Election offices urged: Let others borrow ‘extra’ ballot boxes

Jessa Mae O. Sotto with Correspondent Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/18/2018

COMMISSION on Elections (Comelec) Cebu has encouraged election offices in different towns to supply other offices which lacked ballot boxes. Comelec Provincial Election Supervisor lawyer Lionel Castillano said they have not received additional yellow boxes from Manila.…

FBI raids offices of Trump’s personal lawyer

AFP 04/10/2018

WASHINGTON, United States — A furious Donald Trump blasted the investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller as a “disgrace” and a “witch hunt” Monday after FBI agents raided the New York offices of the president’s longtime…

Law, lending offices ransacked by unknown burglars in Talisay City

Benjie B. Talisic, Raul Constantine Tabanao 02/13/2018

More than P100,000 worth of cash and several valuables were stolen from a lending shop and a law office by unidentified robbers in Brgy.Tabunok, Talisay City, Cebu on Tuesday morning. Reynaldo Sinao, 54, office staff of Villarante…

Eight new DFA regional consular offices in 2018

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 12/11/2017

The traditional Christmas gathering hosted by His Excellency, the kindly Frank Benedicto, is usually a time for the former PH Ambassador to Singapore, Ottawa, Beijing, Seoul and Brazil to keep track of his long-time media friends. But…

Work continues at Cebu Comelec offices

Morexette B. Erram 10/12/2017

IT’S BUSINESS as usual at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) offices in Cebu. Lawyer Lionel Marco Castillano, the Cebu Provincial Election Officer, said controversies now being faced by Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista will not in any way…

Gov’t offices urged to lead in DOE’s energy conservation drive

USJ-R Intern Kristine Remolisan 09/14/2017

GOVERNMENT offices are encouraged to lead in implementing energy efficiency and conservation measures and help the energy department in its campaign to mitigate adverse effects of climate change in the environment. Artemio Habitan, Energy Efficiency and Conservation…

Capitol dep’t chiefs told: Secure offices from thieves

Patricia Erlaine N. Luardo 09/07/2017

CAPITOL departments should coordinate with each other in securing their offices to avoid a repeat of the burglary that occurred during last week’s celebration of the provincial government’s 448th anniversary. Acting Provincial Warden Roberto “Bobby” Legaspi said…

MAO BA?

Editorial 04/03/2017

WRONG NAMES A military official committed a faux pas during a speaking engagement when he mispronounced not one but two names of local officials as he introduced them. Instead of (Vice Gov. Agnes) Magpale, he read out…

Osmeña to shut down offices

Nestle L. Semilla 07/02/2016

CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña will shut down offices in Cebu City Hall that he deems useless unless their heads can justify their existence. In last Friday’s press conference, Osmeña said some of the 90 offices in…