DICT-7 launches online VaxCert app in Cebu City

Dyrecka Letigio 09/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Filipinos due to travel abroad, international seafarers, and Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) can now get a vaccination certificate online. The Department of Information, Communication, and Technology in Central Visayas (DICT-7) launched the VaxCert…

Mayor Cortes to probe selling of fake vax cards

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/31/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes said they will be investigating the selling of fake vaccination cards allegedly owned by the city. The Mayor said he does not understand why people need to purchase…

Cebu City to go after printing shops selling fake vaccination cards

Dyrecka Letigio 08/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City will be going after printing shops allegedly selling fake vaccination cards in the city following the arrest of an individual in Barangay Kalubihan, Cebu City, selling fake copies of vaccine cards…

Tumulak: Vaccinated individuals need QR code

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government has created a database for all individuals vaccinated in the city whether residents or workers here. Councilor David Tumulak said the city government already has a unified system for…

PRO-7 chief: No more ‘padrino system’ in PNP recruitment

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Police Regional Office (PRO-7) will adopt the newly launched ‘Faceless, Nameless, Registration system’ for their recruitment process this year. The  system was simultaneously launched on Thursday, May 27, 2021, led by the…

QR-ed, ID-ed, bar coded, tracked, tagged

Ma. Ceres P. Doyo - @inquirerdotnet 02/11/2021

Wired magazine published the article “Digital IDs are more dangerous than you think” by Brett Solomon, founder of a global conference that addresses human rights in the digital age. It says that digital identification systems are meant…

DOH to issue ‘passports’ for the inoculated

Patricia Denise M. Chiu 01/16/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health on Friday said the Philippines would probably provide a COVID-19 “vaccine passport” to Filipinos who had been inoculated against the coronavirus. “We will also have a data registry for all…

Gov’t to issue COVID-19 vaccine passports — DOH

Cathrine Gonzales - Reporter / @cgonzalesINQ 01/15/2021

  MANILA, Philippines — Filipinos who will be vaccinated against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) will be issued vaccine passports by the Philippine government, the Department of Health (DOH) said Friday. “Itong vaccine passport na ito, meron po…

RDC-7 recommends QR code health forms over paper slips

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Regional Development Council in Central Visayas (RDC-7) will endorse to the Department of Trade and Industries (DTI)  to replace the use of paper slips for the submission of health forms when entering…

ECQ passes’ issues resolved with police — Casas

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The various issues surrounding the enhanced community quarantine passes have been resolved with the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO). Cebu City Administrator Floro Casas, Jr. said this in a phone interview with CDN…

Calling it ‘a piece of art,’ Cebuano prints new quarantine pass on a shirt

Immae Lachica 06/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Netizens have been creating so much buzz over the newly issued quarantine passes with respective QR codes in Cebu City. For one, a lot are talking about its size, which is way bigger than…

Guidelines for the new quarantine passes in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The QR (quick response) code quarantine passes in Cebu City will be distributed to residents through the police and the barangays beginning Friday, June 26, 2020. However, unlike the previous passes where 250,000 passes…

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