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Posts published in “Day: July 29, 2019

COA: Only 28 of 182 barangays have waste committee

Only 15% of the city’s 182 barangays have constituted an operational Barangay Solid Waste Management Committee (BSWMC) based on the latest audit report of the Commission on Audit (COA). This…

Councilor eyes to ban ‘inconvenient’ humps

A City Councilor is pushing for a measure that will regulate the construction of humps and other protuberance on public roads. Councilor Ralph Abella is seeking to amend the existing…

City to convene barangay officials to tackle dengue

The City government will convene all the barangay officials, especially those identified dengue hot spots, to gather consolidated ideas on addressing the dengue condition. The initiative transpired in the Inter-agency…

P50-M for renovation of Royal Mandaya: Exec

The Royal Mandaya Hotel is spending another P50 million for renovation as the city has continued to draw more tourists. Although he did not provide the specifics of the project,…

Market committee formed

City Hall has constituted the membership of the market committee based on the Local Tax Code. Mayor Sara Duterte, in an Executive Order (EO) released July 19, said the move…

Brainstorm: The Next Generation | How’s your data?

“For verification sir, what is your birthday?” or “What is your billing address?” are questions that are familiar to anyone who has used telephone service hotlines to make inquiries, report…

Editorial | On preparedness

The earthquakes that rocked Batanes Saturday afternoon, which resulted in so many aftershocks the latest of these was early morning yesterday based on the report of the Philippines Institute of…

Rough Cuts | The COA report on the city

During last Tuesday’s session of the Sangguniang Panlungsod, Councilor Bonifacio Militar, a lawyer, seemed to have found his match in Councilor Alberto Ungab, an engineer and a first-termer. The latter…

Señor Moments | “SONA”-ma-GUN!

“SONA”-ma-GUN! The best moment: corruption would end if “the big one” hit now and SWALLOWED the audience. Nervous, guilty laughter followed — except from the diplomats (was Iceland’s there?). I…

Tecson: We wanted something new

Amid the allegations of the lack of transparency of the Kadayawan designs, the city tourism officer said they just wanted something new. Last week, a local group of artists called…

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