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Mandaue to build monument to late senator Briones

January 6, 2013


A MONUMENT in honor of the late senator Manuel Cabahug Briones will soon be built at the plaza grounds beside the Rizal-Bonifacio Memorial Stage in Mandaue City. Mandaue Mayor Jonas Cortes announced this during the celebration of the 4th Manuel C. Briones Day last Friday. He said the city government set aside a budget for […]

Holidays blamed for road work delay

January 5, 2013


Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza said the inavailability of laborers who went on a Christmas break and the traffic gridlock it would have created during the holidays were the reasons why the road concreting projects in the city did not push through as scheduled. The mayor said she had wanted the road projects to start […]

Nation observes 116th Rizal Day

December 31, 2012


Rizal Day was commemorated yesterday with the traditional laying of floral wreaths in the hero’s monuments in Cebu and other parts of the country. Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama led the commemoration of the 166th death anniversary of Dr. Jose Rizal at the monument in City Hall. In Mandaue City, Mayor Jonas Cortes led the […]

Strafing scares Paulo

December 29, 2012


The son of suspended Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia yesterday said he feels his life is in danger after gunmen strafed the travel agency of a friend in Mandaue City close to midnight. As police investigate what they call a possible “drama” and “isolated” attack, Pablo “Paulo” Garcia Codilla III deplored the action of the top police […]

TEAM Mandaue rerouting effective

December 21, 2012


Traffic authorities in Mandaue City claims the rerouting scheme implemented this week eliminated illegal terminals and improved traffic flow in major thoroughfares. Edwin Ermac, head of Traffic Enforcement Agency in Mandaue (TEAM) told the reporters yesterday he noticed the decongestion of traffic. The transport sector on the other hand welcomed the three-day old experimental rerouting […]

More income, roads

December 20, 2012


Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes highlighted in his State of the City Address yesterday how the city stepped up tax collection to cope with a drop in their share of Internal Revenue Allotment from P50 million in 2011 to P36.8 million this year. Real property tax collection increased by 13 percent this year, business tax […]

Fire destroys P300-T properties in Honda shop in Mandaue

December 16, 2012


About P300,000 worth of properties were destroyed when a fire hit Honda Powercycle Inc. in Mandaue City last night. Two personnel from the motorcycle distribution company noticed smoke coming out of the second floor of the building along A.C. Cortes cor. Plaridel street in barangay Alang-Alang, Mandaue, Saturday night. The Burea of Fire in Mandaue […]

Mandaue assigns area, guidelines for pyrotechnic vendors

December 14, 2012


THE Mandaue City government has designated an area near the Mandaue City Public market where vendors can sell pyrotechnic products. The Bureau of Fire Protection has also made available the guidelines for the vendors who wish to sell the products in the area. No takers But as of press time, no vendors had yet filed […]

December 11, 2012


MANDAUE City police yesterday raided a warehouse stocked with imported firecrackers. A total of 107 boxes of imported firecrackers were seized by operatives of Criminal Investigation and Detection Group ( CIDG- 7) in Hernan Cortez Avenue, barangay Subangdako, Mandaue City. The CIDG team led by Inspector Delfin Bontuyan armed with the search warrant issued by […]

Split Mandaue to preserve 6th district—Biaño

December 11, 2012


INSTEAD of abandoning the towns of Consolacion and Cordova, lone opposition mayoralty candidate Victor Biaño has a proposal not only to preserve Cebu’s 6th district but to add another district for the province. While supporting Mayor Jonas Cortes’s proposal to create a lone district for Mandaue City, Biaño said it would be better if Mandaue […]