Random drug tests on city workers

Morexette B. Erram 09/18/2017

To serve as a warning to others and to ensure that all city workers are drug free, about 150 employees of Carcar City Hall were made to undergo a surprise drug test, Monday, by Mayor Nicepuro Apura.…

Torch lighting in Argao, drug tests in Cebu schools

Rosalie Abatayo, USJ-R Intern Kristine Remolisan 09/15/2017

ABOUT 800 out of 1,747 drug surrenderers in Argao town will light torches at the roadside during an event entitled “Lakang sa Kahayag (Walk to Light) on September 26. “Lakang sa Kahayag will tell residents of Argao…

Teachers subjected to random drug tests

JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA 09/11/2017

PUBLIC school teachers and personnel will be subjected to surprise drug tests. The Department of Education (DepEd), together with Cebu City Hall started implementing the random drug testing of teachers of public elementary and high schools in…

Mandaue City Hall job order workers face relief over drug tests

Nestle L. Semilla 07/05/2017

About 62 employees of Mandaue City Hall may lose their jobs even if results of their confirmatory test turn out negative for drug use. Mandaue City Administrator Danilo Almendras said 62 employees tested positive for illegal drug…

Teachers to undergo drug tests soon

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 06/26/2017

AFTER school officials, it’s now the turn of teachers in Cebu City to undergo surprise random drug tests. “Teachers are also government employees, so they are covered by the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) and Civil Service Commission…

Random drug tests for Mandaue traffic aides

JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA 06/22/2017

ALL traffic enforcers in Mandaue City will undergo random drug tests starting this month, the Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (Team) said yesterday. “We will make the drug test mandatory in Team. We don’t want this to…

MAO BA?

MAO BA? 06/21/2017

PARAFFIN TESTS Netizens questioned the results of the paraffin tests on Bohol Provincial Board Member (PB) Niño Rey Boniel that turned out negative. Boñiel remains detained in relation to his wife Bien Unido Mayor Gisela Bendong-Boniel’s death.…

New Cosap chief vows to continue drug tests

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/09/2017

  22 Cebu City employees cleared of drug use in yesterday’s screening DESPITE the change in leadership in the Cebu City Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (Cosap), the spate of surprise drug testings for City Hall and…

Yayoy tests new team UC against other Cesafi teams in Southern Leyte

Calvin D. Cordova 05/23/2017

CEBU’S top collegiate basketball squads will be waging war against each other in Saint Bernard, Southern Leyte as they vie for top honors in the St. Isidore Parish Fiesta Invitational Cup 2017 on May 27-29 at the…

Random drug tests

Editorial 05/19/2017

With the school season fast approaching, the Department of Education’s (DepEd) proposal to conduct random drug testing on high school students, teachers and school personnel may be par for the course under the current administration, but it’s…

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