‘Oplan Puyo’ nets 389 quarantine violators in Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police here apprehended 389 quarantine violators during the first day implementation of ‘Oplan Puyo’ on Monday, August 16, 2021. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for operations of the Cebu City Police…

Experts on Cebu’s methods: It’s not so much in swab, but in quarantine protocols, variants of concern

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Medical experts from the national government’s anti-COVID task force are ‘deeply concerned’ on Cebu’s quarantine methods, and variants of concern appearing in the country — not so much on the testing and swabbing…

62 more TF Kasaligan members to be deployed next week

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There will now be 180 Task Force Kasaligan members helping police to enforce quarantine and health protocols in Cebu City with 62 more new members expected to join those 118 members who were…

Gov’t personnel on official business now exempted from LGUs’ testing, quarantine protocols

Krissy Aguilar - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ 02/05/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Government officials and personnel on official business are now allowed to travel without undergoing the mandatory testing and quarantine protocols of their destination’s local government units, Malacañang said Friday. “[A]pproved by the IATF is…

TF Kasaligan members resume ‘backup’ duties for Cebu City cops

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Task Force Kasaligan (TF Kasaligan) members are called back to duty as they start to deploy today to augment Cebu City police forces in enforcing health protocols in the city. The 110…

Police observe lesser violators in Brgy. Guadalupe

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A week after the implementation of a stricter “stay-home Sunday,” police in barangay Guadalupe here noticed a more compliant public. According to Police Major Janelito Marquez, the chief of the Guadalupe police, only…

Fiesta Señor celebration peaceful, orderly – police

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – With an estimate of only 3, 000 people crowding the Basilica on Sunday, January 17, authorities said this year’s celebration of the feast of the Señor Sto. Niño was very peaceful and orderly.…

11 restos, bars in Cebu City face possible permit revocation for quarantine violation 

Morexette Marie Erram 01/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 11 business establishments, comprising of bars and restaurants, are now facing possible revocation of their business permits for violating quarantine protocols. Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera, head of the city’s Emergency…

Arrested MEPZA protesters released

Futch Anthony Inso 12/01/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The five rallyists who were apprehended by the police in Lapu-Lapu City on Monday, November 30, 2020, have been freed after paying the fine. Their case was also dismissed by the City Prosecutor’s…

Labella on Edlab riders gathering: Supporters are not exempted from the law

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said that no special treatment should be given to violators of the law, even to his own supporters. This was his response to the statement of the Cebu…

Labella sends off tanods in new uniform: Help maintain quarantine protocols

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/29/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella encourages the barangay tanods to ensure that the quarantine protocols are maintained in their barangays. Labella’s call was made when the city government distributed uniforms and cudgels…

Consolacion taps AFP in enforcing quarantine protocols

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some 20 personnel of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will be deployed in the municipality of Consolacion in northern Cebu within the week as an augmentation to the local police force…

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