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Leyte survivors choose to rebuild lives in Cebu City

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WORKERS carry one of the dwellings at the “tent city” occupied by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” evacuees at South Road Properties in Cebu City.     Photo by:LITO TECSON/CEBU DAILY NEWS

Emerita Antonino has no plans yet of returning to her hometown in Palo town, Leyte province.

Posted: March 4th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Dances of gratitude shine in Sinulog

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KULTURANG Placereño, a contingent from Masbate province, wins the top prize in the Sinulog-based category during the Jan. 19  grand parade in Cebu City.  TONEE DESPOJO/CDN

Students, out-of-school youth, teachers and fishermen from Placer town in Masbate province went to Cebu City to dance during the feast day of the Sto. Niño as thanksgiving for protecting their town from Supertyphoon “Yolanda” last November.

Posted: January 24th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Mayors get eye-opener on kids from Unicef

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WHILE the rest of the town is a scene of massive devastation after Supertyphoon “Yolanda,” a church in Daanbantayan, a town in northern Cebu, appears to have survived the storm. TONEE DESPOJO/CEBU DAILY NEWS

CEBU CITY—Up to 2,000 children in Daanbantayan, a town in northern Cebu province that was also devastated by Super Typhoon “Yolanda,” are getting free meals in a program to keep them attending classes even in tents, but officials have realized that feeding the children is not enough.   A two-day conference organized by the United [...]

Posted: January 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Clear skies for parade: 14 schools, Miss Cebu beauties on vintage cars

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Not a drop of rain fell to spoil yesterday’s opening salvo of Sinulog 2014.

Posted: January 11th, 2014 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Rama’s new promise: increased barangay aid

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A day before elections of the local league of barangay councilmen, Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said he was thinking of increasing the city’s annual aid to barangay officials.

Posted: January 11th, 2014 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Private rep needed to observe biddings

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MORE transparency is needed in the  Bids and Awards Committee (BAC) in Cebu City through the presence of private sector observers. “We should put things in proper order,” Vice Mayor Edgar Labella said in Wednesday’s council session after a sportswear supplier’s  complaint was discussed. Arlene Ponce of Angel’s Sportswear alleged that BAC members failed to  [...]

Posted: January 10th, 2014 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Bigger, better hospital eyed for Cebu City

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The new Cebu City Medical Center that will rise from N. Bacalso Avenue will have a 409 bed-capacity and would be three times bigger than the severely damaged city hospital.

Posted: January 9th, 2014 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Traffic shakes Sto. Niño Basilica, weakens coral walls; Cebu city ordinance seeks to ban passing vehicles

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The rumbling of cars on busy Osmeña Boulevard disturbs the stone walls of the adjacent 18th century Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño.

Posted: January 8th, 2014 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Less cash for seniors this year

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Bad news for Cebu City’s senior citizens who are still waiting to receive the remaining P2,000 cash assistance promised to them by Mayor Michael Rama last year.

Posted: January 8th, 2014 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Rama swears in ABC officers; Zafra to take ABC seat in Council

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WHEN the Cebu City Council holds its regular session next week, Tisa barangay captain Philip Zafra will already sit as an ex-officio member.

Posted: January 4th, 2014 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Rama orders revamp

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A major reshuffle in Cebu City Hall has department heads swapping positions on orders of Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama who said he wants to “maximize their skills and expertise” in their new assignments. City Administrator Jose Marie Poblete, who is a lawyer and civil engineer, will now serve as city engineer. He is being [...]

Posted: January 3rd, 2014 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Tayag counts 67 injured before New Year revelry

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Health Assistant Secretary Eric Tayag: Measles

Health Assistant Secretary posted 67 injured across three hospitals in his Twitter account before the start of the New Year revelry.

Posted: January 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Cebu execs give selves quake funds

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The Cebu City government released a “calamity assistance” of P20,000 to each of its elected officials and regular and casual employees even as City Hall has yet to deliver the remaining P2,000 in cash aid to persons with disabilities (PWDs) and P2,000 to senior citizens.

Posted: December 29th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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