By Jamie Marie Elona
Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II warned local elective officials that their protective security services may be terminated if they would fail to ensure that their escorts are in their proper uniforms while performing their duties.
By Cai Panlilio
Cherry Mae Velasco sat quietly outside her grandmother’s house in Barangay 23 Gahub here. A faint smile was plastered on her face while she listened to her younger cousins exchange pleasantries.
The Mandaue city government is set to check its data on the exact number of business establishments in the city. The City Treasurer’s Office counted 8,000 businesses in a tax mapping campaign last year, but City Administrator James Abadia said their estimate is actually about 15,000.
By Joey A. Gabieta
Four governors, four congressmen, two mayors and two other candidates who currently hold no positions in Eastern Visayas are asking the Commission on Elections for permission to let them have bodyguards.
The three bodyguards of a former mayor of Gapan City, Nueva Ecija province, are in hot water after they allegedly tried to stop the police from arresting their boss at a medical facility in Quezon City on Thursday.