Mandaue schools have started distributing modules for Monday’s start of classes

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/09/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — A few days before classes start on Monday, September 13, 2021, schools here have already started distributing modules for students. Parents of students enrolled at the Don Gerardo LL. Ouano Memorial National High…

And it came to pass

Michael L. Tan - @inquirerdotnet 03/17/2021

Taal volcano’s latest tantrums, “tampo,” seem to be a way to remind us about the first quarter of 2020 that started with its eruption even as a new lethal virus, still unnamed, percolated. It’s a tiny virus,…

1-meter distance between PUV passengers to stay in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City will continue to implement the one-meter passenger distance between passengers in public utility vehicles (PUVs), no matter what the decision of the national Interagency Task Force (IATF) will be in the…

Social bonding, not distancing

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 08/25/2020

  I know I’m not the only one who feels uncomfortable with the phrase “social distancing,” which suddenly became part of our daily vocabulary since the COVID-19 pandemic hit us, even though it’s actually an unfortunate misnomer.…

Out-of-work driver preps jeepneys for social distancing

Krixia Subingsubing 06/28/2020

MANILA, Philippines — He is more accustomed to taking the wheel than using the hammer. But the past three months had left Edwin Quilaton, a 49-year-old jeepney driver in Parañaque City, with nothing to do, his vehicle…

Swimming now allowed on Boracay Island

Nestor Burgos Jr. - Inquirer Visayas 06/01/2020

ILOILO CITY, Iloilo, Philippines — Swimming will be finally allowed on Boracay Island even if it remains closed to tourists. Acting Mayor Frolibar Bautista of Malay town said the swimming ban will be lifted as Boracay Island,…

In Cebu City, around 89 percent of COVID-19 cases are from densely populated areas

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Densely populated areas in Cebu City are big contributors to the rising number of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases here. Data compiled by Cebu Daily News Digital showed that double-digit reports of additional…

Ferro to check on cell congestion problems in some Cebu City police stations

Immae Lachica 04/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), will be conducting an inventory of the police stations here in Cebu City to determine those which are…

DOLE-7, Pag-ibig will only accept documents sent through email

By Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/25/2020

CEBU CITY—To support the government’s call for physical distancing, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and other agencies in Central Visayas will only accept the submission of documents from their clients through electronic mail. The term…

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