Cebu City to set up ‘public address system TVs’ in barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — LED television sets will be launched in various mountain barangays in Cebu City on February 20, 2022.  The first batch will be 30 LED TVs to be set up in strategic areas.  These…

178K consumers now have water supply – MCWD

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More households and consumers now have water supply. The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) announced that at least 178,000 of its consumers now have running water, corresponding to 85 percent of its total…

Rama: Uncooperative barangay chiefs on clearing will have to face DILG

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama leaves it to the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) to reprimand barangays who failed to do their part in the clearing operations following Typhoon Odette. Rama…

Mandaue City: No COVID cases in 13 out of 27 brgys

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/03/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — About half of Mandaue City’s total barangays have zero active COVID-19 cases on Friday, December 3, 2021. According to the monitoring of the city’s local task force against COVID-19 today, 13 of the…

Siquijor: 17 brgys retain drug-cleared status, 90 others undergoing validation

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Seventeen of the 107 drug-cleared barangays in Siquijor Province have retained their drug-cleared status this year while the remaining 90 barangays continued to be validated. Leia Alcantara, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central…

PDEA: 33 Central Visayas villages now drug-cleared, 2 others drug-free

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Two more barangays in Cebu Island were already given a drug-cleared status by law enforcers. Barangays Bakilid in Mandaue City and Tungasan in Olango Island that is part of Lapu-Lapu City were among the 33…

Chan: Delta variant hits 10 Lapu-Lapu barangays

Futch Anthony Inso 08/02/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has identified 10 barangays that have been hit by the Delta variant of the coronavirus in the city. He said the deadly Delta variant had already penetrated…

Are barangays now using surveys to push Sara’s presidential bid?

Carmela Reyes-Estrope, Leila B. Salaverria 05/31/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Are barangays being used for a survey to seek out support for the possible presidential bid of Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio? Former Bayan Muna Rep. Teddy Casiño raised this issue on Twitter after…

Labella to barangays: Complete requirements to get financial aid

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella belied reports that there had been purposeful delays on the financial assistance for the city’s barangays. Some barangay officials have recently complained that the financial assistance from the…

Barangays told: Coordinate with PSA to avoid crowding in registration sites

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangays in Cebu City are told to coordinate with the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) when conducting registration for the National Identification Card (ID). This was the reminder of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC)…

No new COVID-19 cases in 24 Cebu City villages

Morexette Marie Erram 05/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As Cebu City’s number of active COVID-19 cases continue to decline, at least 24 villages or barangays here have not reported new infections in the past 10 days.  The city’s Emergency Operations Center…

PDEA-7 chief: Cebu City still 100% affected by drugs

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/15/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is still 100 percent affected by illegal drugs. Director Levi Ortiz of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) said this during a conference call with reporters on…

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