Mandaue LGU to replace damaged school items

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/21/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—The Mandaue City Government will be replacing the items that were damaged at the Mandaue City Central School, which was used by the city government as an isolation unit for residents who tested positive for…

KCS owner to use VisMin Super Cup prize money for players’ salaries

Glendale G. Rosal 05/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Ricky Verdida, the team owner of the KCS Computer Specialists-Mandaue City, the newly-crowned Visayas leg champions of the Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup, plans to use the P500,000 champion’s purse for the salary…

Lapu-Lapu Mayor Ahong Chan OK with unified curfew

Futch Anthony Inso 03/17/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is in favor of the proposal of Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes to follow a unified curfew in the tri-cities of Cebu, Mandaue, and Lapu-Lapu. Chan said that he…

Cortes: No need for Mandaue to revert to GCQ

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/12/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes believes there is no need for his city to revert to general community quarantine (GCQ) from its current modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) status despite the rising number…

IN PHOTOS: Mandaue’s own bike repair station

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Bikers in Mandaue City can ease their worries about cycling anywhere in the city as the city government recently opened its own bicycle repair station. The Mandaue City government’s public information office (PIO),…

Engr. Zoilo Cortes: COVID survivor at 91

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Even at 91 years old, Engineer Zoilo M. Cortes Sr. did not back down from COVID-19. Engr. Cortes, an uncle of Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes and one of the oldest Cortes scion,…

Mandaue orders suspension of operations of some establishments

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Norman V. Mendoza 03/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City Government has ordered the suspension of operations of some commercial establishments as their means to prevent the risk of transmission of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Mandaue City Mayor Jonas…

Mandaue to tap barangays in helping monitor and enforce off-limits on rivers

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/17/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Government will be tapping the help of its barangays to monitor several of its tributaries which have been declared off-limits to the public. This was just some of  Mandaue City…

CDIG-7 crackdown on illegal gambling, for real?

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 08/11/2019

Thinking that President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s order to shut down all PCSO gaming operations was meant to sweep off all forms of legal and illegal gambling throughout the country, a priest told mass goers in his homily…

Mandaue Mayor-elect Cortes spends P794K in May 2019 polls

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/11/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Mandaue City Mayor-elect Jonas Cortes has spent a total of P794,600 during the 45-day campaign period of the May 2019 elections. In his Statement of Contributions and Expenditures (SOCE), Cortes declared to have…

Cortes eyes party for sixth district

Norman V. Mendoza 05/19/2016

OUTGOING Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes announced Thursday his plans to create a local political party that would unify political leaders in the 6th district of Cebu. Cortes said he thought of calling his local party “Kaabag…

Luigi, Paz win; Cortes proclamation on hold

Carmel Loise Matus, Izobelle T. Pulgo, Nestle L. Semilla 05/10/2016

Even before the last votes were transmitted, Mandaue City Councilor Emmarie “Lolypop” Ouano-Dizon had conceded to outgoing Cebu sixth district Rep. Luigi Quisumbing in the city’s mayoral race. Outgoing Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes, meanwhile, received 136,915…

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