This is the roundup of stories that came out in local publications today, October 6, 2016.

FINE. Aside from those who throw garbage indiscriminately, Cebu City will also punish those who fail to segregate trash. (Photo from Nimrod Quinones' Facebook page)

FINE. Aside from those who throw garbage indiscriminately, Cebu City will also punish those who fail to segregate trash. (Photo from Nimrod Quinones’ Facebook page)

Cebu City warns residents: Segregate or else

The Department of Public Services has started imposing penalties on people who don’t abide by Cebu City’so ordinance on the segregation of garbage. First-time violators have seven days to pay a compromise fee of P500 or undertake community service. Repeat offenders will face a fine ranging from P1,000 to P5,000 or imprisonment between one and six months.

Once and for all, we can set guidelines. Right now, people think that garbage collection is 24 hours. They think they are allowed to dump their garbage on the streets anytime…We have been apprehending violators. We range between 10 and 15 apprehensions in a day. Cebu City environmental consultant Nida Cabrera.

Read: Cebu Daily News: Cebu City goes hard on those who disregard trash ordinance.

Related: Sun.Star Cebu: Starting Oct. 16, Cebu City to collect garbage at night only.

Tomas thumbs down teachers’ allowance on Teachers Day

Cebu City Tomas Osmena said he is not amenable to Cebu CIty providing P4,000 as cost of living allowance to the 5,000 teachers in the City. He made the pronouncement during a press conference on Oct. 6, which is also Teachers Day.

The proposal was raised by Councilor Jose Daluz III, who wanted the P4,000 allowance to be granted starting January next year.

In the plate of money here, they’re last in line. Students come first ,senior citizens come second…Which would you prefer, one teacher gets P4,000 a month or one student can’t go to college? I’m not Santa Claus. Cebu City mayor Tomas Osmena.

Read: Sun.Star Cebu: Tomas not amenable to P4,000 allowance for teachers.

New CPPO director urged to probe EJKs in province

Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III told newly-appointed CPPO director Supt. Eric Noble that while he supports the campaign against drugs, he doesn’t condone extrajudicial killings.

I told him point blank I don’t condone EJK. If there is EJK dapat imbestigahan sa police. Gov. Hilario Davide III.

Read: Cebu Daily News: Davide warns new CPPO director to probe EJKs.

Other Cebu News

Sun.Star Cebu: Cops arrest Albuera town mayor who has been staying at police station

 Sun.Star Cebu: Jail officials suspect female visitors as source of drugs in jail

 Sun.Star Cebu: Stalled truck worsens already horrific Bantal traffic

 Sun.Star Cebu: Cebu City Police probe official over drug payola

 Sun.Star Cebu: BIR to check businessman over ‘illegal gold bar trade’

 SunStar Cebu: Abellana teacher faces charges over illegal collection

 The Freeman: Cops kill 2 suspected hit men in Talisay City shootout

 The Freeman: DENR warns Cebu Flowerpecker may be extinct, cites absence of sighting in 15 years

 Cebu Daily News: Cebu City urges Barangay officials to submit promissary notes on disallowed incentives

 Cebu Daily News: Cops urges inmates to help stop drug trade in jails

 Cebu Daily News: Irate Davide dares critics to attend bidding on P250 million heavy equipment

 Cebu Daily News: Ombuds urges DILG to enforce suspension of Tudela mayor

 

Cebu Business News

 The Freeman: Oppo offers new phone for ‘selfie-loving’ Pinoys

 The Freeman: Despite warnings, clients still fall for phising scams

 Sun.Star Cebu: SWU announces new developments

 Sun.Star Cebu: DPWH eyes new road conecting new port and Marcelo Fernan bridge

 

Cebu Sports News.

 The Freeman: PCBL board approve inaugural games in Cebu

 Cebu Daily News: USJ-R faces CIT-U for final semis slot in Cesafi basketball

 Sun.Star Cebu: PSC to drop regional eliminations for Batang Pinoy

 

Cebu Opinion

 Sun.Star Cebu Editorial: Mayor Osmena’s ‘sue me’ dare

 The Freeman Editorial: Police gets unfair potrayal in media

 Cebu Daily News Editorial: Uncertainty in the time of Duterte

 Bong Wenceslao: In fairness to Duterte

 Pachico Seares: Shame on all that public shaming stance

 Frank Malilong: Duterte should show restraint

 Publio Briones: Mandaue PUV drivers show selfish stance

 Bobit Avila: Why we should discipline motorists

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