Bulacao chief appeals for aid as 3 fire-hit sitios placed under state of calamity

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— As Barangay Bulacao in Cebu City declares a state of calamity on the three fire-hit sitios, the barangay captain is also calling on the public to help the fire victims. Rodrigo Abellanosa, barangay captain…

Mambaling chief: Alaska residents uncooperative, need more assistance

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay Mambaling Captain Gines Abellana said that locking down Alaska Mambaling had become a huge challenge for his barangay. The residents have been uncooperative, continue to go out of their houses, and even…

Family, kin spend teacher’s birthday in mourning

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Marc “Makie” Ladaran should have been 33 years old today and celebrated his birthday, if only he had lived two more days. The teacher of Abellana National High School, who was the tournament…

Man caught with P3.2 million worth of suspected shabu in Bulacao bust

Alven Marie A. Timtim 12/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 26-year-old man was caught with P3.2 million worth of illegal drugs during a buy-bust operation in Barangay Bulacao, Cebu City at past 2 p.m., today, December 28, 2019. Police Major John Kareen…

Cebu City gov’t offers shelter for stranded passengers

Doris C. Bongcac 12/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The Cebu City government offered shelter to travellers who were left stranded in different ports here due to the cancellation of their trips on Monday night, December 23, 2019. Stranded passengers were transferred to…

Secondary basketball competition in Cebu City Olympics underway

Mars G. Alison 11/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The University of Cebu (UC) Baby Webmasters will have a chance to redeem themselves as they compete in the secondary basketball competition of the 29th Cebu City Olympics. UC failed to defend its Cebu Schools…

Former PIB chief, Yape, shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Paul Lauro 11/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police Lieutenant Colonel Joie Yape, Jr., the former chief of the Cebu Provincial Intelligence Branch, succumbed to gunshot wounds after he was shot by unknown assailants on the late afternoon of November 21,…

Abellana cops seize P6M shabu, nab 2 teeners, 2 others in 4 separate drug busts

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least P6 million worth of suspected shabu were confiscated from four suspects, including two male minors, who were arrested in the separate buy-bust operations of the Abellana Police Station from dawn to…

UC tops secondary competition of Cebu City Olympics

Mars G. Alison 11/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The University of Cebu (UC) Webmasters and Unit 1 were declared back-to-back overall champions in the Secondary and Elementary divisions, respectively, of the 29th Cebu City Olympics, which partially came to an end on Sunday,…

Senator Bong Go to ask President Duterte to move 2020 brgy polls to 2022

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 06/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Ganahan pa ka maextend imong termino?” (Do you want your term to be extended?) This was the question Senator-elect Bong Go raised to Mambaling Barangay Captain Gines Abellana during his visit on Saturday,…

Barangay Mambaling allocates P112M for fire victims

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After months of political dispute, elected Mambaling Barangay Captain Gines Abellana finally conducted a successful barangay session and declared a state of calamity in the barangay on Monday, June 3. In an interview…

Two Mambaling chiefs’ dispute may stall declaring state of calamity in barangay

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Zena V. Magto 06/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The fire victims of Barangay Mambaling will have to wait for the state of calamity to be declared in their barangay following the fire that razed 105 houses in Sitio Puntod displacing 156…

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