first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. Pagasa: Rain expected as LPA enters PAR No insurance claim yet on CCMC LATEST STORIES An adobo upgrade: Add rosemary PM Boris Johnson visits Belfast as Brexit woes hurt UK economy MOST READ 10K families to be moved out of danger zonesMORE STORIESnewsinfoFirst a cockroach, now a fly disturbs DutertenewsinfoUS gives P2B to boost quality early education in Bicol, W. VisayasnewsinfoRed Cross extends assistance to victims of quake-hit BatanesMORE STORIESnewsinfoFirst a cockroach, now a fly disturbs DutertenewsinfoUS gives P2B to boost quality early education in Bicol, W. VisayasnewsinfoRed Cross extends assistance to victims of quake-hit BatanesTHE Lapu-Lapu city government plans to transfer almost 10,000 informal settlers living along danger zones of 28 coastal barangays.Mayor Paz Radaza said the clearing will start next year. Those who will refuse to move will be cleared out by force.The city has 30 barangays including Olango island and three islets. The mainland has 19 barangays with a population of about 350,000. Olanggo Island and the three islets have about 50,000 people.Radaza said they will ask urban poor groups to help identify the families that will benefit from the city’s socialized housing.ADVERTISEMENT Sen. Pia Cayetano: Judge our clan based on performance Pagasa: Rain expected as LPA enters PARcenter_img The activity at the Cebu city hall was attended by believers of Islam, Buddhists from Chu-un temple, the Seventh Day Adventist Church, the United Church of Christ in the Philippines and the Roman Catholic Church.“These calamities should serve as a wake up call from God that we should unite and pray for strength,” said Msgr. Rommel Kintanar of the Archdiocese of Cebu.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 spike“Bagyo man o linog, mawala ra na kung mag-ampo lang ta sa Ginoo. Busa, magtinabangay ug maghiusa kita,” said Imam Saripalonto, Islam representative and president of the Muslim Visayas Daawa Association. (We can overcome typhoons or earthquakes if we just pray to God and unite.)–– ADVERTISEMENT ––Kem Florenosos of the Buddhist Chu-un temple also prayed for strength for people who are helping the victims of the two calamities. Their temple has been organizing relief efforts for the affected areas./CORRESPONDENT JOSE SANTINO S. BUNACHITA Cebu Daily News makes 2-peat, bags 3 PPI awards PLAY LIST 02:54Cebu Daily News makes 2-peat, bags 3 PPI awards02:41Bayan Muna seeks new penalties for water concessionaires amid shortage02:41Newbie senators to ‘bless’, Feng Shui their news offices03:26PCSO 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 Targeted families are those that don’t have building permits. Radaza will meet with the barangay captains so they will help implement the rule disallowing the building of structures along the danger zones.Radaza said that with the calamities being experienced, it is important for people to cooperate with the government.The city government plans to give financial aid to the informal settlers living along the shorelines.Because the relocation site won’t be enough for all the informal settlers, the Lapu-Lapu City government plans to offer monetary aid to those who won’t avail of the relocation site./REPORTER JUCELL MARIE P. CUYOS AND CORRESPONDENT NORMAN V. MENDOZARead Next What’s new in town: Eggplant parmigiana deep-dish pizza, tofu ‘kakigori,’ ‘kamias’-date sticky toffee pudding Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements SMC bags Bulacan airport project Interfaith prayer for Yolanda survivors heldRELIGIOUS groups gathered yesterday for an interfaith prayer service for survivors of supertyphoon Yolanda and victims of the 7.2-magnitude earthquake last October 15.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img