Damage in Cebu province’s tourism industry: P112 million and counting

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Most tourist establishments and popular spots in Cebu province remained closed, three weeks after Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai) battered the island province. And as of January 3, 2022, the Provincial Tourism Office…

Capitol mulls buying gensets for all barangays in Cebu province

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia is planning to purchase generator sets to be distributed to all barangays in the province. In a report by Sugbo News, the Capitol’s media arm, Garcia announced during her…

Rama holds in abeyance ‘no vaccination, no entry to work’ policy

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama will temporarily suspend the “no vaccination, no entry to work” policy that should be implemented by January 1, 2022.  The mayor said that these protocols to enhance the vaccination program…

2 establishments in Cebu told to explain alleged overpricing

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least two establishments here were ordered to explain before authorities why they allegedly sold overpriced essential goods. The Department of Trade and Industry in Central Visayas (DTI-7) said they issued Letters of…

Cebu City Council told: Declare state of calamity in fire-struck Mambaling sitios

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama is asking the  City Council to declare a state of calamity in Mambaling sitios hit by Friday night’s fire. Rama said in a press conference on Saturday that…

More than 130 villages in Central Luzon still flooded

Philippine Daily Inquirer 08/04/2021

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Philippines — At least 139 villages in Central Luzon remained under floodwater caused by the heavy monsoon rains and high tide more than a week after Typhoon “Fabian” (international name: In-fa) lashed…

Tumulak sees no need placing Inayawan in state of calamity, barangay to help waste pickers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak, the City Council’s committee chairperson for disaster risk reduction and management, does not see any reason to place Barangay Inayawan in a state of calamity or emergency. Tumulak…

Inayawan village chief to city gov’t: If state of emergency is declared, be transparent

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/26/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The village chief of Barangay Inayawan in Cebu City is asking for transparency should the city government declare a state of emergency in his barangay because of the garbage situation in the…

Rama mulls declaring state of emergency or calamity in Barangay Inayawan

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Acting Mayor Michael Rama is mulling to place Barangay Inayawan under a state of emergency or calamity for the prompt solution of the problems at the White Road and the transfer…

Retailers told: Price freeze for basic necessities

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Sellers of basic necessities in Central Visayas are reminded of the prevailing price freeze while the entire country is placed under a state of calamity due to the African Swine Fever (ASF). In…

State of calamity mulled in Sitio Kawayan

Morexette Marie Erram 03/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Barangay officials of Sambag 2 here are mulling to declare a state of calamity in Sitio Kawayan, where a fire displaced hundreds of individuals. Barangay Sambag 2 Councilor Keith Noel Wenceslao on Wednesday,…

40 families lose homes to dawn fire in Brgy Lagtang, Talisay

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 02/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay Lagtang in Talisay City has declared a state of calamity over Sitio Kawayan after a dawn fire hit the area at 1:36 a.m., on Friday, February 12, 2021. Lagtang barangay captain Chester…

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