DILG Cebu reminds barangay officials to conduct inventory of records, properties

Morexette B. Erram 02/09/2018

The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) in Cebu province cautioned barangay chairpersons to face the consequences if they refuse to conduct an inventory of financial records and properties under their custody. Each barangay is required…

Unprecedented control

03/29/2017

The Duterte administration has only until August this year to enact and approve a law that will suspend this year’s barangay elections for an undetermined period and allow the President to appoint barangay officials, but this early,…

Some basic services stalled

Inna Mejia, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 02/02/2017

Many services in Barangay Ermita are now at a standstill following the suspension of all its barangay officials. Among the problems encountered by residents is the non-issuance of barangay clearances, which is a requirement for many transactions,…

Lessons from Brgy. Ermita officials’ suspension

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 02/02/2017

Hopefully, the 6 months preventive suspension slapped on all elected officials of Barangay Ermita, Cebu City will serve them a lesson, although through the hard way. May this incident also serve as a warning to other barangay…

Not another shortcut

Nestor Ramirez 01/24/2017

If the gauge to quantify the performance of barangay officials in the campaign against illegal drugs is the continued presence of drug lords, drug peddlers and drug users, Barangay Ermita officials should not only be preventively suspended…

Surprise drug test for barangay officials during assembly

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/20/2016

WHEN 60 barangay chairpersons of Cebu City went to the New White Gold House Restaurant yesterday morning, they expected to attend a general assembly. A few hours later, the officials were called out of the room in…

Barangay officials gripe anew on ambulances, health workers

Izobelle T. Pulgo 08/04/2016

  Cebu City barangay officials mostly identified with Team Rama vented their sentiments on the recall of ambulances and the termination of services of 540 barangay health workers to City Hall lawyers during a mediation hearing held…

Tomas orders recall of all city-issued firearms

Nestle L. Semilla 07/22/2016

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña ordered all Cebu City hall department heads, employees, appointees, city councilors, barangay officials and police officials assigned in Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) to return all city government issued firearms. Osmeña said…

Village execs want honoraria raise

07/10/2015

A DAY after receiving their honoraria, barangay officials in Cebu City want the city government to double their stipend to P66,000 per barangay. Raymund Garcia, president of the Barangay Councilors League of the Philippines (BCLP), said it…

City Hall: No personal use of city-owned vehicles

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/07/2015

NO barangay official in Cebu City is allowed to use city government-issued vehicles even if they paid for the gasoline, City Hall’s General Services Office (GSO) said yesterday. “You need to secure special authority when you use…

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