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Sec. Locsin begs: Let Germans through
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - April 2, 2020 - 12:00am
Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. has begged for Cebu to allow Germans to enter the province so they can pass through the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) in going back to Germany.
Cebu logs 3 more cases; region total now at 33
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - April 2, 2020 - 12:00am
Three more COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Cebu yesterday, April 1, bringing the total number in Central Visayas to 33.
Financial aid for cities, towns
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - April 1, 2020 - 12:00am
The Cebu provincial government will be downloading financial aid to its constituent cities and municipalities amid the implementation of movement restrictions that comes with the enhanced community quarantine.
Over entry of foreigners: Gov hits MCIA, DOT
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - March 31, 2020 - 12:00am
Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has called out the Mactan Cebu International Airport and the Department of Tourism-7 for continuing to accommodate foreign tourists to Cebu without coordinating with the province.
Garcia cuts red tape for cargo trucks
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - March 31, 2020 - 12:00am
Cargo trucks in Cebu will be issued a general pass by their respective local governments of origin so as to avoid delays in the delivery of goods and other important shipments amid the enhanced community quaran...
Exemptions from ‘stay at home’ order laid down: Cebu Province undergoes ECQ
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - March 30, 2020 - 12:00am
Businesses offering essential goods and services are permitted to stay open even as the province undergoes an enhanced community quarantine starting today, March 30.
LGUs to prioritize indigents in aid distribution amid ECQ
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - March 30, 2020 - 12:00am
Local government units will be prioritizing indigents and displaced employees in the distribution of relief amid the enhanced community quarantine in the Province of Cebu.
Gwen slams group for discrimination
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - March 29, 2020 - 12:00am
Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia slammed a group in Bogo City for reportedly starting a petition to ban the entry of local medical frontliners in their subdivision.
In Visayas: 12 found positive
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - March 28, 2020 - 12:00am
There are at least 12 confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease in the Visayas as of Friday, March 27, the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) announced yesterday.
Cebu South Bus Terminal remains open
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - March 28, 2020 - 12:00am
The Cebu South Bus Terminal will only seize operations upon the issuance of a memorandum from the governor to do so.
As Garcia bans incoming international flights: Lockdown looms
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - March 26, 2020 - 12:00am
Once a formal order is issued, Cebu Province will be placed under enhanced community quarantine or a “lockdown.”
‘Boy Pakyu’ sorry for cursing at execs
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - March 25, 2020 - 12:00am
A 24-year-old rapper, who went viral on social media for criticizing the government’s implementation of the 24-hour curfew for minors and senior citizens amid the COVID-19 pandemic, has apologized to the Cebu...
Cebu bans use of aircon in public vehicles
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - March 25, 2020 - 12:00am
Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia announced that public utility vehicles in the province will no longer be allowed to use their air-conditioning units.
COVID-19 contact-tracing application to be out soon
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - March 24, 2020 - 12:00am
A Cebuano scholar from the Department of Science and Technology has invented a phone application that makes contact-tracing easier, amid the rising number of COVID-19 patients in the country.
Cebu bans dining inside fastfood joints
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - March 24, 2020 - 12:00am
Dining inside food establishments, including fastfood joints, shall no longer be allowed in Cebu to avoid the risk of COVID-19.
In Cebu City for seniors, minors: ‘Stay at home’ order issued
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - March 23, 2020 - 12:00am
Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has issued a “stay at home order,” which covers senior citizens aged 65 years old and above, and minors, another precautionary measure against the coronavirus disease...
More mitigating measures as Cebu fights COVID-19
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - March 23, 2020 - 12:00am
In light of the steadily increasing cases of COVID-19 in the country, the Province of Cebu is taking additional mitigating measures that include extended curfews, work from home schemes, temporary closure of establishments,...
Capitol to shoulder interim expenses of inbound OFWs
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - March 23, 2020 - 12:00am
Cebu provincial government will shoulder the interim expenses of overseas Filipino workers bound for their respective provinces via the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) but will be required to wait for the...
77 drivers violating ‘one seat apart’ rule flagged down
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - March 23, 2020 - 12:00am
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board-7 continues to apprehend drivers of public utility vehicles violating the social distancing protocol in a bid to stop the spread of the Coronavirus Disease...
Cebu sets 24-hour curfew for students, elderly
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - March 22, 2020 - 12:00am
By 3 p.m. today, all students and those above 64 years old in the Province of Cebu will no longer be allowed to leave their respective homes, as a preventive measure against COVID-19.
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