Barangay Capitol Site to expand 2-story building for birthing center

CAPITOL Site, Cebu City barangay captain Manuel Guanzon said they would expand the village’s two-story building to also offer maternity services to their constituents. Guanzon said during the “Kumusta Kap” program hosted by SunStar Cebu reporter Benjie Talisic on Wednesday, October 5, 2022, that the two-story building is occupied by the barangay’s health center. He […]

Gwen: Only 1,000 households affected by Viscom land return; settlers seek Cebu City’s help

CEBU Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia said Wednesday she will assert what has been agreed between the Provincial Government, Department of National Defense, and Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Visayas Command (Viscom) regarding the province-owned lots occupied by Camp Lapu-Lapu in Barangay Apas, Cebu City, and that only some 1,000 households would be affected by the […]

Senate OK’s bicam report postponing village, youth council elections to Oct. 2023

THE SENATE has ratified the bicameral conference committee report postponing village and youth council elections to October 2023 from December this year.  During the plenary session on Wednesday, Senator Joseph Victor “JV” G. Ejercito said the consolidated version of Senate Bill No. 1306 and House Bill No. 4673 used the Senate version as working draft.    […]

Capitol orders hospital, rehab center, barangay hall to vacate property

THE Cebu Provincial Government has demanded that two health facilities and a barangay hall vacate a 25-hectare property in Barangay Jagobiao, Mandaue City within 15 days starting Sept. 8, 2022.This as the Capitol claims ownership of the land where the Eversley Childs Sanitarium and General Hospital (ECSGH), the Department of Health-Treatment and Rehabilitation Center (DOH-TRC) […]

Ongoing road construction blamed for Badian flooding

AN OFFICIAL of the Badian Municipal Government blamed the ongoing road construction in Barangay Matutinao for the flooding that occurred in two barangays on Wednesday night, Aug. 31, 2022.Clayde Baratbate, Badian Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (BMDRRMO) chief, told SunStar Cebu that the debris brought about by the ongoing construction in Barangay Matutinao […]

Briones: A game of cat and mouse

Minors on J. Urgello St. in Sambag 1, Cebu City, are making a mockery of the Philippine National Police’s drive to keep them off the streets after 10 p.m.Yes, they were quiet on the second night the Cebu City Police Office implemented Oplan Bulabog, but that was only because barangay officials were on hand to […]

13 drug rehab program graduates get assistance

AT LEAST 12 drug users from Barangay Subabasbas and one from Barangay Talima who graduated from the Community-Based Drug Rehabilitation Program (CBDRP) were granted livelihood cash assistance from the Lapu-Lapu City Social Welfare and Development (CSWDO).Closap executive director Garry Lao said the CSWDO granted a total of P65,000 worth of livelihood assistance to the 13 […]

Road collision in Toledo City leaves 3 dead

AT LEAST three people were killed in a road accident after a motorcycle-for-hire accidentally rammed a passenger bus in Barangay Poog, Toledo City on Thursday evening, July 28, 2022.Police identified the fatalities as Benjamin Aria Pracuelles, 61, a habal-habal (motorcycle-for-hire) driver from Barangay Bunga, Toledo City and his passengers Maricel Aliganga Canoy, 40, and Marina […]

Tisa village chief wants ‘habal-habal’ drivers to get tested, organized

BARANGAY Tisa, Cebu City chief Renato “Ringo” Pacaña is planning to require habal-habal (motorcycle-for-hire) drivers in his village to undergo a drug test.This after some of those arrested in an anti-illegal drug operation conducted by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in his barangay last Wednesday, July 27, 2022, were found to be habal-habal drivers.Due […]

DILG award to inspire brgys, says 2 village chiefs

TWO Mandaue City village chiefs whose barangays were awarded a Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) vowed to continue improving their services in behalf of their constituents.Barangay Subangdaku village chief Ernie Manatad and Barangay Tabok village chief Maliquias Soco both said that receiving the SGLG […]