Stiff fines, imprisonment await those using illegal firecrackers

Inquirer 12/28/2017

  As New Year celebration approaches, the government has threatened to impose fine or imprisonment against those who would be caught proliferating or using illegal firecrackers and pyrotechnics. The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)…

The burning babe

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 12/23/2017

In 1595, while imprisoned in the Tower of London to await his execution, the Jesuit priest and poet Robert Southwell, a cousin of William Shakespeare, wrote a Christmas poem, entitled, “The Burning Babe.” Ben Jonson envied Southwell…

Cutting of UP Cebu trees awaits DENR permit

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/30/2017

IT is now up to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) whether to earthball or harvest five mature trees at the University of the Philippines Cebu (UP) Lahug campus in order to…

Bill extending passport validity to 10 years await Digong’s signature

Inquirer.net 05/17/2017

A bill extending the validity of Philippine passports from five years to 10 years is now ready for President Rodrigo Duterte’s signature after it was ratified by both chambers of Congress. On Senator Cynthia Villar’s motion, the…

Fines await motorists using gadgets while driving

Inquirer.net 05/17/2017

Motorists who will be apprehended for using electronic gadgets on the road while driving will be slapped with penalties starting on Thursday, May 18, as authorities implement the Anti-Distracted Driving Act or Republic Act 10913. The law…

Cash awards await Mandaue teachers

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/10/2017

Two Mandaue City graduates who landed in the top 10 of the board exams for teachers will soon receive cash incentives from the Mandaue City government. In yesterday’s regular session, the Mandaue City Council approved a resolution…

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