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…

Mandaue eyes full implementation of drainage master plan to address flooding

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/16/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City wants to fully implement its drainage master plan. Mayor Jonas Cortes on Monday afternoon, August 15, called for a meeting with the heads of the City Engineering’s Office, City Planning and…

Mandaue City distributes disaster kits to evacuees

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/05/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Social Welfare and Services (CSWS) has prepared disaster kits and food to be given to those who will be staying at the city’s evacuation center tonight, August 5, 2022, because…

Mandaue councilor: We’re waiting for DOH orders on handling possible monkeypox cases

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/01/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City will be waiting for instructions from the Department of Health (DOH) about the management of possible monkeypox cases, but the city will be ready for it. City Councilor Nerissa Soon-Ruiz, chairman…

After winning 4 golds in Florida, PADS Dragon Boat Team eyes bigger races next year

Glendale G. Rosal 07/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After their historic feat in the recent International Dragon Boat Federation’s (IDBF) 13th Club Crew World Championships in Sarasota, Florida, the Philippine Accessible Disability Services, Inc. (PADS) Dragon Boat Team is now eyeing…

Soon-Ruiz wants P500K incentive for drug cleared barangays to be used for livelihood of drug warriors

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/13/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City wants its P500,000 incentive for barangays declared drug cleared to be used to help drug warriors find a livelihood. On Monday, July 11, the city council during their regular session, passed…

80 vulnerable families in Mandaue City get decent homes

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/12/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — At least 80 families living in danger zones in Mandaue City are now proud owners of decent homes they can call their own. This is after the city government and Habitat for Humanity…

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