Mandaue City offers free 24/7 coworking space

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Mandaue City residents, regardless of their vaccination status, can work at the free working space located at the Mandaue City College-Annex while their power and internet connections are yet to be restored due to Typhoon Odette.

A lot of city residents shifted to working from home brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, executive secretary of Mayor Jonas Cortes, said, adding that the typhoon compounded the problem.

Ibañez said the 50-person capacity working space has been operational 24 hours since it opened on January 17. (

Apart from its free Internet service, workers can also avail of the free snacks provided by the city government and its donors, he added.

Residents who would like to work at the free working space need to bring their identification card or proof of residency or certificate of employment and proof of “work- from-home” arrangement given by their respective companies. They should also bring their own gadgets.