Provincial News

Health & Wellness Day at Capitol
August 5, 2013 Monday

In harmony with the Provincial Government’s thrust of promoting work-life balance in the Capitol and instilling health awareness among its employees, the Office of the Governor hosted the “Health and Wellness Activity Day” which was attended to by 350 of its employees. A part of the weeklong...


Aussie dominates 2013 Cobra Ironman race in Cebu
August 4, 2013 Sunday

Australia's two-time Olympian, Courtney Atkinson, won the 2013 Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Philippines in a rainy race held in the province of Cebu last Sunday, August 4. Atkinson, who was supposedly here in Cebu for a romantic getaway with his wife in an island, beat his fellow...


Cebu: A major attraction in the 2013 Ironman 70.3 Philippines
August 4, 2013 Sunday

Despite the heavy downpour early in the morning of August 4, the inclement weather failed to dampen the spirit of the triathletes, the spectators and the organizers of the 2013 Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Philippines. The games began at exactly 6:30 a.m. with the 1.9 km. swim, after Gov....


Guv: 2013 Ironman is successful, makes Cebu an attraction
August 4, 2013 Sunday

Save for the bad weather and minor injuries, the 2013 Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Philippines in Cebu was successful, according to Governor Hilario P. Davide III. Davide said it was a boon to the tourism industry stating, “If there is a beneficiary here, that is our local tourism...


Governor to build Bagsakan Center for farmers
August 2, 2013 Friday

Governor Hilario P. Davide III plans to build a trading center or a “basgsakan center” for farm products coming from the different towns and component cities in the Province of Cebu. “The idea is on the table,” Davide said in an interview at the Provincial Capitol last Friday, August...


Celebrating the 444th Founding Anniversary of the Province of Cebu
August 1, 2013 Thursday

On August 1, Cebu Governor Hilario P. Davide III formally opened the province's celebration of its 444th Founding Anniversary. Among those present during the formal opening were mayors of the different cities and municipalities of the province and the provincial board members. Gov. Davide...


Cebu celebrates 444th Founding Anniversary
August 1, 2013 Thursday

The Province of Cebu celebrated the 444th Founding Anniversary with the theme:"Pagtambayayong alang sa Kauswagan ug Kalambuan" (Cooperation for Progress and Development) starting August 01, 2013. As usual, the traditional opening of the event which is the flag raising ceremony was attended by...


PWD Culminating Activity
July 30, 2013 Tuesday

Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) from around the province gathered at SM City Consolacion for the culminating activity of the PWD month of 2013 last July 31. With the theme, PWD Power!!!, the event aimed to empower and recognize the unique abilities and talents of PWDs. In his welcome address,...


Medical team ready for 2013 Ironman
July 24, 2013 Wednesday

Aiming for a zero casualty, the triathletes participating the 2013 Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines Cebu will see an augmented and more prepared emergency response from the event’s medical team this year. “The goal is to provide two units of ambulance for every medical station that...


Davide satisfied with PNoy’s SONA
July 23, 2013 Tuesday

Governor Hilario P. Davide III commended President Benigno “PNoy” Aquino for giving an honest and inspiring the State of the Nation Address (SONA) saying, it was an “inspiring” and “truthful report” of the accomplishments of his administration. “Nakita gyud nato nga dunay...


Photo of the Day
July 22, 2013 Monday

LPP National President Oriental Mindoro Governor Alfonso Umali, Jr. led the Governors delegation in the 4th SONA of His Excellency President Benigno S. Aquino III at the House of Representatives on July 22, 2013.


Davide announces Suroy Suroy to continue
July 16, 2013 Tuesday

Governor Hilario P. Davide III will continue the Suroy Suroy Sugbo. However, Davide said the countryside tourism program,which he inherited from the previous administration, would have some modifications. According to Davide, changes were already introduced during the tenure of then acting...


New guv wants a simple anniversary celebration
July 16, 2013 Tuesday

The province of Cebu will mark the 444th Founding Anniversary of the province with a modest celebration under the administration of Governor Hilario Davide III. Instead of the usual month-long festivities under the past administration, the activities will be cut down to only seven days to...


Flashfloods damaged three barangays in Danao City
July 15, 2013 Monday

Strong rains which resulted to flooding of three barangays in Danao City last Monday, July 15. A thunderstorm occurred at about 3 p.m. which brought with it heavy rains according to Mrs. Lenida Batican, a teacher of Sandayong Sur Elementary School. The affected areas were barangays...


Guv to convene anti-drug body
July 15, 2013 Monday

Governor Hilario P. Davide III will convene the Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Council (CPADAC) as the drugs problem in the province gets “very serious.” “I considered the drugs problem here very serious and we should be very serious in our efforts to stamp this out,” he said in a press...