Barangay chiefs with loose firearms may be suspended; case depends on police

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Department of Interior and Local Government in (DILG) Cebu City office  has taken its hands off the controversy involving barangay officials in the city, who were caught with unlicensed firearms, opting to leave…

Councilor Cuenco reinstated, back at work at Cebu City Council

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/03/2019

Councilor James Anthony Cuenco is officially back in the Cebu City Council, and he has reported back to work today, Thursday (January 3), the first day of work this 2019. The Deparment of Interior and Local Government…

Ombudsman orders suspension of Daluz

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/17/2018

The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the suspension of Cebu City Councilor Jose Daluz III for six months after he was found guilty of less serious dishonesty. The Department of Interior and Local Government in Central…

DILG-7: No irregularities in ABC-Cebu City polls

Futch Anthony Inso 08/02/2018

The Department of Interior and Local Government in Central Visayas (DILG-7) has not seen any irregularities in the conduct of the Association of Barangay Captains (ABC) election in Cebu City last Monday. “There were no violations,” said…

DILG-7: ‘Cebu City ABC election was legitimate’

Futch Inso, Gerard Vincent Francisco 08/02/2018

The Department of Interior and Local Government in Central Visayas (DILG-7) sees nothing wrong with the conduct of the Cebu City Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) election on Monday (July 31). Lawyer Ian Kenneth Lucero, chief of…

DILG-7 Director Burdeos retires; Asst. Regional Director Lucino takes over as acting chief

Futch Anthony Inso 07/06/2018

The assistant regional director of The Department of Interior and Local Government in Central Visayas (DILG-7) will temporarily take over the reins of the office from Regional Director Rene Burdeos, who has retired from the service last…

Cebu mayors summoned to Malacañang

Izobelle T. Pulgo 01/09/2017

Municipal mayors in Cebu were summoned to appear before the Office of the President in Malacañang Palace tomorrow, Wednesday. According to Tuburan town Mayor Democrito Diamante, president of the League of Municipalities in the Philippines – Cebu…

IOUs are personal, not a condition for RPT share

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/28/2016

Executing promissory notes by barangay officials for their incentives disallowed by the Commission on Audit is an undertaking for their personal obligations, and not as representative of the barangay. Cebu City Accountant Arlene Rentuza clarified there was…

NO STRINGS ATTACHED

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/27/2016

There should be no conditions attached to the release of the shares of the barangays in the real property taxes (RPT) of the Cebu City government, the Department of Interior and Local Government Central Visayas (DILG 7)…

DILG clarifies: Osmeña did not create Barangay Mayor’s Office

Nestle L. Semilla 11/26/2016

THE Cebu City Council raised issues regarding the creation of Barangay Mayor’s Office (BMO) by Mayor Tomas Osmeña. The Department of Interior and Local Government in Central Visayas (DILG-7), however, when asked about their legal opinion on…

Ombudsman reminds DILG to enforce suspension order

Izobelle T. Pulgo 10/05/2016

THE Ombudsman-Visayas directed the regional Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG-7) to enforce the one month suspension order against Tudela town Mayor Erwin Yu. Yu was ordered suspended by the Ombudsman on charges of simple misconduct…

Explorer Cousteau’s granddaughter urges Pinoys to protect Tañon, oceans

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 09/05/2016

A NATIONAL Geographic emerging explorer and the granddaughter of popular explorer and scientist Jacques-Yves Cousteau yesterday called for ocean conservation especially in the Tañon Strait Protective Seascape (TSPS) in the country. Alexandra Cousteau, who was in Cebu…

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