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Mandaue PWDs get cash gift

December 29, 2012

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A blind 7-year-old boy was one of 2,000 Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) who received a P500 cash incentive from the Mandaue City government. Mayor Jonas Cortes handed out the cash gifts yesterday morning in the Mandaue City Sports Complex. Daniel Go, 7, of sitio Sudlon in barangay Maguikay went to the sports complex to receive […]

Business still good as Mandaue Plaza spruced up for Christmas

December 24, 2012

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Parking space at daytime, food court at night – the Mandaue City Park is now spruced up for Christmas. As soon as the cars pull out of the park, food vendors – those selling peanuts, tempura, fishball, popcorn, eggs and balut, siomai, sweet corn and that ubiquitous “pongko-pongko” (hanging rice) get ready to cater to […]

Mandaue’s near sweep

December 23, 2012

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  By Jonas Panerio, Correspondent   Mandaue City narrowly missed out on a grandslam of titles but will be more than content with their haul as their women’s and kids’ teams repeated as champions during the final games in the 2012 Governor Gwen Garcia Unity Volleyball Cup yesterday at the Cebu International Convention Center in Mandaue […]

Sunday fire razes home in Mandaue

December 23, 2012

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Fire hits a residential house in Gentle Breeze Subdivision in Mandaue City past 11 a.m., Sunday. SFO1 Wilfredo Romero of the Mandaue City fire station said the fire hit a house in No. 17, Gentle Breeze Subdivision in Hernan Cortes, Mandaue City is now under control. The cause of fire is still being investigated./ Christine […]

Jakosalem out of ICU still in Team Rama list

December 22, 2012

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Yesterday was the deadline for substitution of candidates for the May 2013 elections. “All for one. One for all. We will not abandon Jack. We will continue to respect the certificate of candidacy filed by Jack Jakosalem,” said Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama. Jakosalem, who is slowly recovering from two operations to remove parasites that […]

Drivers say M’daue rerouting causes congestion

December 22, 2012

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Contrary to official claims, drivers in Mandaue City are saying that the experimental rerouting has worsened traffic congestion especially along M.C. Briones Street. Taxi driver Arnel Duarte, 53, blamed the jam on the concentration of vehicular traffic to roads leading to J Center Mall in A.S. Fortuna Street. “Kani wala pa gani klase kay traffic […]

1,200 families relocate to Mandaue housing site

December 17, 2012

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About 1,200 families voluntarily transferred to a relocation site in Barangay Paknaan, Mandaue City in a bayanihan program sponsored by the Mandaue City government this morning. A 6.5 hectare of land was prepared by the city government for informal settlers living in danger zones in Mandaue. The bayanihan program was also attended by officials of […]

Private sector to help build Mandaue children’s center

December 17, 2012

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SITE development of Children’s Center of Mandaue City dubbed Home of Positive Encouragement was already done. The 1.2-hectare lot now has access roads and depressed portions now filled. The Home of Positive Encouragement (HOPE), a P100-million facility in sitio Dungguan in barangay Basak is set to be finished in 2016. The first phase which is […]

Police assures security for Simbang Gabi

December 17, 2012

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SECURITY and traffic schemes were finalized by both the Cebu City and Mandaue City police for the annual Simbang Gabi. Senior Supt. Ramon Melvin Buenafe, Cebu City police chief, said they are tapping barangay peacekeeping action teams (BPAT) to beef up their personnel in securing the churches, malls and other commercial crowd-drawing areas. Night watch […]

Jeepney rerouting in Mandaue

December 16, 2012

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EXPECT heavy traffic and days of confusion ahead when driving or commuting through Mandaue’s streets. A major rerouting of jeepney routes will be implemented as part of a 60-day trial run to decongest traffic. The scheme is based on a City Council resolution sponsored by Councilor Elstone Dabon which was approved last November 9. According […]