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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: inquirer inquirerOct 26th, 2020

Mandaue City wants to continue with flood control projects

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu- Mandaue City plans to continue the clearing of informal settlers living within the 3-meter easement zone from the riverbanks of both the Butuanon river and Mahiga creek so it could resume with its flood control projects. With this, the city plans to file an appeal for consideration to the Department of Interior […] The post Mandaue City wants to continue with flood control projects appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 20th, 2020

Mayor Cortes to meet with village chiefs to discuss clearing of settlers in ‘danger zones’

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes plans to meet with barangay captains (village chiefs)  to discuss the clearing of settlers living in “danger zones” or within the 3-meter easement zone from the riverbanks of both the Butuanon river and Mahiga creek here. Cortes believes clearing settlers from the danger zones can help address the […] The post Mayor Cortes to meet with village chiefs to discuss clearing of settlers in ‘danger zones’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 15th, 2020

Cebu City now a Covid ‘hotspot’

Cebu City is now considered a coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) “hotspot” with 61 of its 80 barangay (villages) posting new cases in the past 14 days. The Department of Health (DoH) considered Cebu City as a critical Covid-19 zone as the country logged for the third time the daily number of virus cases soared past […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 26th, 2020

Gwen to virtually attend another Congress hearing

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Capitol on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, confirmed to members of the media that Governor Gwendolyn Garcia will be virtually attending another Congressional hearing. This time, the governor will be attending a hearing of the House of Representatives, whose Committee on Overseas Workers Affairs is set to discuss issues surrounding the […] The post Gwen to virtually attend another Congress hearing appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News7 hr. 43 min. ago

Police: P68M shabu came from Luzon-based Cebuano drug lord

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are tracking down a suspected big-time Cebuano drug lord based in Luzon after the police have linked him to the 10 kilos of shabu seized during the bloody June 10 buy-bust operation in Barangay Taptap, Cebu City. Police Major Alejandro Batobalonos, Philippine National Police Drug Enforcement Group in Central Visayas […] The post Police: P68M shabu came from Luzon-based Cebuano drug lord appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Cebu teams battle north division squads in Wesley So Cup tomorrow

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The four Cebu-based teams competing in the south division of the Wesley So Cup Conference of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) will face the north division teams for the first time in tomorrow’s (June 9) resumption of the online chess tournament. The highest-ranked Cebu-based team, the Cordova Dutchess […] The post Cebu teams battle north division squads in Wesley So Cup tomorrow appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

Lapida maker killed for failing to deliver headstone on time 

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 30-year-old lapida maker or headstone maker was believed to have been killed because he failed to finish an already paid lapida or headstone on time. Witnesses told police that this was probably the cause of the argument between the lapida maker, Carl Eric Garces, and his unsatisfied customer identified only […] The post Lapida maker killed for failing to deliver headstone on time  appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 7th, 2021

P4 million lost in Alcoy public market fire

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Friday night fire damaged at least 17 stalls located on the second floor of the public market in Alcoy town in southern Cebu. Fire Officer 1 (FO1) Michael Sabal of the Dalaguete Fire Station said the fire damaged nearly three-fourth of the second floor stalls leaving a damage of at […] The post P4 million lost in Alcoy public market fire appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 5th, 2021

120K MEPZ workers included in free COVID vaccine rollout – Lapu-Lapu mayor

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — One hundred twenty thousand (100,200)  operators and workers from the Mactan Export Processing Zone (MEPZ) in Lapu-Lapu City will now be included in the free coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination rollout. This was confirmed by Lapu-lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan during the visit of Brigadier General Charito Plaza, director-general of […] The post 120K MEPZ workers included in free COVID vaccine rollout – Lapu-Lapu mayor appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 1st, 2021

Labella files medical leave again

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is on medical leave again. This time, for suffering ‘slight pneumonia’. Labella announced, in a post published on social media, on Monday, May 31, that he would not be reporting to the Cebu City Hall for three days, from May 31 to June 2. This after […] The post Labella files medical leave again appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 31st, 2021

Donaire ready for WBC title showdown in Carson City

CEBU CITY Philippines— Four-division world champion Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. and the reigning WBC world bantamweight champion Nordine Oubaali of France successfully passed the official weigh-in in Carson City, California for their much-awaited world title showdown tomorrow May 29, 2021 (May 30 Manila time).  Both boxers displayed tremendous discipline and dedication as they […] The post Donaire ready for WBC title showdown in Carson City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 29th, 2021

Trypanophobia in the time of COVID 19

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Mahadlok gyud ko ug dagom.” These were the words uttered by Frank (not his real name) as he shares his fear of needles which is his main reason why he does not want to get vaccinated. Frank, who requested anonymity, is among the few people who have Trypanophobia, or the abnormal […] The post Trypanophobia in the time of COVID 19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 27th, 2021

Marathon queen Tabal gets 1st jab: I can focus now on my training

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuana Olympian Mary Joy Tabal finally got her first jab of the AstraZeneca vaccine today, May 27, 2021, in-time for her preparations for the big races she will be joining this year. The 31-year-old marathon queen is gearing up for the the Tokyo Marathon 2021 in October and the 31st Southeast […] The post Marathon queen Tabal gets 1st jab: I can focus now on my training appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 27th, 2021

Sinulog winners prizes delayed due to COA issues — Casas

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sinulog contest winners this year have been clamoring for their prizes for almost five months now but the Cebu City government has yet to settle the issue regarding the festival’s allocation. Recently, long-time emcee, Sam Costanilla, has revealed in a Facebook post that Sinulog Idol All-Star grand winner, Melody Hodgson […] The post Sinulog winners prizes delayed due to COA issues — Casas appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 25th, 2021

House mouse turns wall into piggy bank, saves P4,210

“A blessing in disguise” This was all a restaurant owner in Bacolod City, Western Visayas could say after she learned that a house mouse has been hiding her paper bills in a wall inside her own restaurant.  Sherryl Tayhopon, 39, said it happened on Sunday, May 23, 2021, the time when she needed additional money […] The post House mouse turns wall into piggy bank, saves P4,210 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 25th, 2021

Sinulog winner prizes delayed due to COA issues — Casas

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sinulog contest winners this year have been clamoring for their prizes for almost five months now but the Cebu City government has yet to settle the issue regarding the festival’s allocation. Recently, long-time emcee, Sam Costanilla, has revealed in a Facebook post that Sinulog Idol All-Star grand winner, Melody Hodgson […] The post Sinulog winner prizes delayed due to COA issues — Casas appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 25th, 2021

Fans and beauty queens send Rabiya Mateo some love after ending Miss U journey at top 21

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Rabiya Mateo ended her Miss Universe journey as part of the top 21 finalists on Monday morning, May 17, 2020, Philippine time. She may have fallen short in claiming the fifth crown for the Philippines, but her fans and supporters are still making her feel all the love. Supporters are standing by her […] The post Fans and beauty queens send Rabiya Mateo some love after ending Miss U journey at top 21 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 17th, 2021

Cabancalan fire: 10 houses destroyed; P300K worth of properties lost

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An estimated P300,000 worth of property went up in smoke after an early morning fire today, May 15, razed five houses and gutted five others in Sitio Pilit, Barangay Cabancalan, Mandaue City. Senior Fire Officer (SFO1) Antonio Montajes of Mandaue City Fire Station, fire investigator, who pegged the damage to property […] The post Cabancalan fire: 10 houses destroyed; P300K worth of properties lost appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 15th, 2021

Cebu City’s critical care hospital occupancy rate drops to 8.9 %

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City’s Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) situation continues to improve with the health care system finally feeling the improvement. For the first time since the peak of the pandemic, the city’s critical care hospital occupancy rate has dropped to 8.9 percent, after weeks of continuous drops in new cases. This means […] The post Cebu City’s critical care hospital occupancy rate drops to 8.9 % appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 12th, 2021

Montejo to illegal STL operators: Cease operations or end up in jail

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Follow the law or end up in jail. This was the stern warning issued by Police Brigadier General Ronnie Montejo, the director of the Police Regional Office (PRO-7) to operators of illegal Small Town Lottery (STL) outlets and those engaged in illegal activities. Montejo said that in no time operators of unauthorized […] The post Montejo to illegal STL operators: Cease operations or end up in jail appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 8th, 2021