Rama wants state of emergency in Inayawan after closure of transfer station

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama is planning to push for a state of emergency in Barangay Inayawan following the closure of the transfer station there. The Environment Management Bureau in Central Visayas…

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…

Tokyo Games may be too big a gamble, disease expert says

Reuters 01/21/2021

TOKYO – As embattled Tokyo Olympics organizers enter the final six months of preparations for the delayed Games on Saturday, virus experts believe hosting the world’s biggest sporting event may be too big a gamble. The Olympics…

Japan ends Olympic flame display due to virus

AFP 04/07/2020

The Olympic flame will be removed from display in Japan, officials said Tuesday, as the country braces for a state of emergency due to the coronavirus that also forced the historic postponement of Tokyo 2020. It had…

Business as usual in MCIA; workers remain free of 2019-nCoV symptoms

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/06/2020

  LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – It’s business as usual in Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) despite a state of emergency to curb threats of the 2019 novel coronavirus or 2019-nCoV. Top officials of the Mactan Cebu International…

Dengue in Cebu City: Mayor Labella holds off declaration of state of calamity

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella admitted that the number of cases of dengue in Cebu City is alarming, but said he will still hold off the declaration of state of calamity until he gets…

‘STATE OF EMERGENCY’

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michaela Jaycel L. Dolores, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Sheila Mae Gumapon, Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/08/2016

Mayor Michael Rama yesterday placed Cebu City under a “state of emergency” following an emergency meeting with concerned officials where it was affirmed that the city is now faced with a water crisis. In Cebu province, mayors…

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