Consolacion cop chief: CCTV ordinance’s passing a big help in police probes

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Requiring establishments to install closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras in Consolacion town will be a huge help in police investigations. Police Lieutenant Colonel Danilo Colipano, chief of Consolacion Police Station, said this after…

Bahay Silangan: Lapu-Lapu eyes Home Care Center building as drug rehab center

Futch Anthony Inso 08/09/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — An unoccupied two-story building inside the Home Care compound in Barangay Gun-ob, Lapu-Lapu City will soon become a “Bahay Silangan” or a drug rehabilitation center. However, this will only happen if the Lapu-Lapu…

RDC-7 to LGUs in CV: Make comprehensive airport safety, security measure

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Central Visayas Regional Development Council (RDC-7) has enjoined concerned provinces and highly urbanized cities in the region to pass a comprehensive airport safety and security ordinance. Gordon Alan Joseph, the chairperson of…

Forced evacuation for calamities ordinance in Cebu City passed

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council has passed an ordinance that would allow the government to implement forced evacuation in case of emergencies, calamities, and severe weather disturbances. Councilor Raymond Garcia, majority floor leader, drafted…

Chan won’t lift curfew in Lapu-Lapu despite easing of COVID in Cebu

Futch Anthony Inso 02/17/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan will not lift the implementation of the curfew in the city. Chan, however, said the city would just relax its enforcement, after the city was already placed…

Duterte urges LGUs to pass ordinances barring kids 12 and below from public areas

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 11/16/2021

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte urged local government units on Monday to pass ordinances that would ban children aged 12 below from malls and other public spaces to protect them from possible COVID-19 infection. “Certainly, we…

Cebu City increases incentives to public school honor graduates

Dyrecka Letigio 08/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City government has amended an ordinance giving incentives to public school students, who graduate with honors, to serve as an encouragement for students to study more diligently. Councilor Alvin Dizon proposed an…

Public reminded: Don’t discriminate COVID patients or face penalties

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Local officials here reminded the public to avoid discriminating against patients with COVID-19 and other infectious diseases. Otherwise, they could face civil and criminal charges. “Some Covid-19 patients complained about discrimination, I would…

Speed limit set for Cebu City streets

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Motorists, drivers, riders, and commuters are advised to take note of the new speed limit ordinance in Cebu City. The City Council recently passed on the third and final reading the ordinance setting…

Free period and hygiene products for indigents being pushed in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Free period products for qualified indigents in Cebu City is being pushed in the City Council. Councilor Raul Alcoseba has filed an ordinance that seeks to provide free sanitary napkins, tampons, liners, cups, and…

Cyclists in Mandaue with no safety gear to be fined

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/13/2020

OLANGO ISLAND, Lapu-Lapu City —  Bicyclists using roads in Mandaue City, who will not wear helmets, reflectorized vest among others, will now be penalized. This after the Comprehensive Bicycle Ordinance authored by Councilor Jimmy Lumapas, Committee on…

Cebu City passes ordinance for color coding of utility lines

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council has passed an ordinance that would color code all utility lines in the city. Councilor Nestor Archival authored the ordinance providing the mandatory color-coding of utility lines within the…

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