COP CHIEF’S CHALLENGE

MAO BA? 08/04/2018

Netizens were vocal in their reactions to news about the challenge posed by Supt. Royina Garma, Cebu City police chief, to Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña to prove his claim that those behind the series of killings…

Village chiefs reveal vote-buying in support of Mabatid’s bid

Morexette Erram 07/20/2018

Several village chiefs in Cebu City revealed that a massive vote-buying has been orchestrated in time for the Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) Elections. Among the barangay captains who disclosed the information were Sawang Calero Barangay Captain…

Tomas not OK to replace mayors with police chiefs

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/29/2018

IN AREAS WITH HIGH CRIME VOLUME Although he welcomed past initiatives by President Rodrigo Duterte to curb criminality, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña expressed reservations on the former’s plan to replace local chief executives with police chiefs…

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…

Duterte solicits help of village chiefs in drug war

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/07/2018

NIP it in the bud. This was the challenge of President Rodrigo Duterte to village chiefs in the wake of the administration’s relentless fight against illegal drugs. Mr. Duterte stressed the “vital role” played by barangay captains…

Village chiefs to take oath before Duterte

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/07/2018

All 80 elected barangay captains in Cebu City and at least 3,000 other village chairs in Central Visayas will be taking their oath of office with President Rodrigo Duterte this afternoon in Lapu-lapu City. Outgoing Association of…

50 village chiefs, 42 SK chairs now under BOPK

Morexette B. Erram 05/22/2018

There are now 50 barangay captains and 42 Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) chairpersons who are allied with Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña under the Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) bloc. This development came after the barangay captain of…

Davide to new village chiefs: “Prioritize the basic need of constituents”

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/18/2018

Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III challenges the newly elected barangay officials to prioritize the basic need of their constituents following their win on Monday’s twin polls. Davide said officials should address the need for water supply in…

Keep calm, Rama tells village chiefs

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/12/2018

Former Cebu City mayor Michael Rama called on 22 barangay captains allied with him not to be rattled by the string of cases filed against them by Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña. “It was really detestable. So,…

3 EX-BRGY CHIEFS IN PDEA NARCO LIST

Benjie Talisic and Rosalie O. Abatayo, Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/30/2018

‘Airtight’ cases being built vs Durano, Bas and Cabaron The names of three former village chiefs in Cebu are among the 207 barangay officials accused of being “involved in illegal drug activities.” The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency…

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