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Part of National Budget for 2020: P111 million for Cebu rehab centers

Part of National Budget for 2020: P111 million for Cebu rehab centers CEBU, Philippines —  The Department of Health is getting P1.2 billion in fresh funding to operate 21 public residential drug treatment and rehabilitation centers across the country, including two in Cebu. Anakalusugan Partylist Representative Michael Defensor, vice chairperson of the House Committee on Health, said the Argao, …

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44 drivers get TOPs, 23 vehicles seized

44 drivers get TOPs, 23 vehicles seized Sheriza Mae Uy (The Freeman) – November 24, 2019 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines —  Some 44 “erring” drivers were issued temporary operator’s permits (TOPs) while 23 vehicles were impounded in a three-hour, province-wide operation of law-enforcement agencies on Friday dubbed as “One-Time, Bigtime.” The operation in Cebu was part of the nationwide …

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Capitol makes headway in development of WTE facility

Capitol makes headway in development of WTE facility Lorraine L. Ecarma (The Freeman) – October 24, 2019 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — Efforts are bearing fruits in the Province of Cebu’s pursuit to establish a waste-to-energy (WTE) plant, which might be the first of its kind in the country. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said they have already met with the …

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Drug test still partin license issuance

Drug test still partin license issuance Gregg M. Rubio (The Freeman) – October 24, 2019 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — Those who want to apply for a driver’s license or renew their existing license in Central Visayas are still required to take a drug test, the only region in the country to be doing so. This despite the reversal …

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Electricity players gather for inclusive development

Electricity players gather for inclusive development CEBU, Philippines — The Association of Electric Supply Industry of East Asia and the Western Pacific (AESIEAP), a regional organization of power industry players, yesterday concluded its CEO Conference with a goal of sustainable and inclusive economic development. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Alfonso Cusi said that there is a need to ensure …

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Businessman killed in ambush

Businessman killed in ambush Dina Atip (The Freeman) – September 24, 2019 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — Business rivalry is among the motives that police investigators are looking into in the shooting to death of businessman Jeffrey Gomotin, 49, Sunday evening along J. Luna Avenue Extension in Barangay Mabolo, Cebu City. Gomotin, a resident of Barangay Looc, Mandaue City, …

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A TESTIMONY TO THE JEWS “Jesus said to him, ‘See …

A TESTIMONY TO THE JEWS “Jesus said to him, ‘See that you tell no one; but go, show yourself to the priest and present the offering that Moses commanded, as a testimony to them’” (Matthew 8:4). Following times of greatest blessing and triumph, our Lord often tests us to see if our faith is obedient. In the case of the …

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Provincial Veterinarian Assures:No Pork shortage

CEBU, Philippines —  There is no need to worry about the 100-day lockdown on all pork imports in Cebu as the province has enough supply of pork to meet local demands, the provincial veterinarian said. “Actually, there is an oversupply of pork pa gani (There is actually an oversupply of pork),” said Provincial Veterinarian Doctor Rose Vincoy. “They (Central Visayas …

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