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Mandaue mayor pushes for MCC to become a city department

OLANGO ISLAND, Lapu-Lapu City — The Mandaue City College (MCC) will soon be part of the organization of the Mandaue City government. Mayor Jonas Cortes said that the legislation of MCC to become a department was ongoing. Cortes said he wanted the MCC to become a department to improve the school’s services as its appropriation […] The post Mandaue mayor pushes for MCC to become a city department appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerSep 9th, 2022

City Health Office workers of Lapu-Lapu to receive incentive bonus – Chan

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan promised to give an incentive bonus to City Health Office (CHO) workers. This is after the city received 10 awards from the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7), during the recently concluded 2022 Local Health System Award held at Bai Hotel, Mandaue City. Among […] The post City Health Office workers of Lapu-Lapu to receive incentive bonus – Chan appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 28th, 2022

Vice Mayor Sitoy: Lapu-Lapu council did not OK 4th bridge construction project 

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Vice Mayor Celedonio “Celsi” Sitoy clarified that the City Council had not yet approved the construction of the 4th bridge that would connect the city and Mandaue City. Sitoy said that this was after the members of the city council opposed the proposal of the Department of Public Works […] The post Vice Mayor Sitoy: Lapu-Lapu council did not OK 4th bridge construction project  appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 14th, 2022

Mandaue mayor: Flood victims may be moved to socialized housing buildings in Tipolo

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City government may relocate the families affected by the Sept. 9 flooding at the city’s socialized housing buildings in Barangay Tipolo this city. Mayor Jonas Cortes on Friday, October 7, said that the city will be signing a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Human Settlements and Urban […] The post Mandaue mayor: Flood victims may be moved to socialized housing buildings in Tipolo appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 7th, 2022

DSWD postpones scheduled educational assistance payout in Mandaue City this Saturday

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The scheduled payout for the educational assistance on Saturday, August 27, 2022, in Mandaue City will not push through. This is according to the letter sent by the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) to the office of Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes. A copy of which […] The post DSWD postpones scheduled educational assistance payout in Mandaue City this Saturday appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 26th, 2022

Mandaue City puts up more rooms for COVID-19 patients

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Department of General Services has started partitioning every room of a building in Mandaue City Comprehensive National High School Annex Campus (MCCNHS) in barangay Looc, which will be used as an additional isolation unit. Mayor Jonas Cortes, said the city’s two other isolation units, the Norkis Park beside […] The post Mandaue City puts up more rooms for COVID-19 patients appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

Mandaue EOC pushes for extension of EO No. 19

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines —  The Mandaue City Emergency Operations Center (Mandaue EOC) will be recommending to Mayor Jonas Cortes the extension of the effectivity of his Executive Order No. 19 until further notice because of the rise of COVID-19 cases in the city and in the region.  The EO requires all travelers coming from the […] The post Mandaue EOC pushes for extension of EO No. 19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2021

Cortes partners with academe to address Mandaue’s flooding concerns

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu, Philippines — Wanting to address flooding concerns in Mandaue City, Mayor Jonas Cortes is partnering with the academe in the implementation of the Smart City Solutions To Urban Flooding (Smart TUrF) program. The project that is expected to start this year is funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and […] The post Cortes partners with academe to address Mandaue’s flooding concerns appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 5th, 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

Cebu City’s traffic lights upgrade 90% complete – Labella

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Ongoing works on the upgrade of Cebu City’s traffic lights is now 90 percent complete. Mayor Edgardo Labella shared the development on his social media page on Saturday, February 20, after he received a project status report from the Department of Engineering and Public Works (DEPW). The installation of digital traffic […] The post Cebu City’s traffic lights upgrade 90% complete – Labella appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 21st, 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

Former dumpsite in Umapad transformed into an eco park

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Mandaue City’s former dumpsite in barangay Umapad is now an ecological park. Two of the 10-hectare areas were converted by the Department of General Services (DGS) into a forest park. Engineer Marivic Cabigas, DGS head, said that it started in 2013 when she was appointed by Mayor Jonas Cortes as the […] The post Former dumpsite in Umapad transformed into an eco park appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 18th, 2020

Cortes: Temporary shelter for fire victims will be up before 2022 ends

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes told victims of the massive fire that struck Sitio Paradise in Barangay Looc here that their temporary shelter will be ready before the year ends. Cortes announced this on Wednesday, November 30, during the distribution of the victims’ financial assistance through the Assistance for Individuals in […] The post Cortes: Temporary shelter for fire victims will be up before 2022 ends appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Chan donates 1-month salary, goods to Mandaue fire victims

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has donated his one-month salary to the fire victims of Sitio Paradise, Barangay Looc in Mandaue City. The cheque for the mayor’s salary amounted to P188,726. Aside from his one-month salary, Chan also turned over to Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes 1,000 pcs. relief packs […] The post Chan donates 1-month salary, goods to Mandaue fire victims appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2022

Cortes to let fire victims return, rebuild their homes

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes has promised the fire victims in Sitio Paradise, Barangay Looc that they can return and build their houses in the area. Cortes made this promise during his visit on Wednesday morning, November 23, to the two evacuation sites where the fire victims were temporarily sheltered. Cortes […] The post Cortes to let fire victims return, rebuild their homes appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2022

Cebu City launches ‘Balik Eskwela Pabakuna Ta Extrabonanza’

CEBU CITY, Philippines — To strengthen COVID-19 vaccination among eligible school-aged children and teachers, the Cebu City government launched on Monday, Nov. 7, its “Balik Eskwela Pabakuna Ta Extrabonanza” campaign at Tisa II Elementary School. The launch, led by Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama, came five days after the Department of Education (DepEd) started the […] The post Cebu City launches ‘Balik Eskwela Pabakuna Ta Extrabonanza’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 8th, 2022

DILG to launch BIDA program in Cebu City this November

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has assured the national government, through the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), of the city’s support in the preparations for the grand launch of the “Buhay Ingatan, Droga’y Ayawan (BIDA) program. According to a statement from the Cebu City Public Information Office (PIO), […] The post DILG to launch BIDA program in Cebu City this November appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 5th, 2022

Some Mandaue City schools implement 3 shifts of classes

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — A few public schools in Mandaue City is implementing three shifts of classes to be able to conduct the mandatory five-day, in-person classes. Today is the first day of the full implementation of full face-to-face classes in all public schools nationwide as stated in order no. 44 of the Department of […] The post Some Mandaue City schools implement 3 shifts of classes appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2022

Manila Bags Best Tourism-Oriented LGU in ATOP-DOT Pearl Awards Night

THE City of Manila ruled in the recently-concluded 17th Association of Tourism Officers of the Philippines-Department of Tourism (ATOP-DOT) Pearl Awards, bagging a total of six awards, including the highest awards as the Best Tourism-Oriented LGU and in the Best Tourism Event category. Manila Mayor Honey Lacuna personally attended the awarding ceremony held in Tagaytay […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsOct 31st, 2022

Cordova Mayor Suan reports achievements in SOMA

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Cordova Mayor Cesar “Didoy” Suan has reported to Cordovanhons his different achievements during his First 100 Days report and State of the Municipality Address (SOMA) on Friday evening, October 28, 2022. The activity was held at the Cordova Sports Complex and was attended by department heads, members of the municipal council, representatives from […] The post Cordova Mayor Suan reports achievements in SOMA appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 29th, 2022

Man nabbed for selling endangered Palawan Common Hill Myna birds

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — About eight Palawan Common Hill Myna birds were rescued by agents of the National Bureau of Investigation Cebu District Office (NBI-CEBDO) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) from a man who allegedly sells the endangered bird species. Agents from the two agencies arrested Manolito Montemayor […] The post Man nabbed for selling endangered Palawan Common Hill Myna birds appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 27th, 2022