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Blowing of ship horns, ringing of church bells signal start Cebu City lockdown

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Edgar Labella said he has asked that at noon on Saturday, March 28, ships docked at the port here would blow their horns and churches all over would ring their bells to signal the start of this city's lockdown. Like the whole province of  Cebu, this ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerMar 26th, 2020

What to expect when Cebu City locks down on Saturday noon

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Sirens and church bells will ring in Cebu City once the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) begins at 12 noon on Saturday, March 28, 2020. Mayor Edgardo Labella said that shipping lines have agreed to blow the horns to signal the start of the lockdown. It will mark the first of the […] The post What to expect when Cebu City locks down on Saturday noon appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 27th, 2020

Bohol church closed by quake damage for 6 years reopens at start of Misa de Gallo

CORTES, Bohol–For the first time in six years, the bells again rang at the newly restored Sto. Niño Parish Church here at dawn on Monday (Dec. 16), the start of the nine-day traditional dawn Masses leading up to Christmas Day. Resident Angelo Tabaosares, 18, a resident of Barangay Upper Dela Paz, woke up ahead of […] The post Bohol church closed by quake damage for 6 years reopens at start of Misa de Gallo appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 16th, 2019

Police in Cebu, Cebu City on alert for Typhoon Tisoy

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police in Cebu are on alert in case of emergencies as Typhoon Tisoy’s effects start to be felt in Cebu with the raising of Storm Signals No. 2 in northern Cebu and Signal No. 1 in Metro Cebu. Police Colonel Geovanie Maines, Cebu City Police Office’s officer-in-charge told reporters that he […] The post Police in Cebu, Cebu City on alert for Typhoon Tisoy appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2019

Sundays are the best!

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Sundays are the best days of the week because it signifies a new start. But before we head on to another week, let’s talk about why Sundays are the best days of the week. Here’s why: Church time— this is that one time of the week where you get your Sunday dresses […] The post Sundays are the best! appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 24th, 2019

Gwen begins term recalling 42-day lockdown in 2012

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Today marks the start of a fresh term for elected officials in the government. And for Cebu Capitol, an inaugural ceremony of Governor Gwendolyn Garcia attended by allies and non-allies kicked off their three-year term. Garcia, speaking before an audience composed of fellow officials and business leaders, began her term by […] The post Gwen begins term recalling 42-day lockdown in 2012 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 30th, 2019

5 wedding venues to consider on your special day

CEBU CITY, Philippines — You recently got engaged and you’re now in the planning stage of your wedding.  You are definitely hearing the wedding bells ringing but the question is… where do you want your special day to be held? As this generation leaves more room for couples to unleash their creativity and decide whichever way […] The post 5 wedding venues to consider on your special day appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 17th, 2019

‘No intention to distract Rody’

BACOLOD CITY, Philippines – The ringing of church bells was intended to call the people to hear mass and not to distract President Duterte while he was deliv.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 4th, 2016

As ‘lockdown’ nears, Cebu province residents urged to plan ahead

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Officials in Cebu are encouraging Cebuanos to finalize their plans, and prepare ahead of the looming lockdown in Cebu City. Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia announced on Friday, March 27, 2020, that the province would be closing its borders in the north, south, and west to Cebu City starting this Monday, March […] The post As ‘lockdown’ nears, Cebu province residents urged to plan ahead appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 28th, 2020

Capitol Sets Lockdown Exemptions, Assistance TO LGUs

The Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) of the Province of Cebu will start on 12:01AM of Monday, March 30, 2020 as agreed by Cebu local officials during a meeting at the Capitol on Thursday, March 26. After Executive Order (EO) No. 5-N issued on March 25 banning all incoming international passengers, Governor Gwendolyn Garcia told town […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMar 27th, 2020

Rama ‘locks down’ City Hall’s legislative bldg

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The legislative building of the Cebu City Hall will now be off-limits to the public as Vice Mayor Michael Rama has ordered a “lockdown” on the building with the announcement of an enhanced community quarantine in the city. In a phone conference, Rama said all offices at the legislative building would […] The post Rama ‘locks down’ City Hall’s legislative bldg appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 26th, 2020

Cebu on lockdown starting Monday

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Everyone must stay at home and public transportation will halt in Cebu province starting Monday, March 30, 2020. After a meeting with the mayors of the 44 component towns and cities, Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia announced on Thursday night, March 26, that the entire province will already be on a “lockdown” […] The post Cebu on lockdown starting Monday appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 26th, 2020

With lockdown underway, no more international arrivals in Cebu starting March 27

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 58 passengers of international flights who are set to land on Mactan Cebu International Airport on Thursday, March 26, 2020, will be the last batch of outsiders that will make it inside Cebu. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has announced that effective by midnight on Friday, March 27, any passenger from […] The post With lockdown underway, no more international arrivals in Cebu starting March 27 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 25th, 2020

Wuhan to lift travel restrictions on April 8

BEIJING — Wuhan will open travel to outside the city on April 8, with other parts of Hubei province ending their lockdown on Wednesday, according to a government announcement. The provincial government said on Tuesday areas other than Wuhan will restore outbound traffic on Wednesday and people will need to show a health code – […] The post Wuhan to lift travel restrictions on April 8 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 24th, 2020

Lapu-Lapu cops arrest 82 curfew violators

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City policemen have arrested 82 violators since the start of the strict implementation of the curfew as part of the measures against Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-29). Police Colonel Clarito Baja, Lapu-Lapu City Police Office chief, said that the arrested persons would not be released unless they would be able to […] The post Lapu-Lapu cops arrest 82 curfew violators appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2020

Cebu Archdiocese to look into reports of Liloan church still holding Masses

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Archdiocese of Cebu will be looking into the report that a church in Liloan town of northern Cebu is still planning to hold Masses despite being ordered not to do so. Monsignor Joseph Tan, spokesperson of the Archdiocese of Cebu, confirmed to CDN Digital that they read a letter bearing […] The post Cebu Archdiocese to look into reports of Liloan church still holding Masses appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2020

Liloan mayor appeals: Practice faith ‘responsibly’

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Liloan Mayor Christina Frasco  has called on the local Catholic Church to practice faith “responsibly” as the community continues to battle against the spread of  Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Frasco uploaded a photo of a March 20, 2020 letter from the San Vicente Ferrer Parish announcing that the Church would proceed […] The post Liloan mayor appeals: Practice faith ‘responsibly’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2020

‘No lockdown but strict movement protocols in Cebu’

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Strict movement protocols, not a lockdown, will be implemented in Cebu amid the confirmation of the first Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) case here. The Cebu provincial government and the cities of Cebu, Lapu-Lapu, Mandaue and Talisay will be issuing a joint set of protocols to further lessen movement and social contact […] The post ‘No lockdown but strict movement protocols in Cebu’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 19th, 2020

Partial lockdown starts today in Tandag City

TANDAG CITY, Mar. 18 (PIA) - The city government of Tandag has ordered a partial lockdown on all entry and exit points that will start tonight (Mar. 18) from 7:00pm up to 5:00am.Tandag City.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMar 19th, 2020

Partial lockdown starts today in Tandag City

TANDAG CITY, Mar. 18 (PIA) - The city government of Tandag has ordered a partial lockdown on all entry and exit points that will start tonight (Mar. 18) from 7:00pm up to 5:00am.Tandag City.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMar 18th, 2020

Cotabato City on lockdown



CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cotabato City Mayor Cynthia Guiani-Sayadi placed the entire city on lockdown starting Tuesday, March 17. The move came a day after Guiani placed the city on community quarantine.
 
“I know this is an abrupt move but I am appealing to the public to understand the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 18th, 2020