Scavengers oppose waste plant bid

Chris A. Ligan, USJ-R Intern Kristine Remolisan 09/27/2017

About 50 scavengers of the Inayawan landfill were joined by ecology advocates and militant groups in denouncing Cebu City Hall’s plans to set up a waste to energy plant near the landfill site. The protesters sought a…

FIGHT FOR MAJORITY

Chris A. Ligan, Morexette B. Erram, USJ-R Intern Kristine Remolisan 09/26/2017

Andales wants Zafra to step down from Cebu City Council Is Tisa Barangay Captain Philip Zafra still authorized to sit as ex-officio member of the Cebu City Council? Cebu City Councilor Sisinio Andales on Tuesday questioned the…

Cebu City Hall GSO employees undergo drug test

USJ-R Intern Kristine Remolisan 09/25/2017

ABOUT 300 employees from the General Services Office (GSO) in Cebu City Hall underwent a random drug test facilitated by the Cebu City Office on Substance and Abuse Prevention (Cosap) on Monday, September 25. According to Gary…

ICT foreseen to help improve disaster preparedness and response

USJ-R Intern Kristine Remolisan 09/20/2017

THE first international conference on information and communication technology (ICT) for disaster preparedness and response in Cebu commenced last Tuesday, September 19. The conference was participated by local government units (LGUs), national agencies, non-government organization (NGOs) and…

Cebu police gear up for Sept. 21 rally, Asean Bohol meet

Miguel Ernest E. Ermac, USJ-R Intern Kristine Remolisan, Winston Ensomo 09/18/2017

It will be a busy week ahead for the Cebu City police as they secure both the city for the Sept. 21 rallies and Bohol province for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) minister meetings from…

Bo’s Coffee eyes Qatar expansion

USJ-R Intern Kristine Remolisan 09/17/2017

Bo’s Coffee will be taking the Philippine’s premiere homegrown specialty brand to the international market this year, its founder Steve Benitez said in a recent interview. Benitez said they would open a store in Qatar, its first…

Torch lighting in Argao, drug tests in Cebu schools

Rosalie Abatayo, USJ-R Intern Kristine Remolisan 09/15/2017

ABOUT 800 out of 1,747 drug surrenderers in Argao town will light torches at the roadside during an event entitled “Lakang sa Kahayag (Walk to Light) on September 26. “Lakang sa Kahayag will tell residents of Argao…

Gov’t offices urged to lead in DOE’s energy conservation drive

USJ-R Intern Kristine Remolisan 09/14/2017

GOVERNMENT offices are encouraged to lead in implementing energy efficiency and conservation measures and help the energy department in its campaign to mitigate adverse effects of climate change in the environment. Artemio Habitan, Energy Efficiency and Conservation…

DOH urges vaccine vs Japanese Encephalitis

USJ-R Intern Kristine Remolisan 09/13/2017

THE Department of Health (DOH) wants to include the Japanese Encephalitis virus (JEV) in their mass vaccination program. Records from the DOH showed that since 2015 to the present, eight JEV cases were reported in Cebu. The…

Transport rally set by militants in Sept.

USJ-R Intern Kristine Remolisan 09/11/2017

A RALLY, not a transport strike, will be held by the local chapter of the militant transport group Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Opereytor Nationwide (Piston) sometime this month to protest anew the phaseout of aging…

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