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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: inquirer inquirerDec 16th, 2020

Fun summer activities that you can do at home

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — In a few more weeks, online classes will already be over and kids will already have more idle time. Have you started planning your kids’ activities during the summer break? And since it is still unsafe for them to travel or visit the malls or enrol in summer class, every mom’s […] The post Fun summer activities that you can do at home appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

Mandaue City establishes vaccination operation center

MANDAUE CITY,  Cebu—Mandaue City has set-up its own COVID-19 Vaccination Operation Center (VOC) at the second floor of the city’s public market. The VOC will handle and answer inquiries and concerns of the residents about the upcoming mass vaccination in the city. Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, executive secretary of Mayor Jonas Cortes, said the VOC […] The post Mandaue City establishes vaccination operation center appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 7th, 2021

Mayor Cortes of Mandaue positive for COVID-19

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes has tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Monday April 5, 2021. In his Facebook post on Monday afternoon, Cortes said he experienced COVID-19 like-symptoms on April 4, 2021 and that was why he had himself swabbed which the result came out positive today.  […] The post Mayor Cortes of Mandaue positive for COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 5th, 2021

Mandaue to have 3 activities for the 500 years of Christianity celebration

OLANGO ISLAND, Lapu-Lapu City, Philippines — Mandaue City will have three activities for the 500 years of Christianity. The acitivities include Papal Nuncio Visit, Triduum Motorcade, and Gabii sa Kabilin. Read: Palma: Papal Nuncio to attend launch of Christianity’s quincentenary celebrations For the first two activities, City Councilor Marie Immaline Cortes-Zafra in a text message […] The post Mandaue to have 3 activities for the 500 years of Christianity celebration appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 2nd, 2021

The great humbling

As of yesterday, “NCR+” (to include the capital region’s four surrounding provinces) has been placed again under ECQ. The restrictions are gloomily familiar: stay home except when buying food or medicines; churches and restaurants shut down; a lengthy curfew from 6PM to 5AM......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMar 30th, 2021

Two Mandaue brgys tasked to maintain 2 eco-friendly projects

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Two eco-friendly projects or environment-friendly projects initiated by the Mandaue City government have been turned over to their respective barangays today, March 26. Mayor Jonas Cortes together with city officials turned over the Butuanon River Viewing Deck project and the Eco-fence project to the barangay officials of Ibabao Estancia and Umapad […] The post Two Mandaue brgys tasked to maintain 2 eco-friendly projects appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 26th, 2021

Mandaue City to replenish barangay funds

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City government will be giving out P150,000 and P300,000 to its 27 barangays depending on their population. Subangdaku Barangay Captain Ernie Manatad, Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) president and chairman of the city’s COVID-19 vaccine board, said Mayor Jonas Cortes announced it at their meeting called by the Mayor […] The post Mandaue City to replenish barangay funds appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 25th, 2021

Lapu-Lapu Mayor Ahong Chan OK with unified curfew

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is in favor of the proposal of Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes to follow a unified curfew in the tri-cities of Cebu, Mandaue, and Lapu-Lapu. Chan said that he already had an initial talk with Cortes on the said proposal and that they are also planning to […] The post Lapu-Lapu Mayor Ahong Chan OK with unified curfew appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 17th, 2021

New road in barangay Ibabao-Estancia a big help to fire-prone areas

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The construction of a P37.7 million road project in A.C Cortes Avenue connecting G. Ouano extension in barangay Ibabao-Estancia which is expected to be completed in five months is expected to help prevent future fires in the area. Barangay Captain Romulo Echavez Jr. said this project is a dream project of […] The post New road in barangay Ibabao-Estancia a big help to fire-prone areas appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 17th, 2021

Mandaue City mulling unified curfew with neighboring cities

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines- The tri-cities of Mandaue, Cebu, and Lapu-Lapu are expected to follow a unified curfew within this week. This was divulged by Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, executive secretary of Mayor Jonas Cortes on Tuesday, March 16, 2021. Ibañez said officials of the three cities will meet to discuss the matter within the week.  […] The post Mandaue City mulling unified curfew with neighboring cities appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 16th, 2021

Mandaue City is first Region 7 LGU to receive Notice of Compliance

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City became the first local government unit in Region 7 to be awarded the Notice of Compliance for its Local Public Transport Route Plan (LPTRP). Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board Region 7 (LTFRB-7) Director Colonel Eduardo Montealto, Jr., personally handed over the Notice of Compliance to Mayor Jonas Cortes […] The post Mandaue City is first Region 7 LGU to receive Notice of Compliance appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 12th, 2021

Motorcycle riders warned: Don’t use Mandaue’s bike lanes

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Motorists especially motorcycle riders are warned not to encroach on the bicycle lanes or bike lanes in the city or they will be apprehended and fined P500. Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, executive secretary of Mayor Jonas Cortes, gave this warning after 30 motorcycle riders were apprehended and issued citation tickets for […] The post Motorcycle riders warned: Don’t use Mandaue’s bike lanes appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 9th, 2021

Mandani Bay extends help to Mandaue City

Committed to providing help for its partner communities, Mandani Bay developer HTLand has extended assistance to the victims of the recent fire that broke out in Barangay Looc, Mandaue City. HTLand Project Director Gilbert Ang handed over the PhP200,000 financial aid to Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes at the Mandaue City Hall. “Mandani Bay is […] The post Mandani Bay extends help to Mandaue City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Beer and empi still available in Mandaue after all, but these should only be consumed at home

Drinking alcoholic beverages is still allowed in Mandaue, if and only if, it is done inside homes. | STOCK PHOTO MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Selling, purchasing, and drinking of liquor and alcoholic drinks in Mandaue City are still allowed after all. Drinking, however, should only be done at home. This was clarified by lawyer Lizer […] The post Beer and empi still available in Mandaue after all, but these should only be consumed at home appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 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

Vaccinated in UAE, positive in Cebu; an OFW’s dilemma

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – An Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) here who already got vaccinated against COVID-19 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) before he returned home in Mandaue last January 5, 2021, tested positive for the virus last February 9. Lawyer Julius Caesar Entise, head of the Mandaue City Contact Tracing team, said the OFW […] The post Vaccinated in UAE, positive in Cebu; an OFW’s dilemma appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 17th, 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