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Town mayor, councilor get suspension order

CEBU, Philippines – Dumanjug Mayor Efren Gica and Councilor Erwin Gica yesterday received their one-year suspension order from the Office of the Ombudsman-Visayas for simple misconduct and oppression. Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG)-Cebu Provincial Director Jerome Gonzales yesterday morning handed over the order to both officials at the Capitol. He added that the serving of the suspension order …

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Quake aftershock: Tremor rattles Visayas

CEBU, Philippines – Still gripped in fear from the magnitude 6.5 earthquake on July 6, Leyteños went into panic again when a magnitude 5.4 tremor struck the same area at nearly 10 a.m. yesterday. People inside schools and offices in Tacloban City ran outside and Mayor Cristina Romualdez immediately ordered the suspension of classes and works in government offices.  In …

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Possible Futures

Chalk wall art by Deborah Tudtud, Maddy Boone-Migallos, Maxcel Migallos Jr. and Wilbert Wee. (Contributed foto by Wilbert Wee) WORLDS are created every day by creative minds eager to escape and build their own versions of utopia. These worlds may simply be creations of men but the inspiration and lessons they impart create significant contributions to society. With an alternate …

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The Grace Of Perseverance And Glorification “I am…

The Grace Of Perseverance And Glorification “I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.” – Philippians 1:6 During the Protestant Reformation, the debate was never over the necessity of grace. To this day, both Roman Catholics and Protestants agree that divine grace is …

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OFWS as tour guides?

THE Department of Tourism (DOT) is working with the Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) to help returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) become tour guides, especially for non-English speaking tourists visiting the country. Tourism Undersecretary for regulation, coordination and resource generation Alma Jimenez, during a recent visit to Cebu, said they are going to start the reintegration program for OFWs …

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In Eastern Visayas and Bohol: Power may return today

CEBU, Philippines – Electricity in Samar, Leyte, Biliran, and Bohol may be back today once testing of the Tabango-Ormoc bypass line will be completed. The power will be drawn from Cebu to Tabango through submarine cables and farther to the Ormoc substation, which will supply power to the four areas. The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) completed the …

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In Two Shooting incidents: One dead, another hurt in Cebu City

CEBU, Philippines – Love or drugs? Police are considering drug involvement or a lover’s spat as motives in two separate shooting incidents in Cebu City, leaving one dead and another wounded, last Friday and yesterday. Early morning yesterday, Roland Lambojon, 41, a resident of Barangay Pagsabungan, Mandaue City fell to his instantaneous death after an unidentified man onboard a motorcycle …

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Design for Social Impact: Three young innovators bag DOST 7 Sibol Awards

THE recent Sibol Awards of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Central Visayas gathered some of the region’s finest designers at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel recently. Here are the stories of three young innovators who used their design to address social issues, uncover pain points and arrive at viable solutions. Mariz Ehmele Pino, Wan “Follow your passion. If you do, nothing can stop you,” says Mariz Ehmele Pino.  Her words come at the end of a design journey fraught with obstacles. The panel who evaluated her initial …

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