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PH Version of ‘Great Sale’ Kicks Off Mar. 1

The Philippines is launching the 2020 Philippine Shopping Festival starting March 1, a nationwide sale that seeks to rival Singapore’s great sale and Hong Kong’s summer sale. “It’s not hard to see that elevating the shopping experience will go a long way to enhance the attractiveness of our tourist destinations all over the Philippines, whether […].....»»

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P8.7M shabu seized in Cebu City; 2 suspects arrested

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Provincial Intelligence Branch (PIB) of the Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) has confiscated suspected shabu worth P8.7 million during a buy-bust operation in Lower Torre, Barangay Inayawan, Cebu City, pre-dawn today, Saturday,  February 22, 2020. Two suspects were arrested during the operation, including the high-value individual (HVI) identified as James […] The post P8.7M shabu seized in Cebu City; 2 suspects arrested appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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CCPO eyes more intel-driven ops amid CV’s SEMPO’s P70.7M drug haul

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With the bulk of P70.7 million worth of illegal drugs confiscated in the three-day simultaneous police operations last week in Central Visayas coming from Cebu City, police here are focusing on conducting more intelligence driven operations to somehow prevent the flow of illegal drugs which were suspected to have come from […] The post CCPO eyes more intel-driven ops amid CV’s SEMPO’s P70.7M drug haul appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Reminder from Archbishop Soc: No clapping during Mass

In the spirit of the Lenten season, the public should abstain from inappropriate clapping during and after Masses, a practice that could rob the faithful of the “true meaning of Christian liturgy and worship.” In a statement, Lingayen Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas said that clapping shouldn’t be used to keep parishioners alert during Mass nor […] The post Reminder from Archbishop Soc: No clapping during Mass appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Philippine Statistics Authority: 23.1% drop in foreign investment pledges for CV in 2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Pledges from foreign investors for Central Visayas dropped by 23.1 percent in 2019, recent figures from the government showed.  This as the Philippines posted a record-breaking P390.1 billion worth of approved foreign investments (FI) for the entire 2019, accounting for an increase of 112.8 percent.  Figures from the Philippine Statistics Authority […] The post Philippine Statistics Authority: 23.1% drop in foreign investment pledges for CV in 2019 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Manila archdiocese allows ashes on forehead

The Archdiocese of Manila clarified that priests in the city may still put ashes on the forehead of devotees despite a Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines recommendation that the clergy tweak the Lenten practice by sprinkling this instead on the faithful’s head. In a circular, Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo said they would leave […] The post Manila archdiocese allows ashes on forehead appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Meet Changlie, the loyal dog from Pagadian City

CEBU CITY, Philippines— In a world full of people walking in and out of our lives, we sometimes question where loyalty is nowadays. Well, this dog in Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur, just showed the online world what loyalty looks like. John Paul, 21, a service crew and the netizen who took a photo of […] The post Meet Changlie, the loyal dog from Pagadian City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Duterte may skip Edsa anniversary, again

President Rodrigo Duterte is likely to skip the 34th anniversary of the Edsa People Power Revolution and just work from home while Filipinos gather to celebrate the bloodless revolution that toppled former President Ferdinand Marcos in 1986. “Every day is a working day for the President. Even if it’s his rest day, he still works. […] The post Duterte may skip Edsa anniversary, again appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Two women sentenced to over 4 years in jail for the sexual exploitation of minors

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Regional Trial Court Branch 11 Judge Ramon Daomilas Jr. sentenced two women from Talisay City to over four years in jail after they pleaded guilty to the charge for the violation of Republic Act 9775 or the Anti-Child Pornography Act that was filed against them. The two women aged […] The post Two women sentenced to over 4 years in jail for the sexual exploitation of minors appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Cebu City updates Tricycle Route Plan; opens three new routes

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Three new tricycles routes will be opened in Cebu City to distribute units that are already overcrowding on existing routes. City Legal Officer Rey Gealon, who is also the executive director of the Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO), said that the addition of the new routes will now bring to 22 the […] The post Cebu City updates Tricycle Route Plan; opens three new routes appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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RPT exemptions for family homes worth P300K or less pushed in Cebu City

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Owners of land and structures value at P300, 000 or less will no longer be asked to pay real property taxes (RPTs) if the Cebu City Council approves a draft ordinance by Councilor Eugenio Gabuya, Jr. that proposes tax exemption for properties that are occupied by families. Gabuya’s draft measure, which […] The post RPT exemptions for family homes worth P300K or less pushed in Cebu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Docu on plastic waste wins at London fest

Alon! (Wave), an expertly-curated documentary on plastic waste written and directed by award-winning filmmaker Gabby Fernandez, bested nine other nominees and took home the Science and Education Award at the recently concluded 2020 London International Film Festival......»»

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Barangay Taptap residents express worries on COVID-19 quarantine center

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The residents of Barangay Taptap in Cebu City expressed worries about the city’s plan to open the City Resource Management and Development Center (CREMDEC) as a quarantine center for persons under monitoring (PUMs) of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19). In an open forum with Mayor Edgardo Labella, City Health Officer Daisy Villa, […] The post Barangay Taptap residents express worries on COVID-19 quarantine center appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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JoyRide motorcycle hailing firm taps Motax to legalize habal-habal in Cebu

Filipino-owned motorcycle hailing taxi app JoyRide has forged a partnership with Motortaxi Cooperative (Motax), the only registered motorcycle taxi cooperative, which aims to legalize habal-habal operations not only in Cebu but in the different parts of the country. Currently, at least 4,488 drivers have registered to join JoyRide to operate in Metro Cebu. Out of […] The post JoyRide motorcycle hailing firm taps Motax to legalize habal-habal in Cebu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Labella: Tricycles not a problem in Cebu City

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Tricycles are well monitored and are not major problems in Cebu City’s roads. Mayor Edgardo Labella said this on February 21, 2020 after the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) included tricycles as part of its directives for a 75-day deadline to clear roads and sidewalks. This means that tricycles […] The post Labella: Tricycles not a problem in Cebu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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More than 400 Filipinos from cruise ship to return home; 52 others positive for COVID-19

MANILA, Philippines — More than 400 Filipinos aboard the MV Diamond Princess cruise ship that docked in Japan will be repatriated, the Department of Health (DOH) said Friday. In a press conference at the DOH main office, Health Assistant Secretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said around 460 to 480 individuals were included in the government’s repatriation […] The post More than 400 Filipinos from cruise ship to return home; 52 others positive for COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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DOJ: ‘Pastillas’ racket whistleblower now under WPP custody

MANILA, Philippines — The whistleblower who exposed the so-called “pastillas” bribery scheme within the Bureau of Immigration (BI) before a Senate hearing involving Chinese nationals is now under the custody of the Witness Protection Program (WPP), Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said Friday. Guevarra was referring to immigration officer Allison “Alex” Chong who came forward and revealed […] The post DOJ: ‘Pastillas’ racket whistleblower now under WPP custody appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Unaccounted Voter Registration Verification Machines opened nine months after elections

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Unaccounted Voter Registration Verification Machines (VRVM) from Barangays Mabolo, Capitol Site, and Apas, have been opened nine months after the May 13, 2019 elections. Lawyer Marchel Sarno, the Cebu City North District election officer, said it took time to account for the VRVMs because they were accidentally placed inside the ballot […] The post Unaccounted Voter Registration Verification Machines opened nine months after elections appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Architects + Engineers hoops tourney to kick off on Feb. 22

CEBU CITY, Philippine — The Architects + Engineers Basketball Club 5th Corporate Cup will kickoff Saturday, February 22, 2020, this time at their new home, the newly minted basketball gym of Benedicto College at the North Reclamation Area near Robinson’s Galleria.  From six teams at its first edition five years ago, 10 teams will now […] The post Architects + Engineers hoops tourney to kick off on Feb. 22 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Matteo Guidicelli punches Sarah G’s bodyguard over civil wedding leak – police

MANILA, Philippines — A private security guard supposedly hired by the family of actress-singer Sarah Geronimo reported to Taguig police on Thursday that he was punched by the pop star’s now-husband, actor Matteo Guidicelli, after the latter accused him of leaking the details of their private civil wedding to Geronimo’s parents. In an interview, Taguig […] The post Matteo Guidicelli punches Sarah G’s bodyguard over civil wedding leak – police appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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