Cebu Prov’l cop chief to PRO-7: Form task group to probe San Fernando dad’s killing

Benjie Talisic 01/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A task group will be formed to speed up the investigation of the killing of a councilor of a southern Cebu town if this will be approved by the Police Regional Office in…

Drugs eyed in killing of San Fernando councilor

Benjie B. Talisic 01/11/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – Police are looking into the angle of drugs in the killing of San Fernando Municipal Councilor Rene Boy Dacalos in Barangay Poblacion, San Fernando town in southern Cebu. The 51-year-old Dacalos was shot…

Carillo gears for legal fight as Sandigan rules to proceed case over aide-turned-cook

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, and Nestle Semilla, Morexette Marie Erram 01/07/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former Cebu City Councilor Gerardo Carillo is preparing for legal battle after the Sandiganbayan ruled to proceed with the trial against him for ordering his aide to moonlight as cook  at his…

CCCI opposes councilo’s proposal to impose a flat rate of 1.5% on business taxes

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/17/2018

The Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) opposed the proposal of the Cebu City Council to impose a flat rate of 1.5% on business taxes. In a statement sent to the legislators, CCCI President Antonio Chiu…

Councilor advises donors to directly coordinate with scavenger

Gerard Vincent Francisco 11/03/2018

Anyone who wants to help the 47-year-old scavenger who wanted to swim from Cebu to Bohol to visit his deceased loved ones may give the money directly to him. Talisay City Councilor Antonio Bacaltos said there were…

Tumulak, Hontiveros file COCs for councilor post

Morexette B. Erram 10/16/2018

Councilor Dave Tumulak and former Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) player Dondon Hontiveros filed their certificates of candidacy (COCs) simultaneously on Tuesday morning (October 16). Tumulak and Hontiveros are opponents for the councilor post in the city’s South…

Murdered Ronda mayor’s daughter files COC for town councilor

Rosalie Abatayo 10/15/2018

It’s been 40 days since the brutal killing of Ronda Mayor Nonie Blanco. While family members continue to grieve Blanco’s untimely demise, his daughter Ann Marie opted to filed her Certificate of Candidacy (COC) for town councilor…

Sonny chooses councilor as running mate over Yapha

Rene F. Alima 10/15/2018

Toledo City Mayor Sonny Osmeña has decided to choose Councilor Joy Perales as his running mate in next year’s elections. He said he opted to get rid of Vice Mayor Antonio Yapha, who he said betrayed him.…

4 village chiefs likely to run for councilor

Morexette B. Erram 10/12/2018

FOUR incumbent barangay captains were reportedly included in the lineup of candidates for city councilor in the May 2019 elections. They are Michael Gacasan (Guadalupe), Philip Zafra (Tisa), Kirk Bryan Repollo (Inayawan), and Niña Mabatid (Mabolo). Zafra,…

Police eye drugs, politics in killing of Lazi councilor

Benjie B. Talisic 10/12/2018

  Senior Supt. Clarito Baja, director of the Siquijor Provincial Police Office, said that Lazi Town Councilor Domingo Arcamo was a drug surrenderee who was asked by the police to join their community activities. Arcamo was shot…

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