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Mayor Cortes to meet with village chiefs to discuss clearing of settlers in ‘danger zones’

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes plans to meet with barangay captains (village chiefs)  to discuss the clearing of settlers living in “danger zones” or within the 3-meter easement zone from the riverbanks of both the Butuanon river and Mahiga creek here. Cortes believes clearing settlers from the danger zones can help address the […] The post Mayor Cortes to meet with village chiefs to discuss clearing of settlers in ‘danger zones’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerOct 15th, 2020

Mayor Cortes, police, mall owners meet, discuss malls’ security measures

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes met with the Mandaue City Police Office chief and mall owners in Mandaue City during an emergency meeting on Monday, October 21, to discuss security in malls amid the recent J Centre Mall heist. Cortes set a meeting to mall owners or managers with their security […] The post Mayor Cortes, police, mall owners meet, discuss malls’ security measures appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 21st, 2019

City mayors to meet with national execs on purchase of vaccines by LGUs

BACOLOD CITY – The national president of the League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) has called for a virtual general assembly of city mayors on Tuesday, January 12, to meet with national officials to discuss the procurement of vaccines by local government units (LGUs). Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia said he is expecting the […] The post City mayors to meet with national execs on purchase of vaccines by LGUs appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 10th, 2021

Chan to discuss Misa de Gallo policies with parish priests in Lapu-Lapu

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is set to meet with parish priests in all five churches in the city on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, to discuss different policies that should be implemented during the Misa de Gallo, or Dawn Masses, starting December 16. Among the things the mayor is suggesting is to […] The post Chan to discuss Misa de Gallo policies with parish priests in Lapu-Lapu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 1st, 2020

Two Mandaue barangay captains suspended for 2 months

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Two barangay captains of Mandaue City have been suspended for two months by the Office of the Ombudsman. These two village chiefs — Patricio Soco of Barangay Alang-Alang and Ignacio Cortes II of Barangay Centro — are accused of commiting anomalies in the distribution of the social amelioration program (SAP). Kenneth […] The post Two Mandaue barangay captains suspended for 2 months appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 27th, 2020

Cebu City to look for relocations sites for informal settlers living along riverbanks

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said that more than 1,000 informal settlers living along the riverbanks need to be relocated. This he revealed after meeting the Office of Building Official (OBO) and the Department of Engineering and Public Works (DEPW) on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, to discuss the situation of the waterways […] The post Cebu City to look for relocations sites for informal settlers living along riverbanks appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 21st, 2020

Cebu City Police chief to meet with mall security managers

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police Colonel Josefino Ligan, chief of Cebu City Police Office (CCPO), is set to meet with security managers of malls in the city to discuss about maintaining health protocols inside the malls. This as Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella granted permission for malls to start operations again, now that Cebu City […] The post Cebu City Police chief to meet with mall security managers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 17th, 2020

Gullas to consult stakeholders regarding GCQ in Talisay City

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas said he plans to meet with the stakeholders to discuss the recommendation of the Interagency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) to put the city under general community quarantine (GCQ). In a press conference on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, Gullas said that placing […] The post Gullas to consult stakeholders regarding GCQ in Talisay City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 13th, 2020

Third telco Dito begins talks with Cebu LGUs

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As Dito Telecommunity nears its target rollout this July 2020, executives of the country’s third telecommunication company, has started talks with local government units in Cebu. Executives from Dito Telecom met with Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes on Friday, February 7, 2020, along with the the chiefs of the city’s villages. […] The post Third telco Dito begins talks with Cebu LGUs appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2020

Mayor Sara to convene CDRRMC to discuss stricter standards on new buildings

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 1 Nov) – Mayor Sara Duterte will meet the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CDRRMC) on Monday to discuss plans on strengthening the building requirements after a series of powerful earthquakes damaged infrastructures in Mindanao. Duterte said in an interview that members of the council will consider proposing stricter […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2019

Mayor Cortes considers putting up bounty for at-large J Centre Mall robbers

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue city government may also give a reward money for the capture of the remaining suspects of the J Centre Mall heist last Sarurday October 19. Mayor Jonas Cortes said in an interview with CDN Digital that he would discuss with the City Council about the giving of reward money […] The post Mayor Cortes considers putting up bounty for at-large J Centre Mall robbers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 25th, 2019

Labella to meet Duterte in Malacañang to discuss need to amend Local Government Code

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Cebu City Mayor Edgar Labella is scheduled to meet with President Rodrigo Duterte at the Malacañang Palace this afternoon, on his capacity as national chairman of the League of Cities, to discuss concerns affecting the Local Government Units. Labella said he will present to the President the outcome of the league’s […] The post Labella to meet Duterte in Malacañang to discuss need to amend Local Government Code appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2019

Three Mayors in Metro Cebu To Conduct a Summit Addressing Traffic, Floods in Their Areas

Cebu City, Talisay City and Mandaue City led by mayor Edgardo Labella, mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas and mayor Jonas Cortes respectively, agreed to meet soon to look for ways to solve each cities problem especially on traffic and flood. Cebu City mayor Edgardlo Labella said that they agreed to do the summit verbally but […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2019

Gwen to discuss plans to ‘save CICC’ with Cortes

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With the change in leadership in Cebu province and Mandaue City, what lies ahead for the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC)? Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said she was hoping to discuss with Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes on how to ‘salvage’ the situation in CICC. The CICC was built during Garcia’s first […] The post Gwen to discuss plans to ‘save CICC’ with Cortes appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 21st, 2019

Malate estero rehab set

Mayor Isko Moreno and Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu yesterday inspected the polluted Estero de San Antonio Abad in Malate, Manila and are set to meet to discuss the waterway’s rehabilitation......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 14th, 2019

Night market in downtown Cebu City temporarily suspended 

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Public Restoration, Order, and Beautification (Probe) team temporarily suspended the night market operations around Barangay Ermita, including in Colon Street, here. According to Racquel Arce, head of the Probe team, Mayor Edgardo Labella wants to meet first with the street vendors to discuss the operation guidelines of the night market […] The post Night market in downtown Cebu City temporarily suspended  appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 5th, 2019

Zambales town opposes planned AFP Subic Naval Reservation

ZAMBALES, Philippines – Residents of San Antonio here declared their opposition to the plan of the Department of National Defense (DND) to transform almost 300 million square meters of land in the municipality into a naval facility.  Mayor Estela Deloso Antipolo leads residents and other local officials, including village chiefs, in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 26th, 2019

Outgoing execs: New Mandaue, Cebu leaders should realize Binaliw landfill’s importance

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Mandaue City may also stink should the waste treatment facility in Barangay Binaliw in Cebu City closes. Acting Mayor Carlo Pontico Fortuna, in a press conference on Monday, June 17, said he was hoping that Mandaue City Mayor-elect Jonas Cortes and Cebu City Mayor-elect Edgardo Labella would be able to discuss […] The post Outgoing execs: New Mandaue, Cebu leaders should realize Binaliw landfill’s importance appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 17th, 2019

Radaza’s camp to regroup after loss to Ahong Chan

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu, Philippines — It looks like the Radaza camp is not yet ready to concede to Junard “Ahong” Chan’s victory. Members of the Team Deretso led by former congressman and former mayor Arturo “Boy” Radaza, who aimed to win as city mayor, will meet to discuss their next move after the group was surprised […] The post Radaza’s camp to regroup after loss to Ahong Chan appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 14th, 2019

Informal settlers in danger zones to get cash aid

MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will provide P18,000 in cash assistance to informal settler families along wate.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 12th, 2016

Village chiefs to appeal cash aid, vehicle recall

CEBU City’s barangay officials will ask Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña to reconsider his decision to return the P800 million cash aid given to them and ask the Ombudsman-Visayas to stop the recall order on ambulances. Apas barangay chairman and Associati.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 25th, 2016