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Roxas: It’s LP Cebu bets all the way

November 11, 2012

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“Nobody, nobody, nobody but Junjun Davide and Agnes Magpale,” said Liberal Party chairman Mar Roxas on Friday. He also said the party’s support for Rep. Tomas Osmeña as mayoral candidate in Cebu City was clear. Roxas, Secretary of the Interior and Local Government, said President Aquino would come to Cebu to campaign for these candidates. […]

‘Green belts’, protection of species in env’t code

October 30, 2012

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Building “green belts” in Cebu’s towns and cities and the protection of vulnerable species like whalesharks is promoted in the Cebu Environment Code passed on final reading by the Provincial Board (PB) last Oct.15. The code, the first of its kind in Cebu Province, integrates ordinances passed since 1988, orders and other pertinent laws on […]

16 domestic flights cancelled due to bad weather spawned by Ofel

October 25, 2012

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MANILA, Philippines — At least 16 morning flights at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport were cancelled on Thursday due to bad weather brought by Tropical Storm “Ofel.” At NAIA Terminal 3, Cebu Pacific Air cancelled two flights going to Caticlan, one each Legaspi, Ozamiz and Pagadian cities, and all their return trips. Two Caticlan-Manila flights […]

Cebu City govt disaster ready but people’s vigilance needed

September 10, 2012

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CEBU City is disaster-ready. This is what Alvin Santillana, operations officer of the City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (CDRRMC) said on the series of flooding incidents that occurred over the past few days. “We are ready but it must be a two-way responsibility for both the people and the government,” Santillana said. The flooding […]

STREET FLOODS

September 5, 2012

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Heavy rains stall traffic; Landslide kills couple in Naga city A landslide killed a couple in Naga City as yesterday’s heavy rainfall flooded Metro Cebu’s streets, causing traffic jams and stranding commuters till past 8 p.m. Rains started 1:40 p.m. and continued till past 6 p.m., a trend earlier cited in weather forecasts of longer […]

Ombud to look into Capitol’s P29 M calamity fund use

September 5, 2012

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THE Ombudsman-Visayas said yesterday he will look into the Cebu provincial government’s release of P29 million calamity funds to areas outside of Cebu. “We will look into the legality of the allocation. I won’t tell you whether it is all right or not so as not to preempt the outcome of the probe,” Deputy Ombudsman […]