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Mayor eyes Malapascua

November 15, 2012


Daanbantayan Mayor Maria Luisa Loot said she is hopeful about regaining management of Malapascua Island now that she’s reconciled with Gov. Gwen Garcia. The governor is set to visit the island, a popular dive site with white sand beaches off the northern tip of Cebu, to inspect province-funded projects there. Garcia and Mayor Loot patched […]

D’bantayan’s Loot back in One Cebu’s fold

October 10, 2012


by Joy Cherry Quito, Correspondent   AFTER much ado, Daanbantayan Mayor Malou Loot is supporting One Cebu candidates in the 2013 elections. Mayor Loot said despite the misunderstanding between her and Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia, her heart still remains supportive of the Garcia family. She made special mention of the “goodness” of the Garcia patriarch, Cebu […]

Two rescued, five missing in sea mishap off Bantayan Island

July 31, 2012


(3rd Update) At least two persons were rescued while five are still missing when the banca they rode in was struck by giant waves off Bantayan island, Cebu. The seven boarded a pump boat at Tangginggi islet in Madridejos, Bantayan island and were headed to Kinatarkan island, Sta. Fe. In between Kinatarkan island and Malapascua island […]

Magpale 4th district PB reps are key in Malapascua return to D’bantayan

July 25, 2012


FOURTH district representatives in the Provincial Board may be crucial in reverting the Malapascua island management to Daanbantayan town according to Cebu Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale. “I have suggested to the Provincial Board members of the 4th district to initiate the change in the Memorandum of Agreement, but only with the conscurrence of the other […]


July 22, 2012


Mayor says town can manage Malapascua Daanbantayan Mayor Ma. Luisa Loot said she wants to regain control of the development planning for Malapascua Island from the office of the governor because projects have been “stalled” for years. Loot said projects which the Capitol administration have been announcing were just “stories”. After her falling out with […]

D’bantayan mayor No One Cebu for me

July 19, 2012


DAANBANTAYAN Mayor Ma. Luisa Loot turned down the appeal of the patriarch of the Garcia family to support Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia’s One Cebu party in the 2013 election. “She (Gwen) booted me out of One Cebu. What would be my reason to go back?” Loot told Cebu Daily News. The fiesty mayor said she was […]

Capitol budget

November 21, 2011


THE Cebu Provincial government’s proposed P3.6-billion budget for 2012 was passed on second reading by the Provincial Board yesterday. But before it was approved, Provincial Board (PB) member Sun Shimura raised a concern over the allocation of the district hospitals. He specifically raised concern over the P8-million allocated budget for the Daanbantayan District Hospital. Shimura […]

Baby Niño’s ma identified

November 21, 2011


  After nearly a week since he was left in the bus in Bogo and now in the care of the Department of Social Welfare and Development personnel, Baby Niño’s mother was finally identified. The staff of the district hospital of Daanbantayan and the Municipal social welfare officer confirmed on Saturday (Nov. 19) that the […]

Daanbantayan’s Mayor Loot may be probed for cutting trees

November 1, 2011


  DAANBANTAYAN Mayor Ma. Luisa Loot may face investigation for the cutting of palm trees planted in front of the residence of a lawyer in her town. Lawyer Estrella Martinez wrote the Department of Interior and Local Government about the tree cutting by municipal personnel which was done without her consent. “As a lawyer, I […]