Provincial News

Capitol turns over kitchens for feeding program to San Remigio
July 17, 2018 Tuesday

Gov. Hilario P. Davide III and Cebu’s first lady, Mrs. Jobel Davide, led the turnover ceremony today of the kitchens used for the Capitol’s Kusina sa Kahimsug ug Pag-amuma (KKP) project to the local government unit of San Remigio, under the leadership of Mayor Mariano Martinez. The KKP...


Student leaders back Capitol’s drug-free Cebu advocacy
July 16, 2018 Monday

Over 500 high school Supreme Student Government (SSG) officers and 200 advisers from 260 Cebu schools pledged their support to make Cebu a drug-free province during the division-wide orientation seminar and training of the Barkada Kontra Droga (BKD) held at the Capitol Social Hall on Thursday, July...


P2 million fish landing center inaugurated in Carmen
July 16, 2018 Monday

Cebu Gov. Hilario P. Davide III graced the turnover ceremony of the estimated P2-million Community Fish Landing Center in Carmen town, northern Cebu. A project of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)-Central Visayas, the facility was built for the town’s fishermen. Four...


Seized contrabands inside CPDRC destroyed
July 12, 2018 Thursday

Cellular phones were neatly lined up on the concrete yard, exactly aligned with the truck’s pair of tires, as these would be destroyed by a slowly advancing 10-wheeler dump truck. Tobacco leaves and cigarette packs, meanwhile, were placed inside empty drums and eventually burned aided by...


Consolacion ties North Division final series, 1-1
July 12, 2018 Thursday

The Consolacion Sarok Weavers gained a new lease on life after demolishing San Franciso, 86-61, in Game 2 of the Governor’s Cup Intercities/Municipalities Basketball Tournament North Division best-of-three final series Wednesday night, July 11, at the jampacked Consolacion Gym. Emmanuel...


Magpale wants leadership training for Paglaum scholars
July 10, 2018 Tuesday

Aside from pursuing their studies, Vice Gov. Agnes A. Magpale also wants to expose the Paglaum scholars in a leadership training camp. “My fearless forecast is that the next governor of the Province of Cebu might come from this batch of Paglaum scholars,” Magpale said jokingly in a...


Rocacurva powers San Franciso to Game 1 victory
July 10, 2018 Tuesday

Kenny Rogers Rocacurva fired a game-high 33 points to lift San Francisco past the Consolacion Sarok Weavers, 84-68, in Game 1 of the North Division best-of-three final series of the 2nd Governor’s Cup Intercities/Municipalities Basketball Tournament at the San Francisco Gym last July 8. San...


7 people face 40 raps for cyberporn, child abuse offenses
July 10, 2018 Tuesday

Seven Filipinos are facing strings of charges for qualified trafficking, child abuse and sexual abuse filed by the Police Women and Children Protection Center in Central Visayas last July 5. The filing of at least 40 charges against the suspects was made following the conviction of Swedish...


8T jobs made available at Capitol overseas job fair
July 9, 2018 Monday

Over 8,000 job vacancies were opened during the overseas job fair organized by the Cebu Provincial Government held at the Capitol Social Hall last July 8. Nine applicants were hired on the spot, with some of them coming from the neighboring Provinces of Bohol and Negros Occidental. The vacancies...


800 student leaders, advisers to gather for Barkada Kontra Droga seminars
July 6, 2018 Friday

The Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Office (CPADAO), together with the Department of Education Division of Cebu Province, will hold a province-wide “Barkada Kontra Droga (BKD)” orientation and organization seminar to at least 800 student leaders from public elementary and high schools on July...


Ironman organizers set new race route for bike leg
July 5, 2018 Thursday

Cebu Provincial Traffic Management focal person Joy Tumulak on Wednesday said organizers of the Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championship has announced a new race route after two local government unit (LGU) executives declined to allow race participants to use the Cebu South Coastal Road (CSRP) and...


Talisay takes Game 1 in South Division finals
July 5, 2018 Thursday

Height is might in basketball and Talisay City proved just that. The taller Aquastars overcame a 10-point deficit to demolish the Sibonga Pillars, 93-70, in Game 1 of their best-of-three final series in the South Division of the 2nd Governor’s Cup Intercities/Municipalities Basketball...


RPOC commends PRO 7 for topping the nationwide crime solution efficiency performance
July 5, 2018 Thursday

From January to May 2018 Cebu Gov. Hilario P. Davide III congratulated the Police Regional Office (PRO) 7 for its accomplishment as the most efficient regional office in the country in solving crimes based on the January to May 2018 data of the Philippine National Police (PNP). During the...


Capitol marks PWD Month, sets series of activities
July 5, 2018 Thursday

Over 400 persons with disabilities (PWDs) gathered at the Capitol Social Hall yesterday, July 3, for the kickoff activity of this year’s PWD Month celebration. The Cebu Provincial Government, through the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO), has a line-up of activities that...


Responsible use of social media, observing journalistic standards highlight whole-day workshop of 70 Capitol youth reporters
July 2, 2018 Monday

Close to 70 youth reporters from different towns and cities in the Province of Cebu gathered at the Capitol Social Hall last Saturday, June 30, for another seminar-workshop on citizen journalism. The Capitol Youth Reporters Corps participated in a refresher course tackling how they would utilize...