Additional honoraria, scholarships for new SK officials

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/17/2018

THE newly elected Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) officials in Cebu City may get additional honoraria and scholarship grants from the Cebu City government. Mayor Tomas Osmeña announced that he plans to provide additional honoraria as well as scholarship…

Masbate officials: We own La Manok

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/08/2018

Officials of Masbate, a province in the Bicol Region, have cried foul over the claims of jurisdiction of La Manok Island by officials of Daanbantayan, a northern town in Cebu. Vice Mayor Ramon Arreglo Diamos of Esperanza…

Barangay officials among affected residents in Ermita fire

Morexette Erram 05/07/2018

The fire that broke and devoured at least 90 houses in Sitios Kawit and Ermita Proper in Barangay Ermita, Cebu City on Monday dawn did not spare those that belonged to some barangay officials. The two-story house…

Officials support Tokhang for alleged narcopoliticians

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Morexette B. Erram, Rosalie Abatayo 05/04/2018

  Some officials in Cebu have nothing against plans of the PNP to subject to Oplan Tokhang the alleged narcopoliticians named last Monday. But Board Member Sun Shimura said all operations should be documented to avoid forms…

Elected SK officials required to undergo training

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/03/2018

Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) officials that will be elected on May 14 will undergo a nine-day training before assuming office, the Provincial Youth Commission (PYC) said. PYC chairman James Canoy said the training starts at May 17 and…

Lapu officials seek to expand homestay for tourists

Futch Anthony Inso 04/28/2018

Lapu-Lapu City officials is seeking to expand a homestay program in the mainland to accommodate the influx of tourists that were expected to arrive in the city after the closure of Boracay Island. Lapu-Lapu City Tourism Officer…

Barangay Calamba officials sought protection amid security threats

Morexette B. Erram 04/19/2018

Barangay officials from Calamba, Cebu City are requesting the Commissions on Elections (Comelec) – Cebu City to augment security in their village after they received threats from a still unidentified person. Speaking on behalf of other officials,…

Pinamungajan town officials surrender 18 guns with expired licenses to police

Benjie B. Talisic 04/17/2018

“IT is not too late to surrender your firearms.” Chief Insp. Alfredo Cuhay, Pinamungajan town police station chief, made this call to those who possess loose firearms in the town as part of the police campaign for…

No charges against village officials for car use

Morexette Marie Erram 04/17/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said he won’t file charges against barangay officials of Cambinucot after their patrol vehicle was spotted during a field trip in Mt. Manaoag Church in Carmen town last Sunday. “That’s OK. Sight…

Tomas urges officials with drug ties to surrender

Doris Mae Mondragon 04/11/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña voiced support to Cebu City police chief Joel Doria’s call on local officials linked to the illegal drug trade to surrender. “Good. Why surrender shoot them na lang. Si Doria sobrang buotan…