Man injured in Barangay Santo Niño shooting

Intern 04/23/2018

A 29-year-old man was rushed to Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) after he was shot by an unidentified man in Barangay Santo Niño, Cebu City at around 2 a.m. Monday on April 23. Danilo Barcenal, a native…

Former Samboan mayor seeks barangay chairman post

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/20/2018

  The former mayor of Samboan town, Cebu seeks to be elected as barangay captain in the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections this May 14. Raymond Joseph Calderon, who is the twin brother of Cebu Seventh…

Barangay, SK deadline

Editorial 04/19/2018

As the countdown to the deadline for the filing of candidacies for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections ends today, we hope the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) keeps true to its word not to release…

Toledo candidates rush to beat COC-filing deadline for barangay, SK polls

Rene Alima 04/19/2018

A day before the deadline for the filing of Certificate of Candidacy (COC), candidates for Barangay and SK elections flocked to Comelec Toledo City. Lawyer Michael Sarno, Comelec officer of Toledo City, said that as early as…

Aspirants for barangay, SK posts start filing COCs

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/15/2018

At least 121 candidates for the May 14 barangay and SK election in Cebu City have already filed their Certificate of Candidacies (COCs) at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) Cebu City, as of yesterday, April 14, 2018.…

Incumbent barangay councilor shot dead

Benjie B. Talisic 04/13/2018

It was a quiet night aside from the usual hum of a few passing vehicles along Gen. Maxilom Avenue on the first hour of Friday the 13th, when suddenly a burst of gunfire reverberated in the air.…

No basis to raise academic qualifications for barangay candidates

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/11/2018

RAISING the qualifications of candidates running for barangay positions has no basis, according to Commission on Elections (Comelec) Provincial Election Officer, lawyer Lionel Castillano. He said as long as candidates are able to read and write, they…

Barangay poll candidates seek Osmeña’s blessing

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/11/2018

Despite the reminder from the Commission on Elections (Comelec) for barangay candidates to be nonpartisan, aspiring candidates who identify themselves as members of Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) from four barangays walked into Cebu City Hall on…

PDEA-7 will not disclose barangay officials under drugs watchlist

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 04/11/2018

Amid calls from the local poll body, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) will not make public the names of incumbent barangay officials who are on their drugs watchlist. PDEA-7 spokesperson Leia Albiar said…

Garcia proposes gratuity benefit for barangay officials

Morexette Erram 04/09/2018

In compliance with the Local Government Code that allows honoraria, allowances, and other emoluments, Cebu City Councilor Raymond Alvin Garcia proposed an ordinance granting elected barangay officials in Cebu City a gratuity benefit. It was referred to…