Police to probe threat to village official

Morexette Erram 04/19/2018

To ensure that no barangay in Cebu City will be included in the election watchlist, Councilor Dave Tumulak said they are working with the Commissions on Elections (Comelec) and the police to act on reports of security…

Many village chiefs to ally with BOPK

Inna Gian Mejia 04/17/2018

CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña claims there are “plenty” of barangay captains interested to ally themselves with Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK). Osmeña said being the incumbent mayor is what attracts them to shift parties and move to…

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…

Village officials urged to strictly implement curfew

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/02/2018

A stricter and strengthened implementation of the ordinance providing for a curfew for minors is seen as among the solutions to the problem of minors being recruited by gangs. Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak is urging barangay…

Police to finalize security plans for village, SK polls

Nestle Semilla 04/02/2018

WITH the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections all but confirmed next month, the Police Regional Office (PRO-7) will call a command conference this week to finalize security plans for Central Visayas. “We are now on the…

Village waste segregation compliance at 40 percent

Doris Mae Mondragon 03/21/2018

OVER 1,000 households were issued citation tickets for violating the “no segregation, no collection” policy on garbage since it was enforced on March 1, the City’s Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) said. Acting CENRO chief Nida…

Village watchman shot dead in Naga City

Rene Alima 03/18/2018

A barangay tanod (village watchman) was shot dead by an unidentified assailant in Barangay South Poblacion, Naga City on March 17, Saturday evening. The victim was identified as Renante Fernandez, 36, from Barangay South Poblacion who succumbed…

Former Mandaue village councilor arrested in Compostela buy-bust

Benjie B. Talisic 03/09/2018

  A former barangay councilor in Mandaue City was arrested in a buy-bust operation in Purok Centro, Barangay Canamucan, Compostela town, Cebu on Thursday afternoon. The suspect was identified as Jonathan Dechosa, 38, a former councilor of…

Zafra files plaint against village exec

Nestle L. Semilla 03/05/2018

TISA barangay Captain Phillip Zafra filed a complaint against a Tisa barangay councilman who heads the Barangay Mayor’s Office (BMO) in the area for allegedly issuing barangay clearances to some residents. Zafra, who sits in the City…

Village chief involved in ‘ghost delivery’ of construction materials resumes office today

Norman Mendoza 02/15/2018

  Barangay Captain Renato Suson of Labogon, Mandaue City has been reinstated to his functions and responsibilities starting today, February 15. The barangay captain was allegedly involved in a “ghost delivery” of construction materials to a recycling…