The Cebu City government will host a Christmas party for senior citizens on Dec. 18 at the Cebu Coliseum titled as “Pasalamat ni Lolo ug Lola.” Rolando Llagono, head of the Office of Senior Citizens Affairs (Osca), said he is hopeful that the city will be able to release the remaining P4,000 balance of this [...]
CEBU CITY’s Social Welfare and Services Department welcomes people and groups who want to hold their Christmas parties with the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in evacuation centers in the city. “There are private organizations and groups that expressed interest in holding their Christmas party with the IDPs, so why not?” said DSWS chief Ester Concha. [...]
THE Down Syndrome Association of the Phils. Cebu Chapter will hold its Christmas party on Dec. 7 at the Laguna Garden Cafe. All DSAPI members are invited to attend. Registration starts at 10 a.m. A Holy Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Those who are interested to join may contact Mercy Lopez at 4158330 [...]
POLICE units in Cebu were ordered not to hold Christmas parties and instead donate the money intended for the merrymaking to typhoon survivors. Chief Supt. Danilo Constantino, director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), said not holding Christmas parties is one way of showing sympathy to the typhoon survivors. Constantino said the [...]
THE head of Cebu City’s demolition team asked at least 36 families in barangay Tejero to voluntarily demolish their structures which are obstructing the city’s road restoration project.
By Chris V. Panganiban
Workers at the provincial government here will forego the traditional Christmas party celebration this December after Gov. Adolph Edward Plaza decided to cancel it anew.
By Nathaniel R. Melican
To lift the spirits of thousands of distressed people in the Visayas region, hundreds of people in Navotas City will forgo some of the festivities scheduled this holiday season.
The Honduran ambassador to Colombia was forced to resign Saturday after his bodyguard reportedly held a Christmas party with prostitutes at the mission, the foreign ministry in Tegucigalpa said.
THE Supreme Student Government and the Council for Student Organizations of Cebu Doctors’ University will hold their Christmas party today with the theme “Pasko sa CDU: It’s more fun in CDU.”
THE Abellana National School Alumni Federation Inc. (ANSAFI) will hold its annual Christmas party on Dec. 22 at the Ecotech Center in Lahug, Cebu City.
By Carmela Reyes-Estrope
Bulacan government employees, some of them still reeling from the effects of floods that swamped the province in August, have shelved their annual Christmas party and have donated their money instead to the victims of Typhoon Pablo in Mindanao.
By Karen Boncocan
President Benigno Aquino III has received much criticism for attending the Christmas party of the Presidential Security Group in the midst of Tropical Storm Sendong’s destruction, but majority of the respondents of INQUIRER.net’s poll question on the issue remained on his side.
By Jaymee T. Gamil
Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr defended President Aquino’s presence at the Presidential Security Group’s Christmas party on Sunday night, as northern Mindanao was struggling in the aftermath of tropical storm “Sendong.”