Here’s what you need to know today, Monday, January 11 2016:
Performances depicting transformations win big in Sinulog Sa Kabataan
TWO schools, which hired the same choreographer, won the Sinulog sa Kabataan last Sunday, as judges opted for new ideas.
Cebu City Central School depicted the transformation of a bird during their presentation to win their category, while Don Vicente Rama Memorial National High School performed the metamorphosis of a butterfly.
“We have chosen the contingent with a fresh approach at yung mga backdrops ay may relevance talaga sa theme and sa dance at sa Sinulog.”
Josephina Guillen, chairperson of the Board of Judges.
- The Freeman: Fresh ideas get judges’ nod
- Sun.Star Cebu: Birds, Butterflies win in Sinulog Dakbayan
- Cebu Daily News: City Central, Rama High School victorious
Green Sinulog: smokers, litterbugs warned of fines, penalties
Cebu City Hall reminded the public not to litter and to avoid smoking in public spaces during the week-long Sinulog Celebration. Cebu City Environmental and Sanitation Enforcement Team chief Grace Luardo said their office will implement the law strictly and catch those who violate the provisions.
Those who will be caught smoking in public places will be fined P1,500, while those who litter will be made to pay a fine of P500.
Luardo said 7 teams will operate 24 hours a day in different areas of the city starting today to catch violators.
Other Sinulog stories
- Sun.Star Cebu: Pasil dancers showcase exotic ‘tuslob-buwa’ in Sinulog presentation
- Sun.Star Cebu: To assure smooth flow, organizers to limit contact with icon during Traslacion
- The Freeman: List of winners of Sinulog sa Kabataan sa Dakbayan
- The Freeman: Devotees find comfort in faith with Sto. Niño
Cebu City has unspent P2.5 billion in project funds
The Cebu City government has P2.5 billion worth of projects that was unspent for 2015. The bulk–P1.5 billion–is for the drainage system that was funded for the 2015 annual budget.
“I purposely did not touch it (funds ) because it needs a thorough study which we do not currently have any budget for. I am planning to ask the City Council to authorize us to use a portion of the budget for the study, but it has not been finalized yet.”
DEPW chief Jose Marie Poblete.
Sun.Star Cebu: P2.5 billion left unspent
Other Cebu News Headlines
Sun.Star Cebu: Official, residents cry foul over road closure in Kasambagan
Sun.Star Cebu: Church to ban personalized wedding vows
Cebu Daily News: LTO reminds PUV drivers, private car owners to be courteous
Cebu Business News
Cebu Daily News: PDIC files P1.8 billion claim vs. LBC Express
The Freeman: DTI says traffic to remain a challenge for 2016
Cebu Sports Headlines
Sun.Star Cebu: First-time participants from Kenya win Cebu City marathon
Sun.Star Cebu: Cebu marathon hopes to attract more foreign entries in 2017
The Freeman: DBTC wins two more titles in Sinulog Football Cup
Cebu Daily News: Tillor wins 4th Cebu City Marathon for Sto. Nino