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Pachico A. Seares
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Seares: Cebu Province 'closes borders' to Cebu City and vice versa: how it must work
IT is plain enough. As Cebu Governor Gwen Garcia explained Sunday, March 29, in a live-streamed talk from the Capitol, the sealing of borders is a necessary component of an "enhanced community quarantine" (ECQ).Both the governments of Cebu City and ...
Seares: Lockdown it is. Manila calls shots but LGUs are mostly on their own
To use or not to use the wordTHAT term which many LGUs, notably Cebu Province, has been reluctant to use -- "lockdown" -- is now being used ("We are going into lockdown").Governor Gwen Garcia didn't want a lockdown, fearing for ...
From 2 days ago
Seares: The virus hasn't killed Mabatid's right to free speech -- or the right's limits
FIRST, on things that Cebu City Councilor Niña Mabatid is right about the coronavirus that now afflicts community, country and the world. She is right about being free to speak out, not just "as a public official and chairwoman of ...
From 6 days ago
Seares: Why they aren’t called emergency powers. Autonomy, yes, not on virus rules
THE March 20 oral order of President Duterte for local governments to “stand down” was clear enough.He told local leaders that in the fight against the novel coronavirus they should follow orders from the inter-agency task force (IATF) and the ...
From 8 days ago
Seares: Curfew, stay-at-home orders: people accept them but ask for clear rules
TWO executive orders and an advisory affecting the elderly aged 65 or over and students/minors were issued by three government offices over the weekend, to take effect Sunday, March 22, at 3 p.m.[1-2] Cebu Gov. Gwen Garcia and Presidential Assistant ...
From 9 days ago
Seares: If group chat is private and not news, talk on virus ‘corpses’ offensive but not illegal
CAPITOL, there’s a situation.Cebu Gov. Gwen Garcia and Regional Health Director Dr. Jaime Bernadas were angry at social media users who circulated “false news” about victims of coronavirus.A chat group spread the false news that seven corpses, alleged victims of ...
From 12 days ago
Seares: Gwen fumes over Kevinn, ‘Cosmo corpses’; Vallena’s note on fake news
JOURNALISTS TOLD TO GO THE FAIR. From the note in Cebuano-Bisaya posted Wednesday, March 16, by Superbalita news editor Roger Vallena on his Facebook wall, check this out:“Kaming mga journalist, labina kadtong naa sa field, magpadayon sa pangalagad nga patas, ...
From 13 days ago
Seares: OK, not a lockdown but a quarantine. Still, local gov’ts. need to coordinate.
“We don’t want to use the term because you are afraid to call it a lockdown. But it is a lockdown.” —President Duterte, Thursday, March 13, 2020BETWEEN the day President Rodrigo Duterte announced the measures against the coronavirus on March ...
From 15 days ago
Seares: Capitol travel ban faces problems but may jolt crisis group to heed LGUs
THE guidelines issued so far by the Inter-Agency Task Force on Monitoring Emerging Infectious Diseases, an exhaustingly long title for an agency created to tackle a disease with a short name, dwell mostly on the travel ban in Metro Manila ...
From 16 days ago
Seares: If someone shoots you, would police form a task force to solve the murder?
SITG for Ginatilan killingCHECK OUT THE REQUIREMENTS. You probably didn’t know this before, now you do.There’s a PNP unit called Special Investigation Task Group (SITG), which was created after Ginatilan, Cebu Councilor Maria Liza Toledo. was gunned down Wednesday, March ...
From 19 days ago