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Drainage masterplan needs P8.2B

Drainage masterplan needs P8.2B CEBU, Philippines — The Cebu City Council has asked the Regional Development Council and the Office of the Presidential Assistant of the Visayas to lobby for the P8.2 billion budgetary requirement for various infrastructure projects in the Integrated Drainage Masterplan in the city. Last Tuesday, Councilor Jerry Guardo delivered a privilege speech on the status …

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Bank depositors hit by online card fraud

Bank depositors hit by online card fraud Ehda M. Dagooc (The Freeman) – September 12, 2019 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — Several depositors of the United Coconut Planters Bank (UCPB) have complained of the unauthorized withdrawals from their accounts. Most of the victims are employees of the Cebu provincial government whose payroll accounts are with UCPB. The bank management, …

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This is the first psalm with a title. David wrote …

This is the first psalm with a title. David wrote this psalm, we are told, as a response to the heart- wrenching experience of being violently pursued by his own son, Absalom (see 2 Samuel 15–16). We see in this psalm how a man of God models genuine faith in the midst of dire circumstances. What must it have been …

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DPWH asked: Finish projects faster

DPWH asked: Finish projects faster Gregg M. Rubio (The Freeman) – August 12, 2019 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — The city government of Mandaue is asking the Department of Public Works and Highways-7 and the contractors to expedite road rehabilitation projects by working even during weekends and holidays. The city also suggested to contractors to coordinate with the office …

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Ironman 70.3 peaceful; but review of route urged

Ironman 70.3 peaceful; but review of route urged Caecent No-ot Magsumbol, Camille L. Pateres (The Freeman) – August 12, 2019 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — Yesterday’s staging of Ironman 70.3 in Cebu, which kicked off and ended in Mactan Island was generally peaceful, authorities said. In a speech during the event’s closing ceremony, Lapu-Lapu Mayor Junard Chan said the …

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The Bookends Today’s Scripture: 2 Peter 3:18 “Gro…

The Bookends Today’s Scripture: 2 Peter 3:18 “Grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. ” As we consider various means by which Christians grow, think of each one of them as a book you’re putting on the shelf of your life. In order to keep those books in place, you need two bookends. The …

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Rama won’t use public funds to renovate office

Rama won’t use public funds to renovate office Jean Marvette A. Demecillo (The Freeman) – July 12, 2019 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama will not ask for a budget for the renovation of his office on the ground floor of the legislative building. For now, he is holding office at the social hall, …

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19 trash shredders useless

19 trash shredders useless Lorraine Ecarma (The Freeman) – July 12, 2019 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — Nineteen shredders, each purchased  at P468,888 by the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office for use in the solid waste management programs of different local government units, are now sitting idle. The Cebu Provincial Government said yesterday that they discovered that the …

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