Ang Caviteno Newsweekly September 14-20 , 2015 Issue

No one should be forced to go to college just as no one should be forced not to p.5 Philippines: 2,700 evacuees in Surigao del Sur receive aid ... p 2 PHO spearheads lung month celebration focusing of TB prevention and control INC members from Naic join vigil in Metro Manila ... p3 p.5 VOLUME XXXII No. 10 Setyembre 14-20, 2015 P6.00 Kapirasong Kritika...p 4 PNP chief instructs uniform police personnel to be on the streets Trece Martires City, Cavite -- Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Director General Ricardo C. Marquez commanded the deployment of more police officers “to ensure the safety of the people and remove the fear of crime in everyone’s hearts.” Marquez made the remarks during his recent visit at the provincial capitol where he was the guest of honor and speaker. The PNP chief thanked the leadership of Governor Jonvic Remulla for the warm reception given to him and acknowledged his fellow Caviteños for their support along his journey of service as police officer and to his Cavite roots where he grew up and absorbed the ideals and values that he still possessed until now. Aside for the deployment continued on page 2 NBI, PSA conducts mobile services in Maragondon In recognition of the exemplary achievements of another Caviteño, Governor Jonvic Remulla awarded Police Director General Ricardo C. Marquez with Sangguniang Panlalawigan Resolution No. 351, congratulating the esteemed police officer for being the newly appointed Director General of the Philippine National Police (PNP) during his visit at the provincial capitol in Trece Martires City on September 7, 2015. APEC members must address inefficiency to ensure better investment climate (LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu) APEC member economies must improve or reduce the efficiency gap in their budgeting process to be able to strengthen investments in their respective economies, an official from the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday. Sanjeev Gupta, the Acting Director for the Fiscal Affairs Department of the IMF was among the participants in the fiscal reforms and transparency meeting here in Lapu-Lapu City on Thursday. The discussions focused on two issues: ensuring transparency of budget operations of the governments and pushing for infrastructure developments by improving efficiency in public investments. These two issues are interrelated, Gupta said adding the background of the discussions focused on the region’s experiences with financial crisis in the past. During those periods, a number of countries experienced unexpected increases in debt to GDP ratio, he said with debt increasing much larger than those countries anticipated. This happens because governments did not fully report deficits arising from public private partnerships, (PPPs) and the operations of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) as well as building up some expenditure areas and the emergence of some large contingent liabilities. As a response, Gupta said the IMF revived its code of fiscal transparency at the height of those developments and introduced a new instrument called Fiscal Transparency Evaluation. “We have done 13 evaluations including three in APEC economies and the reports are published and are available in IMF’s external website,” he said. There are five key lessons that came out of those evaluations so sundan sa pahina 3 TRECE MARTIRES CITY, CAVITE – Local residents linedup in two separate venues to avail of the services given by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). PSA conducted their services at the municipal hall wherein, residents availed themselves of the following: birth, marriage, death certificate and even the unusual certificate of no marriage. The NBI on the other hand conducted their mobile services at the Computer Center of the local government. They assisted the applicants in the clearance which is one of the requirements for applying job and passport. In statement released by the Maragondon PIO, said project aimed to bring government service closer to the people and gave them (the applicants) respite continued on page 2 Cavite Governor Jonvic Remulla personally turn-over Suzuki Multicab vehicles to eight barangays captains of the City of Imus to equip them in performing their duties especially during emergencies. Barangays Medicion II-D, Anabu I-E, Anabu I-D, Poblacion II- B, Poblacion II-A, Poblacion I-A, Poblacion I-C and Bucandala II are the recipients of the said vehicles. (Caption by Ruel Francisco, PIA-Cavite/phot courtesy of PICAD)