Kalag-Kalag security plans readied – Cebu City cops

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Cebu City policemen are now setting their security plans for the coming Kalag Kalag or Undas — All Saints (November 1) and All Souls Days (November 2) — following the orders of Police…

‘Aswang’ and urbanization

Ambeth R. Ocampo - @inquirerdotnet 10/30/2020

Pandemic restrictions strike at the core of our culture and traditions. No Undas this All Saints’ Day. No “trick or treat” this Halloween. No Thanksgiving 2020. Perhaps no Noche Buena, too, unless I quarantine from Dec. 9…

IN PHOTOS: Fewer people in Carreta Cemetery

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Every November 1 and 2, the biggest cemetery in Cebu, the Carreta Cemetery, is usually filled with almost half a million visitors. Things are expected to be different this year as the government…

Flowers for All Saints’ Day, All Souls’ Day

Gerard Vincent Francisco 10/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The long weekend will start  for many at noon today, October 31, as they head to bus terminals or airports to go home to their respective towns and provinces to commemorate All Saints’…

BI on ‘heightened alert’ vs human trafficking during ‘Undas’

Christia Marie Ramos - INQUIRER.net 10/28/2019

MANILA, Philippines — To prevent human trafficking during “Undas,” the Bureau of Immigration (BI) has placed its personnel on heightened alert amid the ongoing influx of passengers at airports nationwide. “Be sure that our immigration officers are…

6 killed in ‘peaceful and orderly’ Undas

Jessa Mae Sotto, Morexette Marie Erram, Nestle L. Semilla, Rene F. Alima 11/02/2018

Six persons were killed in different parts of Cebu during the All Saints’ and All Souls’ Days celebration which the police described as generally peaceful and orderly. The shooting and stabbing incidents however, were not related to…

De Lima: Also for EJK victims on ‘Undas’

Inquirer.net 11/01/2018

While Filipinos visit their departed loved ones on this year’s “Undas,” they should also pray for the thousands killed in the government’s war on drugs and the victims of natural disasters, detained opposition Sen. Leila de Lima…

Bus drivers undergo drug test as part of PDEA’s Oplan Undas

Delta Derycka Letigio 10/29/2018

  A surprise drug test was conducted to at least 100 bus drivers and dispatchers of the Cebu South Bus Terminal and North Bus Terminal as part of the Oplan Undas of-of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency…

MCIA rolls out Oplan Ligtas Biyahe for the holidays

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/30/2017

In anticipation of the influx of arriving and departing passengers during the All Saints’ and All Souls’ Days celebration, the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) has rolled out Oplan Ligtas Biyahe–Undas 2017. This was implemented last October 25…

ALERT UP FOR KALAG-KALAG

Dominic D. Yasay, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 10/30/2016

As the exodus of thousands departing for their hometowns peaked today, local officials and law enforcement agencies are on high alert to watch over those heading out of Cebu as well as those who have started to…

Passenger traffic normal at terminal despite downpour

Dominic D. Yasay 10/30/2016

Despite the changes in the weather, passenger traffic at the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) remains manageable, said CSBT security management chief Joey Herrera. Herrera said last Saturday evening’s heavy downpour did not affect the surge of…

Be safe, ride buses at terminals

Dominic D. Yasay, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 10/28/2016

People taking the bus home for the long weekend and to celebrate the All Souls’ and All Saints’ Days are advised to take their rides inside the bus terminals to prevent riding in colorum buses. Director Ahmed…

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