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Barili’s LP mayor, One Cebu VM tussle over 2013 proposed budget

November 12, 2012


IT will be rough sailing for Barili Mayor Teresito Mariñas’ proposed annual budget for 2013 as Vice Mayor Marlon Garcia sees the eventual slashing of some items. “These are political items that he can use during the campaign. The mayor should expect rough sailing for his proposal,” said Vice Mayor Garcia. Topping the list of […]

Barili mayor asked DENR to study sinkhole

September 3, 2012


BARILI Mayor Teresito Mariñas also wants the sinkhole in their town studied. Mariñas said he requested the Mines and Geosciences Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Region 7 to conduct the study. “We have requested further study. We wanted to know how big is the cavity below,” he said. Marinas […]

PJ Garcia denies role in Barili stampede, welcomes probe

August 30, 2012


CEBU 3rd district Rep. Pablo John Garcia welcomes a probe by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on the stampede that occurred in Barili town last Friday. In an interview at the Capitol yesterday, Rep. Garcia said the investigations should thresh out all the circumstances that resulted in the stampede during the distribution of the […]

PB forms body to probe why falls dried up

July 18, 2012


THE Provincial Board will create a committee to investigate why the Mantayupan falls dried up last week in barangay Mantayupan, Barili town in western Cebu. PB Member Alex Binghay, PB committee chairman on Agriculture, will head the investigation committee. Binghay, during the PB session last Monday, said that the body would also work with national […]

River bypass resurrects Barili’s Mantayupan Falls

July 16, 2012


After turning into a dry rock face cliff, water is again cascading down Cebu’s tallest falls. Barili local officials told Cebu Daily News they have successfully diverted water away from the sinkhole located about 375 meters upstream the Mantayupan falls. The decision to conduct a temporary bypass river away from the sinkhole located 180 meters […]

Stay 30 meters away from sinkholes—MGB

July 13, 2012


A government geologist said sinkholes in Cebu island were a normal occurence. But geologist Al Berador warned people to stay at least 30 meters away because the ground depression could recur and worsen. “We discourage the public from residing in limestone areas because we don’t know if there are caverns under the surface,” said the […]

Sinkhole stirs concern among Barili residents

July 11, 2012


(2nd Update: 5:04 p.m.)   A sinkhole was discovered in the middle of the river in Barili town, southwestern Cebu yesterday. The sinkhole’s presence was noticed by workers hired to repair a barangay road near the Mantayupan river. They said they saw the water recede and then a sinkhole form in the middle of the […]

Gwen to transfer registration to Barili

April 27, 2012


Her change of voter’s registration opens way for brother Pablo John to run for governor in 2013     It’s just one town away, but what a difference it makes. Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia yesterday announced that she was transferring her voter’s registration from Dumanjug town, southwest Cebu, where she’s been listed for the past nine […]

With Kawasan Falls closed, try Barili falls

April 19, 2012


  ADVISORIES were sent out by the Department of Tourism (DOT) warning visitors to stay away from Kawasan Falls in Badian for the next few days while illegal structures there are being demolished. As an alternative, try visiting Mantayupan Falls in Barili town, still in southwest Cebu, said DOT Regional Director Rowena Montecillo. She sent […]

Barili town council asked Probe worker claiming to be mayor’s secretary

January 29, 2012


A DEPARTMENT of Public Works and Highways district engineer has asked the town council of Barili town in western Cebu to investigate a job order employee who claimed to be a secretary of Barili Mayor Teresito Marinas. District Engineer James Dellosa wrote Barili Vice Mayor Marlon Garcia requesting for an investigation on Vicente “Bebot” Villarin. […]