Barili town mayor orders closure of resto-bar whose customers violated health protocols

Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/24/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – A resto-bar in the town of Barili in southwestern Cebu was ordered temporarily closed after its customers were caught on a video disregarding the minimum health protocols. Barili town mayor Julieto Flores, on…

1K workers in Aloguinsan, Barili receive DOLE cash aid

Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Over 1,000 workers in the towns of Aloguinsan and Barili in southwestern Cebu have received their financial assistance and wages from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Friday afternoon, July 23,…

Policeman dies in second ambush, ‘girlfriend’ injured in Barili attack

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 05/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police Master Sergeant Raymund Zozobrado has already cheated death in April 2018 when he survived an attempt on his life. But the 40-year-old active police officer was not as lucky on Saturday morning,…

LOOK: Photos that take us to the fascinating world of tiny insects and animals

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 05/07/2021

Ginatilan, Cebu–Have you seen insects up close? Now we get to clearly see details of these tiny creatures, thanks to these photos by Restito Cebuco Carreon from Barili, southern Cebu. Packed with a mobile phone, clip macro…

Man in Barili arrested for hacking mother and son

Paul Lauro 03/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A man in Barili town in southwestern Cebu was arrested for allegedly hacking a mother and her son on Wednesday morning, March 31. Reports from the Barili Police Station identified the suspect as…

Barili crash: Dog causes accident that killed rider, injured his girlfriend

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 23-year-old Mandaue City resident died when his motorcycle crashed after he lost control of it while trying to avoid running over a dog that suddenly crossed the highway on the morning of…

Brother hacks drunk brother in Barili

Paul Lauro and Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — One brother is currently in a hospital with hack wounds, while the other is under police custody after almost killing the former during a bloody sibling fight in Sitio Macabog II, Barangay Japitan,…

Late Barili mayor’s son sworn in as new town councilor

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The eldest son of late Barili Mayor Marlon Garcia is officially the new member of the town’s council. Pablo John “Johnjohn” Garcia IV was sworn in as the eighth member of Barili’s Municipal…

Barangay officials facing graft and corruption charges to stay in office for now, says Barili mayor

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/21/2020

Cebu City, Philippines — The barangay officials who surrendered to the police over graft and corruption charges in Barangay Tubod, Barili town, in the southwestern part of Cebu will remain in office for now amid graft and…

Newborn baby left inside market in Barili, Cebu

Alven Marie A. Timtim, Paul Lauro 09/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barili policemen are currently looking for the person or persons responsible for leaving a newborn baby boy inside the public market in Barangay Poblacion, Barili town, southwestern Cebu last September 26, 2020. Police…

Barili to observe day of mourning for late mayor on Sept. 11

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barili town will observe a day of mourning this Friday, September 11, 2020, for the passing of Mayor Marlon Garcia. Read: Barili Mayor Marlon Garcia passes on after weeks of fighting COVID-19 In…

Barili employees’ August pay to be released on Friday

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The salary of the employees of the Municipality of Barili, which has been delayed since last August 15, 2020, will already be released on Friday, August 28. This will cover the payout for…

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