25 of 1,066 Cebu villages declared drug-cleared

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/10/2018

ONLY 25 out of the 1,066 barangays in Cebu province were officially declared “drug cleared” by a multi-agency oversight committee at the Capitol’s Social Hall Thursday, May 10. The committee is composed of officials of the Philippine…

5 Albuera, Leyte villages tagged poll hotspots

Inquirer.net 04/25/2018

TACLOBAN CITY – Five villages in the hometown of self-confessed drug lord Kerwin Espinosa in Albuera town, Leyte province, have been identified as possible hotspots for the May 14 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections. One of…

Villages asked to secure schools

Futch Anthony Inso 04/08/2018

Education officials called on barangays to assign tanods in securing schools in light of last Friday afternoon’s fatal shooting of a woman during the graduation ceremonies of her child in Barangay Balao, Barili town in southern Cebu.…

Only 10 Cebu City villages have active anti-drug councils

Doris Mae Mondragon 03/14/2018

ONLY 10 out of 80 barangays in Cebu City have functioning Barangay Anti-Drug Abuse Councils (BADACs) since most of them are unaware about the council’s role in the war on drugs. “That’s why we have this Anti-Drug…

Don’t blame villages for failures, Bato told

Nestle L. Semilla 03/13/2018

OPLAN DOUBLE BARREL The Philippine National Police (PNP) leadership should not solely blame the barangays for whatever shortcomings were incurred in the government’s war against illegal drugs, a top anti-drug official in the province said yesterday. “I…

Mountain villages now have access to Poblacion proper

Morexette B. Erram 11/22/2017

BARANGAY lower BECERRIL The diversion road used as access to and from the mountain barangays and the Boljoon town proper has been passable for all types of vehicles since Saturday. But disaster officials of this fifth-class municipality,…

Boljoon’s diversion road to isolated villages passable only to motorcycles

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/14/2017

The recently constructed 100-meter diversion road that reconnected the town proper to the mountain villages of Boljoon town in southeastern Cebu previously cut off by landslides was unpassable except to motorcycles yesterday. The incessant rains since Monday…

BRGY TIP BOX

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/09/2017

Boxes to be placed in villages where residents can drop names of those involved in drugs, corruption; CHR, church wary This is one drop box where you don’t want your name to be drawn. The Department of…

‘Guardian’ app for 4 city villages

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/14/2017

Four Cebu City barangays will serve as pilot areas for a mobile software application or app that will allow users to report emergencies and dispatch responders and emergency teams. Councilor and Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) President…

Water applications in 34 villages suspended

Futch Anthony Inso 08/17/2017

  THE Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) has not lifted the suspension of new service connection in 34 villages in Metro Cebu that have been experiencing low water to no water supply. Noel Dalena, MCWD acting general…

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