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Cortes: No need for Mandaue to revert to GCQ

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes believes there is no need for his city to revert to general community quarantine (GCQ) from its current modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) status despite the rising number of new COVID-19 cases noted lately. Cortes said that the rise is still not alarming to warrant a […] The post Cortes: No need for Mandaue to revert to GCQ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerJan 12th, 2021

Cortes not inclined to put Mandaue under ECQ

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes said he is not inclined to place the city under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) contrary to the recommendations of some consultants of the Department of Health Central Office who want the entire Island of Cebu under ECQ. Cortes said it would be very difficult for the […] The post Cortes not inclined to put Mandaue under ECQ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2021

P50M Looc, Centro, Mandaue concreting, drainage projects completed

 MANDAUE CITY, CEBU, Philippines — The recently completed P50 million concreting and drainage projects of Barangays Looc and Centro in Mandaue City have addressed the flooding problem in these areas. Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, executive secretary of Mayor Jonas Cortes, said that there would be no more problem with flooding in these areas because the […] The post P50M Looc, Centro, Mandaue concreting, drainage projects completed appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2021

No more beer, Empi in Mandaue

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Mandaue City has once again implemented a total liquor ban on Saturday, February 20, 2021, due to the rising number of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the city. In Executive Order (EO) no. 9, Mayor Jonas Cortes has prohibited persons, restaurants, hotels, resorts, convenience stores, sari-sari stores, and other establishments […] The post No more beer, Empi in Mandaue appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2021

Phase 1 of bike lane in Mandaue City 60% complete

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Phase 1 of the bike lane here is now 60 percent complete. Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, executive secretary of Mayor Jonas Cortes, said the City and the Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas (DPWH-7) have already completed about 60 percent of the installation of bollards and concrete barriers […] The post Phase 1 of bike lane in Mandaue City 60% complete appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2021

Mandaue lays down COVID-19 vaccination plan

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes met with the city’s barangay officials on Tuesday, February 16, 2021, to tackle the city’s Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination plan. In line with the preparation of the COVID-19 vaccination plan in Mandaue City, barangay officials were summoned by Mayor Cortes to inform them of their […] The post Mandaue lays down COVID-19 vaccination plan appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2021

Mayor Cortes turns over brand new SUV to PDEA-7

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City government turned over a brand new Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) worth P1 million to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) at the City Hall grounds on Tuesday, February 9, 2021. “Life will not stop just because of COVID-19. We have to move on, padayun ta […] The post Mayor Cortes turns over brand new SUV to PDEA-7 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2021

Mandaue City opens new isolation center

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Mandaue City’s new isolation unit in Barangay Looc here is now ready to accept coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients. Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, executive secretary of Mayor Jonas Cortes, said there are now nurses and medical personnel there and all new COVID-19 positive in the city will now be admitted to the […] The post Mandaue City opens new isolation center appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 2nd, 2021

Mandaue forms COVID-19 vaccine board

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City government has formed a coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine board to ensure an orderly and smooth inoculation program once the vaccine arrives. Mayor Jonas Cortes said the committee is tasked to ensure an orderly appropriation of the vaccine to the 27 barangays according to priority sectors. Based on […] The post Mandaue forms COVID-19 vaccine board appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 19th, 2021

Cortes signs EO amending schedule of Mandaue City Public Market

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes has issued Executive Order no. 01 series of 2021 on Friday, January 15, 2021, amending portions of Section 1 of EO no. 71 series of 2020 on the removal of barricades and Section 3 of EO no. 83 series of 2020 amending the schedule of operations […] The post Cortes signs EO amending schedule of Mandaue City Public Market appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Mandaue City sets aside P200M for COVID-19 vaccine

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City government is setting aside P200 million intended for the procurement of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine to complement what the national government will provide the city. Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, executive secretary of Mayor Jonas Cortes, said the P200 million will be used to purchase the COVID-19 vaccine […] The post Mandaue City sets aside P200M for COVID-19 vaccine appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Overcharging tricycle drivers in Mandaue face fine, arrest

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Tricycle drivers here who would collect excessive fares and violate the “one passenger policy” will be apprehended and fined. Edwin Jumao-as, the new executive director of the Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (TEAM), said this was the instruction of Mayor Jonas Cortes after the Mayor received numerous reports and complaints about […] The post Overcharging tricycle drivers in Mandaue face fine, arrest appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 8th, 2021

Mandaue City welcomes Gwen’s plan to review sale of CICC

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City Government welcomed the plan of Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia to review the legality of the sale of the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) to the city. Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, executive secretary of Mayor Jonas Cortes said that the city has yet to obtain a copy of the […] The post Mandaue City welcomes Gwen’s plan to review sale of CICC appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 7th, 2021

Cortes to Mandauehanons: Stay disciplined to avoid new virus strain

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – While cases of the coronavirus disease in Mandaue City is now on a downtrend, Mayor Jonas Cortes said there is still a need for city residents to remain disciplined and continue to comply with health protocols. “Now more than ever, we need to remain vigilant. Especially with the new strain of […] The post Cortes to Mandauehanons: Stay disciplined to avoid new virus strain appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 29th, 2020

Looc fire victims get cash aid from Mandaue City gov’t

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines- Victims of the fire that hit sitio Superior, Barangay Looc here last December 6, 2020, received financial assistance from the city government on Monday, December 28, 2020. Mayor Jonas Cortes led the distribution of financial assistance to families that were displaced by the fire. The families, whose homes were totally damaged, received […] The post Looc fire victims get cash aid from Mandaue City gov’t appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 28th, 2020

Mandaue’s 5 PTVs ready to bring elderly, asymptomatic patients to hospitals 

OLANGO ISLAND, Lapu-Lapu City — With the five new Patient Transport Vehicles (PTVs) procured by the Mandaue City government, residents can expect faster medical response, patient transportation, and ambulance services. Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, executive secretary of Mayor Jonas Cortes, said in an interview with CDN Digital on December 25 that the PTVs would help […] The post Mandaue’s 5 PTVs ready to bring elderly, asymptomatic patients to hospitals  appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 27th, 2020

Cortes to Mandaue parishioners: Go home if churches are already full

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City government will no longer allow people outside churches during the celebration of Misa de Gallo and Simbang Gabi especially at the National Shrine of Saint Joseph. Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes said that although social distancing was observed inside the churches, it was a completely different story outside. […] The post Cortes to Mandaue parishioners: Go home if churches are already full appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 16th, 2020

January 2021 resumption of face-to-face classes too early –Cortes

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City government believes January next year is too early to resume face-to-face classes. Mayor Jonas Cortes said that January is too early and is not safe for children especially with the anticipated surge of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases after the Holiday season. “It’s too early para nako, ang […] The post January 2021 resumption of face-to-face classes too early –Cortes appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 16th, 2020

Mandaue City gov’t allows Misa de Gallo

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City government has decided to allow the conduct of the traditional Misa de Gallo in the city despite the threat of COVID-19. During a meeting with Mayor Jonas Cortes, Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) Director Police Colonel Jonathan Abella, Police Major Zosimo Jabas, lawyer John Eddu Ibanez, local IATF […] The post Mandaue City gov’t allows Misa de Gallo appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 5th, 2020

Mandaue first LGU in CV to distribute free tablets to senior high students

  Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes leads the turnover of tablets and laptops to the DepEd-Mandaue City Division. The 5,000 tablets are to be distributed to the city’s Senior High School students for free. CDN Digital photo | Mary Rose Sagarino MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City became the first local government unit (LGU) in […] The post Mandaue first LGU in CV to distribute free tablets to senior high students appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2020

Mayor Cortes wants spaghetti wires fixed

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines– The Mandaue City government is having enough of unsightly dangling wires on its streets. According to lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, executive secretary of Mayor Jonas Cortes, the Mayor has ordered the utility, cable, and telecommunication companies operating in the city to fix their sagging wires to ensure the safety of Mandauehanons and […] The post Mayor Cortes wants spaghetti wires fixed appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 26th, 2020