Barangay Tangke in Talisay: From ‘drug hotspot’ to empowered community with 903 rehab completers

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay Tangke in Talisay City was considered a ‘number one’ hotspot in terms of illegal drug activities, but now the barangay’s situation is “improving” with an empowered community having 903 drug surrenderers, who…

e-bike pedicab driver shot dead in Talisay

Paul Lauro and Pegeen Maisie Sararaña 07/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 51-year-old e-bike pedicab driver was shot dead by an unidentified assailant as he was driving his vehicle at past 7 p.m. today, July 18, along Rabaya Street in Sitio Kimba, Barangay San…

Barangay Tangke has now 17 COVID-19 cases

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay Tangke in Talisay City has now 17 cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) after another case was recorded on May 30, 2020. Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas said the…

Gullas wants COVID-19 zoning implemented in Talisay City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony Gullas want areas with a high incidence of the coronavirus disease given a “red zone” classification. Other places in his city with low to no reported cases of…

Following discovery of 7 COVID cases: Gullas orders lockdown in Sitio Magay, Brgy Tangke

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony Gullas has ordered a lockdown in Sitio Magay in Barangay Tangke earlier today, May 23, 2020, following the discovery of seven cases of the coronavirus disease in the…

Tangke councilman to face complaint for strangling teacher over SAP distribution

Rosalie Abatayo 05/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A councilman of Barangay Tangke in Talisay City is facing a complaint for direct assault after allegedly strangling a college instructor because of an altercation over the distribution of the socialize amelioration program…

3 men from Talisay City nabbed in San Fernando buy bust with P1 M worth of shabu

Alven Marie A. Timtim 05/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The implementation of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) did not prevent three men from Talisay City to travel to San Fernando town to deliver P1 million worth of suspected shabu to a buyer…

Man claiming to be a UCT beneficiary nabbed for possessing shabu

04/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –They just won’t stop. Talisay City police arrested another drug suspect for the possession of nine sachets of suspected shabu as he was about to cross a quarantine checkpoint in Barangay Tangke in Talisay…

Ferro to police chiefs: Create needs assessment survey to better serve community

Alven Marie Timtim 03/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The task of the police will no longer be limited to crime-fighting. Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), wanted the different police chiefs…

De Leon sees marked improvement in Tangke, Talisay

Alven Marie A. Timtim 02/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The infamous Barangay Tangke in Talisay City, where persons allegedly involved in the sale of illegal drugs reign, is now peaceful. This is according to Police Brigadier General Valeriano De Leon, director of…

PCG-7 rescues four Talisay City fishermen from capsized motorbanca

10/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas (PCG-7) rescued this morning, October 27, 2019, four fishermen from Barangay Tangke in Talisay City after their motorbanca capsized while on the waters of Carcar City…

Three wounded after being shot in Tangke

Intern 05/05/2018

Three men sustained wounds in a shooting incident in Sitio Magay, Barangay Tangke, Talisay City, Cebu at 3:50 a.m, on Saturday (May 5). The victims were identified as Ricky Libres, 40 and Randy Derrayal, 52, residents of…

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