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Proposal on lead paints at SP today

THE ORDINANCE requiring the use of lead safe paints in construction, maintenance, and renovation projects in the city will be tackled on third reading today.

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Curriculum on traffic rules for students mulled for Davao City

A CITY councilor proposed an ordinance that will requires all schools in the city to teach primary and secondary students on traffic regulations and public safety.

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3 NIA execs sacked

THE OFFICE of the Ombudsman has dismissed three officials of the National Irrigation Authority (NIA) in its Bukidnon Provincial Irrigation Office for their alleged involvement in multiple irregularities in the procurement of fertilizers worth P9,447,200 in 2009.

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Council to probe complaint on senior citizen discounts

THE COMMITTEE on Transportation and Communication is set to review the reports that some of the taxi drivers allegedly refused to give discounts to senior citizens.

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Hepa-B to be listed in anti-discrimination law

THE CITY’S Anti-Discrimination Ordinance will soon be amended to protect workers who have health concerns.

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Davao cop who hit PNP chief deployed to ARMM

THE DAVAO City Police Office (DCPO) cop who allegedly bashed Philippine National Police Director General Oscar Albayalade on social media has already been transferred to the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.

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Affirmation of IP rep to council not deliberately delayed: NCIP

THE NATIONAL Commission on Indigenous Peoples clarified that the agency has no objection to the selection of Cherry Ann Ortiz-Codilla as the indigenous peoples’ mandatory representative (IPMR).

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Advincula ordered to take vacant council committee

VICE Mayor Bernard Al-ag has directed City Councilor Victorio Advincula Jr. to take over the Committee on Cultural Communities and Muslim Affairs.

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Goodbye billboards

BILLBOARDS installed near bridges in the city will soon be dismantled.

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Sandiganbayan suspends Surigao Sur town mayor

THE SANDIGANBAYAN has imposed a three-month suspension of incumbent mayor of Tagbina, Surigao del Sur for allegedly refusing to release the allowance of an employee.

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