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…

Cebu City Council approves heritage protection ordinance

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council passed an ordinance that would protect the cultural heritage in the city and ensure their conservation in the coming years. Councilor Joel Garganera, committee chairperson on culture and heritage,…

Ordinance for proper disposing of face mask pushed in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City residents may no longer be able to dispose of face masks anywhere and anytime they want to should a proposed ordinance be passed by the City Council. Councilor Alvin Dizon has…

PROBE fears rise in quarantine violators with reduced penalty

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Prevention, Restoration, Order, Beautification, and Enhancement (PROBE) team is concerned that the number of quarantine violators may increase once the reduced penalty of quarantine violators will be implemented. The City…

Fewer violators caught as quarantine ordinance takes effect

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There are fewer health protocol violators in Cebu City as the City Ordinance 2566 or the ordinance penalizing quarantine violators takes effect on August 16. This is the assessment of most of the…

Ordinance for Cebu City SK officials’ subsidy passed

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council has passed an ordinance granting allowance to Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) councilors, secretaries, and treasurers in the 80 barangays in the city. Councilor Jessica Resch, SK Federation president in the…

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