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Cebu City clears Ciudad project

September 1, 2011

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The developer of the proposed Ciudad project in a province-owned lot along the Banilad-Talamban corridor already secured a locational clearance from the Cebu City Planning and Development Office (CPDO). City Planning Officer Alipio Bacalso confirmed yesterday that a locational clearance was already issued to project developer Fifth Avenue Development Corp. last Aug. 19. “The project […]

P265.65-M SUPPLEMENTAL BUDGET FOR CEBU PROVINCE

August 16, 2011

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THE Cebu Provincial Board approved in yesterday’s session Supplemental Budget No. 2 worth P205.65 million which covers bonuses for Capitol employees. Other appropriations were P12 million for the operations of 16 district hospitals in the province; P240,000 for the Cebu South Bus Terminal and P193 million for the general fund. During the province’s 442nd founding […]

Gov eyes ratings for fighting cyberporn

August 9, 2011

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The Cebu provincial government is considering adding new criteria for awards given to barangays, towns and cities under the expanded Green and Wholesome Environment that Nurtures (eGwen) Our Cebu program. Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia said screening local government units for activity in fighting human trafficking and cybersex as well as keeping locales graffiti-free would “constantly […]

Supreme Court nixes plaint against Capitol

August 4, 2011

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The Supreme Court dismissed a petition for certiorari filed by ecology lawyers against Capitol officials and the Ombudsman recently. The petition filed by the Global Legal Action Against Climate Change (GLACC) stemmed from the Capitol’s alleged failure in 2009 to provide them documents on an agreement with the Korean Electric Co. to build a coal […]

Exhibit, agro fair kick off affair

August 1, 2011

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Celebrating Cebu’s history through its “Women Trailblazers” and an agro-fair were two of the highlights during yesterday’s opening ceremony of the 442nd Founding Anniversary of the province. Local officials led by Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia and Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale graced the opening of the month-long province celebration. Garcia in her speech described as “sailing […]

Cebu Province anniversary celebration opens

August 1, 2011

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by Correspondent Carmel Matus Cebu Daily News/ Breaking News   Capitol officials led the opening of the month-long celebration of the 442nd founding anniversary of Cebu Province. During the event, Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia reiterated the province’s achievements she mentioned in her State of the Province Address (SOPA) last July 15. An exhibit of Women […]

Rotunda renovation on hold

July 28, 2011

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  The rehabilitation of the historic Fuente Osmeña rotunda in Cebu City has been put on hold amid the city and provincial governments’ dispute about who owns the landmark. A private donor offered P10 million to fund the project but “it was put aside because of disagreements on… who should implement the rehabilitation,” said architect […]

‘BIR memo could have prevented scam’

July 28, 2011

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  AN existing memorandum issued by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) could have prevented a land tax scam that claimed hundreds of taxpayers as victims in Balamban town. The Provincial Board (PB) learned about this in yesterday’s meeting with BIR officials. Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale said a BIR order directed the Land Registration Authority […]

Osmeña Blvd. for beauty fund-raiser?

July 27, 2011

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  Proponents of the “Road Revolution” that seeks a vehicle-free and pollution-free Osmeña Boulevard on Sundays may find themselves joined by another group. The Beautiful Cebu Movement (BCM) also wants to use Osmeña Boulevard on Aug. 14, a Sunday, for an event called Domingo sa Sugbo to highlight Cebuano art and culture. Janice Minor, Cebuana […]

Duranos slug it out in recall petition

July 27, 2011

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MORE than three weeks after his brother filed a recall petition against him, Danao City Mayor Ramon “Boy” Durano Jr. filed his own recall petition against Vice Mayor Ramon “Nito” Durano III before the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Danao City. The mayor was accompanied by his lawyer and city legal officer Gloria Lastimosa-Dalawampu and […]