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Capitol doors open, Rename e-Gwen?

January 8, 2013


The Capitol building’s main doors were opened to the public yesterday for the first time since the Dec. 19 standoff when a Malacañang suspension order was defied by Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia. Acting Gov. Agnes Magpale led Capitol employees in Monday’s flag raising ceremony, her first since assuming the post. No speeches were delivered and the […]

Suspension coming for Gwen

December 19, 2012


Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia and her camp yesterday braced for a suspension order to be handed down by the Office of the President as a penalty for a 2010 case of usurpation. She won’t step aside easily. “Let them do their worst and we will do our best,” Garcia was quoted as saying by her spokesman […]

Talisay police chief faces suspension for admin raps

November 15, 2012


The Talisay City police chief may be relieved from his post but not because of his failure to arrest Joavan Fernandez, the adopted son of Talisay City Mayor Socrates Fernandez. Supt. Eddie Recamera is facing suspension after he was found guilty of an adminstrative case filed against him last year by a prosecutor in Danao […]

Gwen’s lawyers set to stop preventive suspension order

July 22, 2012


Legal advisers of Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia are preparing to head off a 60-day preventive suspension order for her. Her brother Rep. Pablo John Garcia of Cebu’s 34d third district said they are exhausting all possible remedies after graft charges were filed on July 19 in the Sandiganbayan in connection with the purchase of 24.7 hectares […]

Shipping operators decry Marina stance on fleets

November 30, 2011


SHIPPING companies in Cebu yesterday called on the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) in Central Visayas to give due process to them before suspending their fleets following accidents at sea. In yesterday’s 888 News Forum, Chester Cokaliong, president of the Visayan Association of Ferry Boat and Coastwise Shipowners Operators (VAFCSO), said the suspension of the fleet […]

Marina urged Expedite inspection of vessels

August 24, 2011


Bantayan and Capitol officials voiced concern over the suspension of Island Express Shipping Corp. and called on the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) to speed up its investigation in last Sunday’s ferry sinking. The appeal came after the company confirmed that they closed operations after receiving the Marina order yesterday afternoon. “We immediately ordered all vessels […]