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Capitol eyes Cebu-Danao road in P26 billion Metro Cebu Expressway
May 25, 2017 Thursday

An alternative road that will cut short travel time from Cebu City to Danao City is currently being pushed to be counted in the P26 billion-road project under Metro Cebu Expressway plan, a Capitol official said. During the full deliberation of the Provincial Development Council (PDC) full...


PDRRMO qualifies in ‘excellence in disaster risk reduction management’
May 25, 2017 Thursday

The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) recently made the grade in this year’s KALASAG award, the annual search for excellence in disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM) and humanitarian assistance. Kalasag stands for Kalamidad at Sakuna Labanan Sariling...


Pinamungajan farmers finish FSTP corn-based production
May 24, 2017 Wednesday

At least 69 farmers in Pinamungajan town held on to their certificates on Monday as they completed the course on corn-based production system under the Farmer-Scientist RDE Training Program (FSTP). Provincial Agriculturist Roldan Saragena said that aside from finishing the lectures and tests,...


CSC awards Capitol Human Resource Management Office
May 23, 2017 Tuesday

The Civil Service Commission(CSC) recognized the Human Resource Management Office of the Province of Cebu for obtaining Maturity Level 2 in all 4 PRIME HRM Core Areas last May 19, 2017 during the 2017 Central Visayas Congress of Human Resource Management Practitioners at the UP Performing Arts...


Capitol extends ‘Halad’ in remote island
May 22, 2017 Monday

Some 258 senior citizens benefited from the modest gifts after Capitol official stretched out “Halad ni Lolo ug ni Lola” program in the remote island of Carnaza in Daanbantayan on Friday. Daanbantayan Mayor Vicente Loot and Carnaza Barangay Captain Narciso Canete assisted Capitol officials...


Paglaum applicants told: have ‘correct attitude’, be considerate
May 22, 2017 Monday

Cebu Vice Gov Agnes Magpale is asking student-applicants of the Paglaum Scholarship Program for persistence and understanding after her office received disapproving remarks in the midst of the admission process on Friday at Vice Governor’s office. Speaking before the candidates, Magpale said...


VG Magpale wants more slots for Paglaum scholarship
May 19, 2017 Friday

To pave the way for more indigent applicants who wished to avail the benefits of the Paglaum Scholarship Program, the Capitol will inform officials of state universities and colleges (SUC) in Cebu that they will have to exclude SUC scholars in their screening process, Vice Governor Agnes Magpale...


What You Need to Know About Anti-Distracted Driving Act
May 18, 2017 Thursday

The Anti-Distracted Driving (ADD) Act takes into effect today, May 18. This is under Republic Act 10913 which describes “distracted driving” as the performance by motorists of any acts on the usage of their mobile communication devices, electronic entertainment and computing gadgets or devices...


PDEA 7 seized nearly P1M worth of shabu in Liloan, Brgy. Luz
May 18, 2017 Thursday

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Regional Office VII (PDEA 7) confiscated almost P1 million worth of shabu following separate entrapment operations on May 13 and 14, which lead to the arrest of three suspected drug personalities in Liloan and Cebu City. PDEA Director General Isidro S....


CPAIFTF confiscates 12 stingrays
May 17, 2017 Wednesday

More than P2,700 worth of stingrays were seized in Mandaue City Wet Market following the surprise inspection conducted by the Cebu Provincial Anti-Illegal Fishing Task Force (CPAIFTF) on Tuesday. CPAIFTF  head Col. Lyndon Ruiz said 12 stingrays  were displayed for selling in stalls owned by...


Capitol turns-over P4.8M worth of meat vans, dairy equipment to LGUs, Coops
May 15, 2017 Monday

The Capitol formally distributed on Monday P4.8 million worth of vehicles for meat transport, portable cow milking machines and milk storage canisters to Local Government Units (LGUs) and multi-purpose cooperatives in Cebu province. Mary Rose Vincoy, Provincial Veterinarian’s Office (PVO)...


DOH, CPADAO settle overlapping functions in community-based drug rehab
May 12, 2017 Friday

The Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Office (CPADAO) and Department of Health (DOH) 7 recently bordered clear-cut functions that would avoid duplication of work, particularly in implementing the Province’s community-based treatment program for drug surrenderers. During its executive committee...


Capitol’s tourism getaway stays
May 11, 2017 Thursday

The Capitol’s province-wide tourist expedition will continue rolling amid reports that the Commission on Audit (COA) has placed on hold the Province’s longest-running travel and leisure service, an accountant said yesterday. Chief Capitol auditor Ramon Dumayac clarified that Suroy-Suroy...


Davide motivates 270 Paglaum scholarship applicants
May 11, 2017 Thursday

Governor Hilario P. Davide III encouraged 270 applicants for Paglaum Scholarship Program on Thursday, May 11, by recounting the story of a New York businessman, Eugene Lang. In 1981, Lang was invited to speak before 61 graduating sixth graders, mostly African-American in PS 121, a school in East...


PHO: HIV training for teachers to start in May
May 11, 2017 Thursday

The Cebu Provincial Health Office (PHO) said yesterday that district superintendents and teachers in secondary schools will undergo training prior to the formal launching of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Basic Education program which will be given to Grade 8 students through a formal...