Soriano to Cebu cops: Register for vaccination with your LGUs

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, director of the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO), has directed all policemen in Cebu province to already register for vaccination with their respective local government units (LGUs). Soriano said…

No entry for LSIs in Eastern Visayas for 14 days

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/28/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Eastern Visayas has closed its ports from locally stranded individuals (LSIs) for 14 days due to the sudden increase of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the region on August 19, 2020. The…

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…

Dep’t of Energy eyes tie-up with LGUs

Irene R. Sino Cruz 09/11/2017

POWER RESILIENCY PROGRAM THE Department of Energy is urging local government units (LGUs) in the Visayas to come up with their own power resiliency program to address vulnerability to calamities. The energy department is looking into a…

Liloan forms own SWAT unit

08/16/2017

The Municipality of Liloan has formed its own Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team. Fully funded by the local government of Liloan, the Liloan SWAT TEAM underwent an intensive three-month training by the Philippine National Police specifically…

MAO BA?

Editorial 11/29/2016

SIESTA TIME There is an office in one local government unit in Cebu where the lights are turned off from noon to 1 p.m. That’s because this is the time when employees take a nap or have…

Operation Second Chance to shut doors in 2017

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/17/2016

DUE to overcapacity, Cebu City will refuse to accept minor offenders from other towns and cities starting January next year in a city-owned rehabilitation facility called Operation Second Chance Center (OSCC). Mayor Tomas Osmeña sent out letters…

Davide not keen on acquiring zoo animals

Nestle L. Semilla 09/23/2016

Gov. Hilario Davide III announced yesterday that he was not interested in acquiring the animals from Cebu City Zoo. Davide said he declined the offer of Mayor Tomas Osmeña to donate the 272 animals in the zoo…

Seeds, plastic drums for 51 Cebu LGUs affected by El Niño

Victor Anthony V. Silva 08/04/2015

EL NIÑO REHABILITATION All 51 component towns and cities of Cebu will get P10 million in assorted vegetable seeds and plastic drums from the provincial government in time for the next cropping season. Roldan Saragena, provincial agriculturist…

We won’t hide street children from APEC guests – LGU execs

Melissa Q. Cabahug 08/03/2015

Local chief executives and police chiefs  of Lapu-Lapu, Mandaue and Cebu cities have promised not to round up street children to hide them from the delegates of the high-level APEC meetings later this month. “We will face…

LGUs should demand bigger budget, Lacson says

Victor Anthony V. Silva 08/02/2015

Former senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson called on Cebu’s mayors to demand a bigger allocation from the national government for their  cities and towns. He spoke last Friday during  a regular meeting of the League of Municipalities of…

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