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LGUs told: Get education, healthcare, housing, food projects accessible for funding
February 21, 2017 Tuesday

Representatives from the Office of the Vice President (OVP) urged local government units (LGUs) to include projects for food security, nutrition, education, rural development, universal healthcare and housing in its poverty alleviation plan for project funding this coming March 2017. The OVP, in...


Solar lamp ends student’s hardship
February 20, 2017 Monday

Sixteen-year old Princess ‘Nicole’ Alolod received a gift of light after Gov. Hilario P. Davide III personally handed to her an ecologically friendly light source during the sidelines of Capitol’s cash incentives distribution in Bantayan island’s three towns last week. Davide expressed...


Family of ‘raped’ baby receives comfort, aid
February 16, 2017 Thursday

Apparently in a good mood, the baby smiled, kicked her feet, and threw occasional gleeful squeals as Jobel, Gov. Hilario Davide III’s wife, cradled the infant in her arms during the couple’s visit at the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD 7) office in barangay Labangon, Cebu...


Capitol grants insurance, health, wellness program to employees
February 15, 2017 Wednesday

An insurance policy on top of the existing benefits awaits employees of the Capitol following the provincial government’s partnership with Insular Health Care (IHC) that took effect on January 2017, a Capitol official said. Bonifer Nacorda, head of the Human Resource Management Office (HRMO),...


Cebu province eyes better finish in CVIRAA 2017
February 14, 2017 Tuesday

After finishing fourth place overall in last year’s edition, the Cebu province seeks to improve its ranking in the 2017 Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association Meet (CVRAA). The Cebu province fielded in some 850 delegates to compete in the weeklong tournament, which serves as selection...


Magpale vows to help get justice for family of ‘raped’ baby
February 14, 2017 Tuesday

Vice Governor Agnes Magpale assured justice to the family of the four-month-old infant who was abducted and allegedly raped in Barangay Perrelos, Carcar City, last week. Magpale, a staunch advocate of women and children’s right, said that the provincial government will help the family attain...


Province holds barangay-based drug treatment interventions
February 14, 2017 Tuesday

To help local village officials in its difficulty in handling the rehabilitation program for drug surrenderers, the Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Office (CPADAO) held a series of workshops, under its community-based treatment program, using a multi-sectoral approach in crafting an effective...


3rd Spelling Competition to run in Central Visayas
February 13, 2017 Monday

Rotary Club of Cebu and the Department of Education 7 will be hosting a Regional Spelling Competition, the only spelling bee contest in the Philippines, at SM Seaside this coming February 18. Thomas Magee, of Rotary Club Cebu said this is their third spelling competition since they started in...


Capitol’s ‘Kalambuan sa Dagat’ to spook illegal fishers
February 10, 2017 Friday

To protect the municipal waters of Cebu province against illegal fishers, the Cebu Provincial Government through the Cebu Provincial Anti-Illegal Fishing Task Force (CPAIFTF) launched 'Kalambuan sa Dagat' campaign on Wednesday (February 8) in Medellin town. The crusade, one of Governor Hilario...


Capitol sets additional 45 classrooms for next school year
February 9, 2017 Thursday

To address the insufficiency of classrooms in elementary schools in the province, the Cebu Provincial Government has allotted P90 million this year for 45 classrooms whose construction will start this month, a legislative official said. Provincial Board member Christopher Baricuatro, in a...


Rise and Rebuild donates community latrine in Dalaguete
February 9, 2017 Thursday

The Rise and Rebuild International Foundation (RRIF), together with the Cebu Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO), led the groundbreaking ceremony of a communal latrine facility in Barangay Balud, Dalaguete town on Wednesday. PDRRMO’s Rehabilitation, Recovery and...


Provincial hospital upgrades underway
February 9, 2017 Thursday

The Cebu Provincial Government has allotted a total of P2.6 million for the repair of a provincial hospital and construction of a rehabilitation center for differently-abled persons (PWD). Provincial Board (PB) Member Christopher Baricuatro, in the resolution, set aside P1.818 million for the...


Davide calls on Koreans in Cebu to report ‘Mafia’ to authorities
February 8, 2017 Wednesday

Governor Hilario P. Davide III calls on Korean nationals in Cebu to help authorities track down what President Rodrigo Duterte calls “Korean Mafia” in Cebu. On Monday, Davide said he was surprised over Duterte’s pronouncement saying it was the first time he heard about Korean mafia in...


CPDRC to install signal jammer this week
February 7, 2017 Tuesday

A signal jammer will be installed at the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) within this week. This was disclosed by Gov. Hilario P. Davide III after two reporters asked his reaction to the two alleged CPDRC inmates, Ruzela Gelbolingo and Crisjeh Gealon posting photos on...


Davide: Cebu remains insurgency-free
February 6, 2017 Monday

Governor Hilario P. Davide III said the pronouncement of the New People’s Army (NPA) terminating its unilateral ceasefire with the government should not be a cause for alarm to the Cebuanos. “We are still insurgency-free. But just the same, with the termination of the unilateral ceasefire,...