Street dancing in Paknaan Silhig Festival

Norman V. Mendoza 02/11/2018

EIGHT clusters of dancing contingents joined the street dancing contest included in the 7th Paknaan Silhig Festival of Barangay Paknaan, Mandaue City on Sunday. The contingents were clad in colorful costumes that highlighted the “Silhig Lanut” or…

Paknaan fire razes 2 houses; unattended lamp eyed

Norman V. Mendoza 01/26/2018

Fire investigators are looking at an unattended lighted kerosene lamp or a lighted cigarette butt to have caused an early Friday morning fire that destroyed two houses in Barangay Paknaan in Mandaue City. SFO1 Noel Codilla, Mandaue…

Engineer shot dead by motorcycle-riding gunmen in Paknaan

Norman V. Mendoza and Chris A. Ligan 01/22/2018

POLICE are looking into the personal grudge angle instead of robbery in the ambush-killing of a 57-year-old contractor in Barangay Paknaan, Mandaue City on Monday morning. Engineer Roel Perales of Poblacion, Compostela, was driving his Suzuki Vitara…

Paknaan sets bigger Silhig festival

Norman V. Mendoza 01/11/2018

Barangay Paknaan in Mandaue City is preparing for a bigger Silhig Festival this year. Paknaan Barangay Captain Malaquias Soco announced in a press conference on Wednesday that they have given a P25,000 subsidy to eight clustered contingents…

Hundreds get free services in Mandaue

Miguel Ernest Ermac, Norman V. Mendoza 09/25/2017

MEDICAL-DENTAL MISSION Some 350 residents in Barangay Paknaan, Mandaue City, availed of free medical and dental services from the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) at the barangay‚Äôs gymnasium on Thursday morning. The beneficiaries received free…

Truck fatally runs over biker in Mandaue

Rene Alima 09/20/2017

A 32-year old biker died after he was ran over by a boom truck in Barangay Subangdako, Mandaue City in the North Reclamation Area on Wednesday, September 20. Nicolas Pacaldo, from Barangay Pilipog, Cordova town, was hit…

Technicality delays aid to Paknaan fire victims

Norman Mendoza 08/25/2017

WITH 440 fire victims awaiting financial assistance from the Mandaue City government, the barangay officials had yet to declare the barangay under a state of calamity, a requirement needed to release money from the calamity funds. Paknaan…

Relocation site in Mandaue razed by fire

Norman Mendoza 08/23/2017

  AT LEAST 86 two-storey houses were razed by fire in a relocation site in Barangay Paknaan, Mandaue City early morning on Wednesday, August 23. About 100 families were left homeless by the fire that broke out…

Flood hits Paknaan relocation site anew

Norman V. Mendoza 05/24/2017

Houses at the relocation site in Barangay Paknaan, Mandaue City were once again submerged in flood waters after the Butuanon River overflowd following a heavy downpour past 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday. Houses in Zones Talong, Sili and…

Motorcycle-riding gunmen shoot dead PWD in Mandaue

Lesley Cara Delos Santos, Norman V. Mendoza 12/29/2016

CEBU CITY–A 42-year old person with disability (PWD) was killed after he was shot by one of the four persons on board two motorcycles past 11 p.m. on Wednesday in Mandaue City, Cebu. Sergio Dean, who had…

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