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Investors brief mayor. BUILDING MONORAILS for DUMAGUETE from China’s Changzhou Xintian Rail Transit Technology Co Ltd headed by Jack Liu (center) explain to Mayor Remollo the terms of their MOU signed with the City. Other investors for China are Kaisser Lee, overseas project supervisor David Dai, deputy general manager and Cyd Suanque.
While it had its advantages of being funded and paid locally, devolved Dept of Health personnel nationwide are lamenting over the apparent “neglect” by the national DOH including the failure of the DOH to release in full of its annual assistance to provincial and city local government units over the years.
For instance, the city health office of Dumaguete has not yet received its budgeted P5Million assistance from DOH this year with two more months to go at year-end. Last year 2015, the local city health office received less DOH assistance as budgeted , and in trickles.
Many devolved DOH officers in the country sides are experiencing the same predicament.
That is why the entire national staff of DOH under Sec Paulyn Jean Rosell-Ubial, were meeting here in Dumaguete and the country sides for two days ending yesterday...
Injecting politics, we are almost certain, was not the minds nor the intention of the donor nor of the donee City Government in inscribing “Lupad Dumaguete” in that tourist bus donated by Vallacar Transit last Wednesday.
Let it go, and let us measure up instead to the performance of each city official elected or appointed so that finally after hibernating for nine years, this City will take off and fly airborne to progress.
Alright, in fairness to the citizens of Dumaguete, who elected them all and who are paying them all with our taxes, let us name the next bus (if it comes) as:
“We Love Dumaguete.” Let this be a tribute to the minority’s sensible suggestion.
At long last, the search for the missing bulletproof vests for the police is now over. It was “returned to sender” through its courier.
After searching from all corners of city hall and thereabouts, the controversial missing bullet proof vests for the city police has been returned No need to be personal. The important thing is the vests are back.
The City Council blue ribbon committee headed by Councilor Mike Bandal reported that his committee received a reply from Cong. Manuel Sagarbarria informing him that the bullet proof vests which were missing, were already returned to “sender” meaning, the courier of the vests Mrs Elsie Lee who was requested by donor Mr Gorospe from the U.S.A. to donate the vest for the city police use. Six vests were returned.
Joint pastoral statement... "Do not offend the Lord our God any more, because He is already so much offended."
(Our Lady of the Rosary to Lucia at Fatima, October 13, 1917)
WE, the Bishops of Bacolod, Dumaguete, and San Carlos, and the Diocesan Administrator…
Unrest In the past few weeks, we have witnessed our own version of the Clash of Titans. A palpable shift in moral ideology has caused a polarizing rift: you are either pro or against. Social media conversation is dominated by shocking ad hominems...