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Volume discharged in Mactan Channel seen to triple in June

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After finally closing down the Inayawan landfill site and buckling down to actual garbage segregation last April 1, the Cebu City government now has another waste problem in its hands. Inayawan landfill site head Randy Navarro said a large volume of leachate or wastewater produced from soiled garbage flowed out of the site and into [...]

Posted: May 15th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,News,Newsstand | Read More »

Mayor has 40 consultants, but city plans to hire more

The Cebu City Mayor’s office alone has 40 consultants earning P9,000 to P18,000 a month, but the Cebu City government plans to hire more. In last Wednesday’s session, the City Council approved the hiring of former city administrator Francisco Fernandez as housing consultant for three months with a P9,000 monthly compensation. Socorro Atega and Vicente [...]

Posted: May 15th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,News,Newsstand | Read More »

Durano: Takeover planned, but it went out of hand

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WAS the takeover of the Compostela Municipal Hall by Mayor-elect Joel Quiño, his officials and followers planned or “spontaneous”? If one were to ask Rep. Ramon Durano IV of Cebu’s 5th district, last week’s takeover attempt was planned. “They may have planned it for a week, but what happened was a result of the pent-up [...]

Posted: May 15th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,News,Newsstand | Read More »

Cebu cops facing charges for shooting, robbery

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TWO police officers are in hot water due to separate cases in Cebu yesterday dawn. A Mandaue City police officer was arrested in Lapu-Lapu City for allegedly robbing a Japanese national who figured in a vehicular accident, while another police officer was placed under custody for a gunfight that broke out in a disco held [...]

Posted: May 15th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,News,Newsstand | Read More »

Noval: Don’t overspend on strategic plannings

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Focus on the goal. Do not spend excessively. Do not treat it as vacation spree. These were the reminders of Department of Interior and Local Government Central Visayas (DILG-7) Director Pedro Noval Jr. to Cebu City department heads who are organizing strategic planning in hotels and resorts in various parts of Cebu province during the [...]

Posted: May 15th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,News,Newsstand | Read More »

Gwen: P50M for hospital upgrading

The Cebu Provincial government has allocated P50 million for this year’s upgrading of facilities in 16 district hospitals. Gov. Gwen Garcia announced on Friday that she has authorized the release of P3 million to each of the district hospitals. The Department of Health (DOH) is also allocating P2 million each for 10 district hospitals that [...]

Posted: May 15th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,News,Newsstand | Read More »

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Apas demolition A Cebu City Regional Trial Court (RTC) judge approved a final extension of one month for 140 families in barangay Apas to vacate the privately owned lot that they now ocupy. RTC judge Olegario Sarmiento said the settlers have until June 15 to vacate the 4.7-hectare lot owned by Mariano Godinez. Lot occupants [...]

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Cebuano actor snags Urian nod

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A former security guard’s love of acting has gained the support of Cebuano officials after the Visayan film he starred in won inclusion in the prestigious 34th Gawad Urian Nights this Tuesday. Gregg Tecson was nominated as best supporting actor for his role of “Tatay Carding” in the Cebuano independent film “Ang Damgo ni Eleuteria,” [...]

Posted: May 15th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,News,Newsstand | Read More »

Political stunt

Nearly a day after it started, the standoff in Compostela town ended with assurances from Interior and Local Governments Secretary Jesse Robredo that he will look into and push the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to resolve the election dispute that deprived the town not only of its mayor but its elected council as well. The [...]

Posted: May 14th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,Newsstand,Opinion | Read More »

May colored flowers

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“Abby, what color would you like this time?” her mother asked. “Since I gave red roses yesterday, maybe yellow ones would be fine,” Abby replied. “I think yellow is a very nice choice, dear.” Her mother bought the flowers. “I just wished there were more colors to choose from,” the girl exclaimed. “But there are [...]

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