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Capitol unveils new hospital building in Pinamungajan
August 16, 2017 Wednesday

Cebu Governor Hilario P. Davide III graced the inauguration ceremony of a new building in the district hospital of Pinamungajan town, southwest Cebu on Tuesday, August 15. The P12-million building will house the emergency room, out-patient department, administrative office, dental clinic as well...


P5M worth of agri-machineries distributed on 3rd Farmers’ Day
August 15, 2017 Tuesday

A total of P 5.02 million in agricultural machineries were distributed to several farmer groups during the Capitol’s third-year observance of Cebu Farmers’ Day on Monday, August 14. Various farmers’ associations across the province received 30 units of portable corn milling machines worth...


Provincial Vet to monitor poultry ban
August 15, 2017 Tuesday

The Cebu Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO) is watching over the enforcement of the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI)’s order to sanction the movement of chicken and other poultry merchandises coming from Luzon following the avian influenza outbreak in the town of San Luis, Pampanga, late last...


Capitol highlights youths’ zest in ‘Fiesta sa Kabataan’
August 12, 2017 Saturday

To showcase Sugboanon youths’ zestful energy, the Cebu Provincial Government launched its first-ever ‘Fiesta sa Kabataan sa Probinsya sa Sugbo’ last Sunday, August 6 in celebration of Cebu’s 448th founding anniversary. The event featured four gigantic outdoor and playground-themed...


Davide hands over P1M assistance to Leyte town
August 11, 2017 Friday

“We will forever be grateful to Cebu province for helping us.” This was the remark of Kananga, Leyte Mayor Rowena Codilla after accepting the P1 million check as financial aid personally handed over by Gov. Hilario P. Davide III on Wednesday, August 9 in a ceremony at the town’s municipal...


Davide supports ‘Anti-Hospital Deposit Act’
August 9, 2017 Wednesday

Cebu Governor Hilario P. Davide III expressed full support on the Anti-Hospital Deposit Act recently signed by President Rodrigo Duterte prohibiting health facilities from demanding advance payments from patients before confinement. Republic Act (RA) 10932 also increases the penalties for...


Saitama-Cebu students exchange program underway
August 4, 2017 Friday

Nine Japanese third-year college students from Shibaura Institute of Technology (SIT) paid a courtesy visit on Tuesday, August 1 to Cebu Governor Hilario P. Davide III as part of the student exchange program of Saitama-Cebu Comprehensive Human Resource Monozukuri Project. “Our SIT students and...


Capitol opens Coop Business Center
August 4, 2017 Friday

The Cebu Provincial Government formally inaugurated the Coop Business Center (CBC) inside the Cebu South Bus Terminal on Thursday, August 3, 2017. Aside from offering products and services from accredited cooperatives of Cebu province, the center will also serve as office of the Cebu Province...


Chinese company eyes 300 megawatt power plant in Cebu
August 3, 2017 Thursday

Top officials of China’s top power-producing company presented to Cebu Governor Hilario P. Davide III on Tuesday its intention to build a 200 to 300 megawatt coal-fired power plant in Cebu. Yuwu Lee and Ruan Lin of China Energy Engineering Group (CEEG) discussed with Davide the company’s...


Cebu history focus of Capitol’s 1st Quiz Bowl
August 3, 2017 Thursday

In celebration of Cebu Province's 448th founding anniversary, the Provincial Capitol held its first Capitol Quiz Bowl yesterday initiated by Governor Hilario P. Davide III. Dubbed as Suhito sa Sugbuanong Sugilanon, the three-member group contestants from various cluster offices showed their...


Capitol’s 1st Organic Agriculture Summit highlights sustainable food security
August 3, 2017 Thursday

Capitol conducted its first summit on organic agriculture Tuesday, August 1, one of the streamlined activities for the month-long celebration of Cebu’s 448th founding anniversary. The summit tackled the importance of organic farming and its impact on farmers and consumers. In his speech,...


PB agrees to sell CICC
August 1, 2017 Tuesday

The Cebu Provincial Board (PB) approved a resolution terminating the joint venture agreement (JVA) between the Province and Mandaue City on Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) with contract to sell the facility to the city. CICC sits on a lot owned by Mandaue City but the building was...


Marawi to use Cebu donation for IDPs
August 1, 2017 Tuesday

The Marawi City government will be able to beef up additional fund for the daily expenses of evacuated families following its acceptance of the P1 million financial assistance of the Cebu Provincial Government given last Saturday, July 29, 2017. Marawi City Treasurer Anggay M. Abdullah, who...


Capitol readies employees on disaster rapid damage assessment
August 1, 2017 Tuesday

About 49 Capitol employees attended the four-day Pre-Disaster Risk Assessment (PDRA) Orientation and Rapid Damage Assessment and Needs Analysis Training conducted by the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) Region 7 at Mezzo Hotel from July 25 to 28, 2017. This training aimed to form a group of...


‘Effective earthquake plan needs LGU support’
July 27, 2017 Thursday

Full cooperation among local government units (LGUs) is a major key for Cebu to have an operative disaster plan during earthquake, a top Capitol executive said on Wednesday. Cebu Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRMMO) Head Baltazar Tribunalo Jr. said that aside from...