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Centenarian gets P50k from Capitol

Centenarian gets P50k from Capitol.....»»

Category: newsSource: metrocebu metrocebuSep 14th, 2017

Singing Centenarian gets P50k

Singing Centenarian gets P50k.....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 15th, 2017

Green, Eco-Friendly Design for Proposed Capitol 20-Storey Skyscraper

Loaded with solar panels and an in-house waste and sewage management facility, the eco-friendly design of the proposed 20-storey Capitol skyscraper is seen to efficiently use energy, reduce waste and beat pollution, provide adequate ventilation and an air-filtration system. “There is a provision of solar panels at the roof deck. Water systems are recyclable. There’s […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 24th, 2018

Stop Martial Law

Moro militant groups picket the provincial capitol of Lanao del Sur in Marawi City on Wednesday (May 23, 2018) demanding an end to martial law and for their return to their homes within the Most Affected Area. The day marked the first anniversary of the siege that displaced the city’s population and destroyed its busiest […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2018

Provincial Government to Adopt ‘Adaptive Reuse’ Method for Decades-Old Capitol Building

With the proposed 20-storey modern edifice to be built inside the Capitol Compound, which will serve as the new home of the Cebu Provincial Government, questions may be swirling around about the fate of the old Capitol building. Joselito “Boboi” Costas, head of the Provincial Tourism Office (PTO), said the old edifice would be reconfigured […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2018

Le Tour de Filipinas: Cariño brothers top laborious Stage 3

The Cariño brothers proved that excellence runs in the family as Philippine Navy-Standard Insurance’s El Joshua and 7-Eleven Cliqq RoadBike Philippines’ Daniel Ven made a historic 1-2 finish in the arduous Stage 3 of the 2018 Le Tour de Filipinas. The Cariño brothers thrived under sweltering conditions as they made a decisive breakaway in the town of Sta. Barbara, some 30 kilometers from Lingayen, before they engaged themselves in a mad dash to the finish in front of their fellow Pangasinenses near the Pangasinan Provincial Capitol. However, it was El Joshua who crossed the finish line first after the taxing 185.20-km trek that started in Bambang, Nueva Vizcaya, and ran through the crowded roads of the country’s cycling hotbed in four hours, 28 minutes and 56 seconds for his breakthrough lap win in the annual race. The impressive performance by the Cariños also caused big changes in the general classifications, with El Joshua, 25, jumping from ninth spot to the top of the general classification with an aggregate time of 8:17:23 that enabled him to wrest the coveted yellow jersey from fellow Navyman Ronald Oranza. Oranza, the Stage 2 winner, struggled this time and checked in at 15th overall, causing him to slip down to third spot, a minute and 41 seconds off the pace going to the fourth and final stage on Wednesday, a back-breaking 154.65-km trek to Baguio City made tougher by a Hors Category climb in the treacherous Kennon Road. Meanwhile, Daniel Ven, 19, remained in strong contention as he moved up from 11th spot to second overall, just four seconds behind El Joshua. However, the Cariño brothers, who both hail from Mangaldan, some 22kms away from here, already pulled off an astonishing feat by becoming the first Filipino siblings to make a 1-2 finish in the only International Cycling Union-sanctioned road race in the country. “Gusto namin gumawa ng history sa cycling na magkapatid na nanalo sa UCI,” said El Joshua, savoring the feat in the presence of their father Bienvenido, 78. “Madali sa aming dalawa kasi magkapatid kami. Dream come true kasi history talaga ‘yun.” Philippine national team Mervin Corpuz, one of the country’s promising riders, checked in a minute and 30 seconds behind the Cariños to cap another strong showing by local hopefuls who occupy seven spots in the Top 10 so far. Navyman Jan Paul Morales, still the green jersey holder as the best sprinter, is running at fifth with a clocking of 8:19:11, followed by 2014 champion Mark Galedo (seventh, 8:19:17) and Marcelo Felipe (eighth, 8:19:17) of 7-Eleven Cliqq RoadBike Philippines and Navy’s climbing specialist Junrey Navarra (ninth, 8:19:30). Korean Jung Hajeon of Uijeaongbu Cycling Team continued to be the best foreigner so far after he checked in at sixth in the stage. But he slipped two rungs lower down to fourth in the GC rankings with a total time of 8:19:11. A pair of foreign riders still in the Top 10 are Indonesian Aiman Cahyadi of Team Sapura, who moved a rung lower to sixth with an aggregate time of 8:19:14, and Terengganu’s Eritrean rider Metkel Eyo who slid down from fourth to 10th overall with 8:20:11 clocking. In the team classifications, the irrepressible Navymen continued to show the way with a total time of 25 hours, 56 minutes and four seconds, just three seconds ahead of Team 7-Eleven. Uijeongbu Cycling Team is at third, more than 12 minutes behind. It was the Cariño brothers, however, who put on a show as they pounced on their weary rivals in the homestretch, with the sweltering heat making it tougher on the field which has been split to several groups after repeated attacks early on. “Bago kami umatake, sabi ko, ‘Tara na!’” shared El Joshua. “Hindi naman maghahabol ‘yung 7-11 kasi 7-11 siya, tapos ganun din sa teammates ko. Kaya ‘yung gameplan namin, natuloy talaga. Hinayaan namin ‘yung mga foreigners na maghabol. Nagkataon siguro na pagod talaga ‘yung mga foreigners. Na-tsambahan namin.”.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2018

‘A Worthwhile Project,’ CCCI Prexy on Proposed Capitol 20-Storey Modern Building

For Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) president, Consul Antonio Chiu, the construction of the Cebu Resource Center, the proposed 20-storey modern building that will house the Cebu Provincial Government’s frontline offices will further improve Capitol’s services.  “This is a very good project that will improve delivery of goods and services to the people […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

Senate hearing on TRAIN law effects

THE Senate committee on public services will hold a hearing on the effect of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law on public services and utilities on May 25, 10 a.m. at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol. Senator Grace Poe, committee chair, will lead the public hearing which will start at 10 a.m. at […] The post Senate hearing on TRAIN law effects appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

PPS Leyte, Iloilo tennis under way

The Palawan Pawnshop-Palawan Express Pera Padala regional age-group tennis tournament holds two legs in Maasin, Leyte and Iloilo City simultaneously, both drawing huge cast of participants at the Maasin City Capitol Tennis Courts and at the Ultra Tennis Courts in La Paz Plaza, respectively......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Capitol: No Politics Involved in Drug Clearing of Barangays

A total of 185 barangays across the province of Cebu made it in the list of drug-cleared communities, the Regional Oversight Committee (ROC) on illegal drugs recently announced. Last year, the committee declared at least 160 drug-cleared barangays. For the first four months of this year, the committee cleared another 25 barangays, making the total […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Davide to Homeowners: Capitol Will Fast-Track Lot Processing

Cebu Gov. Hilario P. Davide III assured officers of the Convergence of Urban Poor Occupying Province-owned Lot (CUPPOL) that he, with the authority from the Provincial Board, would fast-track the processing of the properties they are occupying. The group under the chairmanship of Alice Espejo is composed of 16 different homeowners’ associations with at least […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

More than 33,000 jobs up for grabs

ILONGGOS are encouraged to avail of the 33,120 job vacancies during the Job Expo of the Public Employment Service Office (PESO) of the Iloilo Provincial Government on June 1, 2018, at the Capitol lobby. As of May 9, a total of 156 companies have confirmed to join the event – 127 are local and 29 […] The post More than 33,000 jobs up for grabs appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 13th, 2018

69 Zamboanga del Sur detainees arrested as private armed group

The raids were conducted against detainees staying inside the governor's quarters in the provincial capitol of Zamboanga del Sur......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 13th, 2018

Duterte urges Maute members to surrender, wants to proclaim land reform in areas in Mindanao

President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Friday, May 11, pleaded with former Maute terrorist group members to stop fighting the government and instead help with its rehabilitation efforts in rebuilding the once besieged city of Marawi. “Huwag na muna tayo mag-away (let’s stop fighting,)” urged Mr. Duterte in a speech at the Marawi City Provincial Capitol […] The post Duterte urges Maute members to surrender, wants to proclaim land reform in areas in Mindanao appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 12th, 2018

COA flags unpaid advances of NegOcc capitol

BACOLOD City – Unpaid cash advances of Negros Occidental government officials and employees have totaled P66,992,321.34 as of December 31, 2017, according to an audit report of the Commission on Audit (COA). The COA report also flagged the report on the Capitol’s P6.045 billion worth of properties as “doubtful”. The six-page report obtained by the […] The post COA flags unpaid advances of NegOcc capitol appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 11th, 2018

Elite 60 Dev’t Camp to serve as start for future Batang Gilas players

The Elite 60 Development Camp strives to be bigger and better now in its second year. And along with providing another avenue for young talent to better themselves, the training program is also providing another avenue for the Philippine national youth basketball team to better itself. “We (have tried) to come up with a program to complement and assist the national team program. That’s why this year, we decided to lower the age group to 16 and under,” camp director Eric Altamirano said in the program’s press conference on Thursday at the Capitol Commons in Pasig. He then continued, “If there’s any player that we can identify, the national team would be able to put them in the pool and have continuous training to hopefully make the national team.” The Elite 60 Development Camp is a training program that scoured the entire country for the best of the best young talent aged 16 and under. It will run from May 10 to 13 at the Colegio de San Agustin Gym in Makati. In its first edition a year ago, it gathered the top Under-18 players such as NCAA Juniors MVP Will Gozum and UAAP Juniors champion RJ Abarrientos. Now, it aims to identify younger talent who may very well serve as the core of Batang Gilas. “After the Elite 60 Camp, the objective is to have the national team coaches to be able to see sino ba ang potential players nila,” Altamirano said. Overseeing the camp alongside Altamirano, will be Rob Beveridge, former head coach of the Australian men’s national basketball team. For Batang Gilas itself, the training program is a much-welcome development. “This will really help us with the identification of talent. We lean on this program to identify the talent that we need,” assistant coach Josh Reyes said. And for that, the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas is also in all-out support of the Elite 60 Development Camp. “Magandang programa ang na-develop nina coach E at coach Alex [Compton] kaya it’s something worth supporting. Hopefully, this thing carries on through more years,” Gilas team manager Butch Antonio said. --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 10th, 2018

PNP Crime lab officer shoots pusher dead in Lucena

LUCENA City -- A suspected drug pusher was killed while his two cohorts were arrested during a shootout with a police captain at Capitol Homesite Subd., Bgy. Cotta, here, on Monday late afternoon. Newly-installed city police director Romulo Albacea identified the slain suspect as Ruel Paulete, 38, alias Bilas, of….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 9th, 2018

Capitol to Shoulder Hospital Bills, Provide Aid to Quadruplets

Cebu Gov. Hilario P. Davide III assured that the Provincial Government will provide assistance to the newly-born quadruplets now confined at the neo-natal intensive care unit of the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center in Cebu City. Kenneth Tongol, 33, the father of the quadruplets, met with the governor earlier today, May 4, to ask for […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 8th, 2018

Capitol Holds 2-Day Seminar on Records Management

To smooth out a few kinks in Capitol’s storage of documents, the Human Resource and Management Division has organized a two-day seminar on records management, which started yesterday, May 3. Estrella Domingo, former chief archivist of the National Archives of the Philippines who conducted the conference, talked about principles and frameworks for efficient storing and […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 7th, 2018

UCPB Conducts Financial Wellness Roadshow for Capitol Employees

To orient Capitol employees on how to handle finances properly, the United Coconut Planters Bank (UCPB) in partnership with the Provincial Administrator’s Office – Human Resource Management Division conducted a two (2) day Financial Wellness Roadshow held at the Capitol last April 26 and 27, 2018. The activity also gave Capitol employees the chance to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 7th, 2018

Iloilo towns to use hi-tech tourism info system

THE Iloilo Provincial Tourism Office (PTO) recently launched the Quick Response (QR) Code system that will contain information about Iloilo towns, particularly the tourist attractions. PTO head Gilbert Marin said the code contains all information, including photos, about Casa Real or the old Capitol and the entire Iloilo province. The QR Code for Casa Real […] The post Iloilo towns to use hi-tech tourism info system appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 7th, 2018