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PDRRMO prepares P20M evac centers in Camotes, Sibonga, Tuburan, Borbon
July 19, 2017 Wednesday

The Cebu Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) is seeking approval from the provincial disaster council for the construction of emergency safety centers in Camotes Island, Sibonga, Tuburan and Borbon towns, PDRRMO chair Baltazar Tribunalo said. During the full council...


For anti-drug effort: Cops receive cash from Capitol
July 18, 2017 Tuesday

The Cebu Province Government yesterday, July 17, distributed a total of P631, 000 in cash incentives to 37 officers and operatives of the Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) as recognition for the policemen’s effort in the Capitol’s anti-illegal drug operations. Cebu Governor Hilario P....


Consultancy firm submits options for Capitol disaster office
July 14, 2017 Friday

A Capitol-hired consultancy firm on Tuesday submitted to Governor Hilario P. Davide III its proposed financial preferences that would aid the Capitol in materializing the P775-million building project set to be built within the Provincial Government compound. A.S. Enriquez Engineering...


Guv leads groundbreaking of water systems in Alegria, Argao
July 13, 2017 Thursday

Cebu Governor Hilario P. Davide III, along with Capitol officials, led the ground-breaking ceremony of the P95.6 million Alegria Integrated Potable Water Supply Project and the P2.2 million water system in Argao yesterday, July 12. “Providing potable water to the remote areas of Cebu is the...


Underground train included in MCIA second runway project
July 13, 2017 Thursday

The Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) will become the first to have an underground railway system in the country once the unsolicited 50-year master plan proposed by a private company meets the approval of the government. Andrew Acquaah Harrison, chief executive advisor of GMR-Megawide...


Bogo City benefits 1st DICT tech training for Visayas
July 12, 2017 Wednesday

Around 24 individuals from Bogo City received 12-day free technical training on Rural Impact Sourcing (RIS) hosted by the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) 7. This was the first of a series of projected RIS technical training for the Visayas. The said training...


PESO: More vacancies, less applicants
July 11, 2017 Tuesday

Despite the 10,000 job vacancies opened during the recent Overseas Job Fair initiated by the Public Employment Services Office (PESO) in the Capitol grounds on Sunday, at least 2, 192 registrants came to try out the numerous openings from overseas agencies, says PESO consultant Mathea...


Bantay Dagat, 13 coastal brgys undergo deputation training for fish wardens
July 10, 2017 Monday

Members of local Bantay Dagat and officials from 13 coastal barangays of Bogo City recent underwent a deputation training for fish wardens. The training was organized by the City Agriculture Office in cooperation with the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resource (BFAR) 7, the Philippine...


Davide appointed as vice chair of National Tokhang Advocacy Coalition
July 10, 2017 Monday

Cebu Governor Hilario P. Davide III will sit as the vice chairman of the recently launched National Tokhang Advocacy Coalition (NTAC), a PNP top brass said on Monday. PNP Regional Office (PRO) 7 Director Noli G. Taliño said Davide’s appointment came in time during the official launching and...


Community-based Dengue immunization in Cebu province to start in July
July 7, 2017 Friday

Before the month of July ends, dengue vaccination on children nine to 14 years old will start in Cebu province under the responsibility of the national health department, DOH 7 regional director Jaime Bernadas said during the coordinative meeting with the Cebu Provincial Government Thursday, July...


Blood center in Argao to open soon
July 7, 2017 Friday

The Cebu Provincial Government and the Philippine National Red Cross (PNRC) inked agreement on Thursday, July 6, to put up a blood center in a district hospital in southern Cebu to address the increasing local demand for blood and help supplement the country’s blood requirement. Governor...


DPWH 7 to LGUs: Enforce flood control projects
July 6, 2017 Thursday

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) 7 Regional Director Ador Canlas advised heads of local government units (LGUs) to implement projects that help reduce massive flooding in Metro Cebu. Canlas said that while Metro Cebu’s Flood Control and Drainage Master Plan is awaiting...


7th congressional district office inaugurated in Dumanjug
July 6, 2017 Thursday

In his eagerness to serve his constituents better, 7th District Congressman Peter John Calderon brought his office closer to the people. With the help of Dumanjug Mayor Gungun Gica, he was able to set-up his office in Dumanjug town. The inauguration started with a mass celebrated by Fr. Richard...


Capitol, partners to plant over 35 million trees by 2020
July 6, 2017 Thursday

The Cebu Provincial Government and its partners have pledged commitment to grow 35.2 million trees by year 2020 during the launching and ceremonial sign-up of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) of the ‘Cebu Tree Growing Initiative’ held Tuesday, July 4, at the IEC Pavilion. The Cebu Tree...


Province celebrates 4th PWD month, urges respect for PWD rights
July 5, 2017 Wednesday

More than 300 persons with disabilities (PWD) from different towns and cities in Cebu province joined hands at the Capitol grounds Tuesday, July 4 to formally open the 4th PWD Month Celebration. “We gather every year to remind not only the government, as well as the people, to respect the...