Barangay Tangke in Talisay: From ‘drug hotspot’ to empowered community with 903 rehab completers

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay Tangke in Talisay City was considered a ‘number one’ hotspot in terms of illegal drug activities, but now the barangay’s situation is “improving” with an empowered community having 903 drug surrenderers, who…

Samsam readies cash prizes for Talisaynons who will get jabbed during Nat’l Vax Days

Doris C. Bongcac 11/28/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Cash prizes await Talisay City residents who will get jabbed against COVID-19 during the three-day national vaccination day that will start on Monday, November 29. “Maghimo ta raffle ticket ila fill-upan dungan sa…

Security measures in Talisay City readied for 3-day nationwide vaccination

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 11/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Safety measures are set as Talisay City joins the 3-day nationwide vaccination drive starting Monday, November 29, 2021, to Wednesday, December 1, 2021.  Police Lieutenant Colonel Randy Caballes, chief of Talisay City Police…

Talisay targets to give booster shots to 400 healthcare workers per day

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Talisay City Government is targeting to provide booster shots at a rate of 400 healthcare workers per day. The city on Monday, November 22, 2021, officially began the rollout of booster shots,…

Talisay, Minglanilla halfway done in COVID vaccination goal

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—As December draws closer, more and more localities in Cebu are halfway done in reaching their target COVID immunization coverage rate.  Latest report from the Visayas Vaccination Operations Center (VVOC) showed that Talisay City has…

Talisay City to start giving booster shots to healthcare workers on Monday

Doris C. Bongcac 11/21/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The Talisay City government will start to administer booster shots for its A1 priority group on Monday, November 22. This will be made at the Borromeo Brothers Elementary School in Barangay Cansojong from…

88 surrenderees complete barangay-based rehabilitation program in Talisay City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 88 drug surrenderees completed their 16-week long Community-Based Drug Rehabilitation Program (CBDRP) in barangay Maghaway in Talisay City on Thursday afternoon, November 19, 2021. The recognition was held in barangay Maghaway’s…

Capitol braces for ‘Carmaggedon’ in Mingla, Talisay this Christmas

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Christmas is only 38 days away, and authorities in Talisay City and Minglanilla town are now bracing for heavy traffic during the Holiday rush. The Capitol recently convened traffic officials from the two…

CVS data show Lapu-Lapu City has most number of vaccinated individuals

Futch Anthony Inso 11/16/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City has the most number of vaccinated citizens in its eligible population, compared to the cities of Mandaue, Cebu, and Talisay, data from the Cebu vaccination statistics (CVS) show. CVS data, which…

Mandaue, Talisay City also remove face shield requirement

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/12/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — As COVID-19 cases continue to decrease, the cities of Mandaue and Talisay have also lifted their face shield requirement on Friday, November 12, 2021. Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes and Mayor Gerald Anthony…

Samsam Gullas on ‘switch’: I want to protect my wife

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas said that his swapping candidacies with his wife, Rhea, is an attempt to shield her from the mudslinging of political rivals. In a Facebook post, the…

CPPO chief: Drug war progress seen in drug haul – from kilos to 50 grams of shabu 

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “From kilos of shabu in previous years to 50 to 60 grams of shabu at present.” This was how Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) director, described the illegal drugs…

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