Ahong welcomes IATF recommendation making wearing of face masks optional outdoors

Futch Anthony Inso 09/09/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan welcomes the recommendation of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) to lift the mandatory wearing of face masks in outdoor areas. “Well, maayo na no it’s a good…

Cordova has new fare matrix for trisikad, tricycles

Futch Anthony Inso 09/06/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines —  The Municipality of Cordova has issued a new fare matrix for trisikad and tricycles plying in the town. In the Facebook post of the Municipality of Cordova-Official page, based on Municipal Ordinance No.…

Senate bill seeks to protect senior citizens from cybercrimes, scams

Zacarian Sarao - @inquirerdotnet 08/28/2022

MANILA, Philippines – A bill seeking to protect senior citizens from cybercrimes such as text scams. has been filed by Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada. In a statement on Sunday, Estrada said he filed Senate Bill No. 671 or…

POPCOM: Population of Pinoy kids down, elderly up in last 20 years

PR 08/16/2022

CEBU, Philippines — The population of young Filipinos appears to be trending significantly lower in recent years, while that of the elderly has been expanding, the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) noted on Friday. The agency…

2,600 senior citizens in Punta Princesa receive P3,000 cash aid

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Carlito Romeo, 68,  is among the senior citizens in Barangay Punta Princesa in Cebu City, who were waiting for the announcement of the city government on the start of the distribution of financial…

Cebu City to distribute senior citizens’ cash aid starting this Saturday

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is set to start the distribution of senior citizens’ cash aid starting this Saturday, August 13, 2022. According to Dr. Ester Concha, head of the Cebu City Department of…

Cebu City dad wants provision of Expanded Senior Citizens Act amended

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council is set to request the two members of the House of Representatives of the city — Rep. Eduardo “Edu” Rama, Jr. and Rep. Rachel “Cutie” del Mar — to…

Lapu dad wants tricycle fare rate in the city reduced

Futch Anthony Inso 08/09/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Councilor Marciano “Jun” Alforque hopes that the city council will approve his proposed ordinance adjusting the fare rate for tricycles plying in the city. On Monday, August 8, 2022, the city,…

From 90, PhilHealth expands dialysis sessions to 144 for rest of 2022

Zacarian Sarao - @inquirerdotnet 07/30/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) has expanded its coverage of hemodialysis sessions from 90 to 144  for the remaining months of 2022. “The PhilHealth Board of Directors has recently approved the coverage of…

Rama plans to ‘simplify’ requirements for seniors cash aid

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Senior citizens in Cebu City will soon be qualified to received cash aid from the city government irregardless of their registration status with the Commission on Elections (Comelec). Mayor Michal Rama said he…

Cebu City Council passes P1.2B Supplemental Budget on last session

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 15th Cebu City Council has passed the P1.2 Supplemental Budget No. 2 right on their last regular session before they permanently adjourned today, June 29, 2022. The council passed on a divided…

Cebu City hopes to move COVID-19 vaccination to barangay health centers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City hopes to eventually move the vaccination from the current fixed sites at malls to the individual barangay health centers. The City Health Department (CHD) said that it would be better in…

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