Mandaue City earns 97.5 compliance rating in barangay road clearing

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/15/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Mandaue City has garnered a 97.5 percent average rating in the compliance of a barangay road clearing order by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG). Mandaue City is next to Siquijor…

Misa de Gallo: Dad pushes for parish-brgy coordination

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilors David Tumulak and Philip Zafra are recommending that the Misa de Gallo be coordinated properly with the barangays covered by the respective parishes. Tumulak met with certain parishes in Cebu…

Cebu City dangles P100k worth of incentives to barangays that can achieve COVID-free status

Morexette Marie Erram 10/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Government will be providing financial incentives worth P100,000 to barangays that can achieve having zero active cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Mayor Edgardo Labella announced this development in a speech…

Barangay task force eyed to help ease flooding in Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/16/2020

MANDAUE CIY, Cebu — Barangay captains in Mandaue City especially those in barangays along the Butuanon and Mahiga rivers were tasked to create a task force to monitor their respective danger zones or flood-prone areas. Lawyer Lizer…

Consolacion sets cemetery visiting days per barangay

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The municipality of Consolacion in northern Cebu has designated cemetery visitation schedules for residents in each barangay beginning Thursday, October 15, ahead of the observance of the All Souls’ Day amid the pandemic.…

Barangay drug clearing program key to winning war against illegal drugs

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The barangay drug clearing program is one of the keys that would indicate that the law has won against the war on illegal drugs. This is what Director Levi Ortiz of Philippine Drug…

Granular lockdown eyed in Cebu City barangays with most number of COVID-19 cases

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu, the overseer of Interagency Task Force (IATF) in Cebu, said that they have identified some barangays here that may be placed under granular lockdown here due to high number…

PDEA-7 director says coordination with barangay will help deter illegal drug traders

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Constant coordination with barangay (village) officials will be key to deterring illegal drug traders. This was what Levi Ortiz, the director of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7), had to…

Police prepare charges against those identified in ‘fiesta celebration’ in Cebu City barangay

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Police are preparing charges against those identified in an alleged fiesta celebration held along A. Lopez Street in Barangay Calamba here on June 28, 2020. Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, director of Police Regional…

Cebu City now has 2,500 beds in isolation centers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City has now 2,500 beds in the different Barangay Isolation Centers (BIC) for the asymptomatic cases of the coronvarius disease 2019 (COVID-19). In a statement through the city’s Public Information Office (PIO),…

Barangays told to begin ILI Surveillance System

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The barangays in Cebu City are told to begin the Influenza-like-Illness (ILI) Surveillance system to track down all residents with symptoms of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).  Dr. Junjie Zuasula, an epidemiologist of…

DILG orders creation of barangay response teams

Jeannette I. Andrade 02/03/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Interior Secretary Eduardo Año ordered on Sunday all the barangays in the country to form health emergency response teams to help contain the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus even as the Philippine National…

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