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…

Raquel Arce, the woman behind Cebu City’s PROBE

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The name Arce has become a taboo among street vendors in Cebu City. A 25-year-old woman vendor, who refused to be named, selling mangoes at the Carbon Market Unit III told CDN Digital…

Mandaue City forms Task Force for coronavirus

Norman B. Mendoza 02/04/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The Mandaue City government has created its own Task Force for 2019-novel coronavirus monitoring, prevention, and protocols. Dr. Rose Marie Tirado, Mandaue City Health Department Head, told reporters in a Press Conference today,…

China’s appeal: Report suspected cases of coronavirus infection

Doris C. Bongcac 01/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Chinese government is asking countries with suspected cases of the coronavirus infection to immediately inform their government of said cases to help control of the spread of the virus. In a statement…

Drug-positive employees in Cebu City rises to 52; two are from legislative dep’t

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There are now 52 employees of the Cebu City government who tested positive for illegal drug use. The number has increased from 42 drug-positive employees, according to the records of the City Office…

Cebu City mayor forms task force for African Swine Fever prevention

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines– Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella instructed the city’s Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF) to form a task group that will work on formulating mitigation measures that can help prevent the entry of…

LTO-7 chief: New law involving rules on motorcycle plate numbers challenging to implement

Futch Anthony Inso 03/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas (LTO-7) has admitted that it is very challenging for them to implement the Republic Act (R.A.) 11235 or the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act. The law was…

GMCAC joins celebration of fire prevention month

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/13/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines–In celebration of the fire prevention month, the GMR Megawide Cebu Airport Corp. (GMCAC) is also promoting awareness on the hazards of fire by distributing flyers to airport community members and passengers. Clad in their…

Garma denies cop’s involvement in violent dispersal of vendors

Nestle Semilla 10/22/2018

The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) has denied allegations that a police officer destroyed a food cart along N. Bacalso Ave. A video posted on Sunday (October 21) of the alleged incident went viral on Facebook. Senior…

Parade kicks off National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week

07/17/2018

Persons with disabilites (PWDs) from different Cebu City barangays convened at the Cebu City Hall for the 40th celebration of the National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week (NDPRW) on Tuesday afternoon (July 17). The week-long celebration aims…

Drug prevention education drive pushed, drug tests on tutors, students eyed

Benjie B. Talisic and Futch Anthony Inso, Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/14/2018

Incorporating drug prevention education in the school curriculum and conducting surprise random drug tests among teachers and staff of schools’ administrations are among ways pushed to ensure that the youth will not be involved in illegal drugs.…

Church lobbies for prevention, rehab

05/05/2018

Prevention should be prioritized along with rehabilitation in the war on drugs, both church and city government officials said during yesterday’s conference on drug addiction intervention at the New Gym Don Bosco Technological College. Fr. Joriz Calsa,…

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