Manila has fallen

Joel Ruiz Butuyan - @inquirerdotnet 04/05/2021

I’m referring not just to the old city of Manila, but to the 16 cities of the entire Metro Manila area. From the vantage point of those who are in the provinces like me, the COVID-19 contagion…

EOC: Authority to Enter certificate is free, be wary of fake documents

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has warned against fake Authority to Enter (ATE) certificates sold by unscrupulous individuals. Councilor Joel Garganera, the deputy chief implementor of the EOC, said that there…

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…

Release of LSI financial aid to resume on September 3

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The release of the financial assistance for locally stranded individuals (LSIs) in Cebu City has been temporarily suspended in the next few days for disinfection. The Cebu City Public Information Office (PIO) said…

Samar gov suspends return of stranded persons

Joey Gabieta - @inquirerdotnet 08/24/2020

TACLOBAN CITY –– Samar Gov. Reynolds Michael Tan has temporarily suspended the arrival of locally stranded individuals (LSIs) as the province grapples with a surge in the number of coronavirus cases. The moratorium will start at midnight…

Travelers from NCR told to secure ‘letter of coordination’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The anti-coronavirus task force in Cebu City will now require the submission of additional documents by city residents who are coming home from the National Capital Region (NCR), where cases of the coronavirus…

1,068 LSIs receive cash aid from Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More than a thousand locally stranded individuals (LSIs) have already received their financial assistance from the Cebu City government. Councilor Raymond Alvin Garcia has reported in his Facebook page that there are now…

Cebu City requires mandatory quarantine of residents travelling from Metro Manila

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Cebu City residents who are coming home from Metro Manila will now be required to undergo quarantine for 14 days. Returning Local Stranded Individuals (LSIs) will be placed in isolation centers located in public…

Cebu City’s EOC provides more tents, chairs to LSIs crowding port area to buy boat tickets

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Locally Stranded Individuals (LSIs) who plan to visit ticketing outlets that are located near pier 1 in Cebu City to purchase boat tickets will now have a comfortable place to stay. This after…

DSWD-7: 3K returning OFWs, LSIs provided with cash aid

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Over 3,000 returning overseas workers, and locally stranded individuals (LSIs) from Metro Manila in Central Visayas received cash assistance from the government, an agency here reports. The Department of Social Welfare and Development…

Almost 2K LSIs facilitated in and out of Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government has reported that as of August 6, 2020, there have been almost 2,000 locally stranded individuals (LSIs) who have been facilitated in and out of the city. Councilor Joel…

Bohol province logs 9 new cases, mostly LSIs

Doris C. Bongcac 08/05/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – More Locally Stranded Individuals (LSIs) who recently arrived in Bohol province tested positive for the coronavirus disease. In an advisory posted Tuesday night, August 4, Governor Arthur Yap reported nine cases of the…

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