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EXPLAINER: A food bank run by Cebu City Government? Prompted by Covid crisis, the measure against hunger aims to work during disasters too.
THE Food Bank Ordinance of Cebu City, passed by the Cebu City Council last August 12, 2020, will establish a food bank to be managed by the Department of Social and Services (DSWS), with a governing board led by a ...
From 66 days ago
Seares: People asked where President Duterte was. They could be, like the simple folk in 'Camelot,' just wondering what their ruler was doing.
QUEEN Guinevere: "What else do the simple folk do to help them escape when they're blue?"King Arthur: "They sit around and wonder what royal folk would do."-- From "Camelot," the musical film (1967) and Broadway play (1960)MALACAÑANG communicators tend to ...
From 67 days ago
EXPLAINER: UP experts tell gov't: 'Learn from lessons of Cebu.' Which tells us, Cebu itself must not unlearn them.
UNIVERSITY of the Philippines Diliman-Octa Research, in its first report for August, had recommended that the national government extend by 15 days the modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) for Metro Manila and nearby provinces.A "premature" shifting of its modified ECQ ...
From 68 days ago
Seares: Inapt use of 'perpetual' on Duterte's 'isolation.' Guv Gwen taps lawyer, 2 doctors to report on her hip injury
Choice of print, BulletinHARD COPY AS EVIDENCE. A copy of the day's newspaper is still the favorite proof of life.When Bong Go, President Rodrigo Duterte's unofficial chief of staff who moonlights as senator of the land, reportedly released a photo ...
From 69 days ago
EXPLAINER: 2 major changes in CQ rules: more church-goers allowed in Cebu City; Capitol uses WeTrace app to monitor commuters.
THE attention-drawing changes of the Covid-19 rules concern (one) a departure from old IATF guidelines on religious activities in Cebu City and (two) the use of modern technology in monitoring people who cross borders to work in the island province ...
From 73 days ago
EXPLAINER. Demand for Cebu City mayor to liquidate P2.9 billion Covid funds: partisan noise that distracts?
FUNDS IN MAYOR'S HANDS. The Cebu City Council has appropriated a total of P3.9 billion in supplemental budgets for Mayor Edgardo Labella to use mainly for the Covid-19 pandemic: namely, SB #1, P1 billion; SB #2, P1 billion; and SB ...
From 74 days ago
EXPLAINER: After several CQs, ordinance punishing violations in Cebu City is almost ready. Penalties, use of quarantine pass clarified.
AT A GLANCE. After all the quarantine phases Cebu City had gone through, the ordinance is finally approved by the City Council and signed by the mayor. The ordinance will fill the void long felt by law enforcers who have ...
From 77 days ago
EXPLAINER: We shift from one CQ to another even as we wait for New Normal. Will NN, the non-quarantine category, get back in the list?
THE SITUATION. The Inter-Agency Task Force for Managing Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) created and applied four kinds of community quarantine for the pandemic. They are, in the order of severity: enhanced (ECQ), modified enhanced (MECQ), general (GCQ) and modified general ...
From 80 days ago
Seares: Police region chief complains on extra CQ passes in Cebu City. Earlier, IATF's Garganera griped on premature release of mayor's order.
IS IT true, as Police Regional Office-Central Visayas chief Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro reportedly said, that decisions on waging the campaign against Covid-19 in Cebu City are "collegial," meaning the city mayor cannot by himself decide on matters involving ...
From 82 days ago
Seares: Could health workers 'revolt' with scalpels, forceps? Yet their grievance tells generals, Change battle plans on Covid.
EIGHTY medical associations representing 80,000 doctors and a million nurses signed an open letter, asking President Rodrigo Duterte to give them at least two weeks of breathing space by restoring Metro Manila and surrounding provinces to ECQ or enhanced community ...
From 83 days ago