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City SEAG medalists to get cash incentives

City SEAG medalists to get cash incentives Mary Ruth R. Malinao (The Freeman) – December 3, 2019 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — The Cebu City government will give cash incentives to the city athletes who made waves at the ongoing 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Luzon. This was confirmed by Mayor Edgardo Labella yesterday. “Kadako ani nga dungog …

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DOLE inspections halted this month

DOLE inspections halted this month Mitchelle L. Palaubsanon (The Freeman) – December 3, 2019 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment has suspended all labor inspection activities in December to enable the agency to dispose all pending labor standards cases and prepare the inspection program for 2020. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III , in his …

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All Saints’ fire razes 20 homes in San Nicolas

All Saints’ fire razes 20 homes in San Nicolas Rowena D. Capistrano (The Freeman) – November 3, 2019 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — Twenty houses were reduced to ashes in a fire believed to have started from an unattended candle in Sitio Lusimba, Barangay Basak San Nicolas, Cebu City amid the observance of All Saints’ Day on Friday evening. …

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Displaced by road clearing: Street vendors can’t go back

Displaced by road clearing: Street vendors can’t go back Mary Ruth R. Malinao (The Freeman) – October 3, 2019 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — Vendors in Cebu City who were removed from the streets following a clearing operation mandated by President Rodrigo Duterte can no longer go back to their original locations. This was clarified by Raquel Arce, head …

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Yolanda housing in Sta. Fe: Revalidation of beneficiaries on

Yolanda housing in Sta. Fe: Revalidation of beneficiaries on Gregg M. Rubio (The Freeman) – October 3, 2019 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — Despite opposition, the revalidation of beneficiaries of 1,000 units of Yolanda housing project in Santa Fe in Bantayan Island will push through. Councilor Jayson Repaso said the Beneficiary Selection, Awards and Arbitration Committee (BSAAC) and Local …

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TRUE RIGHTEOUSNESS Verse of the Day: Matthew 5:20…

TRUE RIGHTEOUSNESS Verse of the Day: Matthew 5:20 “I tell you, unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.” When we consider what it means to please God, it is clear that our Creator prizes righteousness. Jesus, for example, calls us to seek first “the kingdom of God and his …

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Public hearings on wage hike petitions scheduled

Public hearings on wage hike petitions scheduled Mitchelle L. Palaubsanon (The Freeman) – September 3, 2019 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board-7 has scheduled four public hearings in Central Visayas on the minimum wage adjustment petitions filed by labor unions. RTWPB-7 said that the first public hearing will be held on September 17 …

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Failed assassination attempt: Lawyer fights back, fires at attacker

CEBU, Philippines — Prominent Cebuano lawyer Inocencio dela Cerna cheated death after he survived at least 11 bullets that could have killed him instantaneously. With a gun of his own, he chose to face his attackers head on and drove them away successfully. Dela Cerna was boarding his vehicle parked outside the Qimonda Building at the North Reclamation Area, which …

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