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Cuenco seeks more time before entry of Talisay City jeepneys to Cebu City

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor James Cuenco, the head of the city’s Jeepney Task Force, is asking Talisay City to wait for a while for their jeepneys to enter the city as before. Cuenco said he received a letter from Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony Gullas requesting that the 41D and 42D routes […] The post Cuenco seeks more time before entry of Talisay City jeepneys to Cebu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerNov 5th, 2020

No inter-LGU traditional jeepneys still in Cebu City

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Even if the resumption of traditional public utility jeepneys (TPUJs) in Cebu City has been generally smooth, those doing cross-border travels are still not allowed as of now. Councilor James Anthony Cuenco, on Monday, December 21, 2020, told reporters that as of December 20, only the local government of Talisay City […] The post No inter-LGU traditional jeepneys still in Cebu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 21st, 2020

Mandaue City dad to personally ask Labella to allow entry of Mandaue PUJs

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Mandaue City Councilor Jimmy Lumapas, chairman of the Committee on Transportation is planning to personally talk to Mayor Edgardo Labella to ask the latter to allow the entry of Mandaue’s traditional public utility jeepneys (TPUJ) into Cebu City. This,  after his resolution requesting the Cebu City government to allow the entry […] The post Mandaue City dad to personally ask Labella to allow entry of Mandaue PUJs appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 21st, 2021

Talisay backs out from Sinulog 2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The Talisay City government will no longer be sending an entry to this year’s Sinulog ritual showdown. Mayor Gerard Anthony Gullas made the announcement in a late night post on his official Facebook page on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. Seeing the risk the grand parade could bring, Gullas said they were […] The post Talisay backs out from Sinulog 2021 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 7th, 2021

Cebu City to allow inter-LGU jeepneys by the end of January

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government will finally open its borders to inter-local government units (LGU) jeepneys after a monthlong review on the operation of jeepneys in the city. Councilor James Cuenco said in a phone conference that Mayor Edgardo Labella will release an executive order by the end of January 2021 to […] The post Cebu City to allow inter-LGU jeepneys by the end of January appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 5th, 2021

Fate of Inter-LGUs TPUJs to be known by Dec. 7

CEBU CITY, Philippines – It seems that there is light at the end of the tunnel for traditional public utility jeepneys (PUJs) doing cross-boundary travels. Councilor James Anthony Cuenco, in a recent press interview, announced that the city’s Jeepney Task Force is expected to reach a decision on the fate of TPUJs with inter-local government […] The post Fate of Inter-LGUs TPUJs to be known by Dec. 7 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2020

Low turnout of jeepneys in Cebu City’s Balik Pasada Program noted

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two weeks have passed since the Cebu City government has launched the Balik Pasada program, yet only 168 jeepneys have returned to ply the city’s streets.  Councilor James Cuenco, head of the Cebu City Jeepney Task Force, said that it seemed dissapointing that fewer jeepneys went back on the road amid […] The post Low turnout of jeepneys in Cebu City’s Balik Pasada Program noted appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 27th, 2020

Jeepney operators, drivers urged: Avail of one-stop-shop registration

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Jeepney operators and drivers are urged to avail of the Balik Pasada one-stop-shop, which will be ending on November 27, 2020. Councilor James Cuenco, the head of the Cebu City Jeepney Task Force, said that they will be wrapping up the one-stop-shop by tomorrow as there are now jeepneys plying the […] The post Jeepney operators, drivers urged: Avail of one-stop-shop registration appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 26th, 2020

104 jeepneys now serving Cebu City routes — Cuenco

The Cebu City Jeepney Task Force continues to conduct inspections on the roadworthiness of jeepneys wanting to return to the city’s streets. | Delta Dyrecka Letigio CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Jeepney Task Force has revealed that 104 jeepney units are now plying the different routes in Cebu City. Councilor James Cuenco, the […] The post 104 jeepneys now serving Cebu City routes — Cuenco appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 25th, 2020

Cebu City ready for return of traditional jeepneys

RETURN OF PUJS. Left photo shows the one-stop traditional PUJ application hub along the corner of Xiamen and Logarta streets in North Reclamation Area, Cebu City where the jeepneys are inspected before they are allowed to go back to the streets. Task Force Balik Pasada head Councilor James Cuenco on Friday (Nov. 20, 2020) said […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  balitaRelated NewsNov 20th, 2020

Jeepneys from other LGUs must follow Cebu City health protocols — Cuenco

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Jeepney Task Force is appealing for patience from local government units (LGUs) who are requesting that their jeepneys be allowed to enter Cebu City. Councilor James Cuenco, the head of the Jeepney Task Force, said that Mayor Edgardo Labella already approved the two-week evaluation period for the Balik […] The post Jeepneys from other LGUs must follow Cebu City health protocols — Cuenco appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 18th, 2020

Break time means Tiktok time for this security guard from Butuan City

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Tiktok has just reinvented the game on social media. Who could have expected a Fleetwood Mac song, “Dreams”, to top the charts again after 40 years? Well, Tiktok made it happen. In Butuan City, Tiktok made a security guard with his dance entry of him making work and play more entertaining, […] The post Break time means Tiktok time for this security guard from Butuan City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 10th, 2020

Cebu City to form task force for jeepney drivers

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has ordered the formation of a task force that would help jeepneys here get back on the streets. The mayor called a meeting on Thursday, September 17, 2020, with certain jeepney operators and Councilor James Cuenco to discuss how the city can convince the Land Transportation […] The post Cebu City to form task force for jeepney drivers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 18th, 2020

SMC insures 5,000 Cebu frontliners for P2 M each

Diversified conglomerate San Miguel Corporation (SMC) has provided life insurance coverage for about 5,000 medical front liners from 18 hospitals across Cebu, insuring them for P2 million each. SMC president and chief operating officer Ramon S. Ang “We started this initiative several months ago, at the height of COVID-19 cases in Cebu, when our medical front liners there were really having a hard time,” said SMC president Ramon S. Ang. He noted that, “Many of them were also testing positive for the coronavirus. We wanted to do something to help protect them, and to show our solidarity and support for them.” With the insurance packages, obtained through Cocolife, Ang said that medical front liners in Cebu can now have added security as they save lives and fight the virus. “Saving lives is still our highest priority. Unfortunately, COVID-19 can affect anyone, even our doctors and nurses. As much as possible, we cannot lose any more lives, especially not our medical front liners, because they are the ones tasked to save lives. Through this effort, we hope they feel that their everyday sacrifices are valued and appreciated,” Ang added. Under the program, SMC paid all the premiums for the insurance of medical front liners. Thus far, SMC’s P2 million coverage-each insurance package has benefited front liners in the following Cebu hospitals: Perpetual Soccour Hospital (459), Cebu Doctors University Hospital (254), Southwestern University Medical Center (36), St. Vincent General Shopital (99), Mendero Medical Center (77), Visayas Community Medical Center (62), Adventist Hospital Cebu (189),  Chong Hua Hospital (1,303), Cebu South General Hospital (125), Cebu Velez General Hospital (143), Cebu City Medical Center (12), Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (65), Talisay District Hospital (30), Arc Hospital (44), Cebu North (91), Mactan Doctors’ Hospital (155), Allegiant Regional Care (305), Univeristy of Cebu Medical Center (278). Some 61 Infectious disease specialists and pulmonologists and hundreds of other medical workers were also provided the same insurance coverage......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 15th, 2020

Talisay cops unveil murals made by curfew violators

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Four curfew violators, who were detained at the Talisay City gymnasium, found a way to while a way their time while in detention — they agreed to paint a mural on a wall on the reconstructed police station. On Sunday, September 13, 2020, the murals that these unknown artists made were […] The post Talisay cops unveil murals made by curfew violators appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 13th, 2020

Only one new COVID-19 case in Talisay City

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City once again only recorded one new case of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) based on an update released on September 9, 2020. It is now two days in a row that the city recorded only one case, and fourth time in a row that it recorded less than 10 […] The post Only one new COVID-19 case in Talisay City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 10th, 2020

Tile setter, masseur nabbed with P680K shabu

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A tile setter and a part-time masseur were caught with an estimated P680,000 worth of suspected shabu during a buy-bust operation in Talisay City on August 29, 2020. Marjun Cabaluna, 25, of Barangay Campo 3; and Joselito Abejo, 41, of Barangay Linao, were arrested during a buy-bust operation in Sitio Lara, […] The post Tile setter, masseur nabbed with P680K shabu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 30th, 2020

Second straight day Talisay City records no new COVID-19 case

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For the second straight day, Talisay City has recorded no new case of the COVID-19. This is the first time in three months that Talisay City recorded no additional cases for two days in a row. This development brings down the number of remaining active cases in the city to 32. […] The post Second straight day Talisay City records no new COVID-19 case appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 18th, 2020

Beeps to start plying Talisay City to Cebu City routes

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Expect more modern jeepneys (beeps or bus-jeepneys) to be plying the streets as Talisay City has launched today, June 4, 2020, 10 beep units that will bring passengers from Talisay City to Cebu City. According to the Talisay city government, five buses will ply the route of Tabunok, Talisay City to […] The post Beeps to start plying Talisay City to Cebu City routes appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 4th, 2020

Rice distribution in Talisay City starts

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Talisay City government started on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, the distribution of one sack of 25 kilos of rice to each of the families in their city. But Mayor Gerald Anthony Gullas said that the distribution process will take time to complete. He is asking those who continue to wait […] The post Rice distribution in Talisay City starts appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 13th, 2020

118 vehicles from Cebu City denied entry at Talisay checkpoint

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 118 private vehicles carrying unauthorized personnel were denied entry into Cebu province during the first day of the “one-entrance policy” in the border of Talisay City and Cebu City at the Cebu South Coastal Road on Tuesday, April 21, 2020. Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony Gullas said the vehicles […] The post 118 vehicles from Cebu City denied entry at Talisay checkpoint appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2020