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  • Lockdown sa Davao City lugakan sa Mayo 8 May 5, 2020
    LUAGAN sa lokal nga panggamhanan sa siyudad sa Davao ang istriktong lockdown karong Biyernes, Mayo 8, aron nga tugotan ang mga pribadong behikulo makasundo sa mga natanggong mga kabanay sulod sa dakbayan
  • 2 VSMMC workers positive for Covid April 30, 2020
    OFFICIALS of the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) in Cebu City confirmed on Thursday, April 30, 2020, that two of their health workers tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).Dr.
  • Police, military help secure Cebu City Jail April 23, 2020
    POLICE have been sent to help secure the Cebu City Jail (CCJ) in Barangay Kalunasan after several jail guards tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).City Councilor Dave Tumulak also
  • 18 new cases, 15 from Labangon April 23, 2020
    CEBU CITY Mayor Edgardo Labella has announced 18 additional coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases in the city bringing the total number of infections to 328 as of Thursday, April 23, 2020.Of the 18 new
  • Osmeña questions Labella’s P49-M budget for residents affected by Covid-19 crisis April 16, 2020
    FORMER Cebu City mayor Tomas Osmeña questioned the P49 million budget of the Cebu City Government for the procurement of 60,000 food packs that will be distributed to residents affected by the coronavirus
  • 5 escapees surrender April 16, 2020
    THE five detainees who escaped from the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) surrendered to the Talisay City Police Station on Thursday dawn, April 16, 2020.Police identified them as Lucio Llamedo, Marcelo
  • PLDT, Globe to further extend payment due date April 15, 2020
    PLDT Inc. and Smart Communications Inc. said they will start implementing on May 1, 2020, a six-month installment payment program for the outstanding monthly bills of postpaid subscribers. The move is
  • All people in Cebu City required to wear masks in public places April 1, 2020
    ALL the people in Cebu City, residents and non-residents alike, are required to wear protective masks when they are in public places within the jurisdiction of the city to prevent or reduce the spread
  • Cebu City sets speed limit April 1, 2020
    VEHICLES passing major thoroughfares in Cebu City should not go beyond 40 kilometers per hour (kph), and 20 kph when making their way along residential areas.This after Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella
  • Vivant CEO dies of Covid-19 March 30, 2020
    VIVANT Corp. chief executive officer and chairman Dennis N.A. Garcia passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2020, due to complications related to coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).He was 70 years old and

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  • DENR: Baguio council can impose moratorium on tree cutting July 11, 2020
    BAGUIO CITY–The city government has the power to impose a moratorium on tree-cutting activities, especially when pine trees are displaced by building constructions, according to a Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) official. Ralph Pablo, DENR director in Cordillera, on Monday said an ordinance could suspend these activities for a year as Mayor Benjamin […]
  • Magalong says no breach of health protocols in Baguio visit of Piolo Pascual, Joyce Bernal July 8, 2020
    BAGUIO CITY –– Mayor Benjamin Magalong on Wednesday said no health protocols were breached when the team of actor Piolo Pascual and film director Joyce Bernal visited the city recently. In a statement, Magalong said Pascual, Bernal, and their crew were not given special treatment as the team was “made to wait in line and […]
  • Court orders arrest of PMA doctors, cadets for Dormitorio hazing death July 8, 2020
    BAGUIO CITY –– A Baguio Court has ordered the arrest of three Philippine Military Academy cadets and three military doctors in connection with the 2019 hazing death of Cadet Fourth Class Darwin Dormitorio, said Police Col. Allen Rae Co, city police director, on Wednesday. Captain Flor Apple Apostol, Major Maria Ofelia Beloy and their former […]
  • Ready for ‘new normal,’ Magalong leads 1st flag ceremony at Burnham Lake July 6, 2020
    BAGUIO CITY –– Setting the tone for a “new normal” in the summer capital, Mayor Benjamin Magalong led Baguio’s first flag-raising ceremony at Burnham Lake on Monday, vowing to proceed with redevelopment projects that were postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Magalong said upgrading the city’s medical infrastructure has become a government priority to combat […]
  • John Hay developer offers to take over Baguio waste-to-energy project July 4, 2020
    BAGUIO CITY–The waste-to-energy project that will address the city’s 400 metric tons (MT) of daily trash may be undertaken by the Sobrepeña Group of Companies after the Japanese proponent says it is encountering internal problems, according to Mayor Benjamin Magalong. The business organization run by Robert John Sobrepeña, chair of the Camp John Hay Development […]
  • Baguio City’s Forest House closes down July 2, 2020
    MANILA, Philippines — Baguio City’s Forest house is closing down after 19 years in business. The establishment, one of the summer capital’s most beloved restaurants, broke the news on Tuesday, June 30, as it thanked its loyal customers who have patronized its nearly two decades of operation. “Whether you dropped by for a cup of […]
  • Camp John Hay reopens leisure spots as Baguio restrictions slowly eased June 27, 2020
    BAGUIO CITY –– Camp John Hay is reopening its leisure spots to the public on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays starting June 30, as the summer capital begins to ease quarantine restrictions. But the recreational destination will serve only Baguio residents while the city remains under quarantine, according to an advisory from the city public information […]
  • Magalong displeased by developer that cut trees during quarantine June 25, 2020
    BAGUIO CITY –– A developer began cutting 54 pine trees at the heavily forested hills of Outlook Drive, alarming Mayor Benjamin Magalong on Thursday. Citing plans to enforce a tree-cutting moratorium to help regenerate Baguio’s dwindling tree line, Magalong required the developer to replace these trees with 10,800 new pine trees in a meeting with […]
  • Baguio buying HOCI disinfectant machine to cut expenses on bulk alcohol June 24, 2020
    BAGUIO CITY –– To cut expenses on alcohol during the quarantine, the city government plans to invest in machines that produce disinfectants once their efficacy is established by the Department of Health and the Department of Science and Technology, Mayor Benjamin Magalong said at a meeting on Tuesday. Magalong said he is eyeing devices that […]
  • Baguio doc predicts 6 more months for ‘significant COVID-19 reduction’ after recent Cordillera surge June 23, 2020
    BAGUIO CITY –– With the spike in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections in the Cordillera last week, Baguio may need to wait for three to six more months to see a “significant reduction” of transmissions, the city health services office said during a June 23 online presser of the Department of Health. As of Tuesday, medical […]