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Labella still awaits IATF approval of Sinulog 2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Interagency Task Force (IATF) for the coronavirus pandemic has not yet communicated its decision on the Sinulog 2021. This was the update of Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella, who is awaiting the agency’s decision as to whether the Sinulog 2021 can push through with its new virtual arena. “I am […] The post Labella still awaits IATF approval of Sinulog 2021 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerJan 8th, 2021

Cebu City awaits IATF’s decision on Lent guidelines

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City will wait for the decision on the Interagency Task Force (IATF) with regards to Lenten season activities this year. Mayor Edgardo Labella said the city will need the decision of the IATF before making any definite plans for the Holy Week activities starting March 28 to April 3, 2021. […] The post Cebu City awaits IATF’s decision on Lent guidelines appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 9th, 2021

Cebu City awaits IATF decision on Sinulog

Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has requested the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases or IATF to decide on whether it would allow the holding of the Sinulog Festival......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 7th, 2021

CCPO to Cebu City gov’t: Seek IATF approval on Sinulog 2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Police officials are urging the Cebu City government to seek the approval of the Interagency Task Force (IATF) before pushing through with the planned Sinulog street dancing and ritual showdown on January 17. Police Colonel Josefino Ligan, director of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO), said that they cannot assist an activity […] The post CCPO to Cebu City gov’t: Seek IATF approval on Sinulog 2021 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 6th, 2021

Lack of coordination puts Sinulog 2021 in limbo

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The seeming lack of coordination between the Sinulog 2021 organizers and the Interagency Task Force (IATF) represented by the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in Cebu City has put the festival in limbo. The EOC has recommended to the IATF a pre-filmed Sinulog showcase instead of a grand parade as originally planned […] The post Lack of coordination puts Sinulog 2021 in limbo appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 7th, 2021

Palma prods Cebuanos to obey health guidelines for a safe Sinulog 2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma is encouraging Cebuanos to obey the guidelines set by the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF-MEID), the local government unit, and the church for the upcoming Fiesta Señor or Sinulog 2021 celebration in January. Palma made this appeal as the country […] The post Palma prods Cebuanos to obey health guidelines for a safe Sinulog 2021 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 31st, 2020

Thorough review causes delay in approval of Cebu City’s 2021 budget

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A thorough budget review is causing the delay of the approval of the 2021 annual budget in Cebu City as the City Council members to scrutinize the P10.8 billion budget proposed by Mayor Edgardo Labella. Read: Labella eyes P10B for Cebu City 2021 annual budget Councilor Raymond Alvin Garcia, the chairperson […] The post Thorough review causes delay in approval of Cebu City’s 2021 budget appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 6th, 2020

MPBL awaits IATF OK

It’s been two weeks since the MPBL delivered an appeal to the IATF for approval to resume the suspended Lakan Cup which will only take from five to seven games to finish but there’s still no word if a go-signal is on the way......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 30th, 2020

Labella okays revocation of Sinulog Governing Board

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said he no longer see the need for the Sinulog Governing Board on 2021 and would heed the request of Vice Mayor Michael Rama to revoke the Sinulog Governing Board (SGB). Labella said that the SGB was created for the Sinulog 2020 to ensure that the […] The post Labella okays revocation of Sinulog Governing Board appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 11th, 2020

PSC, NSAs conduct training protocol meetings

The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) has been conducting meetings with different National Sports Associations (NSA) to discuss training resumption guidelines for the 2021 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games hopefuls and qualifiers. Health professionals from the PSC-MSAS (Medical Scientific Athletes Services) unit has been discussing the updated protocol and minimum health standards of training venues with each concerned NSA since Monday. “The PSC recognizes that our Olympic hopefuls need to maintain momentum and they do that by going back to focused training,” explained National Training Director Marc Velasco. The briefings, according to Velasco, will help NSA leaders in plotting down their health and safety protocol. The PSC-MSAS will consolidate proposals from the sports bodies concerning training resumption, especially for Olympic sports, and submit a recommendation to the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for approval.  “This is to brief them on how they will formulate their updated protocol. This is also for submission to the IATF to allow Olympic qualifying sports to start training,” said Velasco. Velasco underscored that "the IATF is always the last say and that these will just be recommendations." Secretary-General Attorney Edwin Gastanes represented the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) during the meetings with Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) Secretary-General Ed Picson, Philippine Fencing Association (PFA) President Richard Gomez, and Secretary-General Jercyl Lerin from the Philippine Rowing Association (PRA). NSA officials from World Archery Philippines, Inc represented by Secretary-General Rosendo Sombrio, Atty. Billy Sumagui - Sec-General of the Integrated Cycling Federation of the Philippines, Director for Operations Butch Antonio and Coach Jong Uichico of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) were all in the July 22 discussion. Meeting with Philippine Judo Federation President Dave Carter and Gymnastics Association of the Philippines President Cynthia Carrion-Norton on July 23 followed. Headed by MSAS’ Dr. Randolph Molo, meetings with NSA officials from the National Association of Golf Philippines and Karate Pilipinas Sports Federation, Inc. were held Friday. Triathlon and skateboarding meetings will take place on July 27, table tennis, and taekwondo on July 28, and canoe-kayak, weightlifting, and wrestling on July 29. So far, the Philippines has four athletes that have already qualified in the Olympics in pole vaulter EJ Obiena, gymnast Caloy Yulo and boxers Irish Magno and Eumir Marcial.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 24th, 2020

MCWD’s new board awaits LWUA approval

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) now awaits the official approval of its new appointed board of directors from the Local Water Utility Association (LWUA). Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has appointed to the MCWD board former Cebu City councilor Jose Daluz III, Lawyer Francisco “Frank” Malilong Jr., former Cebu City […] The post MCWD’s new board awaits LWUA approval appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 9th, 2020

Cebu City’s P10.4 billion budget awaits council approval

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Less than a month until the new year, the Cebu City Council is yet to approve the 2020 budget proposed by Mayor Edgardo Labella. Councilor Raymond Garcia, majority floor leader, said the budget would “definitely” be passed on Wednesday, December 18, 2019, the last regular session before the year would end. […] The post Cebu City’s P10.4 billion budget awaits council approval appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 17th, 2019

Sinulog Queen handler asking for promised subsidy 3 months after competition

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Three months after the Sinulog 2021 festivities, handlers and talents from the Sinulog Festival Queen competition are still waiting for their prizes and incentives. The prizes were promised to be given a week after the celebration. Janna Fernan one of the handlers and makeup artists of the said competition posted on […] The post Sinulog Queen handler asking for promised subsidy 3 months after competition appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 17th, 2021

Cebu, national leaders bid goodbye to Addy Sitoy

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuano political leaders paid tribute to former Cordova mayor and Presidential Legislative Liaison Office (PLLO) Secretary, Adelino “Addy” Sitoy, who died at the age of 85 on April 15, 2021. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said that he lamented Sitoy’s passing because Sitoy had pushed for the third bridge that was […] The post Cebu, national leaders bid goodbye to Addy Sitoy appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 16th, 2021

PWDs in Cebu City to get P5K cash aid starting May 8

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The persons with disability (PWDs) in Cebu City will get their financial assistance starting May 8, 2021. Mayor Edgardo Labella announced in a phone interview with reporters that the PWDs would receive five months’ worth of financial assistance corresponding from January to May 2021, which would amount to P5,000. “PWDs, the […] The post PWDs in Cebu City to get P5K cash aid starting May 8 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 15th, 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

April 2021 pharmacy licensure exam to be conducted only in MGCQ areas — PRC

MANILA, Philippines — The pharmacy licensure exam scheduled this month will only be conducted in areas placed under modified general community quarantine (MGCQ), the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced Friday. The PRC said this was in compliance with the directives of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF-EID) to postpone […] The post April 2021 pharmacy licensure exam to be conducted only in MGCQ areas — PRC appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 2nd, 2021

Cebu City reminds public: No ‘activities’ outside churches during Holy Week

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The city government here reminded the public on Monday, March 29, 2021, that activities outside churches this Holy Week are strictly prohibited. Mayor Edgardo Labella, in a press briefing, said they have tasked the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) and barangay officials to closely monitor all areas in the city during […] The post Cebu City reminds public: No ‘activities’ outside churches during Holy Week appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 29th, 2021

Labella slams City Council: You gave authority to sign JVA

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said there is no impediment in the joint-venture-agreement the city undertook with Megawide Construction Corp. for the modernization of the Carbon Market. This was his response after the groundbreaking ceremony last Wednesday, March 24, 2021, was met with disapproval by members of the City Council including Vice […] The post Labella slams City Council: You gave authority to sign JVA appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 25th, 2021

Megawide Carbon Market modernization breaks ground

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Carbon Market modernization program finally broke ground after twice delayed on March 24, 2021, signifying the start for the multibillion public-private partnership project of the Cebu City government and of Megawide Construction Corp. Mayor Edgardo Labella and Megawide Executive for Infrastructure, Louis Ferrer, led the groundbreaking at the Senior Citizens […] The post Megawide Carbon Market modernization breaks ground appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 24th, 2021

Religious gathering, restaurants at iba pa sa GCQ areas, binawasan ang venue capacity

Ni Cresilyn Catarong   ALINSUNOD sa Inter Agency Task Force Resolution (IATF) No. 103 na epektibong ipatutupad hanggang ika-4 ng Abril 2021 ang pagbabawas ng kapasidad ng pagsasagawa ng aktibidad maging ang ilang establisyamento sa GCQ areas.   Ayon kay Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque, batay sa inisyung IATF Resolution No. 103, binawasan sa 30 porsyento […] The post Religious gathering, restaurants at iba pa sa GCQ areas, binawasan ang venue capacity appeared first on PINAS......»»

Category: newsSource:  pinasglobalRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2021