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RDC asks: Where’s Canlas?

[ad_1] OFFICIALS of the Regional Development Council (RDC) urged Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) 7 Director Ador Canlas to explain all of the agency’s projects in Central Visayas to avoid public confusion. When the RDC met last Friday in Cebu City, the lack of alignment in some proposed infrastructure projects again surfaced. For instance, RDC Co-chairman Kenneth Cobonpue …

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Another man killed by riding-in-tandem

[ad_1] Another man killed by riding-in-tandem (The Freeman) – March 18, 2018 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — The spate of killings in Cebu perpetrated by those riding-in-tandem groups continues. At around 2:20 a.m. yesterday, Warlito Ararao Colina, 43, a native of Tiniwisan, Butuan City, Agusan Del Norte, was shot dead inside his car by two men on board a …

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DBTC nips Pomeroy for Aboitiz title

[ad_1] Nice play. Thomas Ramos of DBTC-A breaks the defense with a nifty pass to a running teammate during the Aboitiz Cup 18-Under final. (SunStar Foto/Ruel Rosello) DON Bosco Technology Center (DBTC) defended the Boys Under-18 crown with a 1-0 win over a determined Abellana National School (ANS)-Pomeroy in the 19th Aboitiz Football Cup yesterday in the Cebu City Sports …

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Change in plans for underpasses leads to walkout

[ad_1] A DISAGREEMENT on what funds to ask for in connection with three underpass projects marked the first full council meeting this year of the Regional Development Council (RDC). Cebu City North District Rep. Raul del Mar objected to the approval of several projects under the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) 7 and walked out right after the …

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Ungab shooting: Woman “witness” surfaced for personal gain – Police

[ad_1] Ungab shooting: Woman “witness” surfaced for personal gain – Police CEBU, Philippines — The 39-year-old woman claiming to be a witness to the ambush of Ronda Vice Mayor and lawyer Jonnah John Ungab is nothing but dud, due to her inconsistencies. Senior Inspector Jonathan Taneo, chief of the Homicide Section and spokesperson of Task Force Ungab, said that …

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Samsam to run for Talisay mayor

[ad_1] Samsam to run for Talisay mayor Gabriel C. Bonjoc (The Freeman) – March 17, 2018 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — Talisay City Mayor Eduardo Gullas announced yesterday that his grandson, current First District Rep. Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas, will run for mayor in next year’s local elections to take his place as the city’s chief executive. Gullas who …

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DTI 7 trains new business counselors

[ad_1] THE Department of Trade and Industry 7 conducted the Small Business Counselors Course 101 (Diagnosing an Enterprise) for its 30 new negosyo center business counselors last March 5 to 9, at the MJ Hotel and Suites in Cebu City. The Association of Development Facilitation and Enterprise Counselors (ADFEC Inc.) facilitated the training through discussions and simulation exercises to equip …

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Welder electrocuted after using live wire in fishing

[ad_1] A WELDER, who used a live wire in catching fish in a swamp, accidentally electrocuted himself on Thursday morning, March 15, in Purok 06B in Barangay Laray, Consolacion, Cebu. Police Officer 2 Jose Aaron Ortega, desk officer, identified the fatality as Roger Loquillano Garcia, a native of Baybay, Leyte. Investigation showed Garcia went out of his house around 8 …

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