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Transmission, canvassing of votes in Cebu province nearing completion

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Provincial Board of Canvassers (PBOC) is now just six precincts away from closing their books — or more appropriately, turn off their machines — on the 2019 midterm elections. As of 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 99.77 percent of the total votes casted in Cebu province have been canvassed. The […] The post Transmission, canvassing of votes in Cebu province nearing completion appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerMay 15th, 2019

Church members infected with coronavirus after saltwater sprayed in mouth during service

A Protestant church in South Korea has been identified as the site of a cluster transmission of COVID-19 following a Sunday service where members were sprayed with salt water. Officials of Gyeonggi Province believe that a saltwater spray used on members of the River of Grace Community Church could have spread the infection, Yonhap News […] The post Church members infected with coronavirus after saltwater sprayed in mouth during service appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 17th, 2020

Mandaue mayor bares city’s development plans

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines–Mayor Jonas Cortes unveils development plans for the city with the completion of the comprehensive land-use plan (CLUP). Mandaue City’s CLUP was nearing approval by the Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board, according to Cortes when he spoke at the investment forum held Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 11, 2020, and organized by the Mandaue […] The post Mandaue mayor bares city’s development plans appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2020

Dagupan City prepares rollout of $15 million waste-to-energy plant first of its kind in SE Asia

A groundbreaking $15-million facility that will convert solid waste into fuel is nearing the final stages of completion in Dagupan, a first-class city in the northern province of Pangasinan......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 24th, 2019

Provincial Comelec Office submits statement of votes, certificate of canvass to Manila

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Provincial Election Office (PEO) has already submitted Cebu province’s Statement of Votes and Certificate of Canvass to the national office of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Manila. Acting Provincial Election Supervisor Jerome Brillantes, who is now in Manila, said in a phone interview that the submission of the documents is […] The post Provincial Comelec Office submits statement of votes, certificate of canvass to Manila appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2019

Emotional proclamation of winners in San Fernando

SAN FERNANDO, Cebu — After months of being daunted by gun violence against sitting officials, the proclamation of winning candidates in this town was perhaps one of the most emotional in Cebu. Loud cheers reverberated within the Sangguniang Bayan Session Hall where the canvassing of votes by the Municipal Board of Canvassers took place. At […] The post Emotional proclamation of winners in San Fernando appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 14th, 2019

More images of the day Cebuanos choose their leaders

CEBU CITY, Philippines — On May 13, Cebuano voters cast their votes to choose their leaders that will lead them in the next three years. A sizeable number of voters trooped to the voting precincts in the province of Cebu, Mandaue, Lapu-Lapu and Cebu cities and endured the heat and the long queue brought about […] The post More images of the day Cebuanos choose their leaders appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 13th, 2019

Unprecedented decline

Election fever is nearing its peak, days before the May 13 elections where an estimated 60 million voters will cast their votes for senators, congressional representatives and local elective officials. Many envision a better future by choosing those who are perceived as the best who will act for the collective interest and be the voice […] The post Unprecedented decline appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 9th, 2019

Cebu students find Duterte's SONA 2016 authentic

CEBU CITY, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte won big in Cebu last May 9 with 1.1 million votes from the city and province . Weeks later, Duterte delivered his first State of the Nation Address (SONA) in Manila on July 25. Students at the Universi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 26th, 2016

15-year-old girl rescued from transmission tower in Cebu City

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 15-year-old girl who climbed a transmission tower in Sitio Sandayong, Barangay Guadalupe here was rescued by personnel from the Guadalupe Police Station and Cebu City Fire Department on Tuesday afternoon, June 2, 2020. Police Captain Janelito Marquez, chief of the Guadalupe Police Station, said that the girl was convinced to […] The post 15-year-old girl rescued from transmission tower in Cebu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News10 hr. 52 min. ago

Gwen reports 10 new COVID-19 cases in Cebu

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia  announced that the province has logged 10 more cases of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) on June 2, 2020. Garcia said the new cases include one from Talisay City, six from Minglanilla, two others with address in Bogo City, and one with a declared address from Consolacion town. […] The post Gwen reports 10 new COVID-19 cases in Cebu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News10 hr. 52 min. ago

In remote schools, parents struggle with online enrollment

MANILA, Philippines — A high school principal in a remote area in Candaba, Pampanga province, held a face-to-face student registration during the first day of enrollment on Monday. Suzette Villamil-Punzalan of Talang High School said she could not turn away parents who did not get the advisory on online enrollment due to restriction of movements […] The post In remote schools, parents struggle with online enrollment appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2020

An interview with Taiwan’s VP on the pandemic

It is already the second day of June and by now the City of Cebu has began its shift from being under Enhanced Community Quarantine to a General Community Quarantine like Cebu Province and this is due to our massive lockdown from end of March to end of May......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 1st, 2020

Two fishermen in Negros Or. positive of virus

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Negros Oriental Provincial Health Office has announced that two of the 164 fishermen, who arrived in the province on board the fishing vessel, Phillip DR, had tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). In a media briefing that was aired live through the Negros Oriental Provincial Government Facebook page on […] The post Two fishermen in Negros Or. positive of virus appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 31st, 2020

Cebu province remains under GCQ but gears up for MGCQ

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Local governments in Cebu province are now preparing to relax further its quarantine restrictions. The Cebu Provincial government on Saturday, May 30, convened all mayors to discuss preparations needed for the transition from a General Community Quarantine (GCQ) to a Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ). Governor Gwendolyn Garcia also announced during […] The post Cebu province remains under GCQ but gears up for MGCQ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 30th, 2020

Checkpoint cops told: Strictly implement checking of documents

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As Cebu province is set to transition from enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) to general community quarantine on Monday, June 1, 2020, policemen in the province manning border checkpoints are reminded to strictlly implement the checking of documents of people on vehicles especially politicians or government agencies. Police Colonel Roderick Mariano, Cebu […] The post Checkpoint cops told: Strictly implement checking of documents appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 30th, 2020

Sto. Nino Basilica sa Cebu ni-‘lockdown’ sa Covid-19

ISINAILALIM sa quarantine wng mga pari at empleyado ng Basilica del Sto. Niño sa Cebu City bunsod ng pagkalat umano ng Covid-19 sa kumbento. Sa kanyang post sa Facebook, sinabi ni Fr. Andres Rivera Jr., OSA, prior provincial ng Province of Sto. Niño de Cebu-Philippines, nadiskubre ang ilang kaso noong Mayo 25. “We have already […] The post Sto. Nino Basilica sa Cebu ni-‘lockdown’ sa Covid-19 appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 30th, 2020

Gwen to convene mayors again as Cebu Province prepares for MGCQ

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia on Friday, May 29, has announced that she will be meeting with all mayors again this Saturday, May 30 to discuss the province’s preparations for a modified general community quarantine (MGCQ). In a live press conference, Garcia said the Capitol would be convening all its mayors at […] The post Gwen to convene mayors again as Cebu Province prepares for MGCQ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 29th, 2020

Cebu Province logs 3 new COVID-19 cases

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Province logged three new COVID-19 cases on Friday, May 29, Governor Gwendolyn Garcia announced in a live press conference. Garcia said the two new COVID-19 patients are female and are 33 years old and 57 years old. She said that the third new case had been admitted at Camp Lapulapu Station […] The post Cebu Province logs 3 new COVID-19 cases appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 29th, 2020

Dialysis patient from Dumanjug among 8 new COVID-19 cases in Cebu province

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A dialysis patient from the southern Cebu town of Dumajug, who is currently confined at the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center, is among the eight new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) reported in Cebu province this Thursday, May 28, 2020. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, in her live-streamed presser, said the […] The post Dialysis patient from Dumanjug among 8 new COVID-19 cases in Cebu province appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 28th, 2020

‘Extra’ quarantine period for OFWs shortened to 5 days

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Instead of seven days, repatriated overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) would now only have to be quarantined for five days upon arrival in Cebu before they would be allowed to return to their hometowns in the province. This is after Governor Gwendolyn Garcia issued Executive Order No. 17- C, amending the movement […] The post ‘Extra’ quarantine period for OFWs shortened to 5 days appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 28th, 2020