Barangay Apas wins Sinulog sa Dakbayan

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/14/2018

THE THRILL OF VICTORY Tears of joy streamed down the faces of Sinulog dancers from Barangay Apas when the contingent was hailed champion of the Sinulog sa Barangay sa Dakbayan Ritual Dance Showdown, Sunday. “Dako gyod kaayo…

Tisa contingent to showcase siomai festival in Sinulog sa Barangay

Doris C. Bongcac 01/12/2018

SIOMAI and pungko-pungko vendors are among the 100 dancers from Barangay Tisa in Cebu City who will be joining their contingent in Sunday’s Sinulog sa Barangay. Choreographer Redford Oliveros said three nurses who are supposed to leave…

Man trimming coconut leaves electrocuted

Rene Alima 01/05/2018

A 46-year-old farmer was electrocuted on top of a coconut tree in Barangay Looc, Santander town, Cebu on Thursday afternoon. The man was identified as Elominado Nero. According to PO1 Jericho Señagan, desk officer of Santander Police,…

Barangay in Malabuyoc in need of potable water

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 01/04/2018

  LACK of potable water is now the main concern of residents of Barangay Santo Niño, in Malabuyoc town, after landslides destroyed water pipes, cutting off their water supply. Barangay Captain Erlinda Piedad said there had been…

Drug peddler arrested in Carcar drug bust

Michael Lawrence Chua 01/03/2018

A drug peddler was arrested in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Bolinawan, Carcar City on Tuesday afternoon. The suspect was identified as Rogelio Ledesma, 54, who was arrested by police operative around 3 p.m. Seized from him…

2 dead in Malabuyoc

Morexette Erram, Nestle Semilla, Rosalie Abatayo 01/02/2018

  CEBU CITY—Two persons were killed during a landslide that hit Barangays Sto. Niño and Looc in Malabuyoc town, southern Cebu following heavy rains triggered by tropical storm “Agaton” on Tuesday. The victims were identified as Richie Pimentel…

SM Store holds ‘Adopt-a-Child’ program

Ian Manuel Bacquial 12/29/2017

THE SM Store recently held an “Adopt-a-Child” program in Barangay Casuntingan, Mandaue City. Around 200 children from the different chapels of the Catholic Church of Christ of the Agony–Gethsemane Parish community were treated with Christmas gifts and…

Capitol gives cash bonus to barangay workers

Rosalie Abatayo 12/28/2017

  IT is going to be a happy new year for 60,000 barangay workers in Cebu province. Cebu Provincial Budget Officer Danilo Rodas said distribution of cash bonus to barangay health workers, barangay animal health aides, barangay…

Alleged snatcher mauled by bystanders

Chris A. Ligan 12/27/2017

An alleged snatcher was mauled by bystanders in Sitio Pungsod, Barangay Lawaan 3 in Talisay City on December 27, Wednesday afternoon. The suspect was identified as Ritchie Tabura, from Barangay Tabunok in Talisay. He allegedly stole cell…

Counting blessings this Christmas

Marc Eric Cosep 12/23/2017

IN GOOD TIMES AND BAD It’s 5 p.m. Saturday, and Mariel Rosales is going door-to-door, sort of. “Hello? Maayo? Manaygon ko! (Good day! Can I sing Christmas carols?)” she asks, calling out the people staying inside a…

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