City of Naga puts five barangays under state of calamity

Doris Mondragon Rosalie Abatayo Morexette Erram Futch Anthony Inso 09/20/2018

The City of Naga has declared a state of calamity in Barangays Tinaan, Naalad, Mainit, Pangdan, and Cabungahan after a landslide hit the mountain areas of the city on Thursday morning (September 20). Barangays Tinaan and Naalad…

Eight Talisay cops under probe for evidence theft

John Michael Aroa, Nestle L. Semilla 09/03/2018

  EIGHT police investigators of the Talisay City Police Station could face dismissal from service for allegedly stealing evidence during police operations. They will be facing charges of pilferage, according to the Police Regional Office in Central…

DOF official expects no job loss under Train 2

Inquirer.net 08/22/2018

FINANCE officials are not expecting any loss of jobs under the second package of the government’s new tax reform plan. Cash grants, however, would be put into place as part of a contingency plan if “minimal” or…

Only settlers under 93-1 allowed to rebuild homes

Morexette Marie B. Erram and USJ-R Intern Zena Magto. 08/06/2018

Only families identified as beneficiaries of the 93-1 land swap deal signed last week between Cebu City Hall and the provincial government may be allowed to rebuild their homes in Purok 3, Barangay Camputhaw, Cebu City. Genevieve…

PDRRMO: ‘Over 9,000 covered under province-funded insurance program’

Intern 07/31/2018

  Over 9,335 farmers and fishermen have benefited the Agri-Fishery Insurance Program of the Cebu Provincial Government. This is based on the May 2018 accomplishment report of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO). The…

Marikina under state of calamity due to flooding

Inquirer.net 07/22/2018

THE tropical cyclone warning signal is now down to one province as Tropical Depression “Josie” moves north-northeast of Bashi Channel. According to the severe weather bulletin issued by the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa),…

Duterte can’t seek another term under draft federal Charter–Sotto

Inquirer.net 07/07/2018

SENATE President Vicente “Tito” Sotto said on Saturday that President Rodrigo Duterte could not seek another term should a federal government be finalized. However, Vice President Leni Robredo can run again for an executive seat as the…

Cebuano netters shine in JRG Gullas CUp

Mars G. Alison 06/05/2018

Cebuanos dominated the 10 Under Unisex and girls divisions of the 23rd JRG Gullas Tennis Cup, which came to an end on Tuesday afternoon at the Alta Vista Golf and Country Club. Aside from the 10 Under…

Aloguinsan landfill is under CDO – EMB

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/24/2018

THE Aloguinsan landfill used by Cebu City to dump its garbage has an existing cease-and-desist order from the Environmental Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7). According to EMB-7 Regional Director William Cuñado, the landfill should not be…

DOF says gov’t can’t suspend fuel excise taxes under Train

Inquirer.net 05/23/2018

Contrary to earlier pronouncements that the government can suspend fuel excise taxes when global oil prices reach $80 a barrel, the Department of Finance clarified Wednesday that the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Act only…

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