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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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  • Face masks, shields clogging drains blamed for Baguio flood October 13, 2021
    BAGUIO CITY — An accumulation of trash, mostly discarded face masks and plastic face shields used as protection in the pandemic, clogged water inlets and caused flooding on major streets here at the height of Severe Tropical Storm  “Maring’’ early this week. Mayor Benjamin Magalong said the flooding, which was gutter-deep in some areas, could […]
  • Bodies of 2 girls buried in Baguio landslide retrieved October 13, 2021
    BAGUIO CITY––Rescue personnel on Wednesday retrieved the bodies of the two girls trapped inside their house that was buried in a landslide Monday at the height of Severe Tropical Storm “Maring” (Kompasu). Col. Glenn Lonogan, city police director, identified the two victims as Judy Rose Tulipas, 12, and Thalia Kasidee Ocampo, 4. The two were […]
  • Baguio urged to accept vaxxed visitors to jump-start economy October 12, 2021
    BAGUIO CITY—Fully vaccinated tourists should be allowed to enter Baguio under strict supervision to ensure that the revival of the local economy is not impeded, the city’s tourism council told the local government. The tourism council passed a resolution on Oct. 4 urging Baguio to lift the prohibition on leisure travel for fully vaccinated tourists […]
  • Body retrieved from landslide-hit house in Baguio; 2 kids missing October 12, 2021
    BAGUIO CITY––Rescue personnel retrieved Tuesday the body of a man trapped inside a house buried in a landslide in this city, authorities said. The fatality was from Barangay Dominican-Mirador, according to the city disaster risk reduction and management office. Two other occupants of the house, both children, remained missing, while another resident suffered injuries. Several […]
  • 4 trapped as landslide hits house in Baguio due to Storm ‘Maring’ October 12, 2021
    BAGUIO CITY––At least four people were trapped inside their house in this city due to a landslide after torrential rains spawned by Severe Tropical Storm “Maring” (Kompasu), authorities said Tuesday. The City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) said one of the trapped residents in Barangay Dominican Mirador was rescued, but the three others […]
  • Baguio to vaccinate workers from neighboring Benguet towns October 11, 2021
    BAGUIO CITY—Anticipating a downtrend in COVID-19 cases, the city government is ready to widen its vaccination program to include workers living in neighboring towns in Benguet province, Mayor Benjamin Magalong said on Monday. Many of these Benguet residents are employed or do business in the city and “helping them will also help the city [since] […]
  • 52% fully vaxxed in Baguio amid high number of COVID-19 cases — Magalong October 2, 2021
    MANILA, Philippines — Fifty-two percent of Baguio City’s population who are eligible for COVID-19 vaccination has so far been fully inoculated, Mayor Benjamin Magalong said Saturday. “Sa amin, dito sa second dose, we have already reached around 52 percent. Sa first naman, nandoon na kami sa sa 70.3 percent, so medyo mataas na rin ang […]
  • Motorcycle rider dead after hitting electric post in Baguio September 24, 2021
    BAGUIO CITY––A motorcycle rider died on the spot after crashing against an electric post in this city, police said Thursday, Sept. 23. Investigators identified the victim as Glen Jamil Elias, 24, of Barangay Bakakeng Norte. Elias was reportedly trying to escape from two other motorcycle riders whose vehicles he hit when he rammed into an […]
  • Bohol, Baguio City, Abra under GCQ with restrictions; GCQ in Ilocos Norte by Sept. 24 September 23, 2021
    MANILA, Philippines — The country’s COVID-19 task force has placed Abra, Baguio City and Bohol under general community quarantine (GCQ) with heightened restrictions while Ilocos Norte was placed under GCQ starting September 24 to 30, 2021, Malacañang said Thursday. “The Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) placed Abra, Baguio City and Bohol under General Community Quarantine (GCQ) […]
  • 40 Baguio teachers watched for COVID-19 symptoms September 16, 2021
    BAGUIO CITY—A public school teacher here, who died of COVID-19 complications last week, may have infected 40 others who attended a seminar that was held two weeks before the new school year began on Monday. Contact tracers and epidemiologists confirmed that the 40 teachers were being monitored since they were the fatality’s close contacts, said […]