Pasil contingent qualifies for Grand Parade after fire hits village

Christian Orellano, Marc Eric Cosep, Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/14/2018

The contingent from barangay Pasil automatically qualifies for the Sinulog 2018 Grand Parade on January 21 despite not being able to perform during the Sinulog sa Barangay. This is was announced by Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña…

Zafra: Cebu City village chiefs submitted drug list

Inquirer.net, Nestle L. Semilla 01/10/2018

THE barangays in Cebu City have already been submitting a list of drug personalities in their area to the law enforcement agencies. This was said by Association of Barangay Council (ABC) president and Tisa Barangay Captain Philip…

Suspended village captain cries foul

Norman V. Mendoza 01/03/2018

MANDAUE CITY LABOGON Barangay Captain Renato Suson is crying foul over a 60-day preventive suspension ordered against him by the Mandaue City Council, saying that the suspension was given without recognizing evidence submitted by him in his…

Labogon village chief, two councilors placed under preventive suspension

Norman V. Mendoza 12/28/2017

  The village chief of Barangay Labogon, Mandaue City and two councilors were preventively suspended for 60 days following an investigation for alleged violation of the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act. Labogon Barangay Captain Renato Suson, Barangay…

Hong Kong village holds once-a-decade festival

AP 12/27/2017

HONG KONG— In a rural community far from Hong Kong’s hustle and bustle and towering skyscrapers, villagers hold one of the southern Chinese city’s rare and colorful local festivals. Residents gather in the village of Lam Tsuen…

Village Chief shot dead in Negros Oriental

Benjie B. Talisic 12/27/2017

  An incumbent barangay captain was shot dead by an unidentified assailant after attending a Christmas party in Barangay Poblacion, Santa Catalina town in Negros Oriental on Tuesday evening. Police identified the victim as Leonardo Magasenio, 52,…

‘Village of Faith’ A scriptural Christmas village

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 12/23/2017

  IN a world where Christmas is associated with reindeers, ribbons, snow flakes, or Santa Claus, students and formators of the San Carlos Seminary College (SCSC) offer an alternative. Using styrofoams coated with wall putty, seminarians put…

Miral assumes position as village chief of Ermita

Inna Gian Mejia 12/01/2017

Barangay Ermita first councilor Mark Miral took his oath of office before Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 8 Judge Macaundas Hadjirasul yesterday morning as the new village chief. Miral succeeded the late Barangay Captain Felicisimo “Imok” Rupinta,…

A CLEAN SLATE FOR ERMITA

Inna Gian Mejia 11/27/2017

Tomas: Rupinta’s death can mean ‘new start for the village’; Team Rama councilors: Mayor should stop defaming slain village chief Accusations of being a drug protector continue to haunt Ermita Barangay Captain Felicisimo “Imok” Rupinta even in…

Lapu village volunteer faces relief for clash with cabbie

Norman V. Mendoza 11/27/2017

A member of Lapu-Lapu City’s City of Lapu-Lapu Allied Force (CLAF) faces dismissal after being shown in a viral video to have acted rudely towards a taxi driver last Saturday. CLAF member Inocencio Roa, a resident of…

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