Beer and empi still available in Mandaue after all, but these should only be consumed at home

Mary Rose Sagarino 02/23/2021

Drinking alcoholic beverages is still allowed in Mandaue, if and only if, it is done inside homes. | STOCK PHOTO MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Selling, purchasing, and drinking of liquor and alcoholic drinks in Mandaue City are…

No more beer, Empi in Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 02/20/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Mandaue City has once again implemented a total liquor ban on Saturday, February 20, 2021, due to the rising number of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the city. In Executive Order (EO)…

Liquor ban imposed once again in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — No more drinking of liquor in restaurants, establishments, and public spaces in Cebu City again starting 12:01 a.m. of February 3, 2021. This was the decision of Mayor Edgardo Labella after the Cebu…

Inter-province tourism for Central Visayas pushed

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—To give the tourism industry in Central Visayas a further boost in its road to recovery, an inter-province promotional event is being pushed. Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, in a recent press conference, announced that the…

Chan to IATF: Allow minors, seniors in hotels, resorts

Futch Anthony Inso 10/16/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan will appeal anew to the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID)  to allow minors or  those 21 years old and below and…

Chan to hotels, resorts: Go digital in contact tracing

Futch Anthony Inso 10/12/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — Hotels, and Resorts in Lapu-Lapu City are ordered to establish a digital contact tracing system as a measure against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This is to ensure the safety of tourists, especially…

Lapu-Lapu mayor: 70% of hotels, resorts open

Futch Anthony Inso 09/28/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY — Seventy percent of hotels and resorts in Lapu-Lapu City have already opened. Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan, however, clarified that they could only operate at 50 percent capacity as based on the Executive Order No.…

Resorts told: You can accept guests, but no beach activities

Rosalie Abatayo 03/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Resorts are not among the businesses that were ordered to temporarily close amid the threat of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). But they might be, the Capitol warns, if they tolerate the “social gatherings”…

Barangay hall, Coast Guard station, resorts encroach easement in Oslob

Rosalie Abatayo 03/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Between 2005 to 2020, the shoreline of the four coastal barangays of Oslob town has slowly shrunk as structures mushroomed along the coast. Oslob, which is famous worldwide for its beaches and whale…

EO against coronavirus issued: Daanbantayan resorts’ frontliners should wear face masks

Doris C. Bongcac 01/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Front desk employees of the different resorts in Malapascua Island in Daanbantayan town in northern Cebu will now be required to wear face masks while attending to their respective works. Mayor Sun Shimura…

LOOK: The aftermath of Typhoon Ursula on Malapascua Island

Delta Letigio 12/26/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Typhoon Ursula damaged some of the towns in northern Cebu on December 24, 2019. Among those that took a beating was Malapascua Island, part of the peninsular barangay of Logon in Daanbantayan town. IN PHOTOS:…

Carmen town cops secure resort visitors

Doris C. Bongcac 02/25/2019

LOOK: Personnel from the Carmen Police Station visited resorts that are located within their jurisdiction earlier today, February 25,  for police visibility. In a Facebook post at 4 p.m. today, Carmen police said they wanted to ensure…

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