Distribution of allowance for Cebu City scholars to resume on Oct. 5

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The distribution of the allowance for college scholars in Cebu City, which was halted last February due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), will resume starting October 5, 2020. Cebu City spokesperson, Rey…

Ordinance for Cebu City SK officials’ subsidy passed

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council has passed an ordinance granting allowance to Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) councilors, secretaries, and treasurers in the 80 barangays in the city. Councilor Jessica Resch, SK Federation president in the…

Teachers’ Cost of Living Allowance from Cebu City may return in 2020

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Teachers in Cebu City will have something to look forward to in the New Year as the city government plans to bring back the Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) for teachers in 2020. The COLA…

First in Cebu: Convict freed through GCTA surrenders to police in Bogo City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A freed convict  from Bogo City in northern Cebu turned up at the city’s police station on Wednesday, September 4, amid the pronouncement of President Rodrigo Duterte that all the convicts, who were…

Labella plans to hike cops’ P2,500 monthly allowance if city gov’t can afford it

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 05/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor-elect Edgardo Labella is planning to increase the P2,500 allowance of police officers and provide more vehicles to the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO). However, Labella said that this would depend…

Osmeña suspends allowance of Ermita tanods

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/23/2018

While Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña will be providing assistance to the two lone officials running Barangay Ermita, Cebu City, he announced the suspension of allowances of the village tanods. “I will support them. Because I really…

Sickness allowance of seafarers

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 07/09/2018

A medically repatriated seafarer would normally result in depriving him of compensation income due to his inability to perform his sea duties. Away from his family and working on board vessels sailing non-stop for weeks or months…

Ex-SAF exec admits keeping P37-M allowance for troopers meals

Inquirer.net 05/22/2018

The former budget officer of the Special Action Force (SAF) kept P37 million of undisbursed additional subsistence allowance (ASA) of SAF troopers, a Senate hearing led by Senator Panfilo Lacson revealed on Tuesday. During the Senate inquiry…

Complaint filed vs Andales over transportation allowance

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/04/2017

  Why was Cebu City Councilor Sisinio Andales collecting from City Hall a monthly transportation allowance when he was already using a service vehicle issued to him by the city government? Nine Cebu City councilors affiliated with…

No report, no allowance

Inna Gian Mejia 09/18/2017

After failing to submit their weekly consolidated performance report, tanods in three barangays in Cebu City will no longer receive their monthly financial allowance from the city government. Of the 80 barangays, tanods in Mambaling, Paril and…

BIN members assigned in Mambaling as tanods lose allowance

Inna Gian Mejia 08/24/2017

CEBU City Hall will assign Barangay Intelligence Network (BIN) members to patrol Barangay Mambaling after it received reports of “zero visibility” of tanods there. Mayor Tomas Osmeña wrote barangay Mambaling chairman Wilfredo Go confirming that he canceled…

Tomas threatens to cut tanods allowance anew

Inna Gian Mejia 08/02/2017

MORE than a month after restoring their allowances, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña again threatened to withdraw them from the barangay tanods if they slack off in the campaign against illegal drugs. “This should be a warning…

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