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Yearly Archives: 2019

City housing project breaks ground in Lorega

City housing project breaks ground in Lorega CEBU, Philippines — Two medium-rise building projects which will serve as housing units for the underprivileged residents of Cebu City broke ground in Barangay Lorega yesterday. Mayor Edgardo Labella led the groundbreaking ceremony. In his speech, Labella said the two buildings will be the template of the more housing projects his administration …

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MCIAA reiterates business support amid expansion

The Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) reaffirmed its support for the business community despite plans to relocate the Mactan Economic Zone (MEZ) in Lapu-Lapu City to give way to the construction of a parallel runway. Source: https://www.philstar.com/cebu-news/2019/09/19/1953014/mciaa-reiterates-business-support-amid-expansion

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CIDG probes molestation video

CIDG probes molestation video Iris Hazel M. Mascardo (The Freeman) – September 18, 2019 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG)-7 will investigate a video that has gone viral on social media, which reportedly shows an unconscious woman getting molested inside a car by a group of men. The suspects allegedly are students of …

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Over 200,000 voters to be deactivated

Over 200,000 voters to be deactivated Lorraine Ecarma (The Freeman) – September 18, 2019 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — The over 200,000 voters who failed to cast their ballots for two elections in a row are now being deactivated by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) Cebu in time for the upcoming barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan polls. Provincial Election Supervisor …

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Dad: City needs dengue council

Dad: City needs dengue council CEBU, Philippines — To prevent and control the spread of dengue, Cebu City Councilor Eugenio Gabuya, Jr. has proposed an ordinance creating the Cebu City Anti-Dengue Council (CCADC). Gabuya referred his proposed measure to the council’s committee on laws, ordinances, and styling for its comments and recommendations. “In order to lessen the impact of …

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Capitol’s local income drops by 31 percent

Capitol’s local income drops by 31 percent Lorraine L. Ecarma (The Freeman) – September 17, 2019 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — The Province of Cebu has incurred at least 31 percent loss in local revenue from January to August this year compared to the same period last year as per the second quarter report of the Provincial Treasurer’s Office. …

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Garcia lays down priority programs

Garcia lays down priority programs Lorraine L. Ecarma (The Freeman) – September 16, 2019 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwen Garcia will put health services, jail facility and the recovery of the province’s disposed of properties among her priorities for next year’s annual budget. “Atong gusto nga kwarta kung gastuon man na nato, kana gyung pinakadaghan ang …

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Stricter rules on hogs: Lechon makers feel the brunt

Stricter rules on hogs: Lechon makers feel the brunt CEBU, Philippines — Small-time pork suppliers in Cebu are already feeling the impact of the heightened regulations on pork and pork products from outside the province, which is reputed to be the lechon capital of the Philippines. Last week, Governor Gwendolyn Garcia signed Executive Order 15, which bans live hogs …

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