IBP-Cebu asks Ahong for additional protection, security

Futch Anthony Inso 01/06/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Members of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP)-Cebu Chapter are asking Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan for additional security and protection, in light of the recent killings of lawyers in Cebu.…

Lapu CSWO head admits COVID-19 infection, appeals for understanding

Doris C. Bongcac 04/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Annabeth Cuizon, the acting head of the City Social Welfare Office (CSWO) in Lapu-Lapu City, went out on social media this morning, April 25, 2020, to admit that she was among the City…

DILG: Be creative, make your own face masks

Rosalie Abatayo 04/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — While there may be “difficulty” in buying face masks during this pandemic, the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) said there could be creative ways in complying with the mandatory face mask…

How to clean your smartphone, tablet, laptop to protect yourself from coronavirus

03/23/2020

Along with washing your hands several times a day, regular cleaning of your smartphone and, as a general rule, all of your electronic devices is also essential to ensure that you are protected against the coronavirus. This…

Eating bananas can’t prevent COVID-19 infection — DOH

Daphne Galvez - Inquirer.net 03/18/2020

MANILA, Philippines — There is no concrete evidence to show that eating bananas can protect a person from being infected by the 2019 coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The Department of Health (DOH) made this clarification on Wednesday…

WHO, two other international groups issue new guidance on protection of children, schools from COVID-19 transmission

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/12/2020

CEBU CITY—Three international organizations have come up with new guidance to help protect children and schools from transmission of the Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19). The guidance issued by the International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC), UNICEF and…

BFP-7 to intensify fire prevention info drive

Alven Marie A. Timtim 03/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Never forget to unplug your appliances and gadgets before leaving your house for work.” This is the reminder of Superintendent Randy Mendaros, Bureau of Fire Protection in Central Visayas (BFP-7) chief, as the…

Dizon’s ordinance allows Cebu City to celebrate environment week every June

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The first week of June will now be called the Cebu City Environment Week after the City Council passed an ordinance that aims to educate the public on the need for environmental protection.…

BFP: Frasco’s dumptruck catching fire was an ‘accident’

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Nobody set fifth district Representative Vincent Franco “Duke” Frasco’s dump truck on fire. This was the findings of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in San Francisco town, Camotes Island on their investigation on…

Protection sought for Sarangani’s Mt. Busa to save PH eagle

01/02/2020

GENERAL SANTOS CITY—The presence of the critically endangered Philippine eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi) in Sarangani province has prompted local officials to seek the declaration of Mt. Busa as a protected landscape. Lawyer Ryan Ramos, chief of staff of…

Trafficking raps set vs two women managers of raided massage parlors

Alven Marie A. Timtim 12/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Two women, who were arrested for managing the massage parlor in Cebu City that allegedly offered “extra-service” to its clients, would be facing trafficking in persons charges. Police Lieutenant Colonel Erlinda Mayam, Women and…

Oceana PH to link with LMP to promote protection of marine resources

Irene R. Sino Cruz 09/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines– Oceana Philippines will be working with the League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP) to strengthen sustainability of marine resources. Marlito Guidote, Oceana Philippines external and government relations officer, cited the need for continuous…

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