Lot owners told: Secure permits for bleachers

Inna Gian Mejia 01/17/2018

PRIVATE lot owners who plan to put up their own bleachers during the Sinulog celebration are required to secure permits from the Office of the Building Official (OBO). Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak, who chairs the Sinulog…

Pending new Comelec order, Diamante keeps Tuburan mayoral post

Morexette B. Erram 01/15/2018

TUBURAN Mayor Democrito Diamante will remain chief executive of the northwestern town unless the Commission on Elections (Comelec) issues a new order. Diamante was granted a 60-day temporary restraining order (TRO) by the Comelec 2nd Division last…

Job order worker accused of molesting boys sacked

Norman V. Mendoza 12/18/2017

A job order employee of the City Social Welfare and Services of Mandaue City government was dismissed after six boys and an 18-year-old accused him of allegedly molesting them. Charges of violating Republic Act 7610 or the…

No order yet for taping firearms

Nestle L. Semilla 12/05/2017

  The Police Regional Office said it has yet to receive a directive from Camp Crame to tape the muzzles of their firearms in time for the holidays. “Definitely we will take the directive of the Camp…

Osmeña issues order vs Vic Enterprises

Inna Gian Mejia 12/04/2017

THE Cebu City government has issued a show cause order against Vic Enterprises directing the construction supply firm located in Barangay Mabolo to explain why the company should not be shut down for numerous violations found by…

Health department orders probe

Norman V. Mendoza 11/14/2017

  The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) will investigate the death of two infants, who died three days after they received their immunizations at a health center in Lapu-Lapu City. “We will see if the…

Safe and orderly Sinulog

editoria 11/14/2017

Cebu City Hall may have the best intentions; but it is really up to the businesses within the Mango Square, Fuente Osmeña and other areas located along the parade route if they will abide with the order…

Davide to order review of CPDRC’s shoot to kill order

11/13/2017

The Cebu provincial government’s anti-drugs campaign should remain within the bounds of the law. Anything that is illegal or contrary to law will not be tolerated, said Governor Hilario Davide III. Davide said he will order a…

Lower peace and order budget set for next year

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/26/2017

CEBU City’s executive department has lowered its s Peace and Order Program (POP) budget by P50 million, or from P191.2 million this year to P138.9 million in 2018. While most of their budget appropriations remain the same…

Cuenco seeks to reverse dismiss order of Ombud, files supplemental MR

Inna Gian Mejia, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/06/2017

  CEBU City Councilor James Anthony Cuenco has asked the Office of the Ombudsman to reverse its decision dismissing him from public service. In an 11-page supplemental motion for reconsideration, Cuenco’s lawyers reiterated that there is no…

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