Mayor Cortes downplays charges filed against him for mangrove cutting

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/29/2024

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes has downplayed the cases filed against him, stating that they are unfounded and motivated by personal vendetta. Maria Priscilla Melendres filed charges against Cortes, city councilors, and two…

Mandaue City College gets new facilities from city gov’t

Mary Rose S. Sagarino 03/25/2024

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines —The Mandaue City Government turned over new facilities to the Mandaue City College (MCC) on Monday, March 25. Some of the new facilities include a speech laboratory, a computer laboratory, and an improved school…

Traslacion 2024: Thousands await as Sagrada Familia is paraded on the streets

Emmariel Ares 01/19/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Thousands of faithful devotees gathered on the streets to witness the Translacion motorcade, during which the sacred images of Señor Sto. Niño and Our Lady of Guadalupe were transported to Mandaue City to…

Traslacion welcome Mass homily highlights St. Joseph’s teachings

Mary Rose S. Sagarino 01/19/2024

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu –  The art of loving someone who is not your own, the art of letting go, and the art of dreaming were emphasized as the teachings of St. Joseph in the homily during the…

Mandaue gov’t hoping for approval of MCC’s UniFAST application

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/24/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—The Mandaue City Government is hopeful that the application of the Mandaue City College for the Unified Student Financial Assistance System for Tertiary Education (UniFAST) for free tuition will be approved soon. Committee on Education…

Mayor Cortes to Subangdaku fire victims: Financial aid to be given soon

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/01/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Victims of the recent fire in Barangay Subangdaku here can expect financial assistance from the city government soon. Mayor Jonas Cortes on Monday, August 1, said that the city had already assessed the…

KAABAG Mandaue turns discarded tarpaulins into school bags

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/17/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — In its desire to help people in need as well as the environment, KAABAG Mandaue has converted the tarpaulins used during the recent elections into bags. KAABAG Mandaue which is a sectoral organization…

Mandaue hoping for Alert Level 1

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/14/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—The Mandaue City government is hoping that the city, together with the entire Island of Cebu, will be placed under Alert Level 1. Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, executive secretary of Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes,…

Mandaue residents partially affected by Odette receive aid

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/19/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—The Mandaue City Government has distributed aid of rice and drinking water to houses partially affected by super typhoon Odette. Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, executive secretary of Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes, said the city…

Mandauehanons’ support key in success of vaccination program, says Mayor Jonas

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/11/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes thanked Mandauehanons for their continuous support of the city’s immunization program. This after Mandaue became the first highly urbanized city in Cebu to reach the 70 percent target after having…

Mayor Cortes asks help to monitor cemeteries

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/27/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes is encouraging barangay captains here to deploy personnel in  cemeteries to help monitor and implement health protocols. Though there are police personnel deployed in different cemeteries, Cortes said it is…

Cortes issues EO for alert level 2 guidelines

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/20/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines- Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes issued on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, Executive Order no. 36 series of 2021, which has the guidelines on the implementation of the new alert level system imposed by the…

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