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Citom issues ultimatum on plates

Cebu Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:58

OWNERS of newly registered vehicles have 16 days to secure and properly install their license plate.

Those who fail to do so by Oct. 16 would be fined for violating the Joint Administrative Order (JAO) 2014-01 and will be asked to pay P5,000 for every offense, Land Transportation Office (LTO) 7 Regional Director Arnel Tancinco said.

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CCPO denies giving special treatment to rich detainee

Cebu Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:57

TOP officials of Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) denied giving special treatment to a member of Cebu’s upper class society who was arrested for theft.

Senior Insp. Hartzel Billedo, head of Mabolo Police Station, said Marites Gonzales Lampert underwent the regular booking procedure.

Lampert’s mugshot and fingerprints were taken, and she stayed the night in the detention cell, he said.

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Complaint against policeman elevated to grave misconduct

Cebu Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:56

THE Regional Investigation and Detective Management Division (RIDMD) of the Police Regional Office (PRO) 7 will charge with grave misconduct a police official who was accused of using an impounded vehicle.

Senior Supt. Rey Lyndon Lawas, acting chief of RIDMD, said they elevated the complaint against Chief Insp. Noli Cernio, former chief of the Theft and Robbery Section (TRS) of the Cebu City Police Office.

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Snatcher gets 17 years in jail

Cebu Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:56

SHE broke her right leg and suffered head injuries after falling from a passenger jeepney when a robber snatched her bag in 2012.

Almost two years and eight months later, Marilou Gregorio-Villanueva finally attained justice after Judge Soliver Peras convicted Ely Pepito of robbery with serious physical injuries.

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All projects were under PDAF, not DAP: Pabling

Cebu Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:55

FORMER congressman Pablo Garcia said all the projects that were implemented in Cebu’s second district during his term were from his Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF).

Garcia, who represented the second district of Cebu in the House of Representatives, said he did not write or ask the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) for projects funded by the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).

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Group pushes for CV teachers’ wage increase

Cebu Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:54

THE Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) yesterday said 90 percent of the 39,066 public school teachers in Central Visayas are living in poverty and increasing their salary is the only way to improve their lives.

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Gochans own property sold to Hotel of Asia

Cebu Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:53

FELIX Gochan and Sons Realty Corp. did not expect that the Cebu City Government would sell a property it no longer owns.

Lawyer Grace Que represented the Gochans before the Cebu City Council, which called for an executive session yesterday on the controversy surrounding Lot 917 in Barangay Lahug.

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Gov’t auditor told to testify

Cebu Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:52

REGIONAL Trial Court Judge Alexander Acosta directed a state auditor to testify in the ongoing legal battle between the Cebu City Government and a hotel chain.

Acosta denied the motion to quash a subpoena filed by Commission on Audit 7 Chief Alicia Malquisto.

Acosta said the motion to quash is “unreasonable and oppressive.”

Malquisto filed a motion to quash the subpoena issued by Judge Alexander Acosta on May 13.

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Village eyes lot purchase for alternative campus

Cebu Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:51

THE owner of six lots adjacent to the Busay Elementary School is reportedly willing to sell the land to the Cebu City Government, said Busay Councilman Eliodoro Sanchez.

The barangay is eyeing the lots as alternative site for the school, which was vacated after it was declared unsafe, being in a land-slide prone area. The school is located next to a cliff and a river.

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Cops nab man for disturbing neighbors, scaring elderly ma

Cebu Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:50

A MAN who has been in and out of drug rehabilitation centers was arrested by police for alarm and scandal in Barangay Tisa, Cebu City before noon yesterday.

Oscar Enrique Allonar, 39, was caught by Punta Princesa policemen and Special Weapons and Tactics (Swat) group inside his house in San Jose Village.

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Buzz: Only 1 ‘electable’ bet for president from Cebu

Cebu Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:49


... AMONG THOSE LISTED AS PROBABLE BETS FOR VICE PRESIDENT in 2016 by Pulse Asia, only two are from Cebu.

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Non-stop kicking

Cebu Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:32

A GROUP of footballers will attempt to do the unthinkable, play 101 hours of football to raise funds for children suffering from congenital heart defect (CHD).

The Lexmark Football Club along with players from other BPO football clubs like Convergys, Accenture, IBM, SSI, Aegis and also volunteers will try to set a Guinness World Record for the longest football match in a charity event called Kick for Life on Nov. 26 to 30 at the Family Park.

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Araneta-less UC to face Fasco today

Cebu Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:29

A HUGE void will be left open in the University of Cebu (UC) Erco-Bro Nationals squad that will open their campaign in the Philippine Football Federation (PFF) Smart National Club Championship today because of the absence of Ian Araneta.

The former Azkal striker won’t be suiting up in UC Erco’s opening Group D match with Football Association of South Cotabato’s (Fasco) Real Marbel FC today at 2:30 PM at the Cebu City Sports Center football pitch because of commitments with his club Philippine Air Force FC.

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Quijano: Blind as a bat

Cebu Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:28

NOW it’s official. And I have it on good authority too.

Those of you who read my column a few weeks back—in my one and only foray into Philippine basketball—know that I was concerned about Coach Chot Reyes’ diminished eyesight when he could not find June Mar Fajardo seated a few feet away on the bench in the game against Puerto Rico.

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Olango to host ultramarathon

Cebu Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:26

IN THE hopes of promoting Olango Island’s eco-tourism, it will host the OMG 2 Olango My Getaway Ultramarathon on Oct. 4.

The 50-kilometer race offers a rewarding view of the island. Runners will just need to make two loops around the island to complete the 50K.

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Gilas fight for pride vs. Mongolia in Asiad

Cebu Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:25

NO less than pride is at stake when Gilas Pilipinas battles Mongolia today in the battle for seventh spot in the basketball event of the 17th Asian Games at the Hwaseong Sports Complex Gymnasium in Incheon, South Korea.

The Philippine national team, in its worst finish in men’s basketball, will meet the Mongolians at 3:15 p.m. Korean time.

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Limpag: Green Loop? Why not green sports?

Cebu Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:24

THE purpose of the organizers of the Green Loop experiment is noble and whether the experiment was a success or not--I'd leave that to the writers in the opinion pages--a pro-environment movement is something a dirty urban city needs.

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Eagles plummet

Cebu Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:23

THE Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu Magis Eagles got off on the wrong foot and suffered the consequences as they yielded their first game of the season, 57-60, to the hungry Cebu Institute of Technology-University Wildkittens at the start of the second part of the double-round robin semifinal round of the 2014 Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi) High School Basketball tournament at the Cebu Coliseum last night.

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Cebu Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:21

UNIVERSITY of San Carlos (USC), University of the Visayas (UV) and Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu (SHS-AdC) continue to sizzle in Division 1 of the Cebu Youth Basketball League (CYBL) Alaska Basketball D-League.

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Edera hoists Frontiers in cliffhanger win

Cebu Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:19

ARIEL Edera scored a double-double performance to help Kyocera Frontiers force a do-or-die match following a cliffhanger 64-62 win over the third seed SSI Warriors in the quarterfinal round of the 2014 CSCC E-Leagues Season X held at the City Sports Club-Cebu gym last Saturday.

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