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Citizen questions Catbalogan City mayor’s epal posters

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By Rhenn S. Taguiam

What seems to be the link between your mayor’s glossy photos with the launch of a seminar for pregnant women? Or will a poster on Nutrition Month and having the mayor’s names in bold and big letters make the celebration more meaningful to the people?

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Poorly repaired Isabela bridge puts public in danger 

A CONCERNED CITIZEN of the province of Isabela shared with CANA several photos of a bridge which continues to make the public prone to accidents, particularly during the rainy season, despite reportedly having been repaired in 2013.

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The state of roads in Samar  

JODY OCENAR, a concerned citizen of the province of Samar shared these photos of a reportedly ongoing road project of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in partnership with the provincial government of Samar.

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Is this drainage project really worth P2-M?

PENUEL TANIO, a native of Candoni, Negros Occidental, asked this when he shared with CANA photos and sketches of the allegedly completed local roads and drainage project in his town worth PhP 2 million.

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Why damage a good road only to repair it?

THIS WAS THE QUESTION of Allan Amistoso, reporter of humanitarian radio station  Radyo Abante in Tacloban City and member of the CANA-supported citizen action group Buliganay Leyte when he sent us these photos.

They were taken in two different portions of Maharlika Highway, the city’s main road to Manila: One was in Barangay 79 (Marasbaras), still in good condition when local government decided to repair it. The other, in Barangay 74 (Lower Nula Tula), has been damaged and neglected for a long time already.

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Sub-Engineering District of Tacloban City is in charge of the project worth PhP 13.06 million.