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Visayas Ombudsman to probe gov’t vehicle misuse

January 11, 2013

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The Office of the Ombudsman in the Visayas will look into reports that government-owned vehicles were used to ferry supporters of suspended Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia to and from her prayer rally at the Capitol last Wednesday. Deputy Ombudsman for the Visayas Pelagio Apostol yesterday said graft investigators will determine whether there is basis to develop […]

Garbage trucks for barangays not SUVs, council tells Rama

September 11, 2012

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CEBU City barangays need more garbage trucks not sport utility vehicles which Mayor Michael Rama is now giving out to his allies. The City Council passed in a resolution introduced by councilor Nida Cabrera is asking Rama to prioritize the release of more garbage trucks to the barangays to ensure efficient garbage collections. Engr. Dionisio […]

Cebu City Hall hit on trips, unused materials at SRP

September 2, 2012

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Cebu City Hall was warned by auditors about using vehicles for unofficial trips and P5 million worth of unused construction materials stockpiled at the South Road Properties (SRP) over the weekend. State auditors said vehicles issued to Cebu City officials were used mostly for unofficial purposes like trips to the beach, religious activities and other […]

‘Driver wasn’t permitted to use ill-fated Barili truck’

August 24, 2011

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The driver of the dump truck that turned over and killed 10 people in Barili town last week wasn’t authorized to use the truck, said Vice Mayor Marlon Garcia. As a job-order employee, Alwin Bayno was forbidden by a municipal traffic ordinance to drive the dump truck or any Barili government-owned vehicle. Garcia said they […]

Barili boy, 12, needs operation following accident

August 24, 2011

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HE said he wants to be a policeman when he grows up, but 12-year-old Jenmar Rebuyas, one of the passengers of the dump truck that overturned in Barili town last week, remains in the orthopedic ward of Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center in Cebu City. Jenmar, the eldest in a brood of three and a […]

‘Let’s make guidelines’ on use of gov’t vehicles

August 24, 2011

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The use of red plate government vehicles for unofficial purposes depends on the “judgment call” of the barangay captains who sign the trip ticket, a councilor said. Still, Cebu City Councilor Michael Ralota, Association of Barangay Councils president, said he wanted to meet with barangay captains to discuss the Commission on Audit’s findings of “misuse […]