PDEA-7 exec: Only 48% of CV barangays remains drug-affected

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/23/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An official from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) said that only 48 percent of the barangays in the region had remained drug-affected. Leia Alcantara, PDEA-7 spokesperson, said this was…

CCPO hopes 3 more brgys will be drug-cleared soon

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) hopes that three more barangays here will be drug-cleared soon. These are Barangays Kalubihan, Tabunan, and Agsungot. Police Lieutenant Colonel Maria Theresa Macatangay, information officer of CCPO,…

Cordova plans to expand Wi-Fi program to its barangays

Futch Anthony Inso 09/20/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Municipal Government of Cordova will expand its free Wi-Fi program to Cordovanhons. On Monday, September 19, 2022, Cordova Mayor Cesar “Didoy” Suan announced that they would also establish free Wi-Fi in all…

PDEA-7: No revoked drug-cleared status among barangays in Central Visayas

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Out of more or less 1,400 drug-cleared barangays in Central Visayas, an official of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) said that none of these barangays’ status were revoked. Leia…

Drug-cleared barangays in CV now 114 – PDEA-7

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some 114 barangays in Central Visayas were added to the list of drug-cleared barangays in the region following the successful deliberation of the Regional Oversight Committee on Barangay Drug Clearing (ROCBDC) on the…

Cebu City partners with DOH-7 for brgy-based blood donation drive

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — On June 14, World Blood Donor Day, the Cebu City government and the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) inked a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to hold barangay-based bloodletting drives. This will…

5 top performing Cebu City brgys to get ‘Bakuna Award’ incentive

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government will recognize on Sunday, June 12, the Top 5 barangays that excelled in the implementation of the city’s COVID-19 vaccination program. These barangays will get cash incentives ranging from…

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…

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