DOH exceeds target; 10M jabbed in 5 days

THE health department said close to 10 million people were vaccinated against Covid-19 during the extended “Bayanihan, Bakunahan” National Vaccination Days from November 29 to December 3, 2021. The Department of Health said as of Saturday, December 4, 2021, a total of 9,937,827 individuals were vaccinated during the extended vaccination drive. Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario […]

Nalzaro: IATF should face Gwen head-on

Did Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia violate the Inter-agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) policy on arriving overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and returning overseas Filipinos (ROFs)? Why won’t IATF officials and the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), which has direct control and supervision over local officials, face Gwen […]

Malilong: We will remember

MIDDLE of this month, the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) temporarily closed its runways to international flight arrivals because the hotels being used as quarantine facilities for arriving passengers were nearing full capacity. Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia announced the shutdown. “We were facing a crisis,” she said. A few days later, the governor requested the Civil Aeronautics […]

Samsam returns to work

TALISAY City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas Jr. is officially back at work. He made this announcement on his Facebook page on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. “Even though it’s a holiday, it’s officially my first day back at work today since I got hit by Covid-19. I’d like to thank everyone for the prayers for […]