Cebu News Archive

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The program is in partnership with a select regional hospital. In Region 7, DSWD signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the VSMMC for the provision of free medicines to indigent patients. Philstar.com/File
P131M earmarked for free medicines

Indigent patients in Central Visayas can now avail of free medicines, either admitted or outpatient, at the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center in Cebu City.

By Gregg M. Rubio March 29, 2017 - 12:00am
Barangay execs into drugs confirmed

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)  now has a list of barangay officials in the country allegedly involved in the drugs trade but refused to disclose their identities for now.

By Christell Fatima M. Tudtud March 29, 2017 - 12:00am
Groups against move to allow traffic enforcers to seize licenses

At least five transport groups are opposing the proposed ordinance that aims to authorize traffic enforcers in Cebu City to confiscate the license of drivers found violating traffic laws.

By Jean Marvette A. Demecillo March 29, 2017 - 12:00am
2 Cebuano solons prefer polls, not appointment

The idea of postponing the barangay elections to 2020 and allowing President Duterte to pick a new set of barangay officials does not sit well with at least two Cebu lawmakers.

March 29, 2017 - 12:00am
Tom: Why not file case vs Rama, too?

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña has accused Team Rama councilors of being selective for filing a complaint against him over a V-hire terminal’s operation in Barangay Kamagayan and not pursuing a case against former mayor Michael Rama who allowed the use of Compania Maritima for the same purpose.

March 29, 2017 - 12:00am
Dave tells fellow dads to move on

After making public his willingness to unite with Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswagan, Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak yesterday urged his fellow councilors to just move on and not let political ties hamper delivery of basic services in the city.

By Odessa O. Leyson March 29, 2017 - 12:00am
Transport groups divided on local route plan policy

Transport groups are divided on the policy of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board to allow local government units to formulate its own transport route plan.

By Mitchelle L. Palaubsanon March 29, 2017 - 12:00am
Ex-CITOM exec, enforcer cleared from graft charges

The Office of the Ombudsman-Visayas has dismissed the criminal and administrative complaints filed by a lawyer against former City Traffic Operations and Management operations head Jonathan “Joy” Tumulak and a traffic enforcer for lack of merit.

By Mylen P. Manto March 29, 2017 - 12:00am
Senator Angara graces TESDA graduation

A total of 260 Technical Education and Skills Development Authority Region 7 (TESDA-Cebu) scholars graduated yesterday with Senator Juan Edgardo "Sonny" Angara as guest speaker who was all praises for the achievements of the graduates.

By Mitchelle L. Palaubsanon March 29, 2017 - 12:00am
Talisay City fisherfolk get motor bancas from BFAR

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Central Visayas has donated at least 20 fiberglass pump boats with complete set of fishing nets to the Talisay fisherfolk federation.

By Iris Mariani B. Algabre March 29, 2017 - 12:00am

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