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Brgy captains to sue Rama for ‘unauthorized’ fund use

November 27, 2012


The Association of Barangay Councils of Cebu City wants Mayor Michael Rama investigated for the “unauthorized” use of their share of P5 million in financial assistance from City Hall. ABC president Michael Ralota said he found out last week that only P500,000 of their P5 million assistance was left after the mayor had the remaining […]

Roxas’ comments on local politics ‘leaves bad taste in the mouth’ – Rama

November 13, 2012


CEBU CITY Mayor Michael Rama said he no longer wants to dwell on why the Liberal Party junked him and endorsed Rep. Tomas Osmeña for the city mayorship. “I no longer find it necessary to answer that issue. I am already comfortable where I am,” Rama said. Last Friday, Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar […]

Lapu-lapu barangay officials on trial for malversation of funds

October 24, 2012


October 24, 2012   By Norman V. Mendoza, Correspondent   The barangay captain and treasurer of barangay Looc in Lapu-Lapu City are facing cases of malversation of public funds in the city’s Regional Trial Court. Barangay captain Mateo Dungog and Rosela Oyao, Looc barangay secretary were charged by the Ombudsman-Visayas before RTC Branch 27 for […]

2013 City investment plan held off for review

October 16, 2012


Passage of the 2013 annual investment plan (AIP) which lists projects worth P885 million was deferred yesterday by the Cebu City Development Council (CCDC) to allow members to review the list of proposed projects. Busay barangay chairman Eleuterio Sanchez asked to hold off its approval, saying barangay officials may have something “else in mind.” “There […]

Court to decide on barangay Luz demolition case

September 23, 2012


A HEARING will be held tomorrow to decide the fate of the 32 families whose homes are scheduled for demolition in barangay Luz, Cebu City. The Cebu City government asked Regional Trial Court (RTC) Judge Ramon Daomillas of Branch 11 to grant a one-month extension for them to find a suitable relocation site for the […]

Rama No luxury cars for Tom’s BO-PK allies

September 5, 2012


Vehicles which Cebu City Hall promised to the city’s 80 barangays will only be issued to allies of Mayor Michael Rama. They won’t automatically go to the barangay captain. That much was made clear by Rama in recent meetings with barangay officials allied with the Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK), including a meeting yesterday at the […]

‘Purok’ strategy eyed for eGwen

August 8, 2012


The development of the purok or sitio – a smaller unit than the barangay – is the new focus of the eGwen Our Cebu program on its fourth year. Sharing sessions and talks were given yesterday to inspire offiials from Cebu’s 52 municipalities and component cities in the 4th partners conference of the program held […]

Two men shot during fight

July 30, 2012


A 59-year-old barangay tanod and his 39-year-old companion were shot after trying to pacify a fight in sitio Dao, Tubod, Toledo City. Both victims are residents of the same place. The suspect who was apparently drank quarreled with his wife prompting the victims to try to mediate between them. The suspect suddenly pulled out a […]

Guadalupe chief promises fair services to Banawa and Englis

July 30, 2012


NOW that the plebiscite is over, the barangay chief of Guadalupe hopes attempts to dismember his barangay will stop after the people decided to keep it intact. Guadalupe barangay captain Michael Gacasan assured fair delivery of basic services in the entire barangay after the residents rejected the split to carve out sitios Banawa and Englis […]

Voting on for brgy Banawa-Englis

July 28, 2012


VOTING starts at 7 a.m. and closes at 3 p.m. in the Guadalupe Elementary School today. Poll results will decide whether Cebu City should create the 81st barangay. Police declared a heightened alert status all over Cebu City to ensure a smooth and peaceful plebiscite. Guadalupe has 28,431 registered voters, who will be asked to […]