Labella: RT PCR not needed for certain LGUs

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The results for a real-time reverse transcription-polymerase chain (RT-PCR) test for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) will no longer be required for residents of certain local government units (LGUs) outside of Cebu who…

Travelling to Cebu City from outside Cebu? Here are things to take note of

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Individuals living or currently staying outside Cebu Province who wants to go to Cebu City may need to take a second look at their schedules since Cebu City will be implementing additional requirements…

Siquijor temporarily closes airports, seaports

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines -The Siquijor Provincial government will be barring incoming passengers, including residents returning to the island — in a 10-day period. This developed after Siquijor Governor Zaldy Villa signed and issued Executive Order (EO) No.…

Cebu to ban entry of passengers from outside province

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial government will start banning the entry of visitors from outside the province as part of their mitigation efforts on the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The ban will…

After mall heist, Gwen wants port, terminal security tightened

Rosalie Abatayo 10/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Capitol has encouraged law enforcement units in the province to institute stricter security measures in ports following the daring mall robbery in Mandaue City last Saturday evening, October 19. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia…

Cops ready for Nov. 1 and 2 celebrations

Nestle L. Semilla 10/27/2018

Cebu City policemen conducted a dry run on Saturday in preparation for the All Saints and Souls’ Days celebration. Senior Supt. Royina Garma said policemen will be deployed in all cemeteries as well as in the seaports…

680 stranded at Cebu seaports due to Typhoon Ompong

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/15/2018

  About 680 travelers were left stranded in different ports in Cebu province after all trips were canceled since Thursday (September 13). This, after the Philippines Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa-Mactan( issued a gale warning…

Kalag-kalag travelers crowd Cebu ports, bus terminals

Benjie Talisic, Nestle L. Semilla, Norman V. Mendoza, Silliman Intern Julien Marie Piñero 10/30/2017

Travelers have started crowding Cebu ports and bus terminals on Monday, a day before the start of the two-day special nonworking holiday in celebration of the All Saints’ and All Souls’ Days. Ensign John Manuel Alip, deputy…

BI deploys anti-terror units in airports, seaports

Inquirer.net 08/14/2017

  The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has designated anti-terrorist units in some airports and seaports as part of the government’s move to prevent the entry of suspected foreign terrorists. BI Commissioner Jaime Morente on Monday said seasoned…

Police up visibility for New Year

Nestle L. Semilla 12/30/2016

Expect more policemen patrolling in terminals, ports and business areas like the malls in Cebu starting Friday, December 30. In an interview on Friday morning, Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) director Sen. Supt. Joel Doria said that…

New PCG chief to go after colorum bancas, overloading

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/17/2016

OVERLOADING in sea vessels and going after unregistered motorized bancas are the top two concerns of the new chief of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Cebu Station. Commander Dionilett Ampil assumed command of the PCG Cebu Station…

Outgoing CPA exec: Change in chief won’t affect P9B project

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/03/2016

  Despite the recent change in management at the Cebu Port Authority (CPA), Retired Vice Admiral Edmund Tan said he was confident that the proposed international port project in northern Cebu would still push through. Tan stepped…

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