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Mobile freezers to provide free storage for bodies in Cebu City

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is set to receive from private donors, including Senator Richard Gordon’s Red Cross, two mobile freezers for storing deceased bodies. Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak said they are seeing this as the solution amid the controversies surrounding body storage in the city, especially after a facility was found in […] The post Mobile freezers to provide free storage for bodies in Cebu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerAug 17th, 2021

Cebu City Legal Office forms team to investigate “illegal” body storage

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Legal Office (CLO) has formed a three-lawyer team to investigate the possible violations of a storage facility in Barangay Basak-San Nicolas alleged to have stored deceased bodies “illegally” and “improperly.” City Legal Officer Rey Gealon said in a text message to reporters that the three-lawyer team will collate […] The post Cebu City Legal Office forms team to investigate “illegal” body storage appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 18th, 2021

Sen. Hontiveros launches Healthy Pinas Mobile Clinic in Lapu

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Senator Risa Hontiveros has formally launched in the Visayas on Wednesday, August 11, 2021, the Healthy Pinas Mobile Clinic. The mobile clinic’s first stop was at Barangay Pajo covered court, wherein they offered free laboratory procedures such as x-ray, ECG, ultrasound, among others. “First time, ug siyempre unang-unang sa Cebu nga […] The post Sen. Hontiveros launches Healthy Pinas Mobile Clinic in Lapu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 12th, 2021

Cebu City to provide free rides starting August 9

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is set to deploy 18 free buses to different routes in the city to help address the demand for public transportation during peak hours. Councilor James Cuenco, the chairperson for transportation, said that although there are fewer people going out during the Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ), workers tend […] The post Cebu City to provide free rides starting August 9 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 6th, 2021

Mandaue considers giving free temporary accommodation to health workers

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City government is again planning to provide health workers with free temporary accommodation. Mayor Jonas Cortes said especially that COVID-19 cases were rising and capacity utilization rate of hospitals had increased, it’s just also right to help health personnel as they continued to sacrifice their lives in the fight […] The post Mandaue considers giving free temporary accommodation to health workers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Dizon wants free transport to vaccine sites

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Alvin Dizon is asking the Vaccine Advisory Board (VAB) to provide free transportation to the individuals scheduled for vaccination in the sites. The councilor said the city now operates four vaccination sites – University of Cebu (UC) Banilad campus, Robinsons Galleria, SM Seaside City, and UC Senior High […] The post Dizon wants free transport to vaccine sites appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 19th, 2021

Lapu-Lapu eyes free medical services for mentally challenged persons

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government will soon provide free medical services for mentally challenged individuals in the city. This developed after the Lapu-Lapu City government is set to enter into a memoradum of agreement (MOA) with the Philippine Mental Health Association to implement this endeavor. Annabeth Cuizon, head of the Lapu-Lapu City […] The post Lapu-Lapu eyes free medical services for mentally challenged persons appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2021

Philhealth launches online member portal

CEBU CITY, Feb. 23 (PIA) -- The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PHIC) recently launched a new online facility in its website to provide registered members with safe, easy, and hassle-free.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

Tumulak: We need to purchase freezers for vaccines

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak is urging the executive department to consider buying freezers to store the coming vaccines. In his privilege speech during the Council’s regular session on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, Tumulak said that although there are available storage facilities in the city, this is simply not enough. The […] The post Tumulak: We need to purchase freezers for vaccines appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 27th, 2021

Carmen Copper: Cash, educational aid for families of workers who died in landslide

CEBU CITY, Philippines- Carmen Copper Corporation (CCC) has committed to provide financial and other assistance to the immediate families of its three deceased employees, who died due to the landslide that happened on December 21, 2020. In its official statement released on Sunday, December 27, 2020, CCC has also promised to provide free education and […] The post Carmen Copper: Cash, educational aid for families of workers who died in landslide appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 27th, 2020

Pots of Hope giving children in Ronda a jumpstart to a better future

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Plants are no longer being used to decorate our homes, but to also start fulfilling children’s dreams in Ronda, Cebu. Pots of Hope is a community-based project that aims to provide free supplemental education and tutorials for kids in Barangay. Sta. Cruz, Ronda town in western Cebu. Spearheaded by Junrey Alayacyac together […] The post Pots of Hope giving children in Ronda a jumpstart to a better future appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 5th, 2020

Cebu City dad to telcos: Provide better internet connection

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak is urging the telecommunication companies (telcos) to provide stronger internet connection to households as schools have begun to conduct online classes this week. The councilor said there is an apparent need for better internet connection, whether in mobile data connection or household wifi connection, so that […] The post Cebu City dad to telcos: Provide better internet connection appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 21st, 2020

Manila gov’t, Globe Business provide free access to public schools online leaners

The city government of Manila with the help of Globe Business will be providing public school students with free access to online learning. The telco giant through its BatangaMaynilaSurf Plans will also provide 11,000 LTE pocket mobile WiFi devices to the city’s public school teachers as they prepare for the blended learning programs set by […] The post Manila gov’t, Globe Business provide free access to public schools online leaners appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 24th, 2020

OVP to provide free shuttles to Cebu frontliners

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Office of the Vice President (OVP) will be rolling out free shuttles for frontliners and health care workers in Cebu City. Vice President Leni Robredo, in a post on Facebook, announced that free rides under their office’s Bayahinan Sugbuanon would start tomorrow, Monday (July 6). The routes covered both the […] The post OVP to provide free shuttles to Cebu frontliners appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 5th, 2020

Fully-Electric Buses to Ply Major Thoroughfares in Cebu

Aboitiz Group, in partnership with GET Philippines recently launched new routes of GET Cebu, a fleet of low-emission, air-conditioned, and pollution-free COMET Buses developed by electric vehicle manufacturer GET Philippines. GET Cebu’s COMET Buses will serve four routes —the Cebu North Route (SM City Consolacion- Cebu IT Park), Cebu South Route (Minglanilla- Cebu IT Park), […].....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 20th, 2022

No vaccines destroyed in blackout, says DOH-7

CEBU CITY, Philippines – All COVID-19 vaccines stored in cold storage facilities in Central Visayas were spared from damage when most parts of the region experienced a four-hour blackout on Friday evening, August 20. The regional office of the Department of Health (DOH-7), in a statement issued on Saturday, August 21, said there were no […] The post No vaccines destroyed in blackout, says DOH-7 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Mexican slugger vows to send Magsayo to sleep

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Hard-hitting Mexican Julio “Pollito” Ceja is confident that he will knockout Boholano boxing sensation Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo in their much-awaited world title eliminator showdown in the undercard of Pacquiao-Ugas world title bout on Saturday, August 21 (Sunday, August 22 Manila Time) at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In their […] The post Mexican slugger vows to send Magsayo to sleep appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

Medical tents, food trucks from Red Cross arrive in Cebu City

CEBU CITY, Philippines – To help Cebu City’s response to the COVID-19 crisis, medical tent units and mobile food trucks from the Philippine Red Cross (Red Cross) were deployed on Sunday, August 15, 2021. Councilor Dave Tumulak on Sunday confirmed that the Red Cross delivered at least six air-conditioned medical tents and two mobile food […] The post Medical tents, food trucks from Red Cross arrive in Cebu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 15th, 2021

Construction of new tombs will only take 5 weeks — Guardo

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The construction of the proposed new tombs in four major Catholic cemeteries in Cebu City will take approximately only five weeks to complete. However, this can only start once Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma agrees to provide the city the 140 square meters of space in each of the Calamba Cemetery, Cabantan […] The post Construction of new tombs will only take 5 weeks — Guardo appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 13th, 2021

Escapee, who resisted arrest, killed by Cebu City cops

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The detainee, who reportedly escaped from his police escorts inside a mobile patrol car on Thursday noon, died after he reportedly fought back against responding police during the manhunt operation conducted in the vicinity of Ludo Cemetery in Barangay Carreta, Cebu City, shortly before 10:00 p.m., August 12. Police Major Renz […] The post Escapee, who resisted arrest, killed by Cebu City cops appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 13th, 2021

Police after detainee who escaped while inside mobile patrol in Cebu City

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police here are now conducting a manhunt operation against a detainee who reportedly escaped from his police escorts inside a mobile patrol in Barangay Carreta, Cebu City past 12 noon on Thursday, August 12, 2021. Police Major Francis Renz Talosig, station commander of the Mabolo Police Station, said Noah Niez, the […] The post Police after detainee who escaped while inside mobile patrol in Cebu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 12th, 2021