DoJ sees criminal liability of police in drug war cases  

JUSTICE SECRETARY Menardo I. Guevarra said 154 policemen involved in the 52 drug war cases turned over by the national police in June to the Justice department will possibly face criminal charges and not just administrative liability.   “The DoJ (Department of Justice) noted that based on the facts gathered by the Philippine National Police (PNP) Internal Affairs Service, […]

9 barangays in Ginatilan under added restrictions

GINATILAN has placed nine of its 14 barangays under added restrictions from September 15 to 30, 2021 due to the scourge of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) there. On September 15, Wednesday, Ginatilan Mayor Dean Michael Singco issued Executive Order (EO) 10, Series of 2021 placing Covid-19-affected barangays Palanas, San Roque, Poblacion, Guiwanon, Salamanca, Looc, Mangaco, Cañorong […]

Briones: Setting priorities

The main concern of the Cebu City Government should not be to bring down the number of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases in the city, of which some 96 percent are considered mild or asymptomatic. It should be to address the economic plight of thousands of families who have been left despondent in the wake […]

Mandaue’s EOC expects rise in cases

THE Mandaue Emergency Operations Center (EOC) anticipates a rise in Covid-19 cases in the next three weeks after the city’s quarantine status was downgraded from modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) to general community quarantine (GCQ). Julius Caesar Entise, EOC deputy chief, noted that after quarantine restrictions were eased, people have become more complacent and have […]

Service companies likeliest to report COVID cases

COMPANIES in the service industry were the likeliest to report coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases among their staff, according to the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE).  Of the 48,413 establishments the Labor department inspected in the year to date, 4,700 companies reported having COVID-19 cases, mostly in the service sector, Labor Assistant Secretary Ma. […]

Mandaue EOC: 4th Delta recovered

THE Mandaue City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) said the reported fourth case of the Delta variant in the city may have already recovered. This after the Department of Health Central Visayas (DOH 7) announced on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021 that 24 locals and two returning overseas Filipinos (ROFs) were additional cases of the Delta variant […]

ASF cases in Cagayan already under control, says vet   

THE NEW cases of African Swine Fever (ASF) detected in four towns in Cagayan are already under control, according to its provincial veterinarian.    “The (new) detected ASF cases are just isolated cases and are already under control. The provincial veterinary office is closely monitoring these cases,” Cagayan Acting Provincial Veterinarian Noli V. Buen said in a television interview on […]