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MGB senior science research specialist Abraham Lucero inspected the area last Monday after two cracks were found there. The MGB team found out that the site is within a limestone area with generally steep slope and topography and the soil is porous. “Rains could come anytime and with the volume of water being dumped on this site, it could result to landslides,” he added.The Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CDRRMC), led by Councilor Dave Tumulak, earlier conducted an ocular inspection at the area after Buhisan barangay captain Ramil Rago sought their help when a resident discovered the cracks at a mountainous area. Tumulak identified 45 families in the area, who are residing at the danger zone and recommended their evacuation.FEATURED STORIESNEWSINFOSenate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreementsNEWSINFOLocsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilegeNEWSINFOPalace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spikeCONSOLACION PLANMeanwhile, Consolacion Mayor Teresa Alegado said that residents living in the town’s coastal barangays will be relocated to a housing area, which will be constructed soon. View comments News Briefs An adobo upgrade: Add rosemary Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Carpio gets nominated as CJ for 4th time LATEST STORIES PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities PLAY LIST 03:26PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities01:39Sotto open to discuss, listen to pros and cons of divorce bill06:02Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements01:50Palace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spike01:49House seeks probe on ‘massive corruption’ in PCSO01:37PCSO estimates P250M in Lotto revenue loss due to suspension What’s new in town: Eggplant parmigiana deep-dish pizza, tofu ‘kakigori,’ ‘kamias’-date sticky toffee pudding THE DENR Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) recommended yesterday the immediate evacuation of around 30 families in sitio Sandayong, barangay Buhisan in Cebu City.“It is important that communities should heed the advice of letting them out of the hazard areas to prevent the loss of lives,” said Eddie Llamedo, information officer of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), where the MGB is an attached agency.ADVERTISEMENT Locsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilege MOST READ Pagasa: Rain expected as LPA enters PAR PM Boris Johnson visits Belfast as Brexit woes hurt UK economy SMC bags Bulacan airport project Alegado cited President Aquino’s order to relocate those residents living in danger zones after supertyphoon Yolanda.MORE STORIESnewsinfo100 families displaced in Army-NPA fighting in IligannewsinfoCops sent to ensure lotto outlets in Cebu are closednewsinfoNews Briefs: July 26, 2019MORE STORIESnewsinfo100 families displaced in Army-NPA fighting in IligannewsinfoCops sent to ensure lotto outlets in Cebu are closednewsinfoNews Briefs: July 26, 2019Alegado was referring to coastal barangays of Tayud, Tugbungan, Nangka and Jugan.“Naa man gud risk nakita sa katong mga nagpuyo sa danger zones sa upat ka barangays,” she added. /Correspondent Jose Santino S. Bunachita with a report from Reporter Jucell Marie P. CuyosADVERTISEMENT Read Next Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements read more
Prepared by UPF AusraliaOn 19 August 2017, the Inaugural Conference of the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP) took place in Sydney Australia. More than 80 people attended, including local Sydney Ambassadors for Peace and over twenty interstate (from Victoria, Queensland, and Australian Capital Territory) and international guests (from Vanuatu and Fiji).The morning session was emceed by Mrs Jynene Helland and was held at the Oceania Peace Embassy. The welcome to country prayer was given by aboriginal elder Pearl Wymarra. This was followed by welcoming remarks from UPF Regional Chairman, Rev Shang Seon Park. Dr Thomas Walsh, Chairman of UPF International, gave an impressive overview of UPF and the world wide IAPP initiative. Hon David Clarke, Member of the Legislative Council of the Parliament of New South Wales, presented a highly inspiring introduction to the work of UPF. UPF Australia Vice President, John Bellavance spoke on “Values in Leadership,” explaining how IAPP transcends party politics and focuses on “head wing” thought which is based on universal moral, ethical and spiritual values.After a break, the morning session continued with a presentation by President of UPF Australia, Greg Stone on “Family Values and World Peace.” This highlighted the profound importance of the family unit as the essential foundational building block of a peaceful and prosperous society, nation and world. Anne Bellavance, WFWPI Vice President (Oceania) and WFWP Australia President, spoke on “A Conversation About Parity.” Her talk stressed the need to secure equal opportunities for women in all fields as well as the critical roles that women need to play if we are to achieve peace. Mica Camara, FFWPU Oceania Director of Youth, gave an overview of the Youth and Students for Peace initiative.After lunch at the Peace Embassy, the participants were taken by bus to the beautiful Jubilee room at the Parliament of New South Wales, where the afternoon session, including the formal inauguration of the Australian Chapter of the IAPP took place. The emcee for the afternoon session was Greg Stone. After Rev Shang Seon Park welcomed everyone, Dr Thomas Walsh explained in more detail the significance and role of IAPP. This was followed by a panel discussion chaired by the host of the afternoon session, Hon David Clarke, Member of the Legislative Council (MLC) of NSW Parliament. Other panellists included Hon Rachel Carling-Jenkins (MLC) from the Victorian Parliament, Rev Hon Fred Nile, MLC NSW, Hon Lou Amato MLC NSW, Hon Iliesa Delana, Assistant Minister Youth and Sports Fiji, and Hon Andrew Napuat MP Vanuatu. A message was also read out from Hon Paul Green MLC NSW.The panel discussion was vibrant and inspiring, with many of the participants mentioning God and speaking about the need for strong family values and righteous, moral leadership in Australia and elsewhere. This was followed by Q & A and time for comments from the audience. Finally, the resolution for the formation of IAPP Australia was signed by all and we concluded with group photo, afternoon tea and informal discussion.Everyone was very inspired by the quality of the speeches and their high moral tone, together with the magnificent venue, the oldest parliament building in Australia, which was highly appropriate for the occasion.click to see more pictures read more
Prepared by FFWPU Czech RepublicOn February 10th 2018, we held a Peace Blessing, using the occasion of the National Marriage Week. Over 130 participants attended the event.Our event started with a 25 minutes long concert, played by our talented members. Dr. Juraj Lajda, the UPF Secretary General, and Mrs. Martine Masner, national leader of the Czech Republic, introduced the meaning of the Peace Blessing to the participants. Mrs. Martine Masner explained also that St. Valentine was a Christian saint that was secretly marrying Roman soldiers, who were actually not allowed to get married.The Peace Blessing was officiated by our Central Region President Dr. Dieter Schmidt and his wife Ana. 25 new couples received the Peace Blessing with great sincerity and appreciation.Then, Dieter and Ana Schmidt opened the ball with a beautiful waltz, and the couples, one after another, joined in with a joyful spirit!Everybody testified that this event was successful and we should repeat it again. With good ideas, cheon-seong and action, we can actually make True Parents’ dream become true! click here to see more pictures read more