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Councilor wants ACT delisted from city scholarship

December 29, 2012

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CEBU City Councilor Jose Daluz III said he would like to see the Asian College of Technology (ACT) removed from the list of colleges and universities accredited for the city government’s scholarship program until an anti-graft case against its owner, Councilor Rodrigo Abellanosa, is resolved. Daluz said he worried that the scholarships of about 4,000 […]

Two annual investment plans set for Cebu City?

November 3, 2012

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About two copies of the proposed annual investment plan for Cebu City were released by the City Planning and Development Office (CPDO) last week. The first API copy amounting to P885 million was presented to the Cebu City Development Council (CCDC) in their October 15 meeting. The second worth P12.2 billion was submitted to the […]

Alphonsian Run kicks off on Oct. 21 in Lapu-Lapu

October 11, 2012

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THE Saint Alphonsius Catholic School Alumni Association Batch ‘88 will hold another edition of the “Alphonsian Run 2012” on Oct. 21 starting at the Lapu-Lapu City Hall grounds. Held in partnership with the Lapu-Lapu City government, the second Alphonsian Run is part of the scholarship program of the school’s alumni association named the Sis. Restituta […]

Group wants Cebu City gov’t scholarship investigated

August 31, 2012

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The anti-corruption group Dilaab finds disturbing reports that a school owned by a city councilor of Cebu City is cornering a big chunk of the city’s college scholarship fund. Dilaab Movement convenor Fr. Carmelo Diola said if this is true, “the issue is one of delicadeza if not downright misuse of funds meant for poor […]

City Council overrides Rama’s partial veto on scholarship measure

August 30, 2012

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The City Council yesterday voted to override the partial veto of Mayor Michael Rama on the City College Scholarship Ordinance. Voting 13 with two abstentions, the mayor’s partial veto is dead in the the Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK) dominated Cebu City Council. Outnumbered, Rama’s allies in the city council -councilors Edgar Labella and Jose […]

City scholarship program favors councilor’s school

August 12, 2012

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The Cebu City Council passed an ordinance to institutionalize the city scholarship program amid some objections in its session last Wednesday. Councilors Jose Daluz III and Edgar Labella opposed the inclusion of Councilor Rodrigo Abellanosa in the scholarship committee because of a “conflict of interest” involving his ownership of the Asian College of Technology (ACT). […]

Program helps scholar finish course, get a job

May 2, 2012

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Not having the resources is not an excuse. You only need to open your eyes to the many opportunities that’s waiting for you. You just have to push harder sometimes.” This was the advice of Mark Bernard Nuñez, 19, one of the first batch of scholar-graduates of the Accenture Phils. Skills to Succeed program, to […]

Enrile, Pacquiao lined up for UV leadership program

January 24, 2012

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SENATE President Juan Ponce Enrile. Vice President Jejomar Binay. Even Saranggani Rep. and People’s Champ Manny Pacquiao. They are some of the political heavyweights scheduled to give lectures to 25 to 30 undergraduate students of the University of the Visayas (UV) on how to become future leaders and servants of Cebu province. In a press […]

City scholarship grants face delayed payments

December 1, 2011

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THE release of payments to Cebu City’s partner schools and universities for its scholarship program may be delayed due to shortage of funds. Vice Mayor Joy Augustus Young said the city needed P130 million for its scholarship program but only P100 million is available. He said Ester Cubero, the city’s education consultant, already requested Mayor […]

Rama to outline budget cuts to city residents

December 1, 2011

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If the Cebu City Council makes good on its plan to cut his budget by more than half, Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said he will display in tarpaulins the items that the council didn’t approve to inform the public. Rama warned the council against slashing his proposed P11.8-billion budget for next year, saying the […]