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Cebu Province proposes P15B for 2021 budget, up by 25%

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Province proposed a record-breaking P15 billion as its budget for 2021, a 25 percent increase to the P12 billion allotted for this year. The proposed budget was approved in its first reading by the Provincial Board (PB) during their regular session on Monday, October 26, 2020, then immediately referred to […] The post Cebu Province proposes P15B for 2021 budget, up by 25% appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerOct 26th, 2020

CPPO chief to evaluate some police stations

Cebu City, Philippines—Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) director Engelbert Soriano said they will evaluate and assess some of the police stations in the province that had no accomplishments during their one-day Simultaneous Anti-Criminality Law Enforcement Operations (SACLEO). Soriano made this statement following the one-day SACLEO which started on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, and ended on Wednesday,  […] The post CPPO chief to evaluate some police stations appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Cebu will stick with Swab-Upon-Arrival policy

CEBU CITY, Philippines—It’s still a status quo on swab policies for arriving Returning Overseas Filipinos (ROF) and Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) here in Cebu. A day after Malacañang announced that President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the province to follow task force protocols against COVID-19, key officials here agreed on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, to stick with […] The post Cebu will stick with Swab-Upon-Arrival policy appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 15th, 2021

60 bike patrollers now ready for deployment as Cebu City waits for supplemental budget

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There are at least 60 bike patrollers in Cebu City who are continuously training for their eventual deployment. The Sugbo Bike Lanes Board (SBLB) is conducting emergency response training for all bike patrollers today, May 29, 2021, in anticipation of the enforcers’ deputization upon the implementation of the Bike Lane Ordinance. […] The post 60 bike patrollers now ready for deployment as Cebu City waits for supplemental budget appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 29th, 2021

Cell sites inside Cebu campuses? DepEd, Globe sign MOA

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd)-Cebu Province and Globe Telecom has forged a memorandum of agreement (MOA) on Tuesday morning, May 11, 2021, for the construction of 26 cell sites in DepEd locations in the province. The MOA signing was held at EcoTech in Sudlon Lahug, Cebu City, and attended by DepEd-7 […] The post Cell sites inside Cebu campuses? DepEd, Globe sign MOA appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 11th, 2021

Lapu’s P162.9M SB 1 gets Council’s nod

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – After almost two months, members of the Lapu-Lapu City Council finally approved on Thursday, May 6, 2021, the P162.98 million Supplemental Budget (SB) 1 that will be spent on the purchase of COVID-19 vaccines and the release of birthday gifts to the city’s senior citizens, among others. The biggest chunk of […] The post Lapu’s P162.9M SB 1 gets Council’s nod appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 10th, 2021

P25 billion in calamity funds unspent amid pandemic

MANILA, Philippines — Amid the prolonged fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, a total of P25.14 billion in calamity funds from the 2020 and 2021 national budgets remains unutilized as of March, pending approval on several levels in government, including the Office of the President. The latest data from the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) […] The post P25 billion in calamity funds unspent amid pandemic appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2021

IN PHOTOS: Police, ‘Barangayanihan’ and Cebu residents

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Several residents from different areas around Cebu island have received goods and kits as the Police Regional Office (PRO-7), Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO), and Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) conducted their “barangayanihan” yesterday and today, May 1, 2021. Fifty police stations from Cebu province have simultaneously opened “Barangayanihan” stands today […] The post IN PHOTOS: Police, ‘Barangayanihan’ and Cebu residents appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 1st, 2021

VisMin Super Cup COO apologizes to the people of Siquijor

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Rocky Chan, the Chief Operations Officer (COO) of the ongoing Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup, has clarified that they are not banning the entire province of Siquijor from the league but only the Siquijor Mystics which was involved in a controversial game last April 14, 2021, against the ARQ Builders Lapu-Lapu […] The post VisMin Super Cup COO apologizes to the people of Siquijor appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2021

Mask violators’ penalty stays in Cebu City

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The penalties on failing to wear masks in public places will remain in Cebu City. This was the statement of Mayor Edgardo Labella on April 21, 2021, following the removal of monetary penalties for mask violators in Cebu Province. Labella said that the penalties for failing to wear masks during a […] The post Mask violators’ penalty stays in Cebu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 21st, 2021

Capitol allows more tourism activities to reopen

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government has allowed the resumption of more tourism activities, the governor confirmed in a recent press conference. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia on Monday, April 19, 2021, told reporters that the province has permitted swimming and sightseeing activities in waterfalls. Through Executive Order No. 13 issued on February 9, 2021, […] The post Capitol allows more tourism activities to reopen appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 21st, 2021

Ahong proposes cash reward for v-hire driver who stopped suicide attempt on Mactan Bridge

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- For successfully stopping the suicide attempt of a 23-year-old woman on the first Mactan Bridge, a van-for-hire driver was given recognition by Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. Riche Arnado, the van-for-hire (V-Hire) driver rescued the woman who attempted to jump off the first Mactan-Mandaue Bridge on […] The post Ahong proposes cash reward for v-hire driver who stopped suicide attempt on Mactan Bridge appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

Vaccination plan manual turned over to Cebu mayors

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The vaccination plan booklet that would guide local government units (LGUs) in Central Visayas on the roll-out of the vaccines has been turned over to the mayors of the component cities and towns of Cebu Province. On Wednesday,  April 14, 2021, the IATF-7, Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7), […] The post Vaccination plan manual turned over to Cebu mayors appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

3 arrested for illegal fishing near Gato Island in Daanbantayan

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Three men landed in jail after they were arrested for illegal fishing in the waters off Gato and Carnaza Islands in Daanbantayan town, northern Cebu on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. The town’s Bantay Dagat personnel said that the three were from the municipality of Cabucgayan in the neighboring Biliran province. In […] The post 3 arrested for illegal fishing near Gato Island in Daanbantayan appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 31st, 2021

Cebu province repeals mandatory quarantine for Filipino passengers from abroad

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – Repatriated Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and returning non-OFWs bound for Cebu province will no longer have to undergo mandatory quarantine unless they are confirmed to be infected with COVID-19.   Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia on March 30, 2021 issued Executive Order (EO) No. 17 that sets new guidelines and protocols for […] The post Cebu province repeals mandatory quarantine for Filipino passengers from abroad appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 31st, 2021

PSA: At least 1K individuals in Mandaue registered to National ID System

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — More than 1,000 individuals in Mandaue City have already registered to the National ID System of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) since Thursday, March 18, 2021. Jeson Abejuela, Registration Officer 2 of the PSA Cebu Province, said the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) was one of the government’s programs to establish it […] The post PSA: At least 1K individuals in Mandaue registered to National ID System appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2021

Upticks seen in Cebu province’s tourism portal

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Provincial Tourism Office in Cebu is upbeat in welcoming more tourists this year. The Capitol on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, officially launched its Suroy-Suroy Sugbo Tour Packages, barely a month after Governor Gwendolyn Garcia decided to ease travel restrictions here, including eliminating the need for real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test results.  […] The post Upticks seen in Cebu province’s tourism portal appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 17th, 2021

Suroy-Suroy Sugbo tour packages for Holy Week to be launched on March 16

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Holy Week packages for tourists in Cebu Province will be launched on March 16, 2021, which the Capitol hopes would bring in more tourists to the province during the upcoming Holy Week. The Suroy-Suroy Sugbo tour offers a four-day, three-night (4D3N) stay in the Cebu North, South, and the islands of […] The post Suroy-Suroy Sugbo tour packages for Holy Week to be launched on March 16 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 14th, 2021

7 persons injured in separate road accidents in Cebu

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least seven persons were injured in three separate road accidents in Cebu province and Cebu City today, March 13, 2021. At past noon in Barangay Don Andres Soriano, Toledo City in western Cebu, a delivery truck loaded with soft drinks fell on its side after the driver lost control of […] The post 7 persons injured in separate road accidents in Cebu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 14th, 2021

BFAR-7 turns over 5K tilapia fingerlings to Cebu Province

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Central Visayas (BFAR-7) gave over 5,000 tilapia fingerlings to Cebu Province as a gesture of support for its Enhanced Countryside Development (ECD) program that was formally launched on March 5, 2021. Dr. Allan Poquita, BFAR-7 director, said that the fingerlings was part of […] The post BFAR-7 turns over 5K tilapia fingerlings to Cebu Province appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Cebu Province to simplify requirements for domestic tourists

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Province will be simplifying its requirements for domestic tourists. Cebu Provincial Governor Gwendolyn Garcia announced on February 18, 2021, that she would be releasing an executive order that would allow domestic tourists to enter Cebu Province using only a qualified medical certificate. Garcia said that Cebu had to open for […] The post Cebu Province to simplify requirements for domestic tourists appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2021