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City suspends work for the afternoon today due to TD Usman

By virtue of Executive Order Number 033 series of 2018, City Mayor Stephany Uy-Tan suspends work in government offices starting 01:00 PM today, December 28, 2018 due to Tropical Depression Usman.

Suspension of work in all private entities, companies and institutions in Catbalogan City shall be discretionary upon the management of such entities.

#UsmanPH #catbalogancity #walangpasok #stepforwardcatbalogan

City DRRM Council convenes as TD Usman nears

The City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CDRRMC) was convened for an emergency meeting today, December 27, 2018 at City Mayor’s Office as Tropical Depression Usman nears.

For the PAG-ASA Sever Weather Bulletin at 05:00 PM, Usman was estimated based on all available data at 410 km East of Guiuan, Eastern Samar (10.3 °N, 129.4 °E) with maximum sustained winds of 55 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 65 km/h.

Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal Number 1 has already been raised in Samar and Eastern Visayas as well as other nearby provinces and Usman may intensify into a Tropical Storm prior to landfall over Eastern Samar tomorrow afternoon (28 December).

No suspension of work was recommended by the CDRRMC for tomorrow but specific offices have already started preparing should their be a need for forced evacuation for families living in prone areas.

(Photos by Michael Tuazon; Article by Ador Hurtado)

#UsmanPH #catbalogancity #cdrrmc #stepforwardcatbalogan

Christmas Caroling Contest 2018

Happening on December 19, 2018 (Wednesday), calling all amateur groups of five (5) to eight (8) members to join the “Christmas Caroling Contest” and win your way to amazing prizes!

Each group must sing two (2) Christmas songs: one (1) song must either be in English or Filipino and one (1) song must be in Binisaya or Waray-waray.

First Prize is P5,000.00; Second Prize is P3,000.00; Third Prize is P2,000.00; and non-winners will receive P1,000.00 consolation prize per group.

To officially register, please contact Bambz at 0917-836-1495 or visit the City Tourism, Culture, Arts and Information Office (CTCAIO) at Captivating Catbalogan Center, 2nd Floor of Concesa Building, Corner Rizal Avenue and San Francisco Street, Catbalogan City.

#kapaskohanhakatbalogan #catbalogancity #carolingcontest #christmas2018#kulturakatbalogan #karisyokatbalogan #stepforwardcatbalogan

Pasko na Pinta ko Christmas poster-making contest open for youngsters


Not your ordinary on-the-spot poster-making contest.

Turn your favorite Christmas song into a beautiful piece of art, join the competition on Friday, December 21, 2018, 3PM at the City Plaza, Catbalogan City.

For inquiries, please contact Mike at 0927-771-3527 or visit the City Tourism, Culture, Arts and Information Office (CTCAIO) at Captivating Catbalogan Center, 2nd Floor of Concesa Building, Corner Rizal Avenue and San Francisco Street, Catbalogan City.

Kay ha Catbalogan, marisyo it kapaskohan!

#catbalogancity #kapaskohanhakatbalogan #captivatingcatbalogan #kulturakatbalogan #karisyokatbalogan #stepforwardcatbalogan

Mang Inasal Catbalogan conducts local recruitment activity

Facilitated by our Catbalogan City Public Employment Service Office(PESO), visit the City Lobby now, December 04, 2018 until tomorrow, December 05, 2018 for the Local Recruitment Activity (LRA) of Mang Inasal.

See attached photo for the positions available including the needed basic requirements.

Uswag pa Catbalogan!

Catbaloganon represents Ronda in Bb. Cebu 2018 Pageant

Exclusive for Smart, Sun & TNT subscribers, let us show our strong support to our very own MS. LOU DOMINIQUE PICZON as she represents the Municipality of Ronda in the 2018 Binibining Cebu pageant.

To vote, just key in <VOTE><space><OT40> (that’s letter O and number 40)

and send to 8933.

P2.50 per text vote and multiple voting per sim per day is allowed.

Ms. Piczon currently trails in second in the text poll and voting ends on October 19, 2018 at 03:00 PM in time for the Coronation Night on October 19, 2018 at Waterfront Hotel & Casino, Lahug, Cebu City.

Best of luck Lou and we wish you all the best!

#binibiningcebu #ronda #cebu #binibiningcebu2018 #catbaloganon#proudcatbaloganon #catbalogancity #kadungganankatbalogan#captivatingcatbalogan #beautyqueen

118th Philippine Civil Service Month

The City Government of Catbalogan joins all Filipino civil servants in celebrating the 118th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary for the whole month of September 2018.

This year’s theme is “Lingkod Bayani: Maka-Diyos, Makatao, Makabayan” geared towards implementing human resource initiatives that are designed to mold servant-heroes and empower agencies.

A salute to all civil servants!

#malasakitpamore #civilservicemonth #civilservicecommission #catbalogancity #stepforwardcatbalogan #kasugbongkatbalogan #captivatingcatbalogan


Classes are suspended half-day today and tomorrow

City Mayor Stephany Uy-Tan issues Executive Order No. 21 series of 2018 SUSPENDING all public and private classes in ALL LEVELS in Catbalogan City starting this afternoon, September 13, 2018 (Thursday) until tomorrow, September 14, 2018 (Friday).

#OmpongPH #walangpasok #catbalogancity#stepforwardcatbalogan

Request for Publication of Vacant Positions


15th Manaragat Festival Month-long Fiesta Celebration

Fifteen (15) days to go and we are off to celebrate our fifteenth (15th) year of Manaragat Festival Month-long Fiesta Celebration!

From a town fiesta to a cultural extravaganza, Manaragat is putting into centerstage its twin advocacies on cultural preservation and environmental protection through various nightly and daily activities.

Because captivating fun can only be found in Catbalogan.

Pakadi na!
Uli na!
Pagrisyo na kita!
Pamatron kita kay Manaragat na!

#manaragatfestival #catbalogancity #monthlong2018 #captivatingcatbalogan#karisyokatbalogan #stepforwardcatbalogan #karisyokatbalogan #karasakatbalogan