MCWD starts rationing water; Duterte supporters call critics desperate; Labor group calls for end of contractualization–Cebu News Digest for May 2, 2016.

Duterte backers call critics desperate

DESPERATE. A group of supporters of Mayor Rodrigo Duterte says the critics of the Davao City mayor are getting desperate. (Photo from Rodrigo Duterte FB page)
DESPERATE. A group of supporters of Mayor Rodrigo Duterte says the critics of the Davao City mayor are getting desperate. (Photo from Rodrigo Duterte FB page)

With Mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s representative and Sen. Antonio Trillanes’ face-off over the alleged billion-peso bank transactions of the Davao City mayor just hours away, a group of supporters of the fiesty mayor say Digong’s critics are getting desperate and is calling for fellow Duterte-believers to back the mayor.

The opponents are becoming more and more miserably desperate. As supporters of Duterte, we must not stand idly while pitbulls and attack dogs (of rivals) attempt to thwart a Duterte victory, which is, in essence a victory of the nation. Erico Bucoy, Duterte’s Visayas campaign manager.

Read: Freeman–Digong dares fellow candidates to reveal bank transactions in past 20 years

MCWD starts water rationing

MCWD has started rationing water in certain ares in Metro Cebu as its water supply deficit has increased to 30,000 cubic meters, from a deficit of 20,000 cubic meters last month. MCWD has also declined applications for new connections in 46 areas that have been experience low to no water pressure.

In one day, the affected areas might just have one or two hours of water supply. MCWD public affairs head Charmaine Rodriguez Kara.

Read: Cebu Daily News: MCWD’s water deficit increases by 50 percent.

Labor group calls end for ‘endo.’

Labor groups in Cebu celebrated the International Labor Day with a march and a call for the end of contractualization. Aside from calling for a minimum wage of P750 nationwide, they also lashed at the Aquino administration’s inaction against contractualization.

We are disappointed with the Aquino administration because these problems have not been addressed under his term. Nino Olayvar, Anakbayan Cebu vice president.

Read: Cebu Daily News: Workers want higher wages, security of tenure.

Freeman: Labor group promote bets in May 1 rally.

Other Cebu News.

Sun.Star Cebu: Telcos urge netizens to secure accounts after ComeLeaks

Sun.Star Cebu: Cebu hosts conference on Cebuano language

Sun.Star Cebu: Neighbor accuses Dancing Sto. Nino owner of theft

Sun.Star Cebu: San Fernando promotes town’s two water falls

The Freeman: Two face charges for illegal recruitment

The Freeman: Winston presents 7-point plan to address youth concerns

The Freeman: LP bets in 3rd district face accusation of tapping 4Ps for campaign

Cebu Daily News: Carbon Market contractor told to finish job by June 30

Cebu Daily News: Telcos to meet Rama to show progress vs. redundant poles

Cebu Daily News: Pinamungajan chief faces probe after cop caught in drug den

Cebu Business News.

Sun.Star Cebu: Mandani bay opens gallery for 20-hectare project in Mandaue

Sun.Star Cebu: Bankers assures clients of confidentiality after Trillanes expose

The Freeman: Investments in Cebu reach P7.7 billion in first quarter

The Freeman: Investments, remittances boost PHL’s economy

Cebu Daily News: NEDA chief says PHL still on target to reach 2016 goals

Cebu Daily News: Group starts processing financial aid for start ups

Cebu Sports News.

Sun.Star Cebu: Abellana, St. Theresa’s College win U18 title in BRO Cup

The Freeman: Cebuanos shine in Alaska IronKids

Cebu Daily News: Tillor wins Borneo Marathon

 

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