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Cebu City to create group to rescue trees

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — They will be doing a different kind of rescue. This team that would consist of personnel from Cebu City’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) and City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) would focus especially on the rescue of dying trees, said Ramil Ayuman, the CDRRMO in-charge. But a […] The post Cebu City to create group to rescue trees appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerJul 3rd, 2021

Cebu City’s effort to save trees gets boost from native tree lovers’ group

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Native trees need protection so these won’t go extinct. Cel Tungol, founder of the Philippine Native Tree Enthusiasts, an environmental civic group, said that making sure that they would get enough air and water would be the best means to ensure their survival. “Our native trees are fast disappearing that is […] The post Cebu City’s effort to save trees gets boost from native tree lovers’ group appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 4th, 2021

CCPO to establish ‘technical working group’ against vote buying

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) is planning to create a ‘technical working group’ to study the possibility of vote-buying being done online or through money transfer as they foresee this happening in the coming election. Police Colonel Josefino Ligan, CCPO director, said that they are not discounting the possibility that […] The post CCPO to establish ‘technical working group’ against vote buying appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 19th, 2021

Group slams DepEd-7 for erroneous claims vs USC on Lumad “rescue”

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Save Our Schools Network Cebu denounces the Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) for stating that the University of San Carlos (USC) did not have a permit to conduct blended learning for the Lumad students. In a statement, Prof. Regletto Imbong, convenor of Save Our Schools Network Cebu, accused […] The post Group slams DepEd-7 for erroneous claims vs USC on Lumad “rescue” appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2021

Hontiveros tells CHR to probe police ‘rescue’ of Lumad students in Cebu City

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) should look into the supposed rescue operation conducted by the police on several members of an indigenous people’s group in an educational center in the University of San Carlos (USC), Senator Risa Hontiveros said Tuesday. Hontiveros said the CHR should check if the police followed procedures […] The post Hontiveros tells CHR to probe police ‘rescue’ of Lumad students in Cebu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2021

Resident throws knife, hits, wounds scavenging dog in stomach

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A dog, which was seen scavenging used diaper in Mandaue City, was allegedly stabbed and left in the streets wandering with its intestine out. A rescue group in Cebu, Saving Strays Cebu posted today, October 31, 2020, their plea for help to rescue this stray dog from Barangay Mantuyong, Mandaue City. Read: […] The post Resident throws knife, hits, wounds scavenging dog in stomach appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 31st, 2020

Makeup group in Bantayan also a support group for LGBT members

CEBU CITY, Philippines— What can you do with makeup? Mostly, makeup is used to enhance beauty, but in this photoshoot, makeup was used to create new horrific yet amazing looks. Looks that are perfect in time for Halloween. Meet Bantayan New-Gen Makeup Artist, a group of young talented makeup artists from Bantayan. The group started […] The post Makeup group in Bantayan also a support group for LGBT members appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 11th, 2020

Civic sector to Cebu City gov’t: Protect our environment

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A group of environmentalists and civic society members is asking the Cebu City government to protect the environment even if it is facing a public health emergency. Cebu City Councilor Alvin Dizon joined the group in their position paper against the cutting of 389 trees and the unpermitted development of a […] The post Civic sector to Cebu City gov’t: Protect our environment appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 15th, 2020

CIDG-7 asks public to report selling of vaccination slots and cards

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The top official of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG-7) is reminding the public to not hesitate in reporting the selling of vaccination slots and cards to the agency. Police Colonel Ireneo Dalogdog, chief of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG-7), said this following reports they received about personnel […] The post CIDG-7 asks public to report selling of vaccination slots and cards appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2021

Lapu-Lapu to look into reports of ‘fake vax cards’

(Updated) CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Lapu-Lapu City Government will be looking into reports circulating online that an individual or group of people have been using the local government’s name to reportedly offer fake vaccination cards.  Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan on Sunday, August 15, 2021, said the city government has not sanctioned printing and selling of COVID-19 […] The post Lapu-Lapu to look into reports of ‘fake vax cards’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 15th, 2021

Air purifiers just ‘band-aid’ solutions, says Cebu transpo group

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A group of jeepney drivers here in Cebu expressed disagreement with the Capitol’s orders to make air purifiers mandatory in public transportation. The Pagkakaisa nga mga Samahan ng Tsuper at Opereytor Nationwide-Cebu (Piston-Cebu), in a press release issued on Sunday, August 15, 2021, said air purifiers are just ‘band-aid’ solutions in […] The post Air purifiers just ‘band-aid’ solutions, says Cebu transpo group appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 15th, 2021

Cebu City to CIDG: Investigate selling of vaccines

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is asking the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) to investigate reports of individuals selling vaccine slots. On the Facebook Page of a student organization in a medical university, a student reported that they have received a message from an individual asking for P1,500 to get a […] The post Cebu City to CIDG: Investigate selling of vaccines appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 13th, 2021

Charitable virtual bike challenge returns this September

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Due to incessant demand from the local cycling community, the Bosco Ciclismo 2021 Virtual Bike Challenge will return for its second season from September 1 to 30. The organizers, the Bosco Ciclismo, a bike group comprised of members of the Don Bosco Cebu Alumni Association (DBCAI) successfully staged the first season […] The post Charitable virtual bike challenge returns this September appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 13th, 2021

Chess phenom Belano wins another weekly title

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Kristina Belano bagged another weekly title as she topped the Cebu Executives and Professionals Chess Association (Cepca) Weekly Online Chess Tournament: Coleto Itaas Blitz Competition Season 1 last Sunday, August 8, 2021. Belano, the 12-year old Cebuana chess phenom, won her sixth weekly edition title this year after topping the Group B Arena-Cepcans […] The post Chess phenom Belano wins another weekly title appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 10th, 2021

You will be charged! — Police to those spreading fake news about COVID-19 vaccines

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) has warned the public to stop spreading fake news about the government’s COVID-19 vaccine campaign to avoid being charged in relation to cybercrime. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, CCPO deputy director for operations said they will coordinate with the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in […] The post You will be charged! — Police to those spreading fake news about COVID-19 vaccines appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 4th, 2021

No walk-ins allowed in Cebu City Vax centers

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) is appealing to the public not to go to the vaccination center when they have not received a schedule yet. Dr. Jeffrey Ibones, CHD head, said that the public had been flocking to the vaccine sites where the first dose for the A4 priority group […] The post No walk-ins allowed in Cebu City Vax centers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Police: List of names may provide leads to radio blocktimer’s killers

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police already have a list of names to look into, who may provide them with leads in the investigation of the July 22 killing of radio blocktimer, Reynante Cortes. The names surfaced after the first meeting of members of the Special Investigation Task Group (SITG), who is tasked to investigate the […] The post Police: List of names may provide leads to radio blocktimer’s killers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 27th, 2021

Cebu militants on Duterte’s admin: ‘Palpak’

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Militants here called President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration “palpak” because of his failure to especially end contractualization in the country. But this was just one of the many campaign promises that he seemed to have ignored, says Jaime Paglinawan of Bayan Muna Central Visayas. Paglinawan’s group also criticized the Duterte administration for its […] The post Cebu militants on Duterte’s admin: ‘Palpak’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 27th, 2021

Group calls Duterte’s last SONA ‘Speech Of No Accomplishment’

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Movement for Transformative Politics (MTP) – Gahum sa Katawhan is calling President Rodrigo Duterte’s sixth and last State of the Nation Address (SONA) the ‘Speech Of No Accomplishment.’ Hal Atienza, co-convenor of MTP-Gahum sa Katawhan, said it should be called as such considering that for the past five years, there […] The post Group calls Duterte’s last SONA ‘Speech Of No Accomplishment’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 26th, 2021

Will it be Mike or Joey for Cebu City’s admin group?

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Questions as to who will be the administration camp’s candidate for Cebu City mayor will already be answered in the next few days. An insider said that an “important” announcement will be made before the month ends “if everything would go as planned.” And by early August, the name of their […] The post Will it be Mike or Joey for Cebu City’s admin group? appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 24th, 2021

Task group formed for probe on radioman’s slay

Philippine National Police chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar yesterday ordered the creation of a special investigation task group to look into the killing of a radio commentator in Cebu City on Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 24th, 2021