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Almost no change in Davide, Magpale SALNs

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Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III declared a net worth of P18.4 million for 2016, an amount even lower than the net worth he declared in 2015, which was P18.9 million. Vice Governor Agnes Magpale’s net worth for 2016 was only slightly higher at P60.3 million as compared to P59 million in 2015. The two officials […]

Posted: April 26th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Magpale backs village intel network for Cebu

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VICE Gov. Agnes Magpale said she will lobby for the revival of the Barangay Intelligence Network (BIN) during next week’s Regional Peace and Order Council in Cebu City. Magpale told reporters that she will lobby for proper training of barangay and BIN personnel in monitoring and verifying reports in light of the Abu Sayyaf incident […]

Posted: April 26th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

More than 1K applicants for Capitol’s scholarship program

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ABOUT 1,370 applicants are vying for 300 slots under the provincial government’s “Paglaum” scholarship program for the incoming school year. Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale, the program’s proponent, said she is happy with the number of applicants for this year and she expects the number to go up in the next few years. The P10 million […]

Posted: April 26th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Capitol pegs Crising damage at P84.8 M

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  Crising,” the low pressure area (LPA) downgraded from its initial tropical depression status not only claimed several lives but also wreaked havoc in millions worth of damages. A partial damage assessment report of the Cebu Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) pegged total damage brought about by Tropical Depression Crising at P84.8 […]

Posted: April 25th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Inmates surrender contraband items

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  What led to their change of heart? Whether it was out of reverence for the image of Cebu’s patron, Santo Niño, which came to visit the jail facility for a night; or maybe the fear of getting into more trouble, inmates of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC), on Monday night, voluntarily […]

Posted: April 25th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Capitol asks public: Monitor with caution

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Muslim residents asked to be patient, cooperate with security measures Cebu officials called on the public to exercise caution in monitoring the presence of suspicious-looking characters in light of the recent clashes between government troops and Abu Sayyaf bandits in two towns in Bohol province. Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale said her attention had been called […]

Posted: April 25th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Regional peace council to hold May 3 meeting

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THE Regional Peace and Order Council will hold a meeting at a still undisclosed venue on May 3 following several postponements. Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III, who chairs the council, said the meeting was initially set on the second week of April. But it was rescheduled the week after to give way to the Asean […]

Posted: April 25th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Gujilde reminds voters of registration deadline

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PROVINCIAL election officer Ferdinand Gujilde reminded the public to register now as the registration for the SK and Barangay elections ends on Saturday, April 29. “If possible, we should not wait for the last day of registration. It’s better if you register today or at your available time because by Saturday, we expect a throng […]

Posted: April 24th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

More than 40 Cebu villages eyed for drug-free status

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MORE than 40 barangays were recommended for drug-free status that have yet to be validated by the Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Office (CPADAO). CPADAO chief Ivy Durano-Meca said they have validated four barangays from Oslob, 16 barangays from Tabogon, 12 barangays from San Remigio, six barangays from Tabuelan, and nine barangays from Bogo City so […]

Posted: April 24th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Three dead as animal bite cases rise to 6K

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ONE child and two adults died due to animal bites while there were 6,021 animal bite cases recorded in the province for the first four months of this year. The fatalities include a four-year-old child from Consolacion town, northern Cebu, a 45-year-old from Moalboal town and a 67-year-old man from Daanbantayan town, the province’s Animal […]

Posted: April 23rd, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »