Cebu’s Swab-Upon-Arrival policy can be applied nationwide if…

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Can Cebu’s Swab-Upon-Arrival policy be adopted nationwide? For Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, only if local governments already have the right systems and surveillance procedures to contain any outbreak of COVID-19. “If you ask…

More Senators back Cebu’s Swab-Upon-Arrival policy

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More Senators are backing Cebu province’s own Swab-Upon-Arrival policy, a few days after  Malacañang announced all international flights bound for Mactan to be diverted to the country’s capital. Senators Sonny Angara and Bong…

Board member to IATF: Why admin cases weren’t filed against us?

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The legislative body of the Capitol stands by its decision to adopt into a Provincial Ordinance the province’s Swab-Upon-Arrival policy for Returning Overseas Filipinos (ROFs) and Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs). With this, Cebu…

Cebu’s Swab-Upon-Arrival policy gains more support

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu province’s Swab-Upon-Arrival policy is gaining more support. The latest to express his support is Senator and Senate President Vicente ‘Tito’ Sotto III. Sotto, in a press statement, expressed support for the implementation…

IBP Cebu says Swab-Upon-Arrival policy did not violate Constitution

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Integrated Bar of the Philippines – Cebu Chapter (IBP-Cebu) backed Cebu province’s Swab-Upon-Arrival policy, saying it did not violate any laws. IBP-Cebu issued Resolution No. 6-8-2021, dated June 8, 2021, urging government…

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