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Mexican mayor tied to truck, dragged through street in protest

Angry farmers stormed a city hall in southern Mexico, seized the mayor and dragged him through town from the back of a pickup truck in protest, officials said Wednesday. The incident occurred Tuesday when dozens of members of the Tojolabal indigenous community armed with clubs broke into the mayor’s office in the town of Las […] The post Mexican mayor tied to truck, dragged through street in protest appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource: tribune tribuneOct 10th, 2019

Masbate town vice mayor dies in Manila ambush

MANILA, Philippines – A Masbate vice mayor was shot dead on Wednesday morning, October 9, while having breakfast outside a house in Manila. According to a police report, Batuan Vice Mayor Charlie Yuson III and his group were having breakfast in front of a house along VG Cruz Street in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 9th, 2019

Cebu City mayor to DPWH: Stop cutting our trees

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella does not want any more trees to be taken down following the cutting of five trees along M. Velez Street here last September 21, 2019.  This was his pronouncement following a petition for Writ of Kalikasan filed by Lawyer Ben Cabrido to the Court of Appeals to protect […] The post Cebu City mayor to DPWH: Stop cutting our trees appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 4th, 2019

PROBE: Colon and Osmeña Boulevard vendors cannot return to old spots

CEBU CITY — The Cebu City Prevention, Restoration, Order, Beautification, and Enhancement (PROBE) team said that vendors from Colon Street and Osmeña Boulevard cannot return to their original spots despite the earlier pronouncement of Mayor Edgardo Labella that the vendors misunderstood to have allowed them back to the city’s sidewalks. PROBE head Racquel Arce said […] The post PROBE: Colon and Osmeña Boulevard vendors cannot return to old spots appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2019

Magalong drops Albayalde’s name in ‘ninja cops’ probe

  MANILA, Philippines — The name of Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Oscar Albayalde was dragged into the Senate’s probe into the alleged “ninja cops” when a 2013 anti-drug operation under his watch was brought up in the hearing. Albayalde’s name was mentioned by Baguio City  Mayor  Benjamin Magalong, who finally disclosed in an […] The post Magalong drops Albayalde’s name in ‘ninja cops’ probe appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 1st, 2019

Labella: City Hall to allow, regulate sidewalk vending

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Displaced sidewalk vendors will soon be allowed to return to their vending areas along Colon Street and Osmeña Boulevard, but with some restrictions. “Sabotan natog tarong ha? Pagamyan lang nato. Iregulate lang nato,” Mayor Edgardo Labella told some 40 members of the Barug Vendors Coaltion whom he met with on Tuesday afternoon, […] The post Labella: City Hall to allow, regulate sidewalk vending appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 1st, 2019

Labella: Politicians should look up to Scoutmaster Damazo

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella urged politicians in Cebu to emulate the discipline and the service of the late Scoutmaster Sergio P. Damazo, Jr., to whom an unnamed bridge in F. Vestil Street in Barangay Mambaling was named after. Labella led the naming ceremony of the bridge on Monday morning, September 30, […] The post Labella: Politicians should look up to Scoutmaster Damazo appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 30th, 2019

Man lands in hospital after he grabs, latches on to rear wheel of moving garbage truck

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An unidentified man is in critical condition after he was run over by a 10-wheeler garbage truck along M.J. Cuenco Avenue corner T. Padilla Street, Barangay Tejero, Cebu City, at 7:45 this morning, September 30. Police Staff Sergeant Edgar Baton, investigator of Waterfront Police Station of the Cebu City Police Office, […] The post Man lands in hospital after he grabs, latches on to rear wheel of moving garbage truck appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 30th, 2019

Labella wants a ‘halfway house’ to shelter homeless

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella today revealed plans to set up a hub to shelter the migrant homeless, similar to the Halfway House in Barangay Carreta, which shelters patients undergoing drug rehabilitation. Labella said he wants to give the street dwellers who are not native of Cebu City a place where […] The post Labella wants a ‘halfway house’ to shelter homeless appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 27th, 2019

Labella unaffected by vendors protest; to continue implementation of no sidewalk vending policy

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Not on the sidewalks. Cebu City Mayor Edgar Labella said he will stand by his decision to no longer allow vendors to sell on the sidewalks even if they hold series of protests against his administration. This was Labella’s response to the protest march which members of the Cebu City United Vendors […] The post Labella unaffected by vendors protest; to continue implementation of no sidewalk vending policy appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 25th, 2019

Residents urge mayor to block coal plant in Palawan town

PALAWAN, Philippines – Residents of Narra, Palawan are pinning their hopes on their newly-elected mayor to help them block the construction of the 15-megawatt coal-fired power plant in the municipality. Concerned residents, including students, teachers, and business owners held a protest on Tuesday, September 24, within the government center's premises to ask Narra Mayor Gerandy Danao ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 24th, 2019

20 dead as truck falls down ravine in South Cotabato

"The truck was full of passengers from a family gathering in a resort in General Santos City," T'boli Mayor Dibu Tuan told reporters......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 17th, 2019

Labella plans to name one Cebu street after Xiamen City

CEBU CITY, Philippines–Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella plans to name one of the streets at the North Reclamation Area after Xiamen City of China. Labella was in a five-day trip to Xiamen City from September 6 to 11 to strengthen its sisterhood with Cebu City, which has been established in 1984. He was also there to […] The post Labella plans to name one Cebu street after Xiamen City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 13th, 2019

Labella directs City Engineering to siphon floodwater trapped in Poblacion Pardo

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella directed the City Engineering’s Office (CEO) to immediately siphon the floodwater trapped on a street in Barangay Poblacion Pardo. The mayor issued the order after he received the report on the trapped floodwater in the barangay, which has posed health risks to the residents, upon his […] The post Labella directs City Engineering to siphon floodwater trapped in Poblacion Pardo appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 12th, 2019

Rodel Batocabe supporters hold prayer rally

Around 1,000 people held a prayer rally in the compound of the Hall of Justice in Barangay Rawis in this city yesterday morning to protest a court decision allowing former Daraga mayor Carlwyn Baldo, the alleged mastermind in the killing of Ako Bicol party-list Rep. Rodel Batocabe, to post bail......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 7th, 2019

STREET VENDORS AT KYUSI

Sa pag-aayos ng ating mga kalsada at daanan upang mapagaan ang daloy ng trapiko, isa sa mga nasagasaan ay street vendors o nagtitinda sa mga kalye’t bangketa. Sa utos ni Pangulong Duterte sa pamamagitan na rin ng Department of Interior and Local Goverment o DILG sa ating mga mayor, partikular sa Kamaynilaan, na linisin ang […] The post STREET VENDORS AT KYUSI appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsSep 6th, 2019

Poll protest vs Negros Occidental mayor dismissed

NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, Philippines – Moises Padilla Mayor Ella Garcia Yulo scored another victory after a Bacolod City court dismissed the electoral protest filed against her by her uncle, former mayor Magdaleno Peña. In the 25-page decision dated August 22, Bacolod City Regional Trial Court Branch 49 Judge Edgar Tupas said the protest ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 24th, 2019

Isko to go after thieves preying on moving trucks

  Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso said he will launch a crackdown on syndicates that steal goods from trucks passing through the city’s port area. “Those who loot moving trucks got my attention already so pagpupuyatan ko sila,” the mayor said. He also asked the truck operators to discipline their “undisciplined” and “irresponsible” drivers […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsAug 1st, 2019

Labella: Cebu City working on clearing public roads to accomplish 60-day deadline

CEBU CITY, Philippines—It may be a challenge for Cebu City to complete the removal of street obstructions within the 60-day period given by President Rodrigo Duterte. But Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said they are utilizing all resources available to reach the deadline. On Monday, July 29, Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo […] The post Labella: Cebu City working on clearing public roads to accomplish 60-day deadline appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 31st, 2019

Metro mayors inireklamo ang ‘cat-and-mouse game’ sa street clearing drive

INIREKLAMO ng maraming mayor sa Metro Manila ang ginagawang ‘cat-and-mouse game’ ng mga illegal vendors sa isinasagawang paglilinis ng lokal na pamahalaan sa kani-kanilang mga nasasakupan. Ayon sa mga mayor, bumabalik ang mga nagtitinda kapag nakaalis na ang mga otoridad. “Actually no’ng 2002 nagpasa kami ng ordinansa na anything found in the sidewalk is considered […] The post Metro mayors inireklamo ang ‘cat-and-mouse game’ sa street clearing drive appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 29th, 2019

Manila Zoo hindi namin ibebenta — Mayor Isko

BUKOD sa pagpunta sa Rizal Park, o Luneta, ang pinakamurang paraan ng pamamasyal at mapalapit sa kalikasan ay pagdalaw sa Manila Zoo sa panu­lukan ng Quirino Avenue at Adriatico Street sa Malate, Maynila. Ngunit kamakailan, may mga planong ilipat ito o ipasara sa maraming dahilan. Isa na rito ang para sa kapakanan ng mga hayop ........»»

Category: filipinoSource:  hatawtabloidRelated NewsJul 17th, 2019