This is the roundup of top Cebu news stories today, July 14, 2016.
Cesafi fines 2 schools P110,000 for high school brawl
Cesafi commissioner Felix Tiukinhoy meted a record P110,000 fine on 22 high school players from the University of the Visayas and Don Bosco Technological Center after they figured in a free-for-all in a pre-season game in Cordova. The 22 were also ordered to render four hours of community service each at the Cebu City Sports Center before they could suit up for Cesafi.
“There was a bench-clearing brawl between UV and DBTC high school players. Based on the incident report of (deputy commissioner Danny) Duran and (referee Jebrel) Calma, 10 players form UV and 10 players form DBTC are suspended for the rest of the tournament.” Felix Tiukinhoy in his letter to DBTC and UV.
Borromeo family eyes multi-billion complex in Escario
While other companies and developers are putting up buildings in the outskirts of the city, the Borromeo family will develop a multi-billion complex right at the heart of the city. After being left idle for close to four decades, the family is planning a multi-purpose complex that will have a supermarket, residences, offices centered on the P2.2 billion Vibo Place along Escario St.
“My father wanted to make sure that everything will be in place the old school way…It was a long process. It took us time to develop …however, because of further studies, our consultants told us that we should have a different concept and we should not be competing with other big players.” company president Gerardo Borromeo.
War against drugs update: Major revamp
PRO 7 underwent another major revamp, and four new police chiefs will head Mandaue City, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu City and Cebu Province. Mayor Tomas Osmena was disappointed about the changes and blasted the PNP for changing personnel in the middle of the “war against drugs.”
“Why don’t they relieve me also? I don’t understand the logic. It’s very simple. It’s like you have a basketball team that is winning and you’re going to change the players?” Mayor Tomas Osmena.
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