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…

Mandaue City gov’t to give P500K incentive to drug-cleared barangays

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/11/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The Mandaue City government is set to give P500,000 incentive to the barangays with drug-cleared status. Mayor Jonas Cortes made the statement following the kickoff ceremony for the recognition of Barangay Bakilid…

Bakilid is drug-cleared barangay

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/28/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—Barangay Bakilid in Mandaue City has been declared a drug cleared barangay by the Regional Oversight Committee on Barangay Drug Clearing of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) on Tuesday, September, 28,…

Debt free: Mandaue fully pays loan

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/22/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu— Mandaue City has officially became a debt-free LGU after it fully paid its remaining P22 million loan. Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, executive secretary of Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes, said the certificate of full…

Subangdaku fire victims get financial aid

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/21/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—Victims of the fire in Sitio Riverside in Barangay Subangdaku here last August received their financial assistance from the City Hall on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes said 108 families were…

Mayor Cortes on late councilor Del Mar: He was one of the city’s treasures

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/02/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes described the late councilor Carmelino “Jun” Del Mar Jr. as “one of the city’s treasures” who was a workhorse in the city council. Cortes said this after confirming that Del…

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