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Cebu City Council to CCTO: Reconsider e-scooter ban

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera has officially brought the concern of the planned ban on electric scooters (e-scooters) to the City Council. Garganera delivered a privilege speech during the regular session on Wednesday, September 30, 2020, explaining to the council that the ban on the e-scooters on the grounds of a […] The post Cebu City Council to CCTO: Reconsider e-scooter ban appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerSep 30th, 2020

Labella to Council: Reconsider P40 million budget for frontliners

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is asking the City Council to reconsider the P40 million budget allocated for food packs for the frontliners handling quarantine centers in the city. This after the council turned down on December 2, 2020 the additional budget the executive department is asking to feed the medical […] The post Labella to Council: Reconsider P40 million budget for frontliners appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 6th, 2020

E-scooter group in Cebu City questions legality of apprehensions

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sugbo Skooteros plan to go the Cebu City Legal Office (CLO) to question the legality  of apprehension of electronic scooters (e-scooters) in the city. Doctor Evanuelle Mendoza, the founder and president of Sugbo Skooteros, said the Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) already verbally agreed to allow front liners to use […] The post E-scooter group in Cebu City questions legality of apprehensions appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 28th, 2020

Mandatory helmets for e-bikers and e-scooter users pushed in Cebu City

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council is reviewing an ordinance that would make it mandatory for electronic bikers and electronic scooter users to wear helmets when traversing the streets. Councilor Jerry Guardo, the proponent of the ordinance, said the increasing number of incidents involving e-bikes and e-scooters on the street had “compromised” public […] The post Mandatory helmets for e-bikers and e-scooter users pushed in Cebu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 17th, 2020

Lifting of e-scooter ban, suspension of provision in Ordinance 801 sought

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sugbo Skooteros, the community of electronic scooter users in Cebu City, has met with the Bike Lane Adhoc Committee and the Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) today, October 1, 2020, to jumpstart the discussions on the regulation of this modern mode of transportation. According to Lawyer Gerry Carillo, chairperson of […] The post Lifting of e-scooter ban, suspension of provision in Ordinance 801 sought appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 1st, 2020

CCTO: e-scooter ban stays until ordinance’s provision suspended

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) said that they would have to wait for the suspension of  Article 4 Section 7 of Ordinance 801 before they could totally lift the ban on electronic scooters or e-scooters in the city. The provision of the ordinance states that coasters, roller skaters, and toy […] The post CCTO: e-scooter ban stays until ordinance’s provision suspended appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 1st, 2020

Private school employees ask gov’t to reconsider ‘no vaccine, no classes’ stand

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Council of Teachers and Staff of the Colleges and Universities of the Philippines (CoTeSCUP) has asked the national government to reconsider the holding off of classes citing the plight of private schools and the need for their employees to also survive through the coronavirus pandemic. Albeit understanding the point of […] The post Private school employees ask gov’t to reconsider ‘no vaccine, no classes’ stand appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 27th, 2020

Japson asks Labella to reconsider Taptap as Covid-19 quarantine center

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City opposition Councilor Leah Japson urged Mayor Edgardo Labella to reconsider using a city-owned facility in Barangay Taptap as a Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) quarantine center. In a privilege speech during the City Council’s regular session, Japson said the residents of Taptap are at risk if the City Resource Management […] The post Japson asks Labella to reconsider Taptap as Covid-19 quarantine center appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 4th, 2020

Visayan Electric airs concern over issuance of temporary electric permits

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Visayan Electric, the primary energy provider for Metro Cebu, has asked the Cebu City Council to reconsider some portions of a proposed ordinance on the issuance of temporary electric permits. The ordinance was proposed by Councilor Eduardo “Edu” Rama, Jr., in December 2019, and the legislation hopes to grant temporary […] The post Visayan Electric airs concern over issuance of temporary electric permits appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 4th, 2020

CCTO to Council: Pass anti-distracted walking ordinance

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) urged the Cebu City Council to pass the anti-distracted walking ordinance and prevent pedestrians to use their phones when crossing the streets. New CCTO head, Alma Fe Casimero, faced the council during the public hearing for the proposed ordinance of Councilor Eugenio Gabuya on Tuesday, […] The post CCTO to Council: Pass anti-distracted walking ordinance appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 28th, 2020

Cebu City Council approves start of negotiations for pre-paying of SRP loan

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is close to reaching its goal of becoming debtless as the Council mulls the payment of the remaining balance of the 1995 loan for the South Road Properties (SRP). Councilor Raymond Alvin Garcia, the chairperson of the committee on budget and finance, has filed a resolution in […] The post Cebu City Council approves start of negotiations for pre-paying of SRP loan appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 21st, 2021

CCTO continues operation against night illegal parking

Mandaue City, Cebu—The Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) continued with its operations against night illegal parking around Cebu City on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. Early Wednesday, the CCTO went around seven northern barangays in the city, where they were able to clamp a total of 99 vehicles for illegal parking. Here are some of the […] The post CCTO continues operation against night illegal parking appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 20th, 2021

‘Special Non-Working Holiday’ in Cebu City for Quincentenary pushed

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A resolution asking the Malacañang to declare April 14, 2021, a ‘Special Non-Working Holiday’ is now being pushed before the Cebu City Council. Councilor Joel Garganera, in a press interview on Thursday, January 14, 2021, announced that he has filed a resolution, urging the President of the Philippines to have April […] The post ‘Special Non-Working Holiday’ in Cebu City for Quincentenary pushed appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Mandaue traffic personnel undergo surprise drug test

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—Personnel from the Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (TEAM) underwent a surprise drug test on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. The City Anti-Drug Abuse Council (CADAC) administered the drug test of 200 out of the 244 personnel of TEAM. The 200 personnel were selected through a computer-based random-date generator. “I gathered them first for a […] The post Mandaue traffic personnel undergo surprise drug test appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

Cebu City Ready to Buy Vaccines for COVID-19

Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said on Monday that the Cebu City government is ready to purchase COVID-19 vaccines and that the city is working closely with the national government, waiting for the go signal of vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez. The city council meanwhile has approved the initial amount of P400 million for the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

Devotees told to attend Novena Masses at their own parishes

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Attend Fiesta Señor Novena Masses at your own parishes. This was the appeal of Councilor David Tumulak, chairperson of the City Council’s committee on disaster risk reduction and management, to the devotees following the rise of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the city. The city experienced a doubling of cases, […] The post Devotees told to attend Novena Masses at their own parishes appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 9th, 2021

CCTO clamps 115 vehicles on Jan. 6 for road obstruction

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu–The Cebu City Transportation Offices (CCTO) clamped over a hundred vehicles during the resumption of their intensified campaign against night illegal parking early Wednesday, January 6, 2021. In an early morning advisory, CCTO said that its operation was in response to complaints on the presence of illegally parked vehicles that obstruct roads in […] The post CCTO clamps 115 vehicles on Jan. 6 for road obstruction appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 6th, 2021

Mandaue’s business establishments will be required to secure Tourism Compliance Certificate

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines- Mandaue City’s primary and secondary enterprises such as hotels, resorts, apartments, spas, restaurants, among others will soon need to secure a Tourism Compliance Certificate (TCC) from the Mandaue City Tourism Office. This after the city council passed on first reading last December 2020, the Mandaue City Tourism Compliance Certificate Ordinance authored by […] The post Mandaue’s business establishments will be required to secure Tourism Compliance Certificate appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 5th, 2021

Tumulak to public: Avoid using firecrackers, karaokes

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak, the city council’s chairperson for the committee on disaster risk reduction, reminded the public to celebrate Christmas safely and responsibly.  Tumulak gave the warning as he encouraged the families to gather at limited capacity and avoid activities such as karaoke singing sessions, which could increase the […] The post Tumulak to public: Avoid using firecrackers, karaokes appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 24th, 2020

Cebu City Council approves P10B budget for 2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council put its foot down on the city’s budget for 2021 on Wednesday, December 23, 2020, approving only P10 billion instead of the P10.8 billion proposed by Mayor Edgardo Labella. The approved budget is P400 million lower than the 2020 annual budget, which was at P10.4 billion. Read: […] The post Cebu City Council approves P10B budget for 2021 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 23rd, 2020

CCTO: Renewal of permits for delivery vehicles starts in January 2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Businessmen who are engaged in delivery services are advised to have their permits renewed starting next month to avoid the payment of fines. The Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) said that the need to secure a permit for their delivery business is required by an existing city ordinance. “Kinahanglan nga ma […] The post CCTO: Renewal of permits for delivery vehicles starts in January 2021 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 21st, 2020