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CITOM collects P4.6M in December 2014

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CEBU CITY, Philippines - The Cebu City Traffic Operations Management (CITOM) has collected a whopping grand total of P4,611,645.00 for the whole month of December in the year 2014.

Compared to the same period last year, the collection which goes to the city's coffers is smaller with December 2013 reaching to P4,730,154.65. The amount is also lower compared to the last month of November 2014 which totaled to P5,657,249.29.

The biggest chunk of the said amount is from the Pay Parking Fees which totaled to P3,021,300.00, while the smallest is from the Sticker Fees which is P2,300.00 only.

Other particulars included the following, Administrative Penalty - P711,535.00; Testing Fee - P66,800.00; Travel Line Fees - P11,800; Road Parking Permit Fee - P16,800.00; Motorcycle for Hire Fine - P23,200.00; Trisikad Fee - P82,500.00; Clamping Fee - P264,500.00; Impounding Fee - P154,660.00; Towing Fee - P12,750.00; Jaywalking Fee - P179,450; Police Report - P44,440.00; Bicycle Registration Fee - P7,120; and Driver's/Vehicle Clearance - P12,490.00.

Meanwhile, the figures are based from the Monthly Collection Report of CITOM for the said month which was submitted by Mrs. Sofia C. Bacolod, Officer-in-charge of its Traffic Violations Bureau.

In an interview with the BARUGG News, Bacolod shared that the decrease of its collection is due to the many holidays for the said month.

For those who are asking for clarifications and other inquiries the CITOM office is now located since January 5 this year at the former office of the Department of Public Services (DPS), at the 2nd floor of Ramos Multipurpose Building, along F. Ramos Street in Barangay Cogon Ramos this city and can be reached through its Telephone number (032) 256-1911.

In addition, the Citom's former office along N. Bacalso Avenue, this city is now used as an extension of the Cebu City Medical Center while the DPS is now located in the South Road Properties. (Cebu City Public Information Office PIO/Greggy Jiggs P. Senados)

 

Out-of-town contingents triumph in 35th Sinulog Festival

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(CEBU CITY – Public Information Office) - Visiting contingents from Placer in Masbate and Abuyog in Leyte bested the hometown favorites as they clinched the top plum in the Sinulog-based and free interpretation categories respectively in the 2015 Sinulog Festival.

Tribu Lingganay from Alang Alang, Leyte came in close second in the Free Interpretation Category followed by Tribu Himag-ulaw of Masbate in the third place. First-timer Tribu Katbalaugan of Catbalogan City, Samar placed fourth, while last year’s champion Lumad Basakanon of Basak San Nicloas, Cebu City landed on the fifth place.

The Buyogan Festival Tribu Buyoganon was declared best in Musicality while the Best in Costume went to Tribu Lingganay.

In the Sinulog-based category, Tangub City’s Sinanduloy Cultural Troupe snatched the second place, with Carcar City Division in the third place. The Tuburan National High School and Talisay City Central Elementary School grabbed the fourth and fifth places respectively.

In the meantime, in the Street Dancing Category, Tribu Lumad Basakanon defended its title as grand champion followed by Tangub City’s Sinanduloy Cultural Troupe in the second place. Other winners included Kulturang Placereno, Tribu Buyoganon and Tribu Lingganay in the 3rd, 4th and 5th places respectively.

This year’s Sinulog Festival was a huge success featuring world class performances by at least 44 competing contingents within and outside Cebu.

The Grand Finale featured the Kaplag or the discovery of the Holy Child Jesus with the brief history of Cebu.

Cebu City Mayor Michael L Rama was thankful to everyone who supported all the activities during the Sinulog. He reminded all to thank and honor Santo Niño as He is the reason why we celebrate Sinulog.

Rama enthuses that the Sinulog Festival will not be meaningful without the participation of the out-of-town contingents. As the chief executive of the city and at the same time the over-all chairman of the Sinulog 2015 celebration the mayor was very hands-on in taking good care of all aspects of the grand celebration.

Despite the Papal Visit and the threat of a bad weather, at least close to four million crowds coming from the different places here and outside the country joined and witnessed this year’s Sinulog celebration.

The concluding Mass of Pope Francis held at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila was also flashed in three big screen placed at the top and two sides of the stage at the Cebu City Sports Complex while the Sinulog Festival was also going on last January 18 Sunday.

Bearing its original slogan, “One Beat, One Dance, One Vision” and this year’s theme, "Santo Niño: Hope of the People" the Cebu’s coral celebration of Sinulog Festival turned out to be a huge success.

Furthermore, blessed with the miracles of Señor Sto. Niño, the good weather, the smooth flow of the activities with no major bad incident occurred coupled with the unity of leaders of the Church, the Cebu Provincial and City Governments and the support of the millions of Devotees of the Holy Child, the Sinulog 2015 has made a marked difference. (By: Greggy Jiggs P. Senados, PIO Staff)

 

Barugg May 2014 Edition

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 January 2015 15:32
 

SINULOG 2015 LIVE STREAMING

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Watch live stream events at Grandstand of Sinulog 2015. play
http://sinulog.cebucity.gov.ph
*Please click the play button or the link above.
Last Updated on Saturday, 17 January 2015 15:30
 

Exclusive for Pedestrians

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(CEBU CITY - Public Information Office) - Starting today, six roads in the city are to be used exclusively for PEDESTRIANS for four days (Jan. 15 - 18, 2015). This is to decongest traffic going to Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño.

These are:
1.) M.C. Briones St. 
2.) D. Jakosalem St.
3.) Lapu-Lapu St. 
4.) Burgos St.
5.) Legaspi Ext.
6.) Mabini Ext.

For churchgoers, PARKING is available at Compañia Maritima compound (at the back of City Hall).
NO PARKING ZONE within Plaza Sugbo (City Hall area).

FYI. For widest dissemination. Thank You!

 
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