Talamban cops: 5 arrested tigbakay gamblers also quarantine ordinance violators

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/16/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Five tigbakay gamblers caught today in a mountain barangay in Cebu City will also be charged with violation of the quarantine ordinance which takes effect today. Police Major Jonathan Taneo, Talamban Police…

Photo play of farmers’ booths joining the Agri-Bonanza at Plaza Sugbo

11/20/2019

CEBU CITY — The Agri-Bonanza 2019 gathers 28 upland barangays to display their agricultural products at the Plaza Sugbo in Cebu City. The Cebu city government event aims to provide a venue to showcase the farmers’ produce…

Cebu City Vet’s Office testing 3 dead pigs in Lusaran hog farms for ASF

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The three pigs that died this month in different hog farms in Lusaran, a mountain barangay in Cebu City, have been sent to the City Veterinarian’s Office for African Swine Fever (ASF) tests.…

Osmeña brings ‘victims’ of police violence to IBP debate

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña brought to the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Cebu City Chapter mayoralty debates some of the victims of alleged police brutality in the city. The wife of…

Cebu City Council urges gov’t officials to surrender unlicensed firearms

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Council passed a resolution urging public officials to surrender their unlicensed firearms to the police following the arrest of two barangay captains last week. Councilor Dave Tumulak, the deputy mayor on police…

Cebu City ABC to help village chiefs facing legal raps

Benjie Talisic and Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) will be helping the village chiefs facing various legal charges in the past week, including Babag Barangay Captain Ceasar Dolorito who was arrested for estafa on February…

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…

Lusaran shootout: Two tanods, tanod’s wife killed; cop wounded; loose guns seized

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two barangay tanods and a tanod’s wife were killed while a police officer was wounded in separate gunbattles during the police operation to search for loose firearms against the barangay tanods and a…

Lusaran Barangay Captain nabbed for illegal possession of firearms

Morexette Marie Erram 02/22/2019

Cebu City, Philippines — Another village chief in Cebu City was arrested for carrying loose firearms on Friday, February 22, 2019.  Lusaran Barangay Captain Agustin Partulan was arrested after operatives from the Cebu City Mobile Force Company…

Villages lose P5M in crops

Inna Mejia 01/24/2017

Crop losses incurred by 13 mountain barangays in Cebu City have reached over P5 million with five hectares of farm land affected by last week’s downpour, the City Agriculture Office said yesterday. Asst. City Agriculturist Arleigh Gesta…

Cebu LGUs on alert

Inna Mejia, Nestle L. Semilla 11/24/2016

Classes in province suspended; landslide areas under watch Cebu province is placed under Code Red: Alert Charlie after it was placed on signal No. 1 by the state weather bureau Pagasa due to the arrival of Tropical…

Building dams in Lusaran, Kotkot not a priority, MCWD says

Carmel Loise Matus 06/16/2016

THE Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) said it cannot prioritize the building and operation of dams at the Mananga-Kotkot-Lusaran river basins amid public clamor for additional sources of potable water. During a meeting of the Metro Cebu…

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