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Cebu City Allows BPOs to Operate During Curfew Hours

Mayor Edgardo Labella on Tuesday allowed business process outsourcing (BPO) firms here to continue operating even during curfew hours despite the general community quarantine. Labella issued executive order (EO) no. 062 directing BPOs and export-oriented industries “to fully implement business contingency measures during the state of general community quarantine”. However, the BPOs are ordered to […].....»»

Category: newsSource: metrocebu metrocebuMar 26th, 2020

Do you know this woman? Call Talamban SK officials

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Sangguniang Kabataan officials of Barangay Talamban in Cebu City are calling on the relatives of this woman who identified herself as Stellara Acompañado Chan Alegada. She is now at the Talamban Health Center. Talamban SK Chair Christine Bontuyan said the woman got off from a jeepney in Talamban beyond curfew hours […] The post Do you know this woman? Call Talamban SK officials appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 26th, 2020

Curfew violators in Danao City made to pray the rosary

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The chief of the Danao City Police Station has found a unique way to make curfew violators repent. Instead of making them undergo lectures or render community service, curfew violators were told to kneel on the ground and pray the Holy Rosary. “We have done other ways just to discourage the […] The post Curfew violators in Danao City made to pray the rosary appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 31st, 2020

9 men facing charges for violating ECQ and curfew in Carcar City

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Carcar City Police is preparing a case against nine men who were caught in the southern city violating the curfew after the implementation of the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) in the whole province on March 30, 2020. Police Corporal Argie Noel Espinosa, desk officer of the Carcar City police office, […] The post 9 men facing charges for violating ECQ and curfew in Carcar City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 30th, 2020

Carbon vendors, eatery owner worry about life during Cebu City’s ECQ

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It has been about 24 hours since the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) has been implemented in Cebu City, and a few hours more before it will be applied in the whole of Cebu province. While others have started to settle in their homes, worrying less on where to get their food, […] The post Carbon vendors, eatery owner worry about life during Cebu City’s ECQ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 29th, 2020

Homeless have nowhere to go as Cebu City is under ECQ

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There is nowhere yet to go for homeless people in Cebu City during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). Dr. Jeffrey Ybones, Department of Social Welfare and Services (DSWS) head, said this on Saturday afternoon, five hours after the city implemented the ECQ at noon. Hours after the city implemented the ECQ, […] The post Homeless have nowhere to go as Cebu City is under ECQ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 28th, 2020

More measures in place vs spread of COVID-19 – Remollo

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental- Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo has ordered the closure of all flea markets here and shortened the business hours of the public market to minimize the convergence of large crowds to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Effective Monday, March 30, 2020, the flea market in Barangay Bagacay and […] The post More measures in place vs spread of COVID-19 – Remollo appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 28th, 2020

Cebu Bankers Club pushes for shorter banking hours

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Because of the concern over the increasing number of patients declared positive of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), and the huge drop in the number of transactions, the Cebu Bankers Club (CBC) passed a resolution on Tuesday, March 24, calling for shortened banking hours for banks in Cebu. In a phone […] The post Cebu Bankers Club pushes for shorter banking hours appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 25th, 2020

CCPO chief orders probe on cops involved in Monares incident

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) Director, Police Colonel Hector Grijaldo Jr., has ordered policemen assigned in Station 2 to be investigated for their failure to blotter an incident on Sunday night involving a barangay captain and his friends who were caught violating the city’s curfew and liquor ban ordinances. In a […] The post CCPO chief orders probe on cops involved in Monares incident appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 25th, 2020

Capitol to file case vs curfew-cursing rapper

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A public apology will not erase the “violation” of Jean Brandon Perang, the rapper who cursed at the government for implementing curfew and claimed that they held a rap battle despite the prohibition on social gatherings. On Tuesday afternoon, March 24, 2020, Perang was escorted by Police Colonel Roderick Mariano, the […] The post Capitol to file case vs curfew-cursing rapper appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 24th, 2020

Cebu hospitals support 24-hour curfew for seniors, minors

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu hospitals and doctors are supporting the imposition of a 24-hour curfew for senior citizens and minors, which aims to impede transmission of the deadly Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19). On Saturday, March 21, 2020, Secretary Michael Dino, Presidential Assistant for the Visayas, issued an advisory encouraging local government units (LGUs) to implement […] The post Cebu hospitals support 24-hour curfew for seniors, minors appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 23rd, 2020

Police say parents may be held liable for kids caught violating curfew

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) warned parents that they may be held liable should their kids be caught violating the 24-hour curfew imposed in the city.  Police Colonel Hector Grijaldo Jr., chief of the CCPO, said parents may be charged with negligence if their kids are among those caught. “They will be […] The post Police say parents may be held liable for kids caught violating curfew appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 23rd, 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

Capitol places more measures to restrict movement

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Aside from a 24-hour curfew for students and senior citizens, the Cebu Provincial government also ordered telecommuting arrangements for workers, and the suspension of outdoor activities, and other non-essential services. Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia on March 21, 2020, issued Executive Order (EO) No. 5-K which effectively put in place additional measures […] The post Capitol places more measures to restrict movement appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2020

Cop assigned at CCPO’s MPG, drug suspect killed in separate shooting incidents in Talisay City

CEBU CITY, Philippines –It was a bloody Saturday morning in Talisay City. A policeman and a drug suspect were killed in separate shooting incidents which happened in a span of two hours in Barangays Dumlog and Tangke earlier today, March 21, 2020, said Police Corporal Marlon Fabian of the Talisay City Police. Police Corporal Marlon […] The post Cop assigned at CCPO’s MPG, drug suspect killed in separate shooting incidents in Talisay City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 21st, 2020

Man arrested for violating curfew in Bais City

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental—For disobeying  policemen implementing the curfew amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) threat, a 50-year-old man was arrested Thursday night, March 19, 2020, in Barangay II in Bais City. Nilo Antonio Borromeo was arrested for Disobedience and Resisting Arrest after he allegedly tried to hurl a stone to policemen who asked him to […] The post Man arrested for violating curfew in Bais City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 20th, 2020

Business establishments urged: Heed curfew or else …

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Business establishments that will not heed the 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew imposed by the Cebu City government will face charges. Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, Cebu City Police Office (CCPO chief), gave this warning amid Mayor Edgardo Labella’s Executive Order No. 52 which placed the city under general community quarantine. […] The post Business establishments urged: Heed curfew or else … appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 17th, 2020

Belmonte imposes 8 pm to 5 am curfew in Quezon City

MANILA, Philippines – Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte imposed "public safety hours" through an executive order on Sunday, March 15, prohibiting loitering from 8 pm to 5 am starting Monday, March 16, in a bid to control the spread of the novel coronavirus. This comes after the Metro Manila Council ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 15th, 2020

Capitol to Cebu LGUs: Cancel big events, implement curfew, social distancing

CEBU CITY, Philippines — All towns and component cities belonging to Cebu province are ordered to cancel large gatherings and assemblies, observe social distancing, and implement curfew as means to curb the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia issued and signed Executive Order (EO) No. 5-G, an addendum to EO […] The post Capitol to Cebu LGUs: Cancel big events, implement curfew, social distancing appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 15th, 2020

No city lockdown, curfew to be implemented — Labella

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has reiterated that the city will not be placed on lockdown yet amid the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). But Labella said that the Cebu City government would strictly implement the curfew ordinance to minors. The mayor reiterated his assurance a day after he announced […] The post No city lockdown, curfew to be implemented — Labella appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 14th, 2020

Children seen in Cebu City’s streets to be sent home

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Children caught roaming or loitering in the streets at past 10 p.m. starting Saturday night (March 14, 2020) in Cebu City will be sent back home. Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, Cebu City Police (CCPO) chief, said this after Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella ordered authorities to strictly implement the city’s Curfew […] The post Children seen in Cebu City’s streets to be sent home appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 14th, 2020