COA tells Capitol: Support consultant’s fees with documents

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/21/2018

THE Commission on Audit (COA) has ordered the Cebu provincial government to support payments of consultants with approved consultancy progress reports, otherwise payments will be disallowed in audit. Based on COA’s annual audit report in 2017, the…

DENR to finalize assessment of structures in Oslob coastal areas

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/19/2018

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-7) will finalize its assessment of structures built on the coastal areas in Oslob town to determine if its owners violated the 20-meter easement zone. Oslob Mayor Jose Tumulak Jr.…

Capitol gets NFA rice supply for inmates

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/19/2018

The Cebu Provincial Government has purchased about 937 sacks of cheap rice worth P1.5 million for detainees of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC). Jone Sepe, head of Provincial General Services Office (PGSO), said they…

Reenactment confirms Skyler autopsy results

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/18/2018

A reenactment of the police operation which led to the killing of a four-year-old child by a stray bullet showed that the calculation of the trajectory of the bullet matched the findings of the autopsy report of…

Sumilon Island ‘almost’ garbage free

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/18/2018

Four months since the local government of Oslob in southern Cebu started to implement a cleanup drive on Sumilon Island, garbage volume at the popular tourism destination has already decreased by around 80 percent. Alex Gumapon, Oslob…

No environmental permits for some resorts in Badian town

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/18/2018

  APART from illegal structures in its coastal barangays, there were some resorts in Badian town that have not secured environmental permits. Jayson Lozano, acting chief of the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO), said they…

PENRO urges resorts in Badian to comply with environmental rules

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/18/2018

The Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) found out that some resorts in Badian town, Cebu have no environmental permits. PENRO officer-in-charge Jayson Lozano said they already sent notices for beach resort owners to comply with…

Trisikads prohibited to cross Talisay highway during peak hours

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/18/2018

Trisikads are strictly prohibited from crossing the national road in Barangay San Roque, Talisay City, Cebu during peak hours. Jonathan Tumulak, Capitol’s Focal Person on Traffic Management, said trisikads will not be allowed to cross the national…

NBI conducts reenactment as probe on Skyler’s death continues

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/18/2018

Agents of the National Bureau Investigation (NBI) conducted a reenactment on how a botched police operation led to the killing of 4-year-old Bladen Skyler Abatayo in Ermita, Cebu City on Wednesday (July 18). Based on the reenactment,…

CSBT to improve security after entry of smuggled firearms

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/17/2018

The management of Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) has admitted that the lack of security measures caused the entry of at least 46 smuggled automatic pistols on Saturday (July 14). Terminal manager Joey Herrera identified the arrested…

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.