Mandaue Government distributes financial assistance

Nestle L. Semilla 04/16/2018

The Mandaue City Government started to distribute the first tranche of financial assistance to senior citizens. Jun Veliganio, Mandaue City public information officer, said that the senior citizens received P2,000 The information officer also said that around…

Duterte: I need China to back my administration’s projects

Inquirer.net 04/10/2018

“I need China,” said President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday, stressing that he would count on Beijing to back his administration’s programs, especially his multi-trillion infrastructure projects. “More than anybody else at this time of our national life,…

500 slots available for Cebu City Government’s summer job program

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 03/28/2018

The Cebu City Government is opening 500 slots for the Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES), a summer job opportunity for senior high school fresh graduates in the city. The program is a collaboration of…

Gov’t panel suggest 6-month total closure of Boracay starting April 26

03/23/2018

The government’s Environment, Tourism and Interior departments are set to submit to President Rodrigo Duterte their recommendation for the six-month total closure of Boracay starting April 26. Interior Assistant Secretary Epimaco Densing III told Radyo Inquirer 990…

Why change our system of government?

Fernando Fajardo 03/01/2018

In the declaration of independence of the 13 former colonies in the US to free themselves from the shackles of their masters far away in the British Isles, Thomas Jefferson wrote, “We hold these truths to be…

Cebu City employee positive for drug use

Doris C. Bongcac 02/28/2018

  At least one city hall employee turned positive for illegal drug use based on the results of the mandatory drug screening conducted by the Cebu City Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (COSAP) yesterday. COSAP head Garry…

Classes, government work suspended; passengers stranded in Cebu City due to Basyang

Benjie Talisic, Doris Mondragon, Morexette Erram, Nestle Semilla 02/13/2018

  To ensure the safety of students, especially those from mountain barangays, the Cebu City Government declared the suspension of classes in all levels, both private and public, as well as work of employees in all departments…

Houses on government lots also demolished

Nestle L. Semilla 02/08/2018

SOME residents in Sitio Sta. Cruz in Barangay Capitol Site cried foul after a sheriff demolished their houses despite that they are located on a government owned lot. Rosana delos Santos, 61, said that she was offered…

Gov’t’s federalism drive expands to Cordova, Lapu

Inquirer, Reporter Nestle L. Semilla 01/27/2018

The Duterte administration’s campaign to promote federalism in Cebu continued with the launching of its National Alliance of Movement for Federalism Inc. (NamFed) in the province’s sixth district yesterday. About 500 residents in the towns of Cordova…

Infra spending up by 44.8% in Nov. 2017; Build program tagged

Inquirer.net 01/04/2018

Spending on infrastructure rose by 44.8 percent in November 2017 and played a key role in raising government disbursement for that month, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) said Thursday. DBM said infrastructure disbursement reached P43.8…