Davide backs cell site shutdown, liquor ban on Sinulog

Benjie B. Talisic, Morexette B. Erram 01/11/2018

CEBU Gov. Hilario Davide III supports Cebu City Hall’s decision for a cell phone signal shutdown and a liquor ban on the Sinulog Grand Parade and procession. “I have not received any information about it yet. I…

PDEA backs PNP taking lead in war on drugs

Inquirer.net, Nestle L. Semilla 11/20/2017

THE regional Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-7) said they welcome President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to allow the Philippine National Police (PNP) to take the lead anew in his administration’s war on drugs. “The drug problem, if it…

Opposition backs review of anti-drug campaign

Inna Gian Mejia, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Norman V. Mendoza 10/12/2017

SOME Barug Team Rama councilors supported yesterday the decision of Cebu City barangays to temporarily suspend the labeling of “drug-free” houses pending review. While they were mixed over the campaign initiated by Barangay Ermita, the opposition bloc…

PRO backs tip boxes in barangays

Nestle L. Semilla 10/11/2017

The Police Regional Office said it will support the barangay tip box program of the Department of Interior and Local Governments (DILG). “The directive and project of DILG regarding the (tip box) is a welcome move to…

Magpale backs drug testing for students

Morexette B. Erram 08/16/2017

To deter illegal drug use among minors, Vice Governor Agnes Magpale said it would be best for students in public and private high schools in Cebu to undergo random drug testing. Magpale said she does not see…

Russia backs PH drug war, vows to help boost its anti-terror capabilities

Inquirer.net 08/08/2017

  Russia has offered to assist the Philippines in boosting the anti-terrorism capabilities of its security forces and support the Duterte administration’s intensive drive against illegal drugs, Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said on Tuesday. Cayetano…

House leader Garcia backs moves to legalize same-sex civil union

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Inquirer.net 07/17/2017

THE leadership of the House of Representatives said on Monday that it supported legalizing civil unions between same-sex and heterosexual people. In a press conference, Deputy Speaker Gwen Garcia said the times were calling for a law…

DOJ exec backs Cebu campaign against trafficking

Inna Gian Mejia 07/06/2017

CEBU’S best practices in the war against human trafficking should be replicated and applied in other parts of the country, a top official of the Department of Justice (DOJ) said Thursday. “If Cebu has a good approach…

Davide backs 2nd runway for Mactan-Cebu airport

Morexette Erram 07/05/2017

Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III yesterday declared his support for the construction of a second runway at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport even as the airport authority is still studying the unsolicited proposal from GMR–Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation…

Davide backs holding of brgy. elections

Morexette Erram 07/04/2017

THE fate of this year’s barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections, whether or not it will be postponed to 2018, is still pending at Congress, but Cebu governor Hilario Davide III expressed his disapproval on the possibility…

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