Police responds to commotion in Kalunasan polling precinct

Benjie B. Talisic 05/15/2018

A commotion occurred among supporters of the barangay bets during the vote counting in Barangay Kalunasan, Cebu City on Monday night (May 14). The incident happened after the supporters had a disagreement on the transfer of ballot…

Kalunasan families ask Capitol’s aid on homes

Morexette B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 01/08/2018

Fearing they may lose their homes, about 23 families or 100 residents of Sitio Oprra in Barangay Kalunasan, Cebu City asked for help from the Cebu provincial government yesterday. The Kalunasan People’s Initiative Association Inc., represented by…

Mining board halts Kalunasan quarry

Inna Gian Mejia 08/09/2017

  THE Cebu City Mining Regulatory Board (CCMRB) has issued a cease and desist order to halt the quarry activities in Barangay Kalunasan allegedly operated by its village chief. The order came as a local enforcement team…

3 trucks held for ‘illegal’ quarry

Inna Gian Mejia 08/04/2017

LOCAL enforcement team under the Office the Mayor recently impounded three dump trucks which were found hauling minerals from a quarry site allegedly operated by Kalunasan Barangay Captain Nunilon Monares Jr. In a news conference yesterday, Mayor…

Detained ‘pedophile’ calls Germany using jail phone

Izobelle T. Pulgo 02/01/2017

There is no denying. Suspected pedophile, Thomas Ruhland, who is currently detained at the Cebu provincial jail in Barangay Kalunasan, Cebu City, was recently able to call a friend in Germany. A service phone available for the…

Jail’s waste facility overworked, not broken

Izobelle T. Pulgo 01/19/2017

THE wastewater facility isn’t broken, it’s just not operating to capacity, said the acting warden of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC). Dr. Gil Macato, acting warden, said budget constraints and the overpopulation of inmates…

EMB TO JAILS: Stop dumping wastewater into Langub Creek

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 01/11/2017

THE Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) 7 asked the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) and Cebu City Jail to cease discharging its wastewater into the Langub Creek in Barangay Kalunasan, Cebu City. EMB-7 also recommended that…

Troubled children pray, seek Sto. Niño’s help

Nestle L. Semilla 01/09/2017

Hoping to be given a second chance at a better life, most of the children in conflict with the law, who are detained at the Cebu City Operation Second Chance in Barangay Kalunasan prayed to Sto. Niño…

93-1: Settling the settlers

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/07/2017

(Part 2) In the afternoon of December 7, in front of hundreds of beneficiaries, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña and Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III inked a memorandum of agreement (MOA) for a land swap between the…

Provincial Capitol: Of prison breaks and other problems

Izobelle T. Pulgo 01/05/2017

(Conclusion) Known globally as the jail facility that houses the dancing inmates, unknown to the world, the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) has been plagued with various issues: from the escape of inmates, to the…

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