Police to consider politics, business angle in Carcar City shooting

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Carcar police will be considering politics and business as possible motives in the shooting incident of Carcar City Association of Barangay Councils president Anthony John Apura last January 18, 2021. Apura, the current…

Tough to stop spread of Coronavirus in barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The barangays in Cebu City will have a difficult time preventing the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) because of their dense population.  This was the statement of Councilor Franklyn Ong, the president of…

More police patrols in mountain barangays help ease Sudlon brgy chief’s fears

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The barangay chief of Sudlon II in Cebu City has noticed of an increase of police visibility in the barangay since the strafing incident on April 4. Sudlon II Barangay Captain Priscillo Albores…

Martinez only needs one vote to sit as ABC president – DILG

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/27/2018

Even in the absence of an opponent, the election for Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) officials in Cebu province will still push through on Monday. Celestino ‘Tining’ Martinez III will run unopposed as president of ABC Cebu…

Zafra: I will not run for ABC president

Morexette Erram 07/13/2018

Incumbent Cebu City ABC president Philip Zafra has made a formal announcement that he will not seek reelection for ABC president. The election for highly urbanized cities is set on July 30. Mambaling barangay captain Genes Abellana…

ABC should not be blamed on honoraria distribution delay, says Zafra

Rosalie Abatayo 03/29/2018

The Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) Cebu City President Phillip Zafra urged Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña to appoint a single person who will focus on distributing the tanod honoraria to avoid delay. Osmeña has delegated yesterday…

Caught on camera

06/06/2015

As someone who practically works as a public relations officer for the Association of Barangay Councils (ABC), Roger Cimafranca is expected to exert every effort to serve his clients. He runs a program called “Kabarangayan” every Saturday…

ABC suspends liaison officer for abuse in traffic incident

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Marian Z. Codilla 06/04/2015

The Association of Barangay Council suspended blocktime commentator Roger Cimafranca as their liason officer, Thursday morning. ABC President Philip Zafra said the board called for an emergency meeting, Thursday morning and decided to indefinitely suspend Cimafranca without…

ABC to probe liaison officer accused of harassing Citom enforcer

Marian Z. Codilla 06/04/2015

CEBU City’s Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) confirmed today that they contracted blocktime commentator Roger Cimafranca as their liaison officer. ABC president Philip Zafra said they will investigate Cimafranca who was recorded on video camera as having…

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