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Dongkoy faces two sets of graft cases

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . A FORMER city hall worker has pressed two sets of graft charges against ex-mayor Vicente Emano and some of his subordinates when he was the local executive in connection with a transaction with a “non-government organization” linked to the pork barrel scam, and for the ...

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Welfare workers protest ‘endo’ circular

Workers of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD-10) here protested yesterday against the implementation of a joint circular which will stop department from directly hiring contract of service workers next year. The Joint Memorandum Circular 1, series of 2017 signed by the Department of Budget and Management, DSWD, ...

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Dads approve pact with DSWD for household targeting system

THE City Council, during its regular session this week, enacted an ordinance authorizing the city mayor to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) covering the implementation of the National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction, also known as Listahanan. Under the ...

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Rising rights abuses alarm lawyers’ group

Reports of continued repression against the tribal peoples in Mindanao has alarmed the Union of Peoples’ Lawyers in Mindanao (UPLM) as they slammed the Duterte administration “for allowing the perpetuation of these reprehensible acts.” UPLM has noted that more cases were being brought up against members of the indigenous peoples ...

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Tourism body presents Higalaay events

COUNCILOR Jay Pascual, chairman of the committee on tourism, said several activities have been lined-up by the city for this year’s fiesta celebration in honor of St. Augustine of Hippo. He said the events include the Higalaay Agri Fair and Garden Show at Gaston Park (Aug. 3-31 from 8 am ...

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