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…

LTFRB to penalize taxi drivers who refuse to transport front line workers

Futch Anthony Inso 03/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB)-7 is urging the public to report to their office if a taxi cab refuses to transport them, especially front liner passengers such as nurses, doctors,…

Prank call disrupts classes in Cebu City public schools on Monday

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is again reminding Cebuanos that making prank calls could land the caller in jail. Labella issued the reminder after the Department of Education (DepEd) received an anonymous call…

PB Ouano wants ordinance requiring all businesses in Cebu to hire security guards

Rosalie Abatayo 10/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The daring heist of jewelry stores and a money changer shop located at the ground floor of the J Centre Mall in Mandue City, Saturday night, stressed the need for business establishments in…

Alvarez not giving up on death penalty, divorce bills

/INQ.net 05/21/2019

MANILA, Philippines – Former speaker Pantaleon Alvarez is far from giving up on his pet bills as he vowed to refile proposed laws reimposing the death penalty and instituting absolute divorce and dissolution of marriage in the…

SSS Cebu offices to accept loan condonation applications until April 1

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The Social Security System (SSS) opens 70 offices, including three in Cebu, to accept applications for the loan restructuring program (LRP). The LRP with penalty condonation will waive penalties for members with past due short-term…

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