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PROBE personnel in viral video to face investigation

PROBE personnel in viral video to face investigation CEBU, Philippines — A Facebook post showing three Cebu City Prevention, Restoration, Order, Beautification, Enhancement team personnel ‘manhandling’ a fruit vendor they apprehended at the North Reclamation Area on Thursday has gone viral on social media. Netizens criticized the alleged maltreatment shown in the viral post, which has already generated over …

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Gwen: ‘Canopy trees’ are safe

Gwen: ‘Canopy trees’ are safe Lorraine L. Ecarma (The Freeman) – October 23, 2019 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines —Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has assured that the century-old trees in Barangay Perrelos, Carcar City are safe and are not among those marked for cutting by the Department of Public Works and Highways. Garcia made the assurance yesterday in response to …

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MCWD chair quits

CEBU, Philippines — Metropolitan Cebu Water District board of directors chairman Joel Mari Yu, whose term was supposed to end on December 31, 2022, has resigned, MCWD confirmed yesterday. This developed as Local Water Utilities Administration announced it has partially taken over the MCWD, saying there is a need to appoint members of the interim board following the termination of …

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Plunder complainant asks city to rebuy lot

Plunder complainant asks city to rebuy lot Gregg M. Rubio (The Freeman) – September 23, 2019 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — The complainant of the plunder charge against Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes that is pending before the Office of the Ombudsman has offered P1.8 million for the reacquisition of the city-owned lot reportedly sold at P50 per square …

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Farmer shot dead; construction worker killed

Farmer shot dead; construction worker killed CEBU, Philippines — A farmer was shot dead by an unidentified gunman in Dalaguete town while a construction worker was stabbed dead also by an unknown attacker in Pinamungajan town over the weekend. In the first incident, farmer Juanito Rabutin Estorco, 31, did not make it alive to the hospital after sustaining gunshot …

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KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE GOAL Today’s Scripture: Phil…

KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE GOAL Today’s Scripture: Philippians 3:14 “I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.” All of us face the pressure of more to do than we have time for. So we have to set priorities. We have to determine what’s most important in our lives. We …

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Unless there is transport permit:100-day ban vs pork, hogs

CEBU, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia last night ordered a 100-day ban on the transport of live pigs, pork and pork-related products into the province unless accompanied by necessary papers as part of measures to prevent the entry of African swine fever virus. Garcia, in a coordination meeting, ordered supermarkets and grocery stores to identify from their inventories the …

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Talisay to deliver cash aid to PWDs’ homes

Talisay to deliver cash aid to PWDs’ homes Gabriel C. Bonjoc (The Freeman) – August 23, 2019 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — Persons with disabilities (PWDs) in Talisay City will no longer have to go to the City Social Welfare and Development (CSWD) to get their financial assistance. For PWDs’ convenience, Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas Jr. said the …

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