More people willing to get vaccinated in Cebu City

THE number of individuals who have registered for Cebu City’s coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccination program has reached more than 400,000. According to the latest data provided by Management Information and Computer Services (Mics) officer-in-charge Richter Castañares on Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021, 426,133 individuals are currently registered. This constitutes 61 percent of the 700,000 individuals […]

Mandaue to use ‘early warning system’ to promote vaccination, health protocols

ASIDE from warning residents of possible flashfloods and other disasters, Mandaue City’s early warning system (EWS) being installed in the city’s riverside barangays will soon be used to remind residents to get themselves vaccinated and follow health protocols. With the number of active Covid-19 cases in the city continuing to increase at an alarming rate, […]

Briones: The real problem

Cebu City’s vaccination program against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) has been suspended yet again. The reason is the same. It has run out of doses and awaits fresh delivery of the vaccine from the Department of Health 7. There’s no point in playing the blame game because when it boils down to it, we are […]

Carvajal: Water for whom?

When MCWD announced its decision to build three desalination plants at a combined cost of P6.3 billion, I doubted the wisdom of this decision. Next I suspected the motive behind it when MCWD started conditioning our minds to the rise in the cost of water as a result of this project. The urban poor suffer […]

PWDS to receive 5-month cash aid

THE Cebu City government is set to distribute cash assistance worth P5,000 to the city’s 12,000 registered persons with disabilities (PWDs) on Saturday, May 8, 2021. In his official Facebook page, Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said the cash aid for the city’s PWDs is for the months of January to May this year. Labella […]