Curfew for minors strengthened in Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/14/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The curfew for minors in Mandaue City will be strengthened beginning December 16, the start of the Misa de Gallo. Mayor Jonas Cortes on Wednesday, December 14, said that curfew on minors will…

Firecrackers still banned in Mandaue?

Mar Rose Sagarino 12/07/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The selling and lighting of firecrackers this Christmas and New Year in Mandaue City may still be taboo. Mayor Jonas Cortes on Wednesday, December 7, said that they already had initial talks with…

59 couples exchange marital vows in Mandaue mass wedding

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/07/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Fifty-nine couples exchanged “I do’s” in a mass wedding organized by the National Shrine of St. Joseph and Taga Mandaue Inc. (TMI) on Wednesday, December 7, 2022. The dreams of some couples to…

Cortes: Temporary shelter for fire victims will be up before 2022 ends

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/30/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes told victims of the massive fire that struck Sitio Paradise in Barangay Looc here that their temporary shelter will be ready before the year ends. Cortes announced this…

‘Stationary housing’ eyed for Looc fire victims

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/29/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Government is planning to build a ‘stationary housing’ for fire victims in Sitio Paradise, Barangay Looc at a primary idle land near the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC). Lawyer John…

Mandaue Mayor Cortes lays down programs achieved in 100 days of office

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/24/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes has laid down the programs that were implemented which were aligned with his five-point agenda during his report for his first 100 days in office. Cortes delivered his…

Mandaue Mayor Jonas Cortes to look into Eversley lot issue

Mary Rose Sgarino 09/22/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu— Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes said that the city will still need to look deeper into the issue of the lot occupied by the Eversley Childs Sanitarium in Barangay Jagobiao here. Cortes, in his…

CDRRMC wants state of calamity declared in Mandaue City

Doris C. Bongcac 09/10/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Members of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CDRRMC) saw the need to place the city under a state of calamity following the massive flooding that forced the evacuation of more…

Mandaue mayor pushes for MCC to become a city department

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/09/2022

OLANGO ISLAND, Lapu-Lapu City — The Mandaue City College (MCC) will soon be part of the organization of the Mandaue City government. Mayor Jonas Cortes said that the legislation of MCC to become a department was ongoing.…

Mayor Cortes wants city’s spaghetti wires cleared through underground cabling

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/07/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes met with representatives of telecommunication companies, police, and traffic officials on Wednesday, September 7, 2022, to discuss how to get rid of the city’s dangling or spaghetti wires.…

Mandaue, Lapu-Lapu may no longer require face masks in open spaces

Mary Rose Sagarino and Futch Anthony Inso 08/31/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The cities of Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu are also in favor of making the wearing of face masks optional in open public spaces. Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes said he will recommend to the…

Maguikay barangay captain accused of molesting 15-year-old can still stay in office says DILG

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/24/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The barangay captain in Mandaue City who was accused of molesting a 15-year-old girl will remain in office. John Joan Mende, director of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), said that…

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