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  • 2 heroes now home again

    CEBU -- The remains of two Cebuano police officers killed in Maguindanao arrived home yesterday morning, placed inside flag-draped caskets that fellow police officers carried slowly across the tarmac of Mactan airport as colleagues saluted and relatives wept.

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  • ‘There were so many things we wanted to do’

    IF SHE could give one last message to her husband, Dr. Christine Cempron would say it in Cebuano.

    “Whenever I spoke in English, he would always say, ‘Nosebleed!’,” the 33-year-old wife of PO1 Romeo Cempron said, her face lighting up.

  • Functioning MRFs would’ve help cut down waste collected from barangays

    NOT all barangays in Cebu City have a completely functional materials recovery facility (MRF).

  • Tax holiday ‘to encourage’ payment

    DELINQUENT taxpayers in Cebu City may be in for a tax holiday.

    In his proposed ordinance, Councilor Noel Wenceslao wants to waive interest on unpaid real property taxes (RPT).

  • CH to hire additional manpower

    THE Cebu City Government is set to form its own project team to supervise the implementation of the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project.

  • NGCP asked to explain spending

    THE National Association of Electricity Consumers for Reforms (Nasecore) yesterday asked the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to order the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) to explain how it used the funds granted to it in the past years.

    The ERC conducted a hearing for Visayas stakeholders last Wednesday on the NGCP’s application for the approval of the maximum allowable revenue for 2015 and the net performance incentive for 2014 under the Rules on Setting Transmission Wheeling Rates.

  • Organizers seek bigger venue for Sinulog Grand Parade

    ORGANIZERS of the Sinulog Grand Parade admitted that crowd control was one of many problems they encountered during this year’s celebration.

    Ricky Ballesteros, Sinulog Foundation executive director, told reporters that the crowd this year proved to be a challenge, especially managing them along the route.

    Ballesteros said he hopes to hold the grand parade in the South Road Properties (SRP).

  • World’s wetlands disappearing

    THE international convention advocating for the conservation of wetlands revealed that 64 percent of the world’s wetlands have disappeared since 1900.

    The International Convention on Wetlands—also known as Ramsar Convention—reported that the degree of degradation is most severe in Asia, where mangrove forests and intertidal flats are threatened by pollution, human settlement, reclamation and development of mariculture sites, among others.

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