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Cebu City demands quick compliance from structure owners encroaching on waterways

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is demanding the structure owners of establishments which encroached on the waterways in the city to remove these structures in the given time period for compliance. Mayor Edgardo Labella said this after a report surfaced that the city had been complacent over these structures. The mayor denied […] The post Cebu City demands quick compliance from structure owners encroaching on waterways appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerOct 30th, 2020

Ad hoc committee formed to study encroaching structures in Cebu City waterways

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has ordered the formation of an ad hoc committee that would study how to remove the obstructions along waterways here. The mayor released Executive Order No. 101, which details the function of the committee for the clearing of obstruction in all major rivers, creeks, and canals […] The post Ad hoc committee formed to study encroaching structures in Cebu City waterways appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 29th, 2020

Cebu City gives encroachers of easement zone time to undo damage

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is urging violators of the easement zone in rivers and other waterways here to undo the damage and violation they have done if they don’t want the government to impose harsher measures. This was what transpired during a meeting Mayor Edgardo Labella called for owners of structures […] The post Cebu City gives encroachers of easement zone time to undo damage appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 26th, 2020

PB to resort owners: Follow easement rules

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Observe proper easement and remove structures encroaching on the 20-meter easement zone from the shores, which is considered ‘no build zones.’” This is the Cebu provincial government’s call to resort owners as the Provincial Board expressed support in a resolution to the action of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources […] The post PB to resort owners: Follow easement rules appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 17th, 2019

Barangay Luz officials call for coordination meeting with landlords

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Officials in Barangay Luz in Cebu City are calling for a coordination meeting with owners of rooms for rent in their area on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, to discuss measures that will help prevent the continued increase in the number of cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The gathering will […] The post Barangay Luz officials call for coordination meeting with landlords appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 25th, 2021

PROBE to continue to road clearing beyond Jan. 15

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Prevention Restoration Order Beautification and Enhancement (PROBE) team will continue with their road clearing even after the deadline of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) on January 15, 2021. PROBE head, Racquel Arce, said they were monitoring the barangays for compliance to the road clearing especially that they […] The post PROBE to continue to road clearing beyond Jan. 15 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 15th, 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

Lapu resident jailed for threatening to spread nude photos of girlfriend

CEBU CITY, Philippines -Police arrested a 20-year-old student in an entrapment operation on Monday afternoon, January 4, after he allegedly threatened to release his girlfriend’s nude photos online if she does not give in to his “demands.” Police Lieutenant Colonel Artemio Recabo, acting chief of the Regional Anti-Cybercrime Unit in Central Visayas (RACU-7), said that […] The post Lapu resident jailed for threatening to spread nude photos of girlfriend appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 5th, 2021

Ahong to restore Lapu lighthouse to attract tourists

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has bared his plans of restoring the lighthouse located at the city’s Muelle Osmeña wharf in Barangay Poblacion, here. This morning, December 29, 2020, Chan visited the structure after he received reports that the lighthouse was turned into a warehouse and that some people are […] The post Ahong to restore Lapu lighthouse to attract tourists appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 29th, 2020

Group demands accounting of Cebu City COVID-19 funds

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A coalition is demanding transparency and accountability for the budget allocated for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic response here.  The Freedom Debt Coalition composed of various cause-oriented groups in the city said there is a need to show the public a transparent liquidation of the P3.5 billion funds for the pandemic response since […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  balitaRelated NewsDec 23rd, 2020

EOC to public: Step up compliance during Misa de Gallo in preparation for Sinulog 2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is urging the public to be more compliant during the Misa De Gallo 2020, especially those who are attending the masses at the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño. This as the city government is studying the movement of the crowd at the Basilica in […] The post EOC to public: Step up compliance during Misa de Gallo in preparation for Sinulog 2021 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 17th, 2020

Mandaue City may still change Misa de Gallo guidelines

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City government may still make changes in its guidelines for the Misa de Gallo depending on the assessment to be made after the first day of its conduct. Lawyer Lizer Malate, head of the city’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC), said that guidelines issued may change depending on the compliance […] The post Mandaue City may still change Misa de Gallo guidelines appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 16th, 2020

Cebu militants hold Bonifacio Day protest

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Members of a Cebu-based militant group will converge at the Fuente Osmeña Circle in Cebu City this morning, November 30, to remind the Duterte administration of the need to already address the “many issues confronting the nation.” But in compliance with health and safety protocols, the Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino (BMP)-Cebu, […] The post Cebu militants hold Bonifacio Day protest appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 30th, 2020

EOC, CCPO prepare for Christmas season

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) are preparing for the Christmas season by intensifying monitoring and the implementation of health protocols. The EOC has met with shopping mall owners for the incoming Christmas rush where people are expected to flock to malls to […] The post EOC, CCPO prepare for Christmas season appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 24th, 2020

Police set to file cases vs EdLab riders organizers, shoe store owners

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) is set to file formal complaints today, Thursday (November 19, 2020) against various individuals who reportedly violated health protocols here. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, CCPO’s deputy director for operations, announced in a press conference on Thursday November 19, that they will be lodging cases […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  balitaRelated NewsNov 19th, 2020

Ceres bus drivers subjected to mandatory drug testing

CEBU CITY, Philippines– The operator of Ceres Bus Liner has claimed that they have already started subjecting their drivers to a mandatory drug test in compliance with an order issued by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB-7). Joelito Cabanes, admin manager of Vallacar Transit Inc., said that yesterday, November 3, 2020, they have […] The post Ceres bus drivers subjected to mandatory drug testing appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 4th, 2020

Public leniency can lead to canceling Fiesta Señor motorcades

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Motorcades in line with the Fiesta Señor celebration this 2021 could be canceled, organizers on Monday, November 2 announced. Cebu City Councilor Philip Zafra, in a phone interview with reporters, said concerns on enforcing minimum health standards as well as compliance over it had prompted them to reconsider their plans to […] The post Public leniency can lead to canceling Fiesta Señor motorcades appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2020

Cebu City to look for relocations sites for informal settlers living along riverbanks

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said that more than 1,000 informal settlers living along the riverbanks need to be relocated. This he revealed after meeting the Office of Building Official (OBO) and the Department of Engineering and Public Works (DEPW) on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, to discuss the situation of the waterways […] The post Cebu City to look for relocations sites for informal settlers living along riverbanks appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 21st, 2020

OBO identifies 83 structures along Cebu City riversides violating 3-meter easement

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Office of the Building Official (OBO) here has identified 83 establishments violating the three-meter easement policy along major waterways in the city. The OBO conduced an inspection on October 19 and 20, 2020, in various riverside areas in the city after flash floods and landslides have become frequent in the past […] The post OBO identifies 83 structures along Cebu City riversides violating 3-meter easement appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 20th, 2020

Labella to establishments along waterways: Remove obstructions

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The death of a 14-year-old boy in the Kamputhaw River and two others in the flash flood on Tuesday night prompted the Cebu City government to inspect all rivers and waterways for obstructions.  The family of 14-year-old Hansel Dayundon claimed that after being carried by the rushing water, he hit his […] The post Labella to establishments along waterways: Remove obstructions appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 15th, 2020

Number of active COVID-19 cases in Talisay City drops to 15

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The number of active Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in Talisay City has dropped to 15 as the city recorded only one additional case on October 11, 2020. The new case is a 20-year-old female from Barangay San Isidro who was swabbed last October 10, 2020 in compliance with travel protocols. […] The post Number of active COVID-19 cases in Talisay City drops to 15 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 13th, 2020