DBP extends P38-billion in economic recovery assistance to LGUs

10/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — State-owned Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) has approved P38.28-billion in financing assistance to 110 local government units for the first six months of the year to accelerate the implementation of critical infrastructure…

PNP to coordinate with LGUs on travel requirements

Zacarian Sarao - @inquirerdotnet 07/08/2021

MANILA, Philippines — To avoid further confusion on what tourists are required to bring during their travels across the country, the Philippine National Police (PNP) on Thursday directed its officers to coordinate with local government units (LGUs)…

IATF OKs uniform travel protocols; No more mandatory Covid-19 test, quarantine unless…

Katrina Hallare - Reporter / @KHallareINQ 02/27/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang announced on Saturday that the government’s Covid-19 task force has approved he uniform travel protocols for all local government units (LGUs), with Covid-19 testing and quarantine for travelers no longer mandatory. Presidential spokesman…

Displaced Lapu vendors given temporary vending area

Futch Anthony Inso 02/16/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Some 170 ambulant vendors in Lapu-Lapu City, who were affected by the clearing operations in the city’s sidewalks, were given a temporary area where they can continue their livelihood. Earlier, the Department of…

DILG moves road clearing deadline to Feb. 15 to give way for LGU vaccine plans

Consuelo Marquez - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ 01/23/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Saturday said the deadline for road clearing operations was moved to Feb. 15 to allow local government units (LGUs) to prioritize plans for mass…

DILG orders LGUs to have their own vaccination plans

Consuelo Marquez - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ 01/21/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Thursday ordered local government units (LGUs) to craft their respective local vaccination plans to help disseminate critical information on the Covid-19 mass vaccination program.…

DepEd-7 eyes one school per LGU to remain as isolation center

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) will be looking into a compromise with the local government units that are asking for the extension of their use of some public schools as…

Local governments again barring stranded folk

the Inquirer staff 06/28/2020

After new COVID-19 cases emerged outside the national capital in recent weeks, a number of local governments have closed their borders again, this time to residents and repatriated workers returning to their hometowns after being stranded in…

Cebu provincial police to plant trees, crops on former marijuana plantations

Alven Marie Timtim 12/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) will be planting trees and other crops in the mountain villages of Cebu, which were discovered to have the most number of marijuana (cannabis) plantations eradicated this…

More Cebu LGUs send help to Mindanao

Rosalie Abatayo 11/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The spirit of bayanihan lives on as local government units (LGUs) in Cebu are sending financial aid to towns and cities in Mindanao which were severely affected by the series of earthquakes. The…

ICT foreseen to help improve disaster preparedness and response

USJ-R Intern Kristine Remolisan 09/20/2017

THE first international conference on information and communication technology (ICT) for disaster preparedness and response in Cebu commenced last Tuesday, September 19. The conference was participated by local government units (LGUs), national agencies, non-government organization (NGOs) and…

17 ECOZONES EYED

Victor Anthony V. Silva 02/26/2017

CAPITOL TO MOVE DEVELOPMENT TO  THE COUNTRYSIDE The Capitol is moving toward bringing greater development to the countryside as it proposes potential sites for at least 17 new economic zones within Cebu province, away from the highly…

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