Local governments bear brunt of pandemic response

Local governments bear brunt of pandemic response

By Felipe F. Salvosa II Village officials distribute disinfection kits to residents of Barangay Taboc in Borongan, Eastern Samar last March 17. ALREN BERONIO/ESTE NEWS The mayor of Jagna, Bohol is hesitant to place his town on lockdown mode. “Lockdown, extreme social...
Jagna, Bohol councilor punches colleague during council session

Jagna, Bohol councilor punches colleague during council session

A fight erupted between a Jagna councilor and his fellow municipal council member during a regular session of the town’s Sangguniang Bayan (SB) on Tuesday morning.As seen on the municipal hall’s closed-circuit television (CCTV) camera footage, Councilor Arnoldo...