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Mayor Cortes turns over brand new SUV to PDEA-7

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City government turned over a brand new Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) worth P1 million to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) at the City Hall grounds on Tuesday, February 9, 2021. “Life will not stop just because of COVID-19. We have to move on, padayun ta […] The post Mayor Cortes turns over brand new SUV to PDEA-7 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerFeb 9th, 2021

Mayor Cortes turns over new firetrucks, modern command center to MCDRRMO

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines– Mandaue City’s four new fire trucks and the renovated state-of-the-art command center were blessed and turned over to the Mandaue City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (MCDRRMO) today, November 25, 2020. The blessing and turnover ceremonies were led by Mayor Jonas Cortes. “Magtinabangay ta kay karun’g panahuna lisod gyud kaayo, kung mapun-an […] The post Mayor Cortes turns over new firetrucks, modern command center to MCDRRMO appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 25th, 2020

16 Mandaue City brgys get brand new garbage trucks

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Sixteen barangays in Mandaue City received brand new garbage trucks from City Hall on Friday, September 25. Mayor Jonas Cortes led the turnover of the trucks to the officials of the recipient barangays on Friday afternoon at the Mandaue City Plaza. These barangays were already the second batch of recipients of […] The post 16 Mandaue City brgys get brand new garbage trucks appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 26th, 2020

YEARENDER: Isko turns Manila upside down (Second of two parts)

Aside from his no-nonsense brand of leadership, Manila Mayor Isko Moreno also tapped social media in his fight against corruption......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 4th, 2020

Mandaue City receives donation of brand new solar lamps

CEBU CITY, Philippines – International powerhouse solutions company 888 Tech Exchange Ventures, Inc. recently donated solar streetlamps to the City of Mandaue.  The donation was acknowledged by Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes at the city’s recent 50th Charter Day Anniversary. Cortes formally conveyed the local government’s gratitude to Florendo Nograles and Mike Merla, 888 Tech […] The post Mandaue City receives donation of brand new solar lamps appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 15th, 2019

Mandaue City establishes vaccination operation center

MANDAUE CITY,  Cebu—Mandaue City has set-up its own COVID-19 Vaccination Operation Center (VOC) at the second floor of the city’s public market. The VOC will handle and answer inquiries and concerns of the residents about the upcoming mass vaccination in the city. Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, executive secretary of Mayor Jonas Cortes, said the VOC […] The post Mandaue City establishes vaccination operation center appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 7th, 2021

Mayor Cortes of Mandaue positive for COVID-19

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes has tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Monday April 5, 2021. In his Facebook post on Monday afternoon, Cortes said he experienced COVID-19 like-symptoms on April 4, 2021 and that was why he had himself swabbed which the result came out positive today.  […] The post Mayor Cortes of Mandaue positive for COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 5th, 2021

Two Mandaue brgys tasked to maintain 2 eco-friendly projects

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Two eco-friendly projects or environment-friendly projects initiated by the Mandaue City government have been turned over to their respective barangays today, March 26. Mayor Jonas Cortes together with city officials turned over the Butuanon River Viewing Deck project and the Eco-fence project to the barangay officials of Ibabao Estancia and Umapad […] The post Two Mandaue brgys tasked to maintain 2 eco-friendly projects appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 26th, 2021

Mandaue City to replenish barangay funds

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City government will be giving out P150,000 and P300,000 to its 27 barangays depending on their population. Subangdaku Barangay Captain Ernie Manatad, Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) president and chairman of the city’s COVID-19 vaccine board, said Mayor Jonas Cortes announced it at their meeting called by the Mayor […] The post Mandaue City to replenish barangay funds appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 25th, 2021

Lapu-Lapu Mayor Ahong Chan OK with unified curfew

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is in favor of the proposal of Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes to follow a unified curfew in the tri-cities of Cebu, Mandaue, and Lapu-Lapu. Chan said that he already had an initial talk with Cortes on the said proposal and that they are also planning to […] The post Lapu-Lapu Mayor Ahong Chan OK with unified curfew appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 17th, 2021

Cebu COSAP to strengthen rehabilitation of drug users and pushers

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There remains a lot to be done to address the drug problem in Cebu City. This was the statement of Mayor Edgardo Labella after the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) revealed that all barangays in the city are in some way or another, infected with illegal drugs. Read […] The post Cebu COSAP to strengthen rehabilitation of drug users and pushers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 16th, 2021

Mandaue City mulling unified curfew with neighboring cities

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines- The tri-cities of Mandaue, Cebu, and Lapu-Lapu are expected to follow a unified curfew within this week. This was divulged by Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, executive secretary of Mayor Jonas Cortes on Tuesday, March 16, 2021. Ibañez said officials of the three cities will meet to discuss the matter within the week.  […] The post Mandaue City mulling unified curfew with neighboring cities appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 16th, 2021

Mandaue City is first Region 7 LGU to receive Notice of Compliance

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City became the first local government unit in Region 7 to be awarded the Notice of Compliance for its Local Public Transport Route Plan (LPTRP). Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board Region 7 (LTFRB-7) Director Colonel Eduardo Montealto, Jr., personally handed over the Notice of Compliance to Mayor Jonas Cortes […] The post Mandaue City is first Region 7 LGU to receive Notice of Compliance appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 12th, 2021

Motorcycle riders warned: Don’t use Mandaue’s bike lanes

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Motorists especially motorcycle riders are warned not to encroach on the bicycle lanes or bike lanes in the city or they will be apprehended and fined P500. Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, executive secretary of Mayor Jonas Cortes, gave this warning after 30 motorcycle riders were apprehended and issued citation tickets for […] The post Motorcycle riders warned: Don’t use Mandaue’s bike lanes appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 9th, 2021

Mandani Bay extends help to Mandaue City

Committed to providing help for its partner communities, Mandani Bay developer HTLand has extended assistance to the victims of the recent fire that broke out in Barangay Looc, Mandaue City. HTLand Project Director Gilbert Ang handed over the PhP200,000 financial aid to Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes at the Mandaue City Hall. “Mandani Bay is […] The post Mandani Bay extends help to Mandaue City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Labella to PDEA-7, police: Maintain coordination

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has appealed to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) and the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) to work together in anti-drug operations in the city. This he said in fear that the “misencounter” in Quezon City, Metro Manila, where two PDEA agents and […] The post Labella to PDEA-7, police: Maintain coordination appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 3rd, 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

P50M Looc, Centro, Mandaue concreting, drainage projects completed

 MANDAUE CITY, CEBU, Philippines — The recently completed P50 million concreting and drainage projects of Barangays Looc and Centro in Mandaue City have addressed the flooding problem in these areas. Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, executive secretary of Mayor Jonas Cortes, said that there would be no more problem with flooding in these areas because the […] The post P50M Looc, Centro, Mandaue concreting, drainage projects completed appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2021

No more beer, Empi in Mandaue

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Mandaue City has once again implemented a total liquor ban on Saturday, February 20, 2021, due to the rising number of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the city. In Executive Order (EO) no. 9, Mayor Jonas Cortes has prohibited persons, restaurants, hotels, resorts, convenience stores, sari-sari stores, and other establishments […] The post No more beer, Empi in Mandaue appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 20th, 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

Mandaue lays down COVID-19 vaccination plan

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes met with the city’s barangay officials on Tuesday, February 16, 2021, to tackle the city’s Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination plan. In line with the preparation of the COVID-19 vaccination plan in Mandaue City, barangay officials were summoned by Mayor Cortes to inform them of their […] The post Mandaue lays down COVID-19 vaccination plan appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2021