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Capitol’s medical mission in Argao serves over 500 residents
March 27, 2017 Monday

More than 500 residents from five mountain barangays of Argao town received free medical services from the Cebu provincial government held last Friday. Hosted by Barangay Anajao, the other villages that benefited from the province’s medical and dental services were Lengigon, Tulang, Mopeller...


CARCAR BENCHMARKS BOGO’S DRUG REHAB PROGRAM
March 24, 2017 Friday

BOGO CITY, Cebu, March 23, 2017 – The City Anti-Drug Abuse Council (CADAC) of Carcar City visited Bogo City today to benchmark latter’s Rehabilitation and Reintegration (ReRe) Program. ReRe is Bogo City’s response to Operation Tokhang of the Philippine National Police when city officials...


‘Detour’ showcased Aloguinsan’s river cruise as the most sustainable tourist destination
March 24, 2017 Friday

Aloguinsan’s river cruise was presented as the best model for Cebu’s sustainable tourism to stakeholders during the recent Detour (Development+Environment+Tourism) tourism council summit. Provincial Tourism Officer Joselito Costas, in a discussion before the LGU and private tourism...


PDRRMO presents LGU blueprint for disaster management, climate change
March 24, 2017 Friday

Cebu’s 51 local government units (LGU) will soon have its own disaster risk reduction management-climate change adaptation (DRR-CCA) plan before the end of this year, DRR-CCA project consultant said during the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council meeting held last March...


Training highlights Cacao’s value in climate change
March 24, 2017 Friday

About 120 organic farmers from Aloguinsan and Pinamungajan town participated in a two-day orientation seminar that aimed to provide proper scientific approach in growing cacao, with emphasis on the plant’s contribution in Cebu Province’s Disaster Risk Reduction – Climate Change Adaptation...


Pet owners avail spaying, neuter program for dogs, cats
March 24, 2017 Friday

  Office of the Provincial Veterinarian (OPV) in partnership with the local government of Pinamungajan and Toledo City conducted Spaying (ligation) and Neuter (castration) Program for cats and dogs in Pinamungajan municipal auditorium yesterday. Over 70 animal owners availed of the...


CSBT personnel ready for serious illness, injury
March 23, 2017 Thursday

The Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) personnel is now prepared to attend to life-threatening illnesses, injury and other terminal emergencies after its responders underwent a three-day training from the Cebu Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) and Cebu Provincial Health...


FSTP grad sees brighter future in farming
March 23, 2017 Thursday

He could have landed a call center job in the city and enjoy the buzzing life of the metropolis along with the boundless recreation it can offer. For Luther Gem Martel, farming proves to be more interesting and rewarding. “There’s more to life in farming than working in the city. And I’m...


PYC to maximize Capitol funds for youth development plan
March 21, 2017 Tuesday

The Cebu Provincial Youth Commission (PYC) gathered 200 youth groups all over Cebu province during the consultative meeting on Friday last week as Capitol gears up for its Youth Development Plan (YDP). PYC chairman Miguel Magpale said the coordinative meeting aims to gather relevant data from...


CPHO’s ‘Adopt-a-Hospital Program’ to tap Cebu med schools
March 20, 2017 Monday

The Cebu Provincial Health Office (CPHO) is currently coordinating with medical schools in Cebu for a probable employment of private practicing doctors as ‘on-call’ specialists in all province-run hospitals under its ‘adopt-a-hospital’ program. CPHO chief Dr. Rene Catan said they are...


Walking, cycling lane pushed for Cebu’s mobility system
March 20, 2017 Monday

The Connective Cities Project Planning Workshop puts forward the transit-oriented development (TOD) as alternative to motorized transport system and seen as among the workable solutions to the growing population of Cebu’s metropolitan region. Connective Cities Project, developed by the German...


Davide calls hospitals to sustain TB treatment
March 16, 2017 Thursday

Governor Hilario P. Davide III calls all province-run hospitals to act as Directly Observed Treatment, Short-course (DOTS) centers to help fight tuberculosis (TB), a bacterial disease listed as among the leading cause of death in the country. Through an executive order (EO), Davide urged the...


RD PRO7 TALIÑO CONVENES PROVINCIAL COMMAND VISIT IN BOGO CITY
March 15, 2017 Wednesday

BOGO CITY, Cebu, March 10, 2017 - PNP Regional Director Police Chief Supt. Noli G. Taliño led the command conference during his command visit in Bogo City today. Chiefs of police from different stations attended the conference and discussed the overall performance of the Cebu Provincial Police...


Nearly two thousand overseasjob seekers flock the Capitol
March 14, 2017 Tuesday

Construction jobs top Capitol overseas fair The Capitol’s Public Employment Service Office (PESO) offered about 10,000 vacancies in the construction firm during the annual overseas job fair held at the Capitol grounds last Sunday.    PESO consultant Mathea Baguia said that the employment...


Resilience, sustainability: new indicators for LGU competitiveness index
March 13, 2017 Monday

Disaster resiliency and sustainability were among the new indicators added to measure the local government unit’s performance in the economy, infrastructure and governance in the annual Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index (CMCI), according to the Capitol’s investment office. The...