Violent end

Editorial 06/20/2018

To anyone unfamiliar with Steve Go’s personal history, his death at the hands of a fellow inmate at the Mandaue City Jail may come as both a shock—okay mild surprise considering how violence isn’t foreign to jails—and…

Militant groups renew call: End militarization in agri areas

CNU Intern 06/15/2018

Militant groups in Cebu is calling on the government to end of militarization in agricultural areas as they continue to demand for a genuine agrarian reform program. The groups alleged that the military have been abusing farmers…

New Zealand to kill 150,000 cows to end bacterial disease

AP 05/28/2018

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand plans to slaughter about 150,000 cows as it tries to eradicate a strain of disease-causing bacteria from the national herd. Politicians and industry leaders announced the ambitious plan on Monday. They…

Comelec declares end of election period

Inquirer.net 05/21/2018

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) has formally ended the 2018 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections. In a statement on Monday, the poll body said that the ban on bearing, carrying and transporting of firearms and other deadly…

More plantilla positions needed to end contractualization in government agencies

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/03/2018

The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) needs to create more plantilla positions to end contractualization of employees in government agencies. Luchel Taniza, Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (Dole-7) information officer, said that monitoring…

NTC moves to end ‘nakaw’ load

Inquirer.net 04/23/2018

The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) may soon require the country’s two major telco companies to give prepaid subscribers daily updates on their remaining load credits. The NTC is planning to include this measure, among several other items,…

PNP drive vs illegal drugs will not end – Bato

Inquirer.net 04/16/2018

THE POLICE force’s fight against illegal drugs does not end with the retirement of Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa. During his final briefing with the media as PNP’s top cop at…

Unhappy term’s end

Editorial 04/06/2018

The most apt response from the Senate to the resignation — accepted by President Rodrigo Duterte — of Vitaliano Aguirre II as justice secretary came from Sen. Mary Llamanzares. “Whether the exit was graceful or unceremonious, one…

Palma’s birthday wish: Peace and end to killings

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/20/2018

HAPPILY STRANDED IN CEBU Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma has two wishes as he turned 68 on Monday: peace and end to the spate of killings in the country. “Deep in our hearts is a prayer for peace,”…

Palma prays for peace and end of killings as he turns 68

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/19/2018

CEBU CITY—Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma has two wishes as he turned 68 on Monday –peace and end to the spate of killings in the country. “Deep in our hearts is a prayer for peace,” he said in…

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