BFP urged: Audit old buildings with outdated fire prevention systems

Inna Gian Mejia 01/11/2018

BARUG Team Rama councilors plan to pass legislation requesting the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) to audit and inspect old buildings in Cebu City with outdated and busted fire prevention systems. In a press conference yesterday, the…

Labor group calls for fire safety audit for all malls

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 01/07/2018

TUCP calls for fire safety audit for malls The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) is calling for a joint fire safety audit of all malls nationwide following two separate fire incidents in Davao and Cebu.…

Cash aid, ‘screaming hollow blocks’

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 11/02/2017

At the risk of sounding downright uncharitable and heartless, I have to question the wisdom of allocating an additional P9,000 as rental for displaced fire victims in Cebu City on top of the P20,000 cash aid and…

Jail warden willing to have financial aid undergo audit

Inna Gian Mejia, USJ-R Intern Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/14/2017

CEBU City Jail Warden Arnel Peralta said that should the city extend assistance, they are willing to have the financial aid audited by the city government. In a phone interview, Peralta said they will continue to ask…

COA calls on Capitol heads to explain audit findings

Izobelle T. Pulgo 02/27/2017

AN exit conference was conducted yesterday by the Commission on Audit to give the department heads of the Cebu provincial government the opportunity to explain their side on COA’s audit findings as well as present their management…

Release income estimates, Labella tells finance execs

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/16/2016

CEBU City Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella called on the City Accountant’s Office to release the estimates of income to the city’s barangay officials so they can prepare for the annual budget for their respective barangays next year.…

Osmeña: Ongoing recount shows small discrepancies

Nestle L. Semilla 06/02/2016

INCOMING Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said an ongoing manual recount of the votes in six contested clustered precincts showed there were little discrepancies in the results. Osmeña said he received a call from the Commission on…

Manual count done for Cebu, Bohol precincts

Sheila Mae Gumapon 06/02/2016

A RANDOM manual audit committee in coordination with the Commission on Elections (Comelec), National Citizens Movement for Free Elections (Namfrel) and Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) conducted a manual verification of the ballots from 19 clustered precincts in…

COA: Return money

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/18/2016

State auditors disallow P21.5M cash incentives for Cebu City’s barangays officials Cebu City’s barangay officials, treasurers and secretaries, who received monthly cash incentives last year, have been ordered by the Commission on Audit (COA) to return the…

State auditors question P21.5 million incentives to village officials

Doris C. Bongcac, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/18/2016

THE Commission on Audit (COA) issued a disallowance on the P21.5 million which the Cebu City government released as incentives to barangay officials, treasurers and secretaries last year. State auditors are now asking the recipients of the…

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