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Sale of tobacco products banned in Poro
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - February 24, 2020 - 12:00am
Owing to health risks, the selling of cigarettes and electronic cigarettes is now prohibited in "certain places" in the Municipality of Poro on Camotes Island, northern Cebu.
Cebu’s quarantine site offers fresh air, nature
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - February 22, 2020 - 12:00am
The Cebu City government has identified the City Resources Management and Development Center (CREMDEC) in Barangay Taptap as the temporary facility where persons under monitoring (PUMs) due to COVID-19 will be ...
For polio mass immunization: City lacks vaccines
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - February 20, 2020 - 12:00am
After Mandaue City, Cebu City will now conduct a city-wide vaccination for polio but it will have to restock on vaccines as it does not have enough on hand.
City starts buying items meant to fight COVID
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - February 20, 2020 - 12:00am
After the Cebu City Council's approval of the P15 million budget intended for Coronavirus Disease 2019, City Health Officer Daisy Villa said that they have started with the purchase of the needed equipment and ...
CTU extension campus to rise in Balamban
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - February 19, 2020 - 12:00am
Another Cebu Technological University campus is set to rise in Barangay Kantuod, Balamban town in midwest Cebu.
Card system for fuel supply at Capitol soon
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - February 19, 2020 - 12:00am
A new refueling scheme set to save public funds is now one step closer to being implemented for all Capitol-owned vehicles.
PB backs anti-insurgency measures
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - February 18, 2020 - 12:00am
The Cebu Provincial Board had passed a resolution supporting President Rodrigo Duterte’s counter-insurgency measures.
NEDA secretary says not much, anyway: Tourism decline won’t affect economy
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - February 18, 2020 - 12:00am
The decline on travel tourism due to COVID-19 will not greatly or adversely impact the country’s economy according to National Economic and Development Authority Secretary Ernesto Pernia.
LGUs asked: Create board to hear complaints vs cops
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - February 17, 2020 - 12:00am
The Cebu Provincial Board is pushing for more accountability on the part of local government units and police officers with the recent approval of a resolution urging the creation of the People’s Law Enforcement...
As experts advise healthy lifestyle: 4 PUMs allowed to return home
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - February 16, 2020 - 12:00am
Four of 25 persons under monitoring from Taiwan who were placed under the jurisdiction of the provincial government at the time the travel ban on the country was in place have been allowed home quarantine.
Consolacion inks aid pact with anti-poverty group
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - February 16, 2020 - 12:00am
The Municipality of Consolacion has partnered with the National Anti-poverty Commission for the NAPC-LGU Sambayanihan Serbisyong Sambayanan.
Retrieval of ballots ordered in 5th district
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - February 15, 2020 - 12:00am
The electoral dispute between 5th District Rep. Vincent “Duke” Frasco and his predecessor, former congressman Ramon “Red” Durano IV continues to advance as the House of Representatives Electoral...
Frasco wants Liloan bridge contractor blacklisted, probed
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - February 15, 2020 - 12:00am
Prompted by the collapse of a bridge in the Municipality of Liloan constructed a year ago, Cebu 5th District Congressman Vincent “Duke” Frasco is now calling for the investigation of WTG Construction...
Garcia defends ban on pork from Mindanao
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - February 13, 2020 - 12:00am
The Cebu provincial government has stood by its 90-day pork ban on Mindanao because of the African Swine Fever’s highly-contagious nature.
Capitol readies Busay facility
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - February 12, 2020 - 12:00am
The Cebu provincial government is preparing an evacuation center in Barangay Busay, Cebu City to be used as quarantine facility as it anticipates more passengers to be subjected for screening and possible isolation...
Cebu bans pork products from Mindanao
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - February 12, 2020 - 12:00am
The Province of Cebu has imposed a 90-day temporary ban of pork and pork products from the entire island of Mindanao following confirmed African Swine Fever cases in the Davao Region.
Cebu now punishes peddlers of fake news on coronavirus
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - February 11, 2020 - 12:00am
Purveyors of fake news about the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Acute Respiratory Disease may now face jail time.
PB backs giving GSIS benefits to councilors who served for 9 yrs
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - February 11, 2020 - 12:00am
The Provincial Board has passed a resolution supporting the call to allow city and municipal councilors who have served for nine years to avail of the benefits from the Government Service Insurance System.
OPRRA folk get another chance to buy lots
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - February 10, 2020 - 12:00am
Residents of a property owned by the provincial government in Barangay Kalunasan at Old Philippines Railway Residents Association (OPRRA) have another chance at owning the lots they are occupying, an issue that can...
Requested school items ‘impractical’: Garcia rejects DepEd appeal
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - February 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Requests for the Capitol to provide molding clays, glues, construction papers, cartolinas, poster paints, and ukuleles, among others, to schools in the province were met with outright rejection from Governor Gwendolyn...
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