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Penro has new designated chief
GOV. Hilario Davide III yesterday confirmed that he designated Rodel Bontuyan to replace Baltazar Tribunalo as officer-in-charge (OIC) of the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (Penro). Bontuyan is Penro’s supervising environmental management specialist and was designated as assistant Penro officer. “You ...
From 803 days ago
Vidal ‘the man’
THE late Ricardo Cardinal Vidal was a champion of peace, a generous and humble person, and an inspiring leader. That’s how Msgr. Boy Alesna remembers Vidal, with whom he had the privilege of working closely since the latter was installed as ...
From 824 days ago
Provincial jail crackdown
GOV. Hilario Davide III has issued a 30-day preventive suspension against 10 guards and two other employees of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) pending the investigation of their alleged illegal activities. Davide has directed Deputy Jail Warden Audiste ...
From 828 days ago
Oslob town banks on whale sharks to earn extra
THE southern town of Oslob, Cebu last year earned P99 million from foreign tourists, who came to swim or look at the whale sharks, also known as butanding. The amount was more than the P86 million that Oslob received as its ...
From 854 days ago
'No more rotating brownouts'
THE power shortage is over. This was announced by Anton Perdices, the Visayan Electric Company (Veco) chief of operations, in a lunch meeting Tuesday, September 19, at the City Sports Club in connection with the 25th Cebu Press Freedom celebration. Perdices said ...
From 857 days ago
UDS along parade route moves on to Phase 2
THE Visayan Electric Company (Veco) will take out all the spaghetti wires and posts along the six-kilometer Sinulog parade route in Cebu City as it switches to the underground distribution system (UDS). Anton Perdices, Veco chief of operations, said the UDS ...
From 858 days ago
Poll gun ban starts on Sept. 23
AMID proposals to postpone the Oct. 23 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) Cebu Province will enforce the gun ban from Sept. 23 to Oct. 30. Under Comelec Resolution 10197, which sets the rules on the ...
From 859 days ago
Barili posts '29-percent' growth
THE southern municipality of Barili's economy grew 29 percent in the past year. “At the time when the national growth rate is pegged at nine percent, here we are, in Barili, achieving a double digit economic growth that is over three ...
From 859 days ago
Opposing illegal arrests, killings
FORMER Commission on Human Rights (CHR) chairperson Etta Rosales on Saturday said the rampant killings in the country are encouraged by President Rodrigo Duterte. From July 2016 to January 2017, their data showed that 2,555 suspected drug personalities were killed. In the ...
From 861 days ago
Guv opposes measures against CHR
REQUIRING the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) to secure the President's permission to get evidence on crimes is not only too bureaucratic but it is also a long procedure. “Secondly, CHR is a constitutional body, which should have access to records ...
From 865 days ago