Tag: Sinulog 2016

Sinulog mauled

Cebu News Digest for Jan. 20, 2016: Roads closed for IEC; ban street parties if you can’t control crowd: mauling victim

A guitarist and marketing professional asked Sinulog organizers to increase police presence and ban street parties if they cannot guarantee the safety of people. Carlo Borromeo was mauled by 5 men during the Sinulog afterparty Sunday night on Ramon Aboitiz St., within the hot spot of rowdy parties in Cebu City after the annual festival.

Cebu News Digest for Jan. 13, 2016: Liquor banned on Sinulog parade route; ‘arrogant driver’ fined P6,000; family caught with P2M shabu

Stores along the Sinulog grand parade route were reminded not to allow parking nor sell liquor in Sunday’s activity. Councilor Dave Tumulak met with business owners to remind them of the guidelines on the selling of alcohol and parking. Last year, images of drunk revelers who slept on the streets led to calls for the banning of street parties along the carousel route this year.

Cebu News Digest for Jan. 11, 2016: Transformations, ‘fresh ideas’ win big in Sinulog Sa Kabataan; City to go after smokers, litterbugs during Sinulog; City Hall has unspent billions

Cebu City Hall reminded the public not to litter and to avoid smoking in public spaces during the week-long Sinulog Celebration. Cebu City Environmental and Sanitation Enforcement Team chief Grace Luardo said their office will implement the law strictly and catch those who violate the provisions.

Mandaue City traffic

Cebu News Digest for January 4, 2016: Mandaue unveils plans to ease traffic; no permits for wild Sinulog parties, 7 Cebu schools named centers of excellence, development

Here’s what you need to know this firs Monday morning of 2016. The top Cebu news headlines for January 4, 2016.
Mandaue City announces plans to ease traffic

The Mandaue City Government is looking into ways to lessen the monstrous traffic prevailing in the city, according to Florentino Nimor Jr., the new executive director of the Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (TEAM).