, said…

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