Gealon pushes dereliction of duty against Calamba chief, dads

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Legal Office (CLO) has found grounds of dereliction of duty for the officials of Barangay Calamba following the “disco” that occurred in one of the sitios on June 27, 2020.…

San Nicolas Proper to Cebu City gov’t: Help us take care of the homeless

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay San Nicolas Proper in Cebu City is housing 91 homeless individuals since the start of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) on Mach 28, 2020. However, Barangay Captain Clifford Niñal, said they had…

Basak Pardo chief told to explain ‘hantak’ in her barangay

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Another village chief in Cebu City is in hot water for her failure to make sure that her constituents stay at home. The City Legal Office (CLO) issued on Saturday, July 4, a…

Ibabao-Estancia chief’s appeal: Stop discriminating against brgy hall workers

Immae Lachica 05/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The barangay captain of Ibabao-Estancia in Mandaue City is appealing to the public to stop discriminating against the people from their barangay especially those working in the barangay hall. Barangay Captain Romulo “Tingy”…

CLO forms three-man team to probe ‘misbehavior’ of Kalunasan village chief

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Kalunasan barangay captain Nunilon Monares may be charged for the violation of Republic Act 6713 otherwise known as the Code of Conduct for Public Officials and Employees if proven that he was drinking with…

Probe on for barangay captain ‘resisting arrest and getting away with it’ 

Alven Marie A. Timtim 03/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) will investigate the incident — caught on camera and uploaded online — where a  barangay captain allegedly resisted arrest and apparently got away with it on Sunday…

Zapatera village chief to seek DILG opinion before heeding suspension

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Zapatera Barangay Captain Francisco Benedicto, who was served a 60-day suspension for various allegations, said he will seek the advice of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) before he steps down…

Zapatera chief facing preventive suspension: I am innocent

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay Zapatera Captain Francisco Benedicto is facing preventive suspension by the Cebu City Council for alleged corruption, harassment, illegal termination, and acts prejudicial to the interest of the public service. “I am facing…

Fatal search for phone signal: Brgy chief, teenager killed; 1 wounded in Negros Oriental ambush

Florence Baesa 12/15/2019

DUMAGUETE CITY, Philippines — A search for an area to get a mobile phone signal in Barangay Kalamtukan, Bayawan City, Negros Oriental proved fatal for a barangay captain and a 16-year-old boy after several armed men sprayed…

Mabolo and Tisa to get new chiefs by July 1, incumbent captains to take council seats

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two barangays in Cebu City will be having new barangay chiefs comes July 1 after their incumbent chiefs won as councilors in the recent May 13 elections. Incumbent Mabolo Barangay Captain Prisca Niña…

Consolacion barangay eyes wholistic drug recovery project

Irene R. Sino Cruz 06/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A barangay in Consolacion, a municipality at least 22 kilometers north of Cebu City,  is planning to implement a wholistic drug recovery project. Barangay Captain Arnulfo Abinales of Poblacion Oriental said that the…

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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