Kasambagan resto-bar gets first strike penalty for social distancing violations

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Rain is not a reason why health protocols cannot be imposed and the establishment should have a plan for circumstances regarding changes in weather. This was the decision of the Cebu City Business…

Show cause order issued to Cebu City bar for violating social distancing rules

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Business Permit and Licensing Office (BPLO) of Cebu City has issued a show-cause order to the management of a bar in Barangay Kasambagan this city, asking them to explain the reported disregard…

NCMF to Muslim Cebuanos: Limit gatherings for Eid al Fitr

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Muslim Cebuanos are urged to limit gatherings for the celebration of Eid Al Fitr tomorrow, May 13, 2021, as the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) reiterates the restrictions on public gathering in…

No permits required for community pantries — Cebu City barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There will be no permits required of community pantries set up by residents in the city. The Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) through its president, ex-officio Councilor Franklyn Ong, told CDN Digital that…

Labella names Rama as Cebu City vaccine czar

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has named Vice Mayor Michael Rama as the city’s vaccine czar. This amid the recent exchange of heated statements between the two officials over the weekend. “We are…

MOD to vendors: No need to get voter’s certificate

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 01/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Market Operations Division (MOD) has asked vendors to stop flocking to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) offices of the two districts of the city to get a voter’s certificate. The…

Overcharging tricycle drivers in Mandaue face fine, arrest

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/08/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Tricycle drivers here who would collect excessive fares and violate the “one passenger policy” will be apprehended and fined. Edwin Jumao-as, the new executive director of the Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (TEAM),…

Chan warns tricycle, PUV drivers to follow health protocols

Futch Anthony Inso 01/08/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan warned tricycle and public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers to continue to comply with the health and safety protocols or they will be apprehended and their franchise recommended…

New Year’s day beachgoers crowd Lapu public beaches, ignore health protocols

Futch Anthony Inso 01/01/2021

Beachgoers crowd this public beach in Barangay Maribago in Lapu-Lapu City totally ignoring standard health protocols. | Photo Courtesy of Nagiel Banacia, CDRRMO head LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – The Lapu-Lapu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office…

Palma to Cebu City gov’t: Allow holding of Dawn Masses, Simbang Gabi in gyms

Futch Anthony Inso 12/10/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma will ask the Cebu City government to allow Misa de Gallo and Simbang Gabi to be held in gymnasium and auditoriums. Palma said that instead of holding Dawn Masses…

Roque says Cebu event is a ‘lesson learned’

Krissy Aguilar - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ 12/03/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque, who recently came under fire after attending an event in Bantayan Island in Cebu where social distancing was not observed, said that he has learned his lesson. Roque made the…

Police eye filing cases vs. shoe store owners

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police in Cebu City are planning to file cases against the owners of the shoe store in Barangay Lahug, that drew a crowd of around 1,000 people within its vicinity last November 11,…

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