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HRRAC mulls legal actions vs netizens alleging Cebu hotels are unsafe amid COVID-19 threats

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The organizational assembly of general managers of Cebu-based hotels are planning to file complaints against netizens spreading allegations that their establishments are not safe for occupancy due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). In a statement on Saturday, February 29, the Hotel, Resort, and Restaurant Association of Cebu (HRRAC) denied claims that […] The post HRRAC mulls legal actions vs netizens alleging Cebu hotels are unsafe amid COVID-19 threats appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerFeb 29th, 2020

DOH-7 reiterates that Cebu is safe

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) reiterated that Cebu and the entire region is safe for travel, tourism, and business activities amid threats of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). “We would like to ensure the public that it is SAFE for travelers and guests to continue their business in any hotels […] The post DOH-7 reiterates that Cebu is safe appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2020

‘Pandemic cannot change faith to Snr. Sto. Niño’

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Amid threats of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), devotees flocked to the the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño de Cebu on Friday, January 8, 2021, to attend the opening salvo of the 456th Fiesta Señor.  But unlike before, there was no overflowing crowd as social distancing, part of the church’s health protocols being […] The post ‘Pandemic cannot change faith to Snr. Sto. Niño’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 8th, 2021

Cebu City braces for new COVID variant, eyes stricter border controls

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Local officials in Cebu City are now bracing for the threats of a new variant of SARS-CoV-2 considered to be more infectious than the original. Members of the city’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) gathered for a consultative meeting on Monday, December 28, to discuss initial plans and actions in response to […] The post Cebu City braces for new COVID variant, eyes stricter border controls appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 28th, 2020

Capitol ‘OK’ with Misa de Gallo but will seek Church advice first

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Cebu Provincial Government is inclined to allow Misa de Gallo (dawn Masses) amid threats of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). However, Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said she would have to consult and discuss how to do about Misa de Gallo with church leaders before making any decisions.  “We have to confer with […] The post Capitol ‘OK’ with Misa de Gallo but will seek Church advice first appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2020

Gealon: Cebu City follows IATF-EID guidelines on isolation

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Legal Officer Rey Gealon said that amid the rise of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the city, the city government still has to follow the guidelines set by the Interagency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF-EID). This he said after hearing about various complaints and reports of […] The post Gealon: Cebu City follows IATF-EID guidelines on isolation appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 13th, 2020

Cebu netizens: No classes until pandemic ends

Cebuano netizens are calling on the Department of Education (DepEd) to hold off the opening of classes until the pandemic ends. CDN Digital created a poll asking netizens about their opinion if the government should decide to start off classes in June or August amid the increasing number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the […] The post Cebu netizens: No classes until pandemic ends appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2020

Cebuanos told: Create palm fronds for Palm Sunday amid COVID-19 threats

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Devotees in Cebu are encouraged to create their own palm fronds in celebration of Palm Sunday this April 5, 2020. With the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in place for the entire island of Cebu, most residents are mandated to stay inside their homes unless ‘essential trips’ compel them to go out. […] The post Cebuanos told: Create palm fronds for Palm Sunday amid COVID-19 threats appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 4th, 2020

Cebuanos urged: Watch, participate in Palm Sunday Mass, consecration of Cebu amid COVID-19 online

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia is encouraging Cebuanos to participate in venerating and consecrating Cebu to protect the island from further threats of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Garcia made this appeal at a press conference on Saturday, April 4, 2020. Garcia said the consecration would be made before the image of […] The post Cebuanos urged: Watch, participate in Palm Sunday Mass, consecration of Cebu amid COVID-19 online appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 4th, 2020

Cebu Guv to sue fake info sharers amid COVID-19 outbreak

CEBU, March 19 (PIA) -- Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia, in a press conference at the Capitol on March 18, 2020, said she will press charges against netizens sharing fake information online especially a.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMar 19th, 2020

Labella mulls shorter workdays for Cebu City Hall

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Mayor Edgard Labella has still to decide if he will shorten the workdays of government offices amid the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19).  He said the city would still have to follow the Civil Service regulations of a working week of 40 hours.  “Maybe we can […] The post Labella mulls shorter workdays for Cebu City Hall appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 13th, 2020

PH mulls Japan, Italy, Iran travel ban as COVID-19 cases soar

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine government is eyeing a possible travel ban on Japan, Italy and Iran amid the rapid spike in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the said nations. Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF) is now monitoring the situation in the three […] The post PH mulls Japan, Italy, Iran travel ban as COVID-19 cases soar appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2020

This Lenten season, Palma asks devotees to include others in prayers

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma is asking devotees to pray not only for themselves and their loved ones but also for others amid the threats of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). “Let’s hope the prayers we bring should not only be limited to our personal desires. Right now, let’s pray for the […] The post This Lenten season, Palma asks devotees to include others in prayers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2020

Some hotels, resorts in Cebu note cancellations in bookings, reservations amid coronavirus threat

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Amid the threat of entry and spread of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the Philippines, several establishments in Cebu catering to tourists, especially Chinese nationals, have started to observe cancellations in bookings and reservations. Carlo Suarez, president of the Hotels, Resort, and Restaurant Association of Cebu (HRRAC), said their group has  […] The post Some hotels, resorts in Cebu note cancellations in bookings, reservations amid coronavirus threat appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 30th, 2020

Cebu City Council mulls legal action against man in viral saliva video

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Members of the Cebu City Council is planning to take legal actions against the man who was captured in a viral video for slapping his saliva on random revelers during last Sunday’s Sinulog Festival 2020. City Councilor Joel Garganera said the actions of Jayson John Tapales, a resident of Danao City, […] The post Cebu City Council mulls legal action against man in viral saliva video appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 21st, 2020

Talisay Mayor Samsam to MCWD: ‘Paasa!’

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An incensed Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas mulled legal actions against the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) amid the continuing woes on water shortage in the city. Gullas said his legal team is looking into “all angles on how we can get from MCWD what Talisay deserves.” Gullas took […] The post Talisay Mayor Samsam to MCWD: ‘Paasa!’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 5th, 2019

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 News8 hr. 7 min. ago

& lsquo;Terrorism, insurgency still threats& rsquo;

President Rodrigo Duterte has lamented that terrorism and insurgency remain a threat to public order amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2021

Cebu City prohibits private parties in hotel rooms

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The rise in the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) active cases to more than 380 for the first 12 days of the new year has prompted the Cebu City government to be stricter with regards to private gatherings even in hotels. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has issued Executive Order No. 115 […] The post Cebu City prohibits private parties in hotel rooms appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

Sinulog 2021 contingents to get P150K assistance after festival postponement

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sinulog 2021 contingents will get P150,000 each as reimbursement or financial aid after the festival was canceled to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Vice Mayor Michael Rama said that the choreographers and their contingents will receive the aid amid the postponement of Cebu’s premier festival. The […] The post Sinulog 2021 contingents to get P150K assistance after festival postponement appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

Cebu City brgys warned against celebrating fiestas

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City barangays have been warned against celebrating their local fiestas amid the rising number of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the city. Councilor Joel Garganera, the deputy chief implementor of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) said that there are barangays celebrating their parish or local fiestas in January close […] The post Cebu City brgys warned against celebrating fiestas appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 12th, 2021