COSAP puts on hold drug tests in barangays until new admin takes over

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Office for the Substance Abuse Prevention (COSAP) will not be accepting requests from barangays to conduct drug testing of barangay tanods until the new administration takes over. Garry Lao, COSAP…

Cebu City’s tanods urged to continue working despite temporary suspension of honoraria

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (Cosap), which handles the distribution of the honoraria for the barangay tanods, said the tanods would continue to work despite the suspension of the release of their…

Honoraria dispute may lead to Mambaling brgy chief’s suspension

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For withholding the honoraria of four barangay councilors since July, Mambaling Barangay Captain Gines Abellana may face suspension for at least three to four months.  This developed after the City Council found Abellana…

Comelec to release honoraria for teachers who served during elections

Rosalie Abatayo 05/22/2018

At least 2,000 teachers in Central Visayas who served during the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections are still yet to claim their cash cards from their respective Commission on Elections (Comelec) offices. Comelec-7 Director Veronico Petalcorin said…

Additional honoraria, scholarships for new SK officials

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/17/2018

THE newly elected Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) officials in Cebu City may get additional honoraria and scholarship grants from the Cebu City government. Mayor Tomas Osmeña announced that he plans to provide additional honoraria as well as scholarship…

Mandaue City employees to receive pay hike next week

Dominic D. Yasay 12/16/2016

THE Mandaue City Council has approved yesterday three ordinances that seek to increase the salaries and honoraria of government workers in the city. During its regular session last December 14, the City Council has approved City Ordinances…

Free medicines

Editorial 11/14/2016

On the surface, the plan to hire 600 job order workers to distribute medicines to Cebu City beneficiaries under the Osmeña administration’s Long Life Medical Assistance program looks to be redundant as argued by the Team Rama…

City Hall questioned on P14M honoraria

Nestle L. Semilla 07/04/2016

THE Commission on Audit (COA) questioned the Cebu City government’s allocation of P14 million honoraria for the members of 38 commissions and committees in Cebu City Hall. The honoraria allocation is one of 54 deficiencies that state…

Teachers told to wait for poll stipend

Julit C. Jainar, Victor Anthony V. Silva 05/20/2016

TEACHERS who performed election duties were asked yesterday to wait a while longer for their honoraria from the Commission on Elections (Comelec). Provincial Comelec supervisor Eliseo Labaria said he received complaints from at least three areas where…

12K cash cards to be distributed to teachers

Victor Anthony V. Silva 05/12/2016

MORE than 12,000 cash cards from the Landbank of the Philippines are ready for distribution to election inspectors in the province, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said. Acting Cebu provincial election supervisor Eliseo Labaria said 12,198 ATM…

Village execs want honoraria raise

07/10/2015

A DAY after receiving their honoraria, barangay officials in Cebu City want the city government to double their stipend to P66,000 per barangay. Raymund Garcia, president of the Barangay Councilors League of the Philippines (BCLP), said it…

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