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Officials talk of peace, giving and missing Christmas lights

December 24, 2012

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  CEBU City south district Rep. Tomas Osmeña may be the family’s cook this Christmas, but political issues cannot seem to escape him as he touched on alleged missing Christmas lights. “Margot, Miguel and I share the hope that our city will be brighter in our hearts even though the P10 million in Christmas lights […]

Lapu lands airport board seat

December 23, 2012

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Lapu-Lapu City secured a seat in the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) board after the Senate voted 17-0 to amend the airport’s charter last Tuesday. Lapu-Lapu City Rep. Arturo Radaza made the announcement during the Christmas party for the Association of Barangay Captains (ABC) and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) at the Lapu-Lapu City Hoops Dome last […]

Additional 10 percent for medicines bigger medicine budget sought by CCMC

December 23, 2012

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MEDICINES sold to patients in the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) carry a 10 percent additional charge even though the facility is a government hospital. CCMC chief Dr. Gloria Duterte told the council’s budget committee this is part of the hospital’s revenue generation efforts. During the budget hearing, Councilor Rodrigo Abellanosa clarified reports that patients […]

Special gun ban in effect for 2013 Sinulog

December 23, 2012

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GUN OWNERS in Cebu City were advised to keep their firearms at home from Jan. 10 to 25 in keeping with the annual Sinulog celebration. A resolution to enforce a special gun ban was passed by the Police Coordinating and Advisory Council (PCAC) for the duration of the Sinulog observance starting from Jan. 10 to […]

P350 Million for lot purchase

December 22, 2012

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CEBU City Mayor Michael Rama yesterday said he would propose allocating P350 million for the city to purchase province-owned lots affected by Provincial Ordinance No. 93-1 but will not intervene in lot negotiations with the Capitol. With the Dec. 19 suspension of Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia, the status of negotiations with urban poor lot occupants who […]

Cebu City to give P15M Pablo aid

December 20, 2012

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THE Cebu City government will extend P15-million assistance to typhoon Pablo-affected provinces of Compostela Valley and Davao Oriental. It will also send a 60-member team to conduct a medical mission and relief distribution in Compostela Valley starting December 26, said Alvin Santillana, action officer of the City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council. The City Council […]

Prepare updates for projects, Cebu City engr’g dept told

December 19, 2012

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NO new projects will be approved by the Cebu City Council for next year until the Department of Engineering and Public Works (DEPW) provides updates of projects funded for implementation this year. Majority Floor Leader Augustus Pe Jr. pushed city engineers for this after DEPW officials said only P60 million out of P355 million worth […]

P4,000 stipend hike for city tanods mulled

December 19, 2012

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Barangay tanods may receive something extra next year if Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama’s proposal to raise the city’s counterpart funding for their honoraria gets City Council approval. From P2,000, the city’s counterpart funding will be raised to P4,000 in addition to the honorarium that the city’s 1,6000 tanods are receiving from their barangays, said […]

Parents sue school for keeping son’s papers

December 18, 2012

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A couple sued a private school in Cebu City after it withheld pertinent documents of their son whom they transferred to another educational institution. The couple asked the Regional Trial Court in Cebu City to issue a writ of mandatory injunction for the immediate release of Form 137 and other supporting documents of their son. […]

Faster processing of permits sought

December 17, 2012

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The Office of the Building Official said those applying for permits to them can do so online. OBO Asst. Chief Architect Florante Catalan said they will post a number for applicants so they can text their concerns on their transactions including their permits. Catalan said their project is done in coordinationw with the Management, Information, […]