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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

Two lady village officials, 2 others hurt in gun attack

Four persons were injured in a commotion evening of July 14, 2018 in Zarraga, Iloilo. The victims were Barangay Captain Melanie Duma-up, Barangay Kagawad Hermelita Dogomeo and her daughter Krystal Joy Dogomeo, and Ace Gallego. All are residents of Barangay Tubigan, Zarraga. The victims were rushed to different hospitals in Iloilo City and are now […] The post Two lady village officials, 2 others hurt in gun attack appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 15th, 2018

DILG warns of sanctions vs uncooperative village officials

WINNING a seat in the barangay council entails duties and responsibilities and that includes acting as witnesses in the conduct of physical inventory of confiscated illegal drugs and/or paraphernalia. Recently, the Iloilo City Police Office – City Drug Enforcement Unit (ICPO-CDEU) reported that some elected officials failed or refused to act as witnesses to the […] The post DILG warns of sanctions vs uncooperative village officials appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

DOE, PIA hold forum on Alternative Fuels, Emerging Technologies in Toledo City

The Department of Energy (DOE) in collaboration with the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) held on July 3 a forum on Alternative Fuels and Emerging Technologies (AFET) at Days Hotel in Toledo City, Cebu. The forum was attended by heads of transport groups in the area, barangay officials, academe, representatives from Toledo City local government unit […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

Barangay chairman shot dead in Misamis Oriental

MANILA, Philippines – A barangay chairman was shot dead in Misamis Oriental Friday morning, July 13, the latest in a  series of killings of local officials in less than a month. Barangay Danao Chairman Alfredo Zapanta of Jasaan, Misamis Oriental, was gunned down by unknown assailants  at 5:40 am Friday, according to the spokesperson of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

QC gov’t orders take down of China banners, review of CCTV footage

The Quezon City governmenton Thursdayordered the removal of banners that bear the message "Welcome to the Philippines, Province of China" splashed across the city.   In an advisory, the city government tasked its Public Order and Safety Department, the Parks Department, and concerned barangay officials to take down all tarpaulins stating that the Philippines is a province of China.   City administrator Aldrin Cua took to Facebook to relay a similar order. He also requested barangay officials to review their CCTV footage and identify the culprits.   "Defend our sovereignty.Review your CCTVs to identify the culprits!" he said.   Similar banners w...Keep on reading: QC gov’t orders take down of China banners, review of CCTV footage.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Black frustrated with officiating of Meralco s Game 1 loss to Ginebra

MANILA, Philippines – Meralco head coach Norman Black is ready for the fine the Office of the Commissioner will hand him after expressing dismay over the officiating of the Bolts' 81-88 quarterfinals loss to Barangay Ginebra on Monday, July 9. Black said he hopes for a "better shake" from the officials, enumerating instances that ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

Town, village officials in Mindanao gunned down

The killing of government officials has shifted to Mindanao after a municipal councilor of Kapatagan, Lanao del Sur and a barangay (village) councilman in Zamboanga City were shot dead, while three.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

PDEA arrests brothers in Leyte buy-bust

TACLOBAN CITY -- A member of a local youth council and his brother were arrested in a buy-bust operation over the weekend. Authorities identified the suspects as Aaron David Balane, 23, a Sangguniang Kabataaan (SK) kagawad of Barangay Iniguihan, Bato town in Leyte; and Angelo Balane, 27. They were collared around 9:30 p.m. Saturday by Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) operatives in Barangay Kalanggaman also in Bato town. "The arrest of Balane only confirms that even barangay officials are engaging in illegal drug trade. In this case, it is unfortunate that an SK leader was arrested for illegal drug activity," said PDEA regional information officer Rogelette Urgel in a phone...Keep on reading: PDEA arrests brothers in Leyte buy-bust.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

Cockpit arena to take slaughterhouse’s place?

Residents of Manila and some local officials are up in arms over the demolition of the Vitas Slaughterhouse in Tondo and the construction of a cockpit arena in its place......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 8th, 2018

Bohol mayors push Bong Go to run for the Senate

Several Bohol mayors, barangay and SK officials and supporters launched the 'Bayan for Bong Go' Bohol Movement on Saturday, July 7, to urge Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Christ.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 8th, 2018

Solon urges public to report ‘ghost’ barangay health stations

Are there “ghost” barangay health stations (BHS) in your neighborhood? Solon urges public to report ‘ghost’ barangay health stations Are there Source link: Solon urges public to report ‘ghost’ barangay health stations.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 8th, 2018

City wants word out on anti-discrimination law

TO promote a culture of respect, the Cebu City Government urged all barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan officials, and leaders of urban poor and homeowners’ associations to take part in the barangay-based education drive for City Ordinance 2339, or the Anti-Discrimination Ordinance. The ordinance was written by former councilor Alvin Dizon, who now sits as executive… link: City wants word out on anti-discrimination law.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018

Solon blames President for killing of 2 mayors

  Akbayan Rep. Tom Villarin on Wednesday blamed the deadly attacks on two local officials this week on President Rodrigo Duterte who, he said, inspired disrespect for the rule of law by promising protection to police who would kill drug users and dealers.   According to the opposition lawmaker, the shooting deaths of the mayors of Tanauan City, Batangas province, and General Tinio, Nueva Ecija province, showed that once the rule of law is abandoned, "anybody with a gun and a grudge has a license to kill people without worrying about the consequences."   No prosecution   He said the President himself gave the license to kill by repeatedly assur...Keep on reading: Solon blames President for killing of 2 mayors.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 5th, 2018

Contractor cites lack of DOH, DepEd coordination in Barangay Health Stations project

MANILA, Philippines – An executive of the private contractor tapped for the Barangay Health Stations (BHS) project said on Wednesday, July 4, that the lack of coordination between Department of Health (DOH) and the Department of Education (DepEd) officials led to the demolition of a completely built unit. Julieanne Jorge, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 4th, 2018