Tulfo’s bill seeks to impose stricter penalties for drunk drivers

Charie Abarca 02/14/2024

MANILA, Philippines — A bill seeking to impose stricter penalties for drunk drivers, including a fine of up to P1,000,000, has been filed by Senator Raffy Tulfo. At present, the current law penalizes drunk drivers who caused…

Chan to Brgy. Bankal officials: Collect garbage or pay fines

Futch Anthony Inso 08/02/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan warned officials of Barangay Bankal that they will be held liable for the uncollected garbage in their area. Chan issued the warning after he received several complaints…

Alen Stajcic rues penalty in Philippine loss to Switzerland in Women’s World Cup debut

Jonas Terrado 07/22/2023

Coach Alen Stajcic lamented the ill-timed moment where the Philippines conceded a penalty through VAR that broke the ice in the eventual 2-0 loss to Switzerland at the start of the country’s maiden Fifa Women’s World Cup…

TEAM simplifies process for redemption of impounded vehicles

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/31/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – A good news for owners of vehicles that were impounded for traffic violations made while in Mandaue City. The Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (TEAM) has decided to simplify the process and do…

Solons OK with stiffer child abuse penalties; lukewarm on jailing parents

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 05/15/2023

MANILA, Philippines — While there was unanimous support for the amendment of current laws to ensure stiffer penalty for child abuse, lawmakers and resource persons issued concerns with proposals to provide prison terms as penalties for parents…

Quarantine violators decreasing, says CCPO

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for operations of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO), said they observed a decrease in quarantine violators here. Although he doesn’t have figures to prove show, Parilla…

Capitol to give face masks to public

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia on Monday, April 19, 2021, defended her plans to do away with penalties for individuals caught not wearing face masks. With this, Garcia announced that the Capitol will be…

Chan: Parents of kids caught roaming outside of residence will be penalized

Futch Anthony Inso 02/03/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan warned parents here that they will be penalized if their children will be caught roaming outside their residence. Chan said this after the Department of Health (DOH)-7 reported…

Labella wants higher fines for quarantine violators to be implemented

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/02/2021

Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella. CDN Digital Photo | Morexette Marie Erram CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella wants the amendment on the penalty for quarantine violators implemented soon in order to deter individuals…

Mandaue City preparing ordinance on penalties for erring cyclists

Immae Lachica 06/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Mandaue City is preparing an ordinance that would penalize cyclists who won’t adhere to the guidelines expected to be followed by bikers when using city roads. Lawyer Jamaal James Calipayan, City Administrator and executive…

Discrimination against frontliners now illegal in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The discrimination against frontliners such as medical professionals, health workers, and other people working to fight against the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) on the ground can now be penalized in Cebu City. The…

DA-7 orders price freeze on agricultural products

Futch Anthony Inso 03/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) has already imposed a price freeze on vegetables, rice, and other agricultural products starting this week. DA-7 regional director lawyer Salvador Diputado told CDN Digital…

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