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Mandatory helmets for e-bikers and e-scooter users pushed in Cebu City

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council is reviewing an ordinance that would make it mandatory for electronic bikers and electronic scooter users to wear helmets when traversing the streets. Councilor Jerry Guardo, the proponent of the ordinance, said the increasing number of incidents involving e-bikes and e-scooters on the street had “compromised” public […] The post Mandatory helmets for e-bikers and e-scooter users pushed in Cebu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerOct 17th, 2020

Talisay cops: Bikers will now need IDs, passes to go through Manipis

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Talisay City Policemen starting this Sunday, August 23, 2020, will be asking for identification cards and quarantine passes to all bikers who will be passing and going in Barangay Manipis. This after the Local Government Unit (LGU) came up with guidelines to better protect the residents of the area as […] The post Talisay cops: Bikers will now need IDs, passes to go through Manipis appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2020

Cebu City to pilot pool testing among vendors

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City will be the pioneer city to implement the pooled swab testing initiative of Project Antibody Rapid Test Kit (ARK) that is the new way of swab testing to save tests kits and test more individuals for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This was pushed by Iloilo Representative Jent Garin, […] The post Cebu City to pilot pool testing among vendors appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 20th, 2020

Netizens find other ways to use motorcycle barriers

CEBU CITY, Philippines— It’s official: Motorcycle barriers are not required for riders living under the same household anymore. Just a couple of weeks ago, the Interagency Task Force for Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF)  made motorcycle barriers  mandatory for riders living in the same household.  But on Tuesday, August 18, 2020, the The National Task Force (NTF) […] The post Netizens find other ways to use motorcycle barriers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 19th, 2020

IN PHOTOS: Mandaue’s own bike repair station

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Bikers in Mandaue City can ease their worries about cycling anywhere in the city as the city government recently opened its own bicycle repair station. The Mandaue City government’s public information office (PIO), on Saturday, August 15, has announced that authorities have put up a dedicated area near the city hall […] The post IN PHOTOS: Mandaue’s own bike repair station appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 15th, 2020

500 years of Christianity celebration pushed back due to COVID-19

PARAnAQUE CITY, Aug 8 (PIA) -- The Celebration of the 500 years of Christianity will be moved by one year, according Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma.Palma, during a Network Briefing News intervie.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 8th, 2020

Labella says use of face shields not mandatory in Cebu City

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mayor Edgardo Labella said that while the use of face shields is highly encouraged when going out, its use will not be made mandatory in Cebu City for now. Labella said that face shields provide another layer of protection against the coronavirus disease, but is also costly at the same time. […] The post Labella says use of face shields not mandatory in Cebu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 8th, 2020

LTFRB amends memo to prohibit use of eye protectors in lieu of face shields

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) will proceed with the implementation of the mandatory wearing of face shields when taking public transportation starting on August 15. But it will already prohibit the use of eyeshields or eye protectors based on  Memorandum Circular No. 2020-033 that was issued on Friday, […] The post LTFRB amends memo to prohibit use of eye protectors in lieu of face shields appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 8th, 2020

Protocols Issued on Hearing of Cases During GCQ in Cebu City

The Cebu City Hall of Justice has required lawyers and litigants to use hotlines and emails in transacting with the local courts here amid the general community quarantine (GCQ) status. Regional Trial Court Executive Judge Macaundas Hadjirasul on Sunday issued a memorandum addressed to judges, staff and court users, implementing a strict “no ID (identification), […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsAug 7th, 2020

Mandatory wearing of face shield for public land transport temporarily suspended — LTFRB

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is temporarily suspending the implementation of the no-face shield, no-ride policy in public land transport. LTFRB-7 Regional Director Eduardo Montealto Jr. said the requirement is put on hold first pending the release of further guidelines. “Duna may memorandum circular nga nigawas, 2020-031, compulsory […] The post Mandatory wearing of face shield for public land transport temporarily suspended — LTFRB appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 5th, 2020

Bike, scooter riders in Baguio: Wear safety gears or else…

BAGUIO CITY – Soon, all bicyclists and electric scooter enthusiasts in the city will be required to use helmets, wear safety reflectorized vests and install safety reflectors on front and rear lights on their bicycles or scooters or face penalties. Members of the Baguio City Council are now deliberating on a proposed ordinance that would […] The post Bike, scooter riders in Baguio: Wear safety gears or else… appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 19th, 2020

Garcia checks borders on 1st day of strict border controls in Cebu

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite the drizzle this afternoon, June 26, 2020, Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia still pushed through with the inspection of the borders between Cebu province and Cebu City on the first day of the implementation of the reinstitution of stricter border controls under the Executive Order No. 17-H. Together with Police Colonel […] The post Garcia checks borders on 1st day of strict border controls in Cebu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 26th, 2020

Mandaue City preparing ordinance on penalties for erring cyclists

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Mandaue City is preparing an ordinance that would penalize cyclists who won’t adhere to the guidelines expected to be followed by bikers when using city roads. Lawyer Jamaal James Calipayan, City Administrator and executive director of the Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (TEAM), told CDN Digital via phone interview that they have […] The post Mandaue City preparing ordinance on penalties for erring cyclists appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 15th, 2020

Labella’s promise: Bike lanes in Cebu City

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A day after he ordered the suspension of mandatory bicycle registration in Cebu City, Mayor Edgardo Labella said that bike lanes will soon be set up here. Labella made his announcement in a Facebook post at about 11 a.m. this Sunday morning, June 7, 2020. Read: Labella suspends bicycle registration hours […] The post Labella’s promise: Bike lanes in Cebu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 7th, 2020

'HandsOffOurStudents trends on Twitter

    CEBU CITY, Philippines– The online world is abuzz a little louder than usual Sunday, June 7, 2020, because of some rumored identity theft going on social media, particularly Facebook. Some Facebook users are alarmed because their accounts have been duplicated by some anonymous group or what we call “online trolls.” This all started […] The post #HandsOffOurStudents trends on Twitter appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 7th, 2020

Mandaue mayor eyes bike lines around the city

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Mandaue City mayor Jonas Cortes looking at putting bike lanes around the city to help keep bikers safe and at the same time ease the traffic situation in the city. In a post in Mandaue City’s Public Information Office Facebook page, it said that even before the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) […] The post Mandaue mayor eyes bike lines around the city appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2020

‘Minimum’ safety protocols in place as Cebu shifts to GCQ

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Minimum mandatory safety or public health protocols will continue to be in place in Cebu province’s 44 towns and six component cities as the province downgrades to general community quarantine (GCQ) by midnight on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. READ: ECQ-to-GCQ transition for Cebu province this May 20 While the protocols are […] The post ‘Minimum’ safety protocols in place as Cebu shifts to GCQ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 19th, 2020

Mandatory rapid test for tri-city workers not recommended yet

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mandatory coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) rapid test for workers in Cebu’s three largest cities is not yet recommended. The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH – 7) made this suggestion in a statement released to members of the media on Sunday, May 17. “Mandatory testing of all employees in the […] The post Mandatory rapid test for tri-city workers not recommended yet appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 17th, 2020

Labella announces postponement of rapid mass testing in Cebu City to May 6

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella announced on Sunday, May 3, 2020, that the rapid, massive testing for Cebu City will have to be pushed back to a later date “to address issues and concerns of (the) barangays and (its)  residents.” Testing was supposed to start in Cebu City on Monday, May […] The post Labella announces postponement of rapid mass testing in Cebu City to May 6 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2020

Cebu City Mayor Orders Swab Testing of All Jail Inmates

Mayor Edgardo Labella on Monday issued an order requiring all inmates of the Cebu City Jail to undergo mandatory swab testing before admission or release at the facility. Labella signed executive order (EO) 71 laying down measures in placing all detention prisoners under enforced specimen collection to determine the extent of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsApr 28th, 2020

Quarantine period for repatriated Cebuano OFWs may reach 28 days

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The repatriated overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who are scheduled to arrive in Cebu at dawn on Tuesday, April 28, 2020, will have to undergo 14 days of mandatory quarantine in facilities here in Cebu City despite having previously completed the quarantine period prior to their departure from Metro Manila. Governor Gwendolyn […] The post Quarantine period for repatriated Cebuano OFWs may reach 28 days appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 28th, 2020