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PB examines P12 billion budget

PB examines P12 billion budget CEBU, Philippines — Several questions on the funding sources and the non-inclusion of an appointee of the previous administration in the P12 billion proposed budget of the Capitol next year has marred the first day of the deliberation by the members of the Committee on Budget and Appropriations of the Cebu Provincial Board yesterday. …

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Amid probe into Mayor Navarro’s killing: Station chief axed

Amid probe into Mayor Navarro’s killing: Station chief axed Iris Hazel M. Mascardo (The Freeman) – November 5, 2019 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — The chief of the Abellana Police Station, Police Maj. Eduard Sanchez, has been relieved from his post effective Friday, November 1, as the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) begins its investigation into the killing of …

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City, Province to help quake-stricken LGUs

City, Province to help quake-stricken LGUs CEBU, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has assured that the city government will provide aid to the Mindanao earthquake victims, but they need to assess first their primary needs to avoid wastage of public funds. A group led by Councilor David Tumulak went to the local government units affected by the …

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Dizon wants free movies for PWDs

Dizon wants free movies for PWDs Alicia Ivy L. Chua (The Freeman) – November 4, 2019 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — Councilor Alvin Dizon wants persons with disabilities (PWDs) in Cebu City to be allowed to watch movies for free like the senior citizens here. In a proposal, Dizon wants to amend and rename City Ordinance 2466 to “The …

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Fire hits San Roque, cebu city: 80 houses razed, 1,000 homeless

Fire hits San Roque, cebu city: 80 houses razed, 1,000 homeless CEBU, Philippines — A fire that raged for nearly four hours reduced 80 homes, boarding houses, and other structures to ashes and left nearly a thousand people homeless yesterday afternoon in Sitio Panting, Barangay San Roque, downtown Cebu City. The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) received the alarm …

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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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3 nabbed for drugs

Gabriel C. Bonjoc (The Freeman) – November 2, 2019 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines —  A civil engineer and his fiancé were arrested Thursday after the police allegedly caught them on the act of having a drug session in Barangay Mohon, Talisay City. Police identified the suspects as Brandon Arbon, 43, and Emily Marilao, 24. Police Captain Mikhail Mallorca, deputy chief …

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Police lapses checked in Navarro’s death: Vinluan axed after ambush

Police lapses checked in Navarro’s death: Vinluan axed after ambush CEBU, Philippines —  Cebu City Police Office director Colonel Gemma Vinluan has been relieved from her post pending investigation on whether police committed security lapses during the fatal ambush of Clarin, Misamis Occidental Mayor David Navarro Friday last week. Navarro was then being transported to the Cebu City Prosecutor’s …

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