Governors, mayors included in jab top priority list

Jerome Aning 05/18/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Monday said all governors and mayors would be included in the A1 priority list of recipients of COVID-19 vaccines. The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases issued on…

Palace to mayors: Don’t skip vaccine line or we lose 44M doses of COVID-19 jabs

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 03/25/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Thursday cautioned local chief executives not to skip the line in the government’s COVID-19 vaccination program because such a breach of the priority ranking might result in the Philippines losing 44 million…

Mayors traded drug killings for political support, says US study

Krixia Subingsubing - Reporter / @KrixiasINQ 12/10/2020

MANILA, Philippines — It seems President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal war on drugs not only incited thousands of extrajudicial killings but also served as political leverage for “outsider” mayors seeking to curry favor with his administration. An upcoming…

Gwen to convene mayors again as Cebu Province prepares for MGCQ

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia on Friday, May 29, has announced that she will be meeting with all mayors again this Saturday, May 30 to discuss the province’s preparations for a modified general community…

Mayors to discuss ways to protect Cebu Province amid rising COVID-19 cases in Cebu City

Rosalie Abatayo 04/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Local chief executives of towns and cities in Cebu Province will again converge in an emergency meeting at the Capitol on Friday, April 17, 2020, to discuss ways to protect the province amid…

Gwen to mayors: Help constituents find assistance from other gov’t agencies aside from SAP

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Poor and vulnerable families that will not be able to avail of the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s  (DSWD) Social Amelioration Program (SAP) may still receive assistance from other government agencies. In…

‘No lockdown but strict movement protocols in Cebu’

Rosalie O. Abatayo 03/20/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Strict movement protocols, not a lockdown, will be implemented in Cebu amid the confirmation of the first Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) case here. The Cebu provincial government and the cities of Cebu,…

Cesafi teams to compete in Minglanilla Mayor’s Cup Christmas hoops league

Glendale G. Rosal 12/06/2018

  THE REIGNING Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation, Inc. (Cesafi) men’s basketball champions University of the Visayas (UV) Green Lancers will lead the list of teams competing in the Minglanilla Mayor’s Cup Inter-Collegiate Christmas Basketball League that starts…

DILG set to sue mayors, village chiefs for defying waste management law

Inquirer.net 11/30/2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) will start to sue mayors and barangay captains who are not implementing proper waste management in their localities. This while DILG Undersecretary Martin Diño said Friday he is…

DILG tells mayors to ban pedicabs, tricycles from national highways

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Morexette B. Erram 11/02/2018

  The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is reiterating its call to all city and municipal mayors to ban pedicabs and tricycles along national highways, whether in Metro Manila or in the provinces.  “For…

DUTERTE TO SUMMON MAYORS LINKED TO DRUGS

Rosalie O. Abatayo and Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/31/2018

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday announced that he will summon all mayors who were linked to the illegal drug trade, stressing that illegal drugs will be a major concern Filipinos must confront in next year’s polls if…

JVR seeks mayor’s post anew

Chris Ligan 10/16/2018

Former Talisay City mayor Johnny delos Reyes filed his Certificate of Candidacy at the local Comelec office Tuesday afternoon. Accompanied by five council candidates and supporters delos Reyes will challenge incumbent Mayor Eduardo Gullas’s grandson and outgoing…

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