Lapu tanods get brand new tactical shoes

Futch Anthony Inso 11/16/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Around 600 tanods (village watchmen) from different barangays in Lapu-Lapu City have received their new tactical shoes from the city government. Garry Lao, head of the City of Lapu-Lapu Office for Substance Abuse…

Chan to tanods: I’ll double honorariums when pandemic eases

Futch Anthony Inso 04/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has promised to double the monthly honorarium of barangay tanods once the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic would end or would ease. This means that the monthly honorariums…

7 persons including a police officer under quarantine after contact with COVID-19 positive Mandaue City inmate

Norman V. Mendoza 04/30/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Seven persons from Barangay Looc, Mandaue City including a police officer were placed under home quarantine after they were exposed to a COVID-19 positive inmate who was released from the Mandaue City Jail…

Miguel Magpale: ‘We are not bullied by Governor Garcia’

Rosalie Abatayo 01/07/2020

CAMOTES ISLAND, Cebu — “Wala’y panahon nga gidaug-daog mi o gidaug-daug ko.” (There was never a time that I or our bloc was mistreated.) This was the statement of Cebu Provincial Board Member Miguel Antonio Almendras Magpale when…

Cebu Provincial Board okays increase of yearend incentives for barangay workers

Irene R. Sino Cruz 08/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Qualified barangay workers will be receiving higher yearend incentives after the Cebu Provincial Board unanimously approved the Barangay Workers Act on Tuesday, August 27. Passed on third reading, the ordinance provides for an additional incentive…

PB member Glenn Soco proposes ordinance to increase incentives of barangay workers

Futch Anthony Inso 08/19/2019

  Cebu City, Philippines—Board member Glenn Anthony Soco wants to double the financial incentives that the barangay workers are receiving starting this year. Soco, who chairs the committee on budget and appropriations,  proposed an ordinance in the…

Newly opened Mambaling underpass vandalized

Gerard Vincent Francisco 06/26/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – A week since it was formally opened to the public, vandals have started to leave their marks on the Mambaling underpass in Cebu City. Director Mario Montejo, assistant regional director of the…

Church burglary suspect arrested

Miguel Ernest E. Ermac 08/16/2017

THE burglary suspect who allegedly took at least P400,000 from Mabolo church was arrested on Wednesday morning. Alexander Lumapak, 21 years old, was apprehended after the barangay tanods (barangay police officers) in Barangay Mambaling identified him from…

Tanods told to clear sidewalks of vendors

Inna Gian Mejia 08/04/2017

BARANGAY tanods in Sambag II and Bario Luz were given one week to clear the sidewalks of ambulant vendors in their areas. In a news conference, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña warned that he will cut off…

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