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