Ong unbothered by sample ballots pairing BOPK’s Margot Osmeña with other vice mayor bets

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Councilor Franklyn Ong, who is running for vice mayor under the Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK), is unbothered by the circulating sample ballots pairing Margot Osmeña, BOPK candidate for mayor, with other vice…

Ong respects Bimbo’s choice; Del Mar to run for father’s memory

Dyrecka Letigio 10/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Councilor Franklyn Ong is eager to face off with former Undersecretary Francisco “Bimbo” Fernandez in the vice mayoral race.  Ong filed his Certificate of Candidacy (COC) for vice mayor in October 5, 2021, a day…

Could this be Cebu City’s opposition slate?

Dyrecka Letigio 09/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A photo circulating on social media featuring incumbent Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) president, Councilor Franklyn Ong; former Cebu City mayor, Tomas Osmeña; and incumbent South District Representative Rodrigo “Bebot” Abellanosa has created…

400K face masks, 400K face shields for Cebu City barangays – dad

Dyrecka Letigio 09/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City barangays are set to get 400,000 face masks and 400,000 face shields for their residents from the city government. Councilor Raymond Garcia said that the 400,000 washable face masks and 400,000…

Cebu City Legal: Passing of Supplemental Budget 1 legitimate

Dyrecka Letigio 08/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Legal Office (CLO) said the passing of Supplemental Budget No. 1 (SB1) is legitimate through the voting of a simple majority. Councilor Franklyn Ong, president of the Liga ng mga…

LnB Cebu City president: Closure of Inayawan transfer station is a burden for southern barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The closure of the Inayawan Transfer Station on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, will become a burden for southern barangays.  This was the statement of Liga ng mga Barangay (LnB) Cebu City President and…

LNB pushes for Day of Remembrance for COVID-19-fallen barangay frontliners

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Cebu City dad is seeking to declare June 7 of every year as a Day of Remembrance for fallen frontliners of the Coronavirus Disease 2019, particularly those in the barangays (villages). Councilor…

No permits required for community pantries — Cebu City barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There will be no permits required of community pantries set up by residents in the city. The Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) through its president, ex-officio Councilor Franklyn Ong, told CDN Digital that…

Cebu City barangays get water dispensers and industrial fans from ABC

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — All 80 barangays in Cebu City received a hot and cold water dispenser and industrial fans from the Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) on March 19, 2021, as part of their last tranche…

Cebu City LNB to provide financial aid to deceased village chief’s family

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Liga ng mga Barangays will provide financial aid to the family of the late Luz Barangay Captain Ronilio Sab-a, who died in a drowning incident in Liloan town on February…

Cebu City dads express concerns with the bypassing of barangays in PWD financial distribution

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City councilors expressed concerns on the report that many of the barangays were bypassed during the distribution of financial assistance to Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) on Saturday, August 15, 2020. The Cebu…

Cebu City Council to tackle tax amnesty on Friday

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council will tackle the long-awaited tax amnesty to allow delinquent taxpayers of real property taxes (RPT) and business taxes to pay only 10 percent or 20 percent of their total…

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