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MCDCB Facilitates Grant for Septage Management
October 18, 2016 Tuesday

Metro Cebu is set to be the recipient of a one-billion peso grant-in-aid from the Government of Japan for the construction of septage treatment plants (STP) and strengthening of a septage management program which will help protect groundwater supply and improve overall sanitation. The Metro Cebu...


First 100 Days
October 8, 2016 Saturday

DILG awardee "Top Performing Governor 2016" Infrastructure P50M Road Project through the KALSADA Program (Bogo City-Tabogon Town) P3M Road Concreting Badian-Alegria (access road for Canyoneering, eco-tourism project) P57M Purchase of Various Drugs and Medicines for Provincial and District...


JSN 1: Looking at LGU’s anti-drug policies and actions
June 1, 2016 Wednesday

The Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Council (CPADAC) is in the midst of holding a series of evaluation reviews and exit conferences. The undertakingis conducted with managements of LGUs landing on the top ten and bottom ten performers in the maiden run of the Just Say No (JSN)...


Suroy Suroy Sugbo: A trip Worth Spending
April 14, 2016 Thursday

Ah, summer. It’s the perfect time of the year to experience pure fun. If you’re finding a good way to spend it, then look no more! The Cebu Provincial Government once again offers the Suroy-Suroy Sugbo Summer Interlude in the Camotes Islands from April 22 to 24 this year. So why...


Governor Davide’s statement on the death of a one year old child brought to the Minglanilla District Hospital
November 11, 2015 Wednesday

Statement of Governor Hilario P. Davide III On the death of a one year old child brought to the Minglanilla District Hospital [Released on November 11, 2015] I am saddened by the incident as I express my deepest condolence to the grieving family of Mary Jane Bariquit, the one-year-old...


Pahinumdom sa Luwas nga Pagselebrar sa “Kalag-Kalag”
October 28, 2015 Wednesday

 Ang Nobyembre 1 maoy usa ka mahinungdanong bahin sa atong tradisyon diin kadaghanan natong mga Pilipino mopadangat sa atong mga pag-ampo alang sa atong mga minahal nga nitaliwan na sa laing kalibutan. Mopauli gayud kita sa tagsa-tagsa nato ka dapit aron makagahin og labing menos usa ka adlaw...


Cebu to stage the first ever Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championship
September 30, 2015 Wednesday

  First class event in a first class city. That is the best description when Cebu, Philippines amongst the many distinguished cities was elected to be the site of the first ever Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific.   Throughout time, the popularity of the sport of...


Sugbo Daygon 2015: Caroling Contest
September 24, 2015 Thursday

SUGBO DAYGON 2015 CONTEST GUIDELINES 1) This competition is an Inter-Municipality Daygon Contest. Every Municipality is allowed only one entry composed of bonafide residents of participating municipality. 2) The theme of the presentation, including costume and choreography of performer is...


Activities lined up for Mega Cebu Month in September  
September 7, 2015 Monday

To boost participation in and support for Mega Cebu, proponents and organizers lined up a series of activities for the Mega Cebu Month in September. For the third annual celebration, the #MegaCebuPwedeKaayo campaign and its sub-campaigns, “Limpyo Cebu, Pwede Kaayo” and “Tuman Cebu,...


APEC to-do: Hit the beach
September 2, 2015 Wednesday

A trip to Cebu is incomplete without going to the beach. Cebu is synonymous with white sand coastlines, long shorelines, beautiful resorts, and paradise islands. It is for these reasons that the province always lands in every tourist’s list of top destinations. This premier province in Central...


PHILIPPINES URGES Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation TO INVEST IN HEALTH SECTOR
September 1, 2015 Tuesday

CEBU CITY) Diseases and illnesses cost the Philippines around 3 to 4 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP), highlighting the importance of investing in the health sector of the country and of other Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies in a bid to sustain economic...


APEC HEALTH MINISTERS TO ENDORSE ROADMAP FOR ‘HEALTHY ASIA PACIFIC 2020 INITIATIVE’ TO LEADERS
September 1, 2015 Tuesday

CEBU CITY: Health ministers from the 21-member Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) are working to develop a roadmap for the implementation of a new initiative to promote a healthy Asia Pacific by 2020, to be endorsed to APEC Leaders this November. “Implementation of this roadmap would go...


PEOPLE’S MENTAL WELL-BEING, A MAJOR FACTOR IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, SAYS HEALTH CHIEF
September 1, 2015 Tuesday

CEBU CITY) Health Secretary Janette Garin highlighted on Sunday the important part that mental health plays in driving economic development in the Asia Pacific region. In her keynote message during the opening the 5th High-Level Meeting on Health and the Economy here in Cebu City, Garin said...


HEALTH EXPERT EXPRESSES HIGH HOPES FOR ADOPTION OF HEALTHY ASIA PACIFIC INITIATIVE
September 1, 2015 Tuesday

CEBU CITY: The chair of the APEC health working growth said he hopes that the initiative for a Healthy Asia Pacific will be discussed in the meetings here in Cebu during the 5th APEC High-Level Meeting on Health and the Economy. "At last year's meeting the Healthy Asia Pacific Initiative was...


Mega Cebu initiates ‘Limpyo Cebu, Pwede Kaayo’ campaign for clean surroundings  
August 27, 2015 Thursday

Residents of Cebu Province can do one simple thing to support the realization of the Mega Cebu Vision 2050: Clean their surroundings. In a campaign called “Limpyo Cebu, Pwede Kaayo”, Mega Cebu proponents are calling on the public to get out of their homes, offices or establishments and...


APEC Structural Reform Ministerial Meeting
August 26, 2015 Wednesday

MANILA – In a bid to enhance regional economic integration, ministers from twenty-one (21) Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies will meet in Cebu City on September 7 and 8 to review APEC’s structural reform efforts and set the post-2015 agenda of the region. The APEC...


UK government support for resilient and sustainable agriculture in Philippines as part of global food security
July 31, 2015 Friday

MEDIA RELEASE Food security is one of the greatest global challenges we currently face. In a bid to address this, a new collaboration between the United Kingdom and four countries in Asia, including the Philippines, will support research projects to boost the resilience and sustainability of...


10 important things to know about APEC, Philippine hosting
July 23, 2015 Thursday

Chances are that you’ve heard or read about the Philippines being the host of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2015. You probably already know that the meetings have been ongoing in the country since January and host venues included such places as Clark, Tagaytay, Laoag, Manila,...


Smart provides free calls to Ormoc sea mishap survivors
July 3, 2015 Friday

  Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has extended relief to the surviving passengers of M/V Kim Nirvana, which capsized Thursday just after leaving the port of Ormoc City. The telco, through its regional distributor, has set up a libreng tawag station inside the Supercat Terminal in...


Sugbo Hymn
July 3, 2015 Friday

 Lyrics: Dr. Susana B. Cabahug / Mr. Rogelio Serna Music: Mr. Angel Cabilao Singers: Capitol Choir Sugbo, harang kapupud-an sa habagatan, Kinapusurang lalawigan sa kabisay-an Sa kaalam adunahan Sa among gugma ug dungog kanunay’ng halaran Sugbo, unang binunyagan sa Kristohanong...


DepEd’s School Calendar for School Year (SY) 2015-2016
May 26, 2015 Tuesday

The School Calendar for School Year (SY) 2015-2016 shows the school events and activities for the said SY. The core events and activities for this SY, which represent the actual teaching-learning days, shall be strictly observed in all schools. ___ According to Department Order No. 9, s....


Ngano angay nga ilisan ang inyong karaang “papel de banko” or “kwartang papel” karong tuiga
April 13, 2015 Monday

Nag-awhag ang Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) sa tanang Sugbu-anon sa paghinay-hinay na sa pagpa-ilis sa ilang karaang “papel de banko” karon tuiga. Ang BSP nagpahibalo sa publiko nga gisugdan na karong tuiga ang “demonetization” o pagwagtang sa balor sa karaang kwartang papel nga...


MEDIA RELEASE: British Embassy’s GREAT campaign comes to Cebu
March 13, 2015 Friday

13 March 2015 MEDIA RELEASE British Embassy’s GREAT campaign comes to Cebu The British Embassy Manila is bringing the best of Britain to Cebu. British Ambassador Asif Ahmad led the GREAT campaign in Cebu on 12 and 13 March, an initiative that presents the best of British business and...


Here is why you should start replacing your old peso bills this year
March 9, 2015 Monday

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has started to phase out old banknotes, the New Design Series (NDS), to make way for the single currency series, the New Generation Currency (NGC) banknotes. The process started on January 1 this year as part of BSP’s objective to preserve the integrity...


List of Holidays for February 2015
February 16, 2015 Monday

The following is a list of holidays for February 2015, declared by virtue of Proclamation No. 831, s. 2014, unless otherwise specified: Cebu City Charter Day (February 24, 2015) REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7287 – AN ACT DECLARING FEBRUARY 24 OF EVERY YEAR A SPECIAL NONWORKING HOLIDAY IN THE...


CPDRC inmates pays tribute to Pope Francis with their heart-touching performance of “Pope Dance”
January 16, 2015 Friday

The dancing inmates of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) once again wowed about 400 spectators as they performed a new rhythm called the “Pope Dance” on January 15 at the provincial jail. “Pope Dance” is the inmates’ way of expressing their faith and...


TRAFFIC RE-ROUTING PLAN DURING THE 2015 SINULOG SA KABATAAN – LALAWIGAN PARADE 2015 JANUARY 10, 2015 | SATURDAY (Parade Route: Cebu Provincial Capitol to Cebu City Sports Center)
January 10, 2015 Saturday

TRAFFIC RE-ROUTING PLAN DURING THE SINULOG SA KABATAAN - LALAWIGAN PARADE 2015 JANUARY 10, 2015 | SATURDAY (Parade Route: Cebu Provincial Capitol to Cebu City Sports Center) TO: ALL CONCERNED I. CITOM and Traffic Patrol Group, Cebu City Police Office, Cebu City wishes to announce and inform...


SINULOG 2015 Schedule of Activities
January 5, 2015 Monday

SINULOG 2015 Schedule of Activities as of Dec. 16, 2014 December 01 – January 31, 2015 : Sinulog Street Fair, Osmeña Blvd. December 27, 2014 – January 24, 2015 : Sinulog 2014 Photo Exhibit @ SM City Cebu December 30, 2014 (Tuesday) Sinulog Fun Run 5:00 A.M. : Elimination Sinulog...


The remaining nationwide holidays for 2014.
December 12, 2014 Friday

    What’s the difference between a Regular Holiday and a Special Non-Working Day?   Source: www.gov.ph


List of nationwide holidays for 2015
November 25, 2014 Tuesday

Proclamation No. 831, s. 2014 MALACAÑAN PALACE MANILA BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES PROCLAMATION NO. 831  DECLARING THE REGULAR HOLIDAYS, SPECIAL (NON-WORKING) DAYS, AND SPECIAL HOLIDAY (FOR ALL SCHOOLS) FOR THE YEAR 2015 WHEREAS, Republic Act (RA) No. 9492, dated 24 July 2007,...


LGU-Barili Family Day
October 18, 2014 Saturday

PRESS RELEASE September 27, 2014 LGU-BARILI FAMILY DAY The local government of Barili held its annual Family Day last Friday, September 26, 2014 at the Bolokbolok Park and Hot Springs Resort. During the recognition ceremonies, Mayor Teresito Marinas stressed the significance of the...


News Release: US CONTINUES RELIEF AND RECONSTRUCTION WORK IN YOLANDA-HIT AREAS
October 8, 2014 Wednesday

Nearly 11 months after Typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan) devastated the Philippines, the U.S. government continues to partner with the Philippines on recovery and rebuilding efforts... Last week, U.S. Embassy Manila’s United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission...


Proclamation No. 875, s. 2014
September 16, 2014 Tuesday

Proclamation No. 875, s. 2014 MALACAÑAN PALACE MANILA BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES PROCLAMATION NO. 875 DECLARING MONDAY, 6 OCTOBER 2014, AS A REGULAR HOLIDAY THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY, IN OBSERVANCE OF EIDUL ADHA (FEAST OF SACRIFICE) WHEREAS, Republic Act No. 9849 provides that Eidul...


Emilio Mario Renner Osmeña: 21st Governor of the Province of Cebu
September 11, 2014 Thursday

Emilio Mario Renner Osmeña also known as Lito Osmeña, was the 21st governor of Cebu Province.  He was born on September 11, 1938 in Cebu City, Cebu to Dr. Emilio V. Osmeña and Ma. Luisa Renner. He graduated with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at the University of...


Proclamation No. 831, s. 2014: DECLARING THE REGULAR HOLIDAYS, SPECIAL (NON-WORKING) DAYS, AND SPECIAL HOLIDAY (FOR ALL SCHOOLS) FOR THE YEAR 2015
September 4, 2014 Thursday

Proclamation No. 831, s. 2014 Posted on July 17, 2014 MALACAÑAN PALACE MANILA BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES PROCLAMATION NO. 831 DECLARING THE REGULAR HOLIDAYS, SPECIAL (NON-WORKING) DAYS, AND SPECIAL HOLIDAY (FOR ALL SCHOOLS) FOR THE YEAR 2015 WHEREAS, Republic Act...


Republic Act No. 6953: Osmeña Day
September 4, 2014 Thursday

Republic Act No. 6953: Osmeña Day H. No. 22366 S. No. 1347 Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Metro Manila THIRD REGULAR SESSION Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-fourth day of July. nineteen hundred and eighty nine. Republic Act No. 6953 AN ACT...


The Credit Surety Fund (CSF): Concept and Creation and other FAQs
August 20, 2014 Wednesday

Browse here to know more about the Credit Surety Fund (CSF) and FAQs [pdf with="100%"]http://www.cebu.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/CSF.pdf[/pdf]  


Guidelines in the Implementation of the Bohol Earthquake Assistance (BEA) DILG Fund for Affected LGUs in the Province of Cebu
August 12, 2014 Tuesday

Guidelines in the Implementation of the Bohol Earthquake Assistance (BEA) DILG Fund for Affected LGUs in the Province of Cebu Reference Number: MC No 68 A Series 2014 Responsible Office: City/Municipal Mayors of the 9 LGUs in the Province of Cebu affected by the 7.2 Magnitude Bohol...