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NBI submits result of investigation on Taiwan boat shooting

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has already submitted the result of its investigation on the shooting incident in Balintang Channel last May 9 where a Taiwanese fisherman was killed.

Posted: June 11th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories,News | Read More »

Proposal to relax OAV requirement pushed


Millions of Filipinos abroad may soon find it easier to vote with the removal of a certain provision in the Overseas Absentee Voting (OAV) act that required them to execute an affidavit stating they will return to the Philippines within three years after being registered.

Posted: November 7th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories,News | Read More »

Grizzlies beat Thunder, force do-or-die match

Memphis — Zach Randolph is doing everything he can to keep the Memphis Grizzlies’ memorable playoff run going as long as possible. Randolph had 30 points and 13 rebounds, and the Grizzlies avoided elimination by beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 95-83 Friday night to push their Western Conference semifinal to Game 7 — the first [...]

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

Region 7 finishes 4th again


Dapitan City— Region 7 came up with a better harvest in the 2011 Palarong Pambansa but still couldn’t get a ranking better than fourth place. Region 7 once again finished fourth, ending the weeklong competition with 329 points, 100 points behind third-placer Region 4-A, which gathered 429.50 points. Powerhouse National Capital Region (NCR), as expected, [...]

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

Volume discharged in Mactan Channel seen to triple in June


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


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


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


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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