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…

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,…

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