Marcos spox cries ‘censorship, interference’ after FB suspends his account

Neil Arwin Mercado 04/26/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Facebook account of Atty. Vic Rodriguez, the spokesperson of presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., was temporarily suspended, a move that he claimed was a form of “censorship” and an “interference on a…

Cebu City seniors jab suspended until more vaccines arrive

Doris C. Bongcac 04/26/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Senior citizens in Cebu City, who are scheduled for vaccination this Monday, April 26, are advised to stay at home and wait for further announcements from the city government. This after city officials…

Entry of locally stranded individuals in Negros Occidental suspended from Oct. 3 to 9

Carla Gomez 10/06/2020

The Western Visayas Regional Inter-Agency Task Force (RIATF) on COVID-19 has approved the suspension of the arrival of locally stranded individuals (LSIs) in Negros Occidental from October 3 to 9. LSIs bound for Bacolod, however, may enter…

Metro Manila mayors told: Keeping bus, jeepney ban ‘catastrophic’

Krixia Subingsubing - INQUIRER.net 05/28/2020

  MANILA, Philippines — Banning buses and jeepneys after the national capital shifts to a general community quarantine (GCQ) would be “catastrophic” for an economy on the verge of a crisis, a transport economist warned on Wednesday.…

DOLE suspends acceptance of CAMP application, funds almost depleted

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Workers who belong to the formal sector who have yet to apply for financial assistance under the Covid Adjustment Measures Program (CAMP) could no longer do so. The Department of Labor and Employment…

Cebu City courts to remain open for ‘urgent’ matters

Rosalie Abatayo 03/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Courts in Cebu City will continue to be open to “act on urgent matters” despite the suspension of all hearings from March 16 to April 15, 2020. Cebu City Regional Trial Court Executive…

All court hearings suspended during quarantine

Dona Z. Pazzibugan 03/17/2020

MANILA, Philippines — While Metro Manila is under community quarantine, court hearings will be suspended until April 15 except for “urgent” matters that involve the release or temporary liberty of detainees. All courts, from the Supreme Court…

Cebuana beauty queens agree with decision to suspend MUP activities

Michelle Joy Padayhag 03/16/2020

Cebu City, Philippines—Cebuana beauty queens expressed their support to Miss Universe Philippines’ decision to suspend all pageant activities due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).  Lou Dominique Piczon, who wears the sash of Mandaue City, said what is…

3 dioceses suspend Masses, weddings, baptisms, ‘Pahalik’

Delfin Mallari, Jovic Yee, Julie Aurelio 03/14/2020

At least three Catholic dioceses in Metro Manila have decided to suspend the holding of Masses, weddings, baptisms and other religious activities as the National Capital Region goes into a “community quarantine” starting this Sunday to contain…

Classes in entire NegOr province suspended due to COVID-19

Florence A. Baesa 03/12/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental- Classes in all levels in the entire province of Negros Oriental have been suspended. Governor Roel Degamo signed on Thursday, March 12, 2020, Executive Order No. 17 series of 2020 suspending classes in…

Southern Cebu now under Signal no. 1; Pagasa warns against floods, landslides

Rosalie Abatayo 12/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The state weather bureau warns the public against possible flooding and landslides in high-risk areas due to the rainfall brought by Typhoon Tisoy. The entire Cebu province is expected to experience the effects of…

Air, sea travels suspended due to Typhoon Tisoy

Rosalie Abatayo 12/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The effects of Typhoon Tisoy has prompted airline companies and the Coast Guard to suspend air and sea trips Monday, December 2, 2019. Coast Guard District Central Visayas announced the suspension of all…

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