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Loss of honorarium means hard times ahead for barangay tanods

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In this photo taken on Feb. 16, 2017, Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak (right) talks with the tanods and garbage loaders of Barangay Bulacao headed by Barangay Captain Rodrigo Jabellana (seated left) after the village workers underwent a surprise drug testing, which is part of the internal cleansing being done by the city government in the barangays following the decision of Mayor Tomas Osmeña to cut the honorarium of barangay tanods and garbage loaders.
CDN PHOTO/JUNJIE MENDOZA

Christie Miñoza, 55, has been a tanod (village watchwoman) of Barangay Guadalupe in Cebu City for the last ten years. She is single but lives with a sibling’s family, helping her extended family members meet their daily expenses as well as in sending her nieces and nephews to school. She does all of these with […]

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

Newly formed business group to give Minglanilla a boost

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Rep. Gerald Anthony Gullas (Cebu 1st district) (right) swears in members of the Minglanilla-Cebu Business Chamber (MCBC) led by its president Filomena Cañedo (4th from left).

A MUNICIPALITY in southern Cebu made history as it inaugurated its own business chamber on Saturday, signaling a strengthened partnership between the private sector and local government. The newly-formed Minglanilla-Cebu Business Chamber (MCBC) was poised not only to attract more investors to the town, but to position the local workforce and match it with the […]

Posted: February 19th, 2017 in Enterprise | Read More »

Cebu’s business chiefs: We are for responsible mining

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Local traders support DENR’s Lopez’s actions against mining firms Amid criticism thrown at Environment Secretary Gina Lopez for ordering the closure of several mining firms in the country and recently scrapping 75 mining deals as well as trade repercussions seen by the move, business leaders in Cebu stood behind her initiative. Ted Locson Jr., Cebu […]

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EYES SET ON SEAG

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Mary Joy Tabal (middle) at the top of the podium after winning her fifth straight 21k title in the SM2SM Run. She is joined by (from left) SM Prime Holdings Inc. vice president Marissa Fernan, third placer Cristabel Martes, second place Ruffa Sorongon and CENEWOF chairman Dr.Pureza Onate.
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After winning in SM2SM Run, Tabal to start rigid training Following an impressive showing in the SM2SM Run 7, Mary Joy Tabal will now start focusing on her training for the upcoming Southeast Asian Games (SEAG). The 27-year-old, multi-titled Cebuana runner bagged her fifth straight 21-kilometer title in the annual footrace yesterday, crossing the finish […]

Posted: February 19th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

SWU Lady Cobras fall short vs BVR-1

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THE Southwestern University (SWU) Lady Cobras pair of Floremel Rodriguez and Therese Ramas came up short in their title bid as they succumbed to the more experienced Beach Volleyball Republic (BVR-1) duo of Bea Tan and Dzi Gervacio in two bruising sets, 20-22, 25-27, in the final round of the 14th Paraw Regatta Women’s National […]

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USC stays hot in CFFL, pockets third straight victory

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THE defending champions University of San Carlos (USC) Warriors continued to dominate as they posted convincing victories in the Cebu Flag Football League (CFFL) Inter-Collegiate Tournament Season 4 yesterday at the UC-METC field in Barangay Mambaling, Cebu City. USC improved to 3-0 (win-loss) after defeating Cebu Aeronautical Technical School (CATS) and University of San Jose-Recoletos […]

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SWU spiker likely to make Nat’l pool

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CEBUANO spiker Alden Dave Cabaron of the Southwestern University (SWU) Cobras is likely to make the 20-man pool of the Philippine Men’s Volleyball Team which will compete in the Southeast Asian Games in Malaysia this August. In an exclusive chat with Cebu Daily News, men’s national team head coach Sammy Acaylar said he saw six […]

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Kitchen worker caught with shabu at city jail

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Roque Lauron is shown to media before being detained at the Guadalupe police precinct. 
CDN Photo/Lito Tecson

The flow of drugs into Metro Cebu’s jails continues unabated with 135 grams of shabu seized on separate occasions at the Cebu City Jail and Talisay City Jail yesterday and last Saturday. At the Cebu City Jail, guards found six sachets of shabu weighing 30 grams under the cap worn by 33-year-old kitchen employee Roque […]

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Gasoline station, apartment robbed

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A GASOLINE station and an apartment were robbed by unidentified suspects in Barangays Mabolo and Banilad in Cebu City respectively last Saturday. At F. Cabahug, Barangay Mabolo, a gasoline station lost more than P100,000 to two unidentified robbers who broke into the office using a hammer. Jocelyn Donor, the gasoline station supervisor, said the robbers […]

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Man nabbed for carrying gun in Radaza home

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A 50-YEAR-OLD man was arrested at the home of suspended Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza after he was caught by security guards carrying an unlicensed hand gun at past 1 p.m. yesterday. Wilfred Abapo, a resident of Katipunan, Barangay Labangon, Cebu City is detained at the Lapu-Lapu City Police headquarters pending the filing of charges […]

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