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Spending more for garbage

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If Cebu City is spending twice for its garbage collection and disposal this year than in the previous years, blame it on the previous administrations that failed to provide concrete, long-term solutions to the garbage problem. Whether they were too enamored with big-ticket projects like the South Road Properties (SRP) whose future economic prospects are […]

Posted: April 26th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

UP Singing Ambassadors to hold concert in Cebu City

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THE University of the Philippines Singing Ambassadors (UPSA) will hold a back-to-back concert with UP Cebu’s Serenata for the Cebu leg of their nationwide concert tour. Titled UPSA in the Queen City, the event will be held at the International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) Pavilion at Barangay Mabolo, Cebu City this June 9. Aside from classical, […]

Posted: April 25th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

NBI nabs LTFRB-7 ‘fixer’

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Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) on Monday arrested a man who misrepresented the Land Transportation, Franchising, and Regulatory Board (LTFRB-7) and allegedly demanded money from a public utility vehicle (PUV) operator with a promise to already release his franchise. Jessie Tabanao was arrested outside the LTFRB-7 office at the […]

Posted: April 24th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

City’s loss

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Animal lovers in Cebu City may want to mark May 15 on their calendars as this was the date set by the Cebu City government to transfer all of the more than 70 animals staying in the Cebu City Zoo to their new home at the Amlan Dreamland Nature and Adventure Park in Amlan town, […]

Posted: April 21st, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

Guardo to report back sooner than expected

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Suspended Cebu City Councilor Jerry Guardo is set to report back for work earlier than expected. The Office of the Ombudsman Visayas has ordered Guardo to pay an amount that is equivalent to his salary for three months when he was still Sambag I barangay captain in lieu of his supposed three-months suspension. “I will […]

Posted: April 21st, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Aussie dance champions to train Dance Camp entries

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Australian dance champions Brodie Barden and Lana Skrgic De-Fonseka are among the top trainers in the DanceSport Dance Camp 2017 on May 11 to 13 at the Mountain View Nature’s Park along Roosevelt Road, Sitio Garahe, Barangay Busay, Cebu City. Barden and De-Fonseka are ranked No. 21 in the world in the Amateur 10 Dance […]

Posted: April 20th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

Boy perishes in dawn fire

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A 10-year-old boy died in a fire that gutted 40 houses and displaced 47 families in Sitio Cabancalan I in Barangay Bulacao, Cebu City, at past 5 a.m. yesterday. Frederick Sumagang’s charred remains were found in an alley outside their two-storey home where the fire reportedly started. The cause of fire has yet to be […]

Posted: April 20th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Basura Mo, Sardinas Ko program: Expensive but effective solution to city’s trash problem

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The “Basura Mo, Sardinas Ko” program of the Cebu City government is an expensive program, but it will address the city’s drainage problem. Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmena said he sees the program as an effective way to solve the garbage problem. The program encourages Cebu City residents to exchange a bagful of their garbage […]

Posted: April 20th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Rama on poll recount push: I leave everything to God

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Former Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama is leaving everything to God if the election recount results will show that he really lost. In the event the recount result would reveal Rama really lost even in the precincts of all his allies, “maybe it was his master and grand plan,” Rama said in a phone interview. […]

Posted: April 20th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Parks employees undergo drug test

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ABOUT 131 employees of the city’s Parks and Playground Commission, Fort San Pedro and Department of Social Welfare and Services underwent a random drug test held at Plaza Independencia yesterday. Dr. Alice Utlang, head of the City Office for Substance Abuse and Prevention (Cosap) said the commission earlier requested them to conduct the surprise drug […]

Posted: April 19th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »