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Popcom lauds Provincial Gov’t for family-oriented programs
November 17, 2017 Friday

The Province of Cebu has been lauded by the Commission on Population (Popcom) 7 for the initiatives geared towards empowered families. Popcom 7 awarded the Province of Cebu as the Most Outstanding Province “for creating and maintaining a local population office with appointed/designated...


Capitol and MCIAA to operate airports in Bantayan, Camotes Islands
November 16, 2017 Thursday

To further boost tourist arrival in the islands of Bantayan and Camotes, Cebu Gov. Hilario P. Davide III said the Provincial Government will work on developing the airports in both top island destinations. “We will develop and fix the runway of these two airports,” Davide told Jose Dorren...


Capitol moves for Cebu’s safe water 
November 16, 2017 Thursday

Nine members of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) survey team visited Cebu Governor Hilario P. Davide III on Friday last week in a gesture that sets in motion positive deals to finally manage and dispose Metro Cebu’s sewage mire. A septic sludge treatment facility, which will be...


Capitol opens P14-M facility for abused women, children
November 16, 2017 Thursday

A dream come true and a monument of love. This was how Gov. Hilario P. Davide III and Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale described the newly completed P14-million center built by the Provincial Government as shelter for abused women and children. Called the Cebu Provincial Women and Children Development...


Food from Cebu towns, cooking battle at the Capitol
November 14, 2017 Tuesday

Cebu towns vying for cooking glory will clash on November 16 to 19 at the Cebu Provincial Capitol for the 2017 “Eats Meets West”, an annual cooking event organized by the Provincial Tourism Office. The grand opening will take place on November 16 in Tuburan town, which will showcase its...


Capitol assures Koreans, other nationals: Security a priority in Cebu
November 14, 2017 Tuesday

Gov. Hilario P. Davide III and Vice Gov. Agnes A. Magpale assured visiting police officials from South Korea that the Provincial Government is doing its best to ensure the safety of all Koreans, as well as all other nationals, visiting and living in Cebu. “It is our primary goal to keep Cebu...


Davide appoints new PENRO chief
November 14, 2017 Tuesday

A new officer-in-charge has been appointed at the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO). This has been confirmed by Governor Hilario P. Davide III, who signed the appointment of the new OIC effective November 8. PENRO will now be headed by Rodel Bontuyan, who was...


Davide vows completion of prov’l hospital in Danao
November 13, 2017 Monday

Cebu Governor Hilario P. Davide III gave the go signal to proceed with the completion of the Provincial Hospital in Danao City, northern Cebu, which construction work was halted years ago due to lack of authority from the previous Provincial Board. He said that aside from proceeding with...


San Remigio to open 2.7 km farm-to-market road
November 13, 2017 Monday

Transporting farm products will soon be convenient for San Remigio town farmers as the Cebu Provincial Government is set to complete the construction of a 2.7 kilometer farm-to-market road (FMR) project early next year. Cebu Governor Hilario P. Davide III led the groundbreaking ceremony for the...


OSY rallies peers for Cebu’s development
November 10, 2017 Friday

Out-of-school youths (OSYs) are stereotyped as unwise, pathetic, and are only capable of doing blue-collared jobs. Sadly, they are treated as social outcasts that often bring-out a nasty result that inadvertently equates to social shame. This dreadful collective stigma runs in the very veins of...


Davide leads groundbreaking rites of Capitol-funded Coop building
November 10, 2017 Friday

As another testament of support for the cooperative’s vital role in uplifting the lives of the marginalized, Cebu Governor Hilario P. Davide III on Thursday, Nov. 9, led the groundbreaking ceremony of a three-story building that will house the Cebu Province Association of Accredited...


34 Bogo City farmers complete corn prod, soil mgt training
November 10, 2017 Friday

More than 30 farmers in Bogo City, northern Cebu recently completed the season-long Farmer's Field School (FFS) training on corn production, and integrated pest and nutrient management course, a program that offers scientific methods of farming including corn-and-soil relationship and its...


Capitol opens diversion road in Boljoon
November 9, 2017 Thursday

Following a road closure in Barangay Lower Becerril caused by a series of soil crash down last October 28, Cebu Governor Hilario P. Davide III dispatched heavy equipment on Wednesday, Nov. 8 to Boljoon town to assist in the clearing operation that would pave way for a diversion road adjacent to...


‘Big 5’ just a start for ecotourism development in Cebu
November 9, 2017 Thursday

Cebu Provincial Tourism Officer Joselito “Boboi” Costas yesterday said the recent launch of the “Big 5” ecotourism destinations in south Cebu was “just the start” of sustainable tourism efforts in the province. “The Big 5 was just the start. After the launch last October 20, the...


Capitol, RAFI to prioritize 7th district development thru IAD
November 8, 2017 Wednesday

Cebu Governor Hilario P. Davide III signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Monday, Nov. 6, with Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI) President Jon Ramon Aboitiz and 7th district representative Peter John Calderon in an effort to reduce disparities in welfare through RAFI’s Integrated Area...