Solons: Arming brgy chiefs will be ‘recipe for disaster’

Inquirer.net 06/13/2018

Opposition lawmakers have expressed fear that arming barangay (village) captains would be a “recipe for disaster” and could only lead to more abuse and violence in local villages in the country. At the oath-taking of newly elected…

Mabolo brgy chief to stay with BO-PK

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/06/2018

SHE took her oath of office before Senator Vicente Sotto III at the senator’s Manila office on May 30. Incoming Mabolo Barangay Captain Niña Mabatid admitted that she also received offers to run for president of the…

Brgy chief raises residents’ issues about Aloguinsan landfill

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/20/2018

STENCH carried by what used to be fresh air, and the threat of leachate ontheir source of water are the main concerns of the residents of Barangay Tampaan in Aloguinsan town, located 59 kilometers southwest of Cebu…

PDEA to name within week brgy candidates on narco list

Nestle L. Semilla and Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/25/2018

Voters in the upcoming SK and Barangay elections will now have a critical guide as to who to support and shun in the May 14 polls. This after the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) decided to release…

Bam Aquino: No stopping May 2018 brgy, SK polls

Inquirer.net 03/20/2018

Nothing can stop the May 2018 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections, Senator Bam Aquino said even after a bill pushing for postponement of the polls was approved by the House of Representatives Monday night. “Tuloy na…

LTFRB sanctions van operator, Maribago brgy chief

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 02/12/2018

  THE barangay captain (village chief) of Maribago in Lapu-Lapu City is the owner of the van (Plate Number AED 1299) which figured in an accident in Alegria town, Cebu and killed six passengers and critically injured…

Brgy execs told to conduct inventory of properties, financial records

Inquirer.net 02/08/2018

THE DEPARTMENT of Interior and Local Government (DILG) has directed all barangay (village) chairpersons to conduct an inventory of their respective financial records as well as properties currently under their custody. DILG Secretary Eduardo Año said this…

Poll exec: Educating voters on brgy bets proper

Morexette B. Erram 02/05/2018

EDUCATING voters to choose the deserving barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) officials was just proper. This is the statement of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Cebu province on the plans of the Department of Interior and…

Talisay brgy chief’s son, drug bust target, escapes; 2 cohorts nabbed

Benjie B. Talisic 02/04/2018

A son of a barangay official in Barangay Manipis, Talisay City escaped a police entrapment operation on Saturday afternoon, but police caught two of his cohorts during the operation. The cohorts, Robin Alfornon, 25, and Jupiter Silva,…

State of calamity declared in three sitios in Brgy. Pasil

Nestle L. Semilla, Therese Mae Alegado 01/16/2018

  THE Cebu City Council yesterday declared a state of calamity in Sitios Lawis 1, Lawis 2 and Riverside in Barangay Pasil which was gutted by fire last Sunday, Jan. 14. The declaration of a state of…

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