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Mayor orders probe

Mary Ruth R. Malinao (The Freeman) – November 17, 2019 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines —  Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has directed the City Legal Office to investigate 20 city workers who tested positive for using illegal drugs. The 20 include two from the Parks and Playground Commission, two from Department of General Services, 10 from Prevention, Restoration, Order, Beautification, …

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Cutting of trees opposed

Alicia Ivy L. Chua (The Freeman) – November 17, 2019 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines —  Cebu City Councilor Alvin Dizon said he is opposed to the request of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to cut trees to make way for the road-widening project along N. Bacalso Avenue. Instead, Dizon proposed incorporating tree preservation in the road design. …

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Labella to realize more projects: Over 1 million jobs eyed at SRP

Labella to realize more projects: Over 1 million jobs eyed at SRP CEBU, Philippines — A brighter future for Cebu City where all projects implemented will remain relevant for many years is what Mayor Labella said he envisions for the city as he moves past his first 100 days in office. In a speech at the IEC Convention Center …

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21 nabbed for gambling, drugs in Talisay

21 nabbed for gambling, drugs in Talisay Gabriel C. Bonjoc (The Freeman) – October 17, 2019 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — At least 21 individuals were arrested for committing different alleged violations during the fiesta celebration in Talisay City, police said. The arrests were made during the first two days of Police Major Gerard Ace Pelare in office. Pelare …

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Dad: City needs dengue council

Dad: City needs dengue council CEBU, Philippines — To prevent and control the spread of dengue, Cebu City Councilor Eugenio Gabuya, Jr. has proposed an ordinance creating the Cebu City Anti-Dengue Council (CCADC). Gabuya referred his proposed measure to the council’s committee on laws, ordinances, and styling for its comments and recommendations. “In order to lessen the impact of …

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Capitol’s local income drops by 31 percent

Capitol’s local income drops by 31 percent Lorraine L. Ecarma (The Freeman) – September 17, 2019 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — The Province of Cebu has incurred at least 31 percent loss in local revenue from January to August this year compared to the same period last year as per the second quarter report of the Provincial Treasurer’s Office. …

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LOVE FOR OTHER CHRISTIANS “The one who loves his …

LOVE FOR OTHER CHRISTIANS “The one who loves his brother abides in the light and there is no cause for stumbling in him” (1 John 2:10). Loving other Christians gives assurance to your own faith. Loving fellow Christians is instinctive for genuine believers. Paul told the Thessalonians, “Now as to the love of the brethren . . . you yourselves …

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Executive department to push for P500 million budget: City to upgrade traffic system

Executive department to push for P500 million budget: City to upgrade traffic system CEBU, Philippines —  The Supplemental Budget 2 that Cebu City’s executive department is proposing includes a P500 million allocation for the modernization of the traffic system. Mayor Edgardo Labella said there is a need to upgrade the over 30-year-old traffic system called the Sydney Coordinated Adaptive …

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