Cebu City police start crafting security prep for Sinulog 2023

Pegeeen Maisie Sararaña 09/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) has started crafting their security measures for the coming Sinulog 2023 in coordination with the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño representatives and other concerned agencies. Police Lieutenant…

Rama to Cebu Chooks, Manila Chooks 3×3 teams: This is your homecourt

Glendale G. Rosal 09/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael L. Rama rallies behind the Cebu Chooks and Manila Chooks 3×3 squads as both teams are bound to compete in the 2022 Chooks-to-Go FIBA 3×3 World Tour Cebu Masters…

To wear, or not wear, face masks vs COVID: The zigzag road PH is taking

Cristina Eloisa Baclig - Content Researcher Writer 09/12/2022

MANILA, Philippines—Last August, the Philippine health department expressed concern and hostility toward a local government’s move to make wearing of face masks against COVID-10 optional. Around a week later, it seemed to warm up to almost the…

DOH not aware of Cebu City’s ‘trial period’ for optional use of face masks

John Eric Mendoza - Reporter / @JEMendozaINQ 09/05/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health said on Monday it is unaware of a Cebu City’s “trial period” for the implementation of the optional use of face masks in the city, its officer-in-charge Maria Rosario Vergeire…

Special task force to solve Cebu City’s flooding problem created

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has ordered the creation of a special task force to address the City’s severe flooding problem. In his Executive Order (EO) No. 2 series of 2022, issued on…

Rama allows school heads to implement localized class suspensions

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama issued on Friday, August 19, 2022, an executive order (EO) authorizing school heads and heads of higher educational institutions to suspend classes due to typhoons, flooding, other weather…

Rama: LCP leaves fate of SK and barangay polls to Congress

Wenilyn Sabalo 08/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama, who currently heads the League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP), said the League will leave the fate of the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections to the…

‘I was in isolation’ – Rama on criticisms over city officials’ absence in recent floodings

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has responded to criticisms and complaints hurled against him, and several City Hall officials, as to why they were not ‘physically present’ when the city suffered its ‘worst…

Rama to issue EO to strictly impose 3-meter easement in rivers in Cebu City

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama is set to issue an executive order for the serious implementation of the three-meter easement in the city’s waterways. In a statement from the Cebu City Public Information…

Rama remains asymptomatic, ends home quarantine on Friday

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama will end his mandatory quarantine on Friday, August 5, 2022, according to Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, the City’s consultant on health. Rama started his home quarantine on Sunday…

Cebu City government to create a heritage district

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government plans to create a heritage district in the city. In a statement, the Cebu City information office said Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama tasked the office of the Vice…

Rama: NBI to release probe result on anomalous garbage deal soon

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines– The National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) is expected to release the results of its probe on the alleged anomalous garbage collection deal that Cebu City entered into, Mayor Michael Rama said…

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