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Cebu City to pilot pool testing among vendors

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City will be the pioneer city to implement the pooled swab testing initiative of Project Antibody Rapid Test Kit (ARK) that is the new way of swab testing to save tests kits and test more individuals for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This was pushed by Iloilo Representative Jent Garin, […] The post Cebu City to pilot pool testing among vendors appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerAug 20th, 2020

Cebu transport officials brace for significant traffic impact for return of habal-habal

TRAFFIC BUSTER. An Angkas rider ferries a commuter. CEBU CITY, Philippines — Transport officials in Cebu are still waiting for orders from the Department of Transportation (DOTr) for the resumption of the pilot testing for motorcycle taxis in the three metropolia in the country, but they expect a significant impact on the streets upon their […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  balitaRelated NewsNov 10th, 2020

Cebu transport officials brace for significant traffic impact for return of habal-habal

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Transport officials in Cebu are still waiting for orders from the Department of Transportation (DOTr) for the resumption of the pilot testing for motorcycle taxis in the three metropolia in the country, but they expect a significant impact on the streets upon their return. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque revealed on Tuesday, […] The post Cebu transport officials brace for significant traffic impact for return of habal-habal appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 10th, 2020

More mass swab testing done in Lapu-Lapu

  LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- The Lapu-Lapu City Government has conducted another mass swab testing on Wednesday, October 28, 2020, at the Hoops Dome in barangay Gun-ob. Around 500 vendors from the Lapu-Lapu City Public Market and satellite markets in barangays Buaya, Pajac, Marigondon, Maribago, and Babag, who were not able to participate in the swab […] The post More mass swab testing done in Lapu-Lapu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 28th, 2020

762 vendors, CTMS enforcers undergo swab test in Lapu-Lapu

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Seven hundred sixty two (762) vendors in the Lapu-lapu City Public market and other satellite markets in the city, and some City Traffic Management System (CTMS) personnel have undergone swab testing on Monday, October 19, 2020. Grace Carungay, head of the City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit, told CDN Digital that aside […] The post 762 vendors, CTMS enforcers undergo swab test in Lapu-Lapu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 20th, 2020

More Carbon vendors to undergo pooled swab testing

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More vendors in Cebu City’s largest wet market will undergo the pooled swab testing initiative, the regional health office here announced. Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, spokesperson of the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7), said that the pooled testing for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the Carbon Public Market had […] The post More Carbon vendors to undergo pooled swab testing appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 5th, 2020

591 Carbon Market vendors have undergone swab tests

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Carbon Market vendors have generally been cooperative with the pooled testing for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) conducted by the city government in the past two days. At least 591 market vendors including stall owners and ambulant vendors have already submitted to the swab testing since September 30, 2020 until […] The post 591 Carbon Market vendors have undergone swab tests appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 1st, 2020

700 Mandaue City Public Market vendors to undergo swab tests

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — At least 700 vendors and stallholders at the Mandaue City Public Market will undergo a targeted mass swab testing soon. Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, executive secretary of Mayor Jonas Cortes, said that Mandaue City’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) had already sent a letter to the market informing them of the mass […] The post 700 Mandaue City Public Market vendors to undergo swab tests appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 1st, 2020

Pooled testing among Carbon vendors slated this Sept. 30

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The pooled swab testing initiative for vendors in Carbon Public Market will start this Wednesday, September 30. Cebu City’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH – 7), in separate press conferences, made this announcement on Monday, September 28. Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, spokesperson of […] The post Pooled testing among Carbon vendors slated this Sept. 30 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 29th, 2020

400 vendors in Carbon Market agree to undergo swab testing; public hearing continues

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 400 vendors of the Carbon Public Market have agreed with the Emergency Operations Center’s (EOC) plan to conduct swab testing for ambulant and market vendors in the biggest market in Cebu starting September 28, 2020. According to the Market Authority, at least 400 vendors from Escañez Street gave their […] The post 400 vendors in Carbon Market agree to undergo swab testing; public hearing continues appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 24th, 2020

No total closure of Carbon market amid mass testing — Labella

Cebu City, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella assured businesses, who relied on the Carbon Market for products, that the city’s largest public market would not close down even if the city planned to conduct a mass testing among the vendors. Labella said that the protocol for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) positive vendors would […] The post No total closure of Carbon market amid mass testing — Labella appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 30th, 2020

Cebu City Market Authority raises concerns on random testing for Carbon market vendors

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Market Authority Office raised concerns on the proposed random testing on vendors of the Carbon Public Market by the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7). Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, the chief pathologist of the DOH-7, proposed mass testing among the vendors in Cebu’s largest public market following […] The post Cebu City Market Authority raises concerns on random testing for Carbon market vendors appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 29th, 2020

Mandaue City eases restrictions on market days amid COVID-19 pandemic

CEBU, Jan. 25 (PIA) -- In a bid to help the hundreds of market vendors badly affected by the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, the Mandaue City Government expanded the number of market days for its res.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated News18 hr. 39 min. ago

Undertaking needed for Sto. Niño vendors to return to original spots

CEBU CITY, Philippines — No oath of undertaking, no selling. This was the strict and only requirement of the Cebu City Prevention Restoration Order Beautification and Enhancement (PROBE) team for all Sto. Niño vendors for them to get back to their original posts in the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño vicinity. PROBE head, Racquel Arce […] The post Undertaking needed for Sto. Niño vendors to return to original spots appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 21st, 2021

Sto. Niño vendors report losses following transfer to Compania Maritima

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Sto. Niño vendors have been reporting scant sales after they have been transferred to the Compania Maritima grounds for the 2021 Sinulog season. The vendors are expected to stay there until the Quincentennial Anniversary for the arrival of Christianity in April 2021, and this has worried many of them since they […] The post Sto. Niño vendors report losses following transfer to Compania Maritima appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Police in Lapu-Lapu undergo random drug testing

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Around 200 police officers from the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) were made to undergo a random drug test on Monday morning, January 11, 2021, here. Police Colonel Arnel Banzon, director of the LCPO, said that this is done in line with the internal cleansing program of the Philippine National Police (PNP). Banzon also said […] The post Police in Lapu-Lapu undergo random drug testing appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 11th, 2021

Firecracker market in Cebu City ends tonight

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As the year 2020 draws to an end, so does the firecracker market at the South Road Properties (SRP). The vendors were glad to report that although there were fewer customers compared in the past year, more customers were observed compared to the recent Christmas celebrations. Read: CDRRMO reminds public: Be […] The post Firecracker market in Cebu City ends tonight appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 31st, 2020

Baguio City to buy freezers for pilot testing of official vaccination program

Baguio City, Magalong said, has been included as one of the pilot sites for the conduct of the vaccinations once the vaccines are available. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 30th, 2020

Firecracker vendors hope sales will pick up as New Year draws near

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Four days before the New Year, firecracker vendors in Lapu-Lapu City are hoping that customers will flock to their stores and that their sales will increase. Abbeygail Lara, a firecracker vendor in Barangay Canjulao, admitted that there had been fewer buyers of firecrackers this year during Christmas as compared to last […] The post Firecracker vendors hope sales will pick up as New Year draws near appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 28th, 2020

Vendors in firecracker zone at SRP pleads: Visit our stalls

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The vendors at the firecracker zone at the South Road Properties (SRP) urge the public to buy goods from them. The vendors noticed a decreased number of customers on Christmas eve, December 24, 2020, a day when customers usually rush to buy firecrackers. One of the reasons why they believe customers are […] The post Vendors in firecracker zone at SRP pleads: Visit our stalls appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 24th, 2020

Kuya Bong visits Mandaue, Lapu-Lapu cities

Senator Christopher ” Bong” Go went to the cities of Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu in Cebu to bring aid to fire victims and market vendors yesterday. Go visited the 152 fire victims in Barangay Looc, Mandaue City and provided them with P5,000 each. “We facilitated financial assistance and provided them with foods, groceries, face masks and […] The post Kuya Bong visits Mandaue, Lapu-Lapu cities appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsDec 18th, 2020