Cebu, Mandaue brace for quakes

EIGHT years after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit Bohol and Cebu on Oct. 15, 2013, disaster offices in Cebu still need more personnel, training and better coordination with other government units to better respond to another earthquake. In Mandaue City, the earthquake damaged two big structures, the Cebu International Convention Center and the Mandaue public […]

Mandaue City 97.5 percent compliant

MANDAUE City barangays have been compliant in submitting reports to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) regarding their monthly sidewalk and road clearing operations from March to August 2021. According to a DILG memorandum, Mandaue City had a 97.5 percent compliance rate, surpassing the cities of Cebu and Lapu-Lapu. The memorandum addressed […]

Mandaue adopts law mandating feeding of undernourished children

TO COMBAT malnutrition in Mandaue City, the City Council passed a resolution adopting Republic Act 11037, an act institutionalizing a national feeding program for undernourished children. The Mandaue City Council approved the resolution sponsored by City Councilor Nerissa Soon-Ruiz during the 124th regular session on Sept. 15, 2021. In an interview, Ruiz endorsed the resolution […]

Mandaue City set to release cash aid for senior citizens via LandBank ATM

Instead of a house-to-house distribution, the senior citizens in Mandaue City will receive their financial assistance through their ATM cards. City Councilor Cesar Cabahug Jr. told Sunstar Cebu that starting this year’s financial assistance distribution, senior citizens will withdraw their cash aid through their LandBank accounts. This is to avoid mass gathering and protect the […]

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 […]

Cebu tri-cities downgraded to GCQ

THE cities of Cebu and Mandaue will shift to the less restrictive general community quarantine (GCQ) status, while Lapu-Lapu City will shift to GCQ with heightened restrictions, on Sept. 8, 2021, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. said on Monday, September 6, 2021. They will be under these new classifications until September 30. The tri-cities had […]

Mandaue City releases cash incentives

MANDAUE City Mayor Jonas Cortes has announced that all employees of the City Government will receive cash incentives as part of the city’s 52nd Charter Day celebration. On Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, Cortes and other city officials celebrated Charter Day through a “Unity Flag Raising” at the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) at the North […]