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Mock election sa 20 ka dakbayan, kalungsoran ipahigayon sa Comelec sa Peb. 13

MANILA, Feb. 10 (PIA)–Gitakdang ipahigayon sa Commission on Elections (Comelec) ang mock elections sa Sabado, Pebrero 13 sa kawhaan ka dakbayan ug kalungsoran sa tibuok nasud isip pagpangandam alang sa nasudnon ug lokal nga piniliay sa Mayo 9, 2016. Ang katuyoan sa mock elections mao ang (1) pagsulay ug pagseguro sa pagkaigo sa security, accuracy system ug functional capability ug integridad sa vote counting machines (VCM), transmission devices ug consolidation and canvassing system (CCS); (2) pagsundog sa pagpahigayon og eleksyon (deployment, voting ug consolidation) ug transmission procedures; ug (3) pagpalambo sa pagsalig sa publiko ug pagdawat sa Automated Filing System (AES). Sobra sa 25,000 ka rehistradong botante ang gipaabot nga mosalmot sa maong mock elections. Ang maong mock elections ipahigayon sa mga mosunod nga lugar: Taguig City (Tuktukan ug Western Bicutan); Pateros (Poblacion ug Aguho); Quezon City-1st District (Bagong Pag-asa ug San Isidro Labrador); Manila City-5th District (Barangays 669 ug 649); Dagupan City (Poblacion Oeste ug Pugaro); Alaminos (Poblacion ug Linmansangan); Tuguegarao City (Centro 1-Poblacion ug Nambalan Norte); Aparri (Centro 1-Poblacion ug Paddaya); Sorsogon City (Poblacion ug Osiao); Matnog (Camcaman-Pob ug Calintaan); Kalibo (Poblacion ug Linabuan); Malay (Cabutongan); Dipolog City (Barangay Central-Pob ug Sinaman); Sindangan (Poblacion ug Tinaplan); General Santos City (Dadiangan East ug San Jose); Surallah (Libertad ug Canahay-Godwino); Jolo, Sulu (San Raymundo ug Tulay); ug Lamitan City, Basilan (Malinis ug Parangbasak.... read more




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Comelec, nanangtang sa mga campaign materials nga nahimutang gawas sa common poster areas

TAGBILARAN CITY, Feb. 10 (PIA)–Gisugdan na kagahapon dungan sa pormal nga pagsugod sa campaign period alang sa midagan sa nasudnong posisyon sa Commission on Elections (Comelec) dinhi ang pagpanangtang sa mga campaign materials sa mga kandidato nga gipangbutang gawas sa common posting areas. Gibutyag ni Provincial Election Supervisor Eliseo Labaria nga ang Philippine National Police (PNP) ug Department of Public Works ang Highways (DPWH) ang nipakatap og bahan nga maoy nanangtang sa mga materyales sa mga lokal ug nasudnong kandidato nga gigamit sa pagpangampanya nga gipangbutang gawas sa common posting areas sugod kagahapon. Kini dungan sa pormal nga pagsugod sa campaign period alang sa midagan sa nasudnong posisyon kagahapon, Peb. 9 samtang ang campaign period alang sa mga lokal nga kandidato magsugod usab sa Marso 26. Gipahibalo sa Comelec nga sa syudad sa Tagbilaran, ang gitakdang common poster areas mao ang palibot sa mga barangay halls. Samtang sa mga barangay sa syudad sa Tagbilaran, ang gitakdang common poster areas mao ang mosunod: Sa Booy (naglakip sa bisinidad sa basketball court); Cogon (naglakip sa public market); Dampas (bisinidad sa health center ug basketball court); Dao (ang bakanteng lote tali sa Dao public market ug Island City Mall, basketball court ug health center). Sa Mansasa (naglakip sa palibot sa basketball court); Poblacion II (palibot sa City Square); San Isidro (palibot sa health center ug basketball court); Taloto (ang bakanteng lote tapad sa barangay hall ug eskina sa dalan sa Talisay ug sitio Basak); Tiptip (ang lugar atbang sa barangay hall ug palibot sa basketball court); ug sa Ubujan (palibot sa basketball court)....

Career service exam applications extended Civil Service Exam applications extended

TAGBILARAN CITY, Feb. 05 (PIA)–The Civil Service Commission extends the deadline for the filing of applications for the April 17 Career Service Examination, Paper-and-Pencil Test to February 26, 2016. The Civil Service Commission CSC said that the filing period, which initially was set until February 25, is extended in light of the declaration of February 25, 2016 as a Special Non-Working Holiday throughout the country in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution. The Career Service Examination is open to Filipino citizens who are at least 18 years old at the time of filing of application. While applicants may continuously take the examinations regardless of the number of times failed, the CSC stressed that the same level of examination should be taken once in every three months. With this condition, applicants for the April 17, 2016 examinations must not have taken the same level of the examination since January 17, 2016. Applications must be filed personally at the CSC Bohol Provincial Office located at Dampas District, this city. The CSC reminds that acceptance of application is on a first-come, first-served basis, adding that it may be closed earlier than February 26 once the allotted number of examinees had been reached. For the qualifications and complete list and specifications of application requirements, interested applicants may call CSC Office at telephone number 501-7046 or access CSC Examination Announcement No. 07, s. 2015 posted at the CSC website www.csc.gov.ph....

DOH, nangandam na batok sa Zika virus

BOHOL, Feb. 03 (PIA)–Gi-andam na sa Department of Health (DOH) ang unom niini nga pampublikong ospital sa nasud diin dalhon kun adunay kaso sa Zika virus sa PIlipinas. Apil sa mga ospital nga ibutang alang sa Zika cases ang Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) sa Muntinlupa, Baguio General Hospital (BGH), Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) sa Cebu, Southern Phlippine Medical Center (SPMC) sa Davao, Lung Center of the Philippines sa Quezon City ug San Lazaro Hospital sa Manila. Dinhi sa lalawigan sa Bohol, gibutyag ni Provincial Health Officer Dr. Reymoses Cabagnot nga ang Provincial Health Office (PHO) nagsugod na sa information campaign ilabi na kun unsa ang buhaton kun makasulod sa nasud ang maong sakit. Matud pa ni Cabagnot nga ang nagdala sa Zika virus mao ra usab ang Aedes Aegypti, susamang lamok nga nagdala usab sa dengue virus, chikungunya ug yellow fever. Ang sintomas sa Zika virus mao ang hilanat, walay gana sa pagkaon, trangkaso ug skin rashes. Grabeng maapektuhan niini ang mga nagsabak. Si Cabagnot nagkanayon nga niadtong tuig 2012 pa nakatala ang DOH og usa ka kaso sa zika virus sa nasud apan wala na kini nadugangi sukad kaniadto. Subling gipahinumdoman sa DOH ang publiko nga ipabiling limpyo ang palibot aron dili makapangitlog ang mga lamok nga mahimong tinubdan sa sakit....

Traffic incidents rev 2015 crimes up 17%

TAGBILARAN CITY, January 30, (PIA)—Total crime volume in 2005 increased by 17% or 1314 cases over 2013 which only had 7904 over this years 9218, crime data from Camp Dagohoy showed. Of the increase however, traffic related incidents swallowed a huge pie, accounting for 30% of the increase. Interestingly, index crimes like theft and robbery, which get occasionally reported in radio reports, earned lower cases in 2015, with 26 theft cases lass in 2015 and 127 robbery cases less than in 2015. Murder also is 2 cases less in 2015 than the previous year while homicide in 2015 is 9 cases less than last years 2014, the same data reported at the Provincial Peace and Order Council Meeting last January 28 bared. The increase in index crimes however were noted in physical injuries which had 136 cases more last year, car-napping with 22 cases more, rape had 13 cases over 2014 and cattle rustling showed 11 cases past last 2014. In the non-index crime tally, Camp Dagohoy crime statisticians noted 1296 cases more in 2015 over the previous year; this amounts to 30% increase in total non index crime volume. Special laws violations in 2015 reached 94 cases more or 1724 cases in 2015 as against 1630 in 2014, and other non-index crimes surpassed 2014’s tally with 1615, or 504 case over the 1111 cases logged in 2014. Almost half of the non-index crime volume however were incidents that involve traffic in its forms: driving under the influence of liquor, reckless driving, over-speeding and similar violations. Traffic related incidents reached 2212 in 2015, or 618 cases over 2014 which...

Metrobank opens ATM In beach capital Anda

TAGBILARAN CITY, January 30, 2016 (PIA)—Running out of cash in tropical beach paradise of Anda? Worry no more, an automated cash dispenser has just opened there. In the latest development in the town which is fast becoming Bohol’s summer beaching capital, a new automated teller machine (ATM) opens at the town hall, a quick step away from the famed Quinale Beach Bar. The new ATM, of the commercial bank Metrobank was installed a few days ago, according to town tourism officer Jovie Macato. Metrobank boasts itself as the first Philippine bank that is among the first 10 strongest bank in the Asia Pacific. Metrobank ATM is the second ATM in Anda and the first machine with international links. Anda’s new Metrobank ATM serves six automated transactions: cash withdrawals, fund transfer, cash advance, bills payments, prepaid load and check re-order, Macato added. Years back, First Consolidated Bank of Bohol opened its first pitakard ATM also at the Municipal Hal Complex. This, however is exclusive for FCB depositors as well as the government’s conditional cash transfer card. A few months ago, Anda Mayor Metodio Amper told local media in an interview during the launching of Anda’s Tilapia Chips, that his administration is negotiating banks with international links to put up ATM machines in town. “We desperately need an international ATM machine, we just can’t afford to listen to foreigners and local tourists eager to spend some more in Anda but are running out of cash,” Amper said. A common inconvenience of Anda tourists running low on cash is going out to nearby towns of Candijay and Jagna, where ATMS can serve...

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