With 30 new cases in Lapu, Chan appeals to Oponganons to stay home

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan reiterated appeals for his constituents to refrain from unnecessary trips outside their homes as the city records 30 new cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) this Thursday, June…

Lapu-Lapu has 5 new COVID-19 cases on June 6

Immae Lachica 06/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City has five new cases today, June 6, 2020. That is according to Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan in his Facebook page today. One patient is from Barangay Pajo, one from…

Labella awaits IATF clarification on Cebu City’s quarantine status

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is among the chief executives, who are still waiting for the clarification of the COVID-19 Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) on the…

Lapu-Lapu logs 4 new COVID cases on May 28

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Four new cases have been added to Lapu-Lapu City’s tally of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases as of 6 p.m. of Thursday, May 28. The new cases are residents of Sitio Abuno, Barangay…

Tipolo, Butuanon, and Mahiga Rivers off-limits to public

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three major rivers in Mandaue City, Cebu, and its tributaries, will be off limits to the public. Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes said this after the Department of Health (DOH) announced that samples…

Mayor Chiong asks DOH-7 to test resident showing flu-like symptoms  

Rosalie Abatayo 02/06/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines —  The city government of Naga, Cebu has asked the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) to facilitate the testing of one of its residents who is manifesting flu-like symptoms. City Mayor…

Dumaguete mayor issues EO to create inter-agency task force for 2019-nCoV

Florence Baesa 02/04/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental—Dumaguete Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo issued Executive Order No. 03 series of 2020 on Monday, February 4, 2020, for the creation of an inter-agency task force on coronavirus. The local government unit created the…

Cebu City ready to purchase PPE to combat spread of Wuhan coronavirus

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City government is ready to purchase more personnel protective equipment (PPE) to better protect the personnel of the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) and the Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ)…

Dumaguete mayor urges public to be calm, vigilant amid n-CoV threat

Florence Baesa 01/30/2020

DUMAGUETE  CITY, Negros Oriental — Dumaguete City Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo has encouraged the Dumagueteños to be vigilant and live a healthy lifestyle.  Earlier, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III confirmed that a Chinese woman confirmed to be…

Lapu mayor wants to develop Olango Island into ecotourism hub

Rosalie Abatayo 01/06/2020

CEBU, Philippines —  Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan announced the city’s interest in developing Olango Island into an ecotourism hub. Chan said developing an ecotourism hub will benefit the city as it would invite more tourists to…

Lapu-Lapu City mayor plans to open new road networks to ease traffic

Rosalie Abatayo 01/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Opening more roads to solve the traffic problem in Lapu-Lapu City will be one of the priority projects of Mayor Junard Chan this 2020. The mayor, who spoke during this year’s first flag…

Gwen assures 93-1 land swap dispute will be resolved soon

Rosalie Abatayo 12/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite a standing renegotiation on the 93-1 land swap deal, the Cebu Provincial Capitol assured the nearly 5,000 families living in the 32-hectare lots that the nearly three-decade dispute will be resolved soon.…

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