Ong to Cebu City execs: Stop politicking, give brgys financial subsidy

Dyrecka Letigio 09/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Franklyn Ong, the president of the Liga ng mga Barangay (LNB) in the city, lamented on the recent distribution of the barangay financial subsidy, which he said gave favor to…

Ong, Cebu City dad, willing to run for higher position

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Franklyn Ong, president of the Liga nga mga Barangay (LNB), said he was open to running for a higher position where he might be able to serve Cebuanos better. This…

City councilor: Where did donated chicken go?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/19/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Liga ng mga Barangays (LnB) in Cebu City said that all chicken donated to them by a private food company were distributed to the barangays. This after Councilor Joy Young raised…

Cebu City needs bigger SAP allocation – Labella

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has already made a commitment to release P823 million to fund the implementation of the Social Amelioration Program in Cebu City. But Mayor Edgardo Labella said…

Cebu City’s P10.4 B budget for 2020 sources funds from SRP sales

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council has passed the P10.4 billion budget for the city for 2020 in a regular session on December 18, 2019, through a division of the house. Nine Barug-PDP Laban approved…

Singers Morisette Amon, Daryl Ong working with songwriter Salazar on new song

Michelle Joy Padayhag 07/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Fans of Cebuana singer Morissette Amon will expect a new song after she collaborated again with songwriter Francis “Kiko” Salazar.  The Cebuana singer revealed in an Instagram post that she and Daryl Ong, …

Cops looking for link between Mandaue and Cebu City strafing incidents

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The strafing of the Chevrolet showroom in Mandaue City at past 1 a.m. on May 4 may be connected to the recent strafing incidents involving houses of barangay officials in the mountain barangays…

CADAC to back PDEA’s drug-free workplace drive

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Anti-Drug Abuse Council said they fully support the mandate of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) for a drug-free workplace in private establishments in the city. City Office for Substance…

More police patrols in mountain barangays help ease Sudlon brgy chief’s fears

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The barangay chief of Sudlon II in Cebu City has noticed of an increase of police visibility in the barangay since the strafing incident on April 4. Sudlon II Barangay Captain Priscillo Albores…

Meet Central Visayas’s bets for Miss Teen Philippines 2019

Michelle Joy Padayhag 03/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Six Cebuanas are all set to represent Central Visayas in the Miss Teen Philippines pageant on May 8, 2019 in Manila. Kylah Sanchez, Nicole Borromeo, Kaye Rollins, Olive May Bihag, Leigh Chanelle Ong,…

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…

Ong asks for unity, better service from village officials

Morexette Marie B. Erram and USJ-R Intern Zena Magto. 08/07/2018

CEBU City’s recently elected president of the Association of Barangay Captains (ABC) called on barangay officials to move past the discord caused by the recent elections and improve their services to their constituents. In a privilege speech…

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