Stiffer penalties vs liars in gov’t service sought

Marlon Ramos 12/25/2023

Civil servants found guilty of inducing false testimony may soon be barred from holding public office. Sen. Risa Hontiveros has filed a measure seeking to penalize all government officials who coerce witnesses to provide fabricated statements during…

TEAM: 258 impounded vehicles returned to owners since May 21

Mary Rose Sagarino 06/12/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – More than 200 impounded vehicles were already returned to its owners after the Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (TEAM) announced in May that they have simplified the process of redemption as a means…

LTO extends expiring licenses, waives penalties

Beatrice Pinlac, Dempsey Reyes 04/22/2023

Reeling from a public furor over its inability to issue proper drivers’ licenses, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) announced on Friday that it would extend the validity of driver’s licenses expiring from April 24 to October 31…

DOE Visayas starts information campaign ahead of implementation of R.A. 11592 in 2024

Futch Anthony Inso 04/17/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – Republic Act (R.A.) 11592 or the LPG Industry Regulation Act that would ensure the safety of consumers of liquified petroleum and gas (LPG) is already set for full implementation next year. This early,…

Police to strictly impose anti-vandalism ordinance in Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 02/24/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Vandals are warned that destroying both public and private properties in Cebu City have corresponding penalties. Police Lieutenant Colonel Janette Rafter, deputy director for operations of the Cebu City Police Office, said that anyone…

Vapers in indoor public spaces face fine of P5,000 to P20,000

Alden Monzon 12/24/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Hefty penalties ranging from P5,000 to P20,000 await smokers who will be caught using vapes in indoor public spaces, including government offices, schools, airports, and churches. The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) released on Thursday…

Croatia stuns Brazil in penalty shoot-out to reach World Cup semi-finals

Agence France Presse 12/10/2022

DOHA, Qatar – Croatia stunned favourites Brazil to reach the World Cup semi-finals on Friday, winning 4-2 on penalties after a nailbiting last-eight tie finished 1-1 at the end of extra time. Marquinhos missed the crucial spot-kick in the…

CCTO head warns drivers against overloading passengers

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) head Raquel Arce warns drivers and operators of public utility vehicles (PUVs) against overloading passengers. Arce told CDN Digital that Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) gave…

CCENRO collects P300K in fines from environment ordinance violators

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 10/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Businesses and individuals in Cebu City should start taking seriously the anti-littering and anti-smoking ordinances of the city. The Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CCENRO) reported that it has collected at…

CCTV Ordinance passed: Security cameras soon to be a requirement for businesses in Lacion

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/18/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Business establishments within the municipality of Consolacion will soon be required to install closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras. This is after the Consolacion municipal council passed the Comprehensive CCTV ordinance of 2022 of…

Penalties wait for individuals, groups blocking restoration works in Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Individuals or groups caught obstructing restoration works for power and telecommunications in Cebu province are warned. This after the Cebu Provincial Government issued an executive order (EO) prohibiting such acts and at the…

Penalties for sale of fake vaccine cards, vaccine slots pushed in Cebu City

Dyrecka Letigio 08/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Cebu City official is pushing for the imposition of fines against individuals arrested for the sales of fake vaccine cards and vaccine slots as the city government continuous to intensify its vaccination…

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