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Solon cautions on issuance of arms to barangay officials

A leader of the House of Representatives said the proposal to arm barangay chiefs should be studied carefully should the Duterte government intend to implement it. Solon cautions on issuance of arms to barangay officials A leader of the House of Representatives said on Tuesday the proposal to arm barangay chiefs should be studied carefully… link: Solon cautions on issuance of arms to barangay officials.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilainformer manilainformerJul 3rd, 2018

Release of PDEA list of narco-bgy execs urged

WHERE’S the drug list? A Mindanaoan solon asked the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), which earlier promised to reveal the names of barangay officials involved in illegal drugs. Iligan City Rep. Frederick Siao said now is the time to disclose the names of barangay officials linked to illegal activities since….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsApr 24th, 2018

Bare list of barangay execs tagged in drug trade now, solon tells PDEA

A lawmaker called on the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Tuesday to now fulfill its promise of publicly disclosing its list of barangay officials tagged in illegal drugs trade.   Iligan City Rep. Frederick Siao, a member of the House committee on suffrage and electoral reforms, sought the release of the 289 names of barangay officials submitted to PDEA in time for the upcoming barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections on May 14.   "Nasaan na ang listahan ng mga umano'y 289 na barangay officials na sangkot sa illegal drugs? Was that just a ploy, a slip of the tongue, a misquote, or a PR stunt? If the PDEA does have such a list, then now is the time to ...Keep on reading: Bare list of barangay execs tagged in drug trade now, solon tells PDEA.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 24th, 2018

CHR cautions PDEA against plan to name suspected barangay ‘narcopols’

The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has cautioned the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) against its plan to publicly name barangay officials allegedly involved in the narcotics trade. PDEA should instead let due process take its course. While the CHR acceded that it understood the PDEA's rationale to "inform voters that these officials are not worthy of public office," especially in light of the barangay elections this May, the rights body underscored that "presumption of innocence and right to due process must not be compromised as these are Constitutional guarantees to ensure that human rights are protected at all times." "The Commission agrees that there is a need to cl...Keep on reading: CHR cautions PDEA against plan to name suspected barangay ‘narcopols’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 21st, 2018

Sulu municipal mayor, execs surrender arms to military

MANILA, Philippines –  Municipal Mayor Anton Burahan of Pata, Sulu, along with his barangay captains and additional government officials, personally surrendered a cache of so-called "war materiel" to the Joint Task Force Sulu (JTF Sulu). Brigadier General Cirilito Sobejana, commander of the JTF, said the following were surrendered by the mayor ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 3rd, 2018

Amend law first before appointing barangay officials – solon - Inquirer.net

Amend law first before appointing barangay officials – solon - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMar 26th, 2017

Iloilo up in arms against mosquitoes

ILOILO CITY: Village officials and residents of Barangay Benedicto in Jaro district here are preparing to battle disease-carrying mosquitoes after three residents were found afflicted with the Zika virus. Barangay Chairman Luisito Villarina rallied the re.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 15th, 2016

MNLF officials: We will not tolerate erring members

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY --- Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) officials on Sunday said they would not tolerate any wrongdoing committed by its members after one of them was tagged as the suspect in the shooting of a carpenter in Barangay Puerto on Friday, Feb. 15. Police identified the suspect as Devie Moralde, 41, married, a resident of Fatima Subdivision in the said barangay. The victim was identified as Ruben Bacalso, 45. The suspect's identification card shows him as a member of the MNLF with the rank of lieutenant colonel. The green-colored card bears the signatures of Datu Didilusan Arroyo and Nur Misuari, who is the group's founder. SPO3 Vladimer Tumada said Bac...Keep on reading: MNLF officials: We will not tolerate erring members.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2019

MNLF officials: We will not tolerate erring members

Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) officials on Sunday said they will not tolerate any wrongdoing committed by its members after one of them was tagged as the suspect in the shooting of a carpenter in Barangay Puerto on Friday, Feb. 15......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2019

Hugpong senatorial aspirants court vote-rich Pangasinan

  URDANETA CITY---Senatorial candidates of the pro-administration Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP) headed to another vote-rich province on Thursday, campaigning in this eastern Pangasinan city.   But only seven of the 13 HNP candidates made it to the rally at Urdaneta Cultural and Sports Center, where about 3,500 barangay health workers, and officials and members of rural improvement clubs came.   They were former reporter Jiggy Manicad, former Metro Manila Development Authority Chair Francis Tolentino, Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos, reelectionist Senators Sonny Angara and JV Ejercito, and former Senators Jinggoy Estrada and Ramon Revilla Jr.   The grou...Keep on reading: Hugpong senatorial aspirants court vote-rich Pangasinan.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2019

Marcos idea: Extend barangay officials term

Marcos idea: Extend barangay officials term.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2019

Duterte tells local officials: Be agents of positive change Manila Bulletin News

Duterte tells local officials: Be agents of positive change Manila Bulletin President Duterte has enjoined barangay officials to make sure that there is peace and order in the community and that the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2019

NegOcc releases P15.3-M for infra projects in 27 villages

BACOLOD City – The provincial government of Negros Occidental has released PHP15.3 million for the construction of infrastructure projects in 27 villages in four local government units. In a provincial report released Monday, the checks were distributed by Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. to authorized barangay officials and representatives. Among the recipients are barangays Caliban and […] The post NegOcc releases P15.3-M for infra projects in 27 villages appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2019

107 local officials ordered: Explain Manila Bay pollution

The Department of the Interior and Local Government will issue show cause orders to 107 local government officials, including two mayors in Metro Manila, for their alleged failure to prevent the pollution of Manila Bay, DILG Undersecretary for barangay affairs Martin Diño said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2019

Duterte cites barangay officials’ role vs drugs, terrorism

President Duterte has urged barangay officials to remain the government’s partners in the fight against criminality, illegal drugs, corruption and terrorism amid the recent bombings in Jolo, Sulu and Zamboanga city......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 3rd, 2019

DILG backs bill outlining salary structure for barangay officials

THE Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) has expressed its support for a bill filed by Senator Aquilino Pimentel III which seeks to classify barangay employees as regular government employees with fixed salaries and benefits......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 28th, 2019

NATO says no progress in Russia talks on arms treaty

BRUSSELS, Belgium – Senior NATO and Russian officials failed to make a breakthrough Friday, January 25, in talks on saving the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty, raising the specter of a renewed arms race in Europe. Western capitals allege that Russia's latest generation of medium-range missiles breach the terms of the Cold ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 26th, 2019

DILG Undersecretary Dio supports the regularization of barangay officials Manila Bulletin News

DILG Undersecretary Dio supports the regularization of barangay officials Manila Bulletin Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Undersecretary for Barangay Affairs Martin Dio has str.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 25th, 2019

Bong Go seeks to empower barangay, SK execs

Former special assistant to the President Christopher “Bong” Go has vowed to push measures that will empower barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) officials by providing them capability-building opportunities as well as additional benefits......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 24th, 2019

Politicians sponsor free live viewing of Pacquiao-Broner bout

DAVAO CITY --- Local officials and politicians in Davao del Norte will sponsor free mass viewing of the WBA welterweight title bout between Sen. Manny Pacquiao and American fighter Adrien Broner on Sunday. The office of Rep. Antonio "Tonyboy" Floirendo Jr. office announced it would help set up huge screens in gymnasiums so people in the 2nd district could watch the live telecast of the bout. In Tagum City, Gov. Antonio Rafael del Rosario and his slate under the Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP) invited on social media their constituents for a free viewing of the fight at the 3,000-seat RDR Gym in Barangay Mankilam. The city government of Tagum under Mayor Allan Rellon would also sp...Keep on reading: Politicians sponsor free live viewing of Pacquiao-Broner bout.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 19th, 2019

Barangay summit on good governance set in Antique

TO encourage barangays and other stakeholders to be active partners in the implementation of the national government’s programs, a Barangay Summit on Good Governance for over 600 barangay and government officials will be held on Jan 16, 2019 at the EBJ Gymnasium, Binirayan Hills, San Jose de Buenavista, Antique. Department of Interior and Local Government […] The post Barangay summit on good governance set in Antique appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 11th, 2019