Provincial News

Hundreds benefit from medical missions in Talisay City and Cordova town
May 24, 2018 Thursday

Over 800 Cebuanos benefited from two medical missions spearheaded by the Cebu Provincial Government in Cordova town and in southern Cebu’s Talisay City on May 22 and 23, respectively. Health is one of the top agenda under the current administration. In Cordova, among the services offered were...


Davide opens P10-M road concreting project in Medellin town, north Cebu
May 24, 2018 Thursday

Cebu Gov. Hilario P. Davide III led the opening of the road concreting project in various upland villages in Medellin town, north Cebu last May 22. The project, with a total cost of P10 million, is part of the 6-Key Agenda of Davide’s administration under the countryside development and...


Magpale sets anti-cyberporn forum on June 1
May 21, 2018 Monday

The Cebu Provincial Government, through the Office of Vice Gov. Agnes A. Magpale, will gather mayors and other key officers from various local government units (LGUs) on June 1 for a forum on cyber-pornography. “I wish to thank them for cooperating with authorities. I want them to continue the...


4th ‘Gabii sa Kabilin sa Argao’ showcases town’s heritage
May 21, 2018 Monday

A week before the annual “Gabii sa Kabilin” will be held in Cebu City, the town of Argao in Cebu’s southern part hosted their own version of the event, showcasing the town’s rich culture and heritage. Now on its 4th run, nearly 300 guests relived the sound of the town’s newly-restored...


Green, eco-friendly design for proposed Capitol 20-storey skyscraper
May 21, 2018 Monday

Loaded with solar panels and an in-house waste and sewage management facility, the eco-friendly design of the proposed 20-storey Capitol skyscraper is seen to efficiently use energy, reduce waste and beat pollution, provide adequate ventilation and an air-filtration system. “There is a provision...


Provincial Government to adopt ‘Adaptive Reuse’ method for decades-old Capitol building
May 18, 2018 Friday

With the proposed 20-storey modern edifice to be built inside the Capitol Compound, which will serve as the new home of the Cebu Provincial Government, questions may be swirling around about the fate of the old Capitol building. Joselito "Boboi" Costas, head of the Provincial Tourism Office (PTO),...


‘A worthwhile project,’ CCCI prexy on proposed Capitol 20-storey modern building
May 18, 2018 Friday

For Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) president, Consul Antonio Chiu, the construction of the Cebu Resource Center, the proposed 20-storey modern building that will house the Cebu Provincial Government’s frontline offices will further improve Capitol’s services.  “This is a very...


Capitol seals partnership with PSC to host 2018 Philippine National Games
May 18, 2018 Friday

A memorandum of agreement was signed on Thursday, May 17, by Gov. Hilario P. Davide III and Commissioner Ramon Fernandez of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) that formalized the Cebu Province’s hosting of the 2018 Philippine National Games (PNG), along with Cebu City. Fernandez extended his...


Capitol: No politics involved in drug clearing of barangays
May 17, 2018 Thursday

A total of 185 barangays across the province of Cebu made it in the list of drug-cleared communities, the Regional Oversight Committee (ROC) on illegal drugs recently announced. Last year, the committee declared at least 160 drug-cleared barangays. For the first four months of this year, the...


Capitol’s new bloodletting van makes blood transportation easier
May 12, 2018 Saturday

With health and social services as one of his top priorities, Cebu Gov. Hilario P. Davide III led the launching last May 9, Wednesday, of the Capitol’s first-ever mobile bloodletting van. Together with Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale, Davide led the official blessing of the P1.2 million worth...


Davide to homeowners: Capitol will fast-track lot processing
May 11, 2018 Friday

Cebu Gov. Hilario P. Davide III assured officers of the Convergence of Urban Poor Occupying Province-owned Lot (CUPPOL) that he, with the authority from the Provincial Board, would fast-track the processing of the properties they are occupying. The group under the chairmanship of Alice Espejo is...


MCDCB drums up preps for traffic code
May 10, 2018 Thursday

Stakeholders from different local government units and private institutions presented their plans that will be used as bases in coming up with a unified traffic code in a summit organized by the Metro Cebu Development and Coordinating Board (MCDCB) and the Cebu Provincial Government last Wednesday,...


Beneficiaries of Dole’s Tupad program in Asturias and Barili receive wages
May 9, 2018 Wednesday

In partnership with the Provincial Government and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Central Visayas, some 78 beneficiaries who are under the Employment Emergency Program in the towns of Asturias and Barili received their wages on Tuesday, May 8. Gov. Hilario P. Davide III and Vice...


Capitol to shoulder hospital bills, provide aid to quadruplets
May 4, 2018 Friday

Cebu Gov. Hilario P. Davide III assured that the Provincial Government will provide assistance to the newly-born quadruplets now confined at the neo-natal intensive care unit of the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center in Cebu City. Kenneth Tongol, 33, the father of the quadruplets, met with...


UCPB conducts Financial Wellness Roadshow for Capitol employees
May 4, 2018 Friday

To orient Capitol employees on how to handle finances properly, the United Coconut Planters Bank (UCPB) in partnership with the Provincial Administrator’s Office – Human Resource Management Division conducted a two (2) day Financial Wellness Roadshow held at the Capitol last April 26 and 27,...