Village chief, bodyguard nabbed in Toledo City

Pegeeen Maisie Sararaña 08/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The village chief of Barangay Magdugo in Toledo City was arrested on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, via virtue of a warrant of arrest for grave threats while his bodyguard who was with him…

Joe Dungog, Lapu-Lapu City councilor, passes on at 63

Futch Anthony Inso 05/06/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Incumbent Lapu-Lapu City Councilor Jose “Joe” Dungog passed away this morning due to liver cancer, at his residence in Barangay Gun-ob. This was confirmed by his wife, Angeline Dungog. The councilor was 63…

Village chief in Borbon town accused of ‘adultery’

Paul Lauro 04/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A village chief in Borbon town, northern Cebu is in hot waters after he was caught allegedly committing adultery. A report from the Borbon Police Station showed that Eleuterio Comendador, 49, resident and the barangay…

Basak San Nicolas barangay chief begins serving suspension, plans to appeal to DILG

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay Basak San Nicolas Captain Norman Navarro has started serving his six-month suspension over alleged anomalies in the distribution of the Special Amelioration Program (SAP) here.  Navarro was ordered suspended from November 4,…

Homes of two village chiefs peppered with bullets 

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Morexette Marie Erram 04/04/2019

  Cebu City, Philippines — Two strafing incidents occurred in two neighboring mountain barangays in Cebu City on Thursday dawn, April 4, 2019. Police Major Romeo Maramag Jr., Pardo Police Station Chief, confirmed this in a press…

Inventory of Barangay Mambaling’s assets stalled due to dispute between two chiefs

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Inventory of Barangay Mambaling’s assets is proving to be more difficult than expected with two village chiefs holding fort in the barangay hall. Barangay Captain Gines Abellana refused to vacate his post despite…

Mabolo village chief denies offering P1M for ABC bid

Morexette B. Erram 07/19/2018

Mabolo Barangay Captain Prisca Niña Mabatid described as “false” reports that she offered at least P1-million to barangay captains in Cebu City to support her bid for the presidency of the Association of Barangay Captains (ABC). “Pamolitika…

Village chief, councilor fire victims too

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/07/2018

TWO village officials of Ermita found themselves in dual roles: fire victims and public servants. Ermita Barangay Captain Mark Miral and Councilor Ryan Rosas were among the more than 2,500 people who were displaced by the early…

Village chief assumes office ahead of proclamation

Norman V. Mendoza 04/30/2018

BARANGAY Punta Engaño chairperson Diosaminda Hayashi assumed her post Monday morning despite not securing a proclamation from the Barangay Board of Canvassers as ordered by the Commission on Elections (Comelec). Emy Bustillo, Hayashi’s representative, said Judge Alwen…

Former village chief ambushed, killed

Jhunnex Napallacan and Benjie Talisic 02/18/2018

The former Barangay Captain of Agus, Lapu-Lapu City was shot by unknown gunmen shortly before 7 p.m. last night in Sitio Atabay, Barangay Agus. Remegio “Bo” Oyao was immediately brought to the Mactan Doctors’ Hospital in Lapu-Lapu…

Camotes village chair nabbed for guns

Chito O. Aragon 06/27/2016

POLICE arrested a barangay captain in San Francisco town, Camotes Islands for possession of “unlicensed firearms” shortly before noon Sunday. Jesus Mecarsus was arrested after operatives of Criminal Investigation and Detection Group found two firearms in his…

Duljo-Fatima folk mum on Jaguar

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Edison Delos Angeles, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 06/20/2016

RESIDENTS of Barangay Duljo-Fatima remained mum over reports of the death of suspected drug dealer Jeffrey “Jaguar” Diaz who used to live in a compound in the area. A Cebu Daily News team was in Barangay Duljo-Fatima…

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