Provincial News

Cebu Province supports typhoon victims
November 13, 2013 Wednesday

To address the needs of the typhoon victims in the province, the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office released relief assistance to 38,605 families in the first, third, fourth and fifth districts of Cebu . The assistance contained three (3) kgs. of rice, five (5) canned goods, noodles ,...


Typhoon Yolanda and the Provincial Health Office in Action
November 13, 2013 Wednesday

Before the super typhoon Yolanda hit the northern tip part of the province of Cebu on Nov. 8, the Provincial Health Office headed by Dr. Cynthia T. Genosolango had lined up its preparations. On Nov. 7, a day before the storm, a Disaster Team 1 and 2 were already on standby ready for action...


Capitol to dispatch gen sets 12 LGUs in the north
November 13, 2013 Wednesday

The provincial government is now ready to deploy 25-kVA generator sets to the 12 local government units in northern Cebu, thatwere badly affected by super typhoon Yolanda. The generator sets were acquired by the Capitol in a negotiated procurement for P290,000 each. These were already delivered...


PEO on the go
November 12, 2013 Tuesday

Following what was agreed in the department heads’ meeting on Mon., Nov. 11, to help provide temporary shelter to the affected families in north Cebu in the wake of typhoon Zoraida which is believed to be bringing along substantial rainfall, the Provincial Engineering Office has subdivided the...


Vice Gov Magpale continues dispensing duties
November 11, 2013 Monday

Vice Governor Agnes Magpale personally clarified to the Capitol department heads, in the meeting last Mon., Nov. 11, at the social hall, that her initial appearance in the areas affected by super typhoon Yolanda was to accompany the team doing the clearing of roads from blockage made of fallen...


Province continues relief operations, to distribute generator sets for water systems
November 11, 2013 Monday

After listening to the updates of the departments which are in the forefront of the relief operations in the department heads meeting in the morning of Monday, Nov. 11,, Prov’l. Administrator Mark Tolentino called another meeting in the afternoon for the updates on the agreed action...


Cebu Provincial Government Assists Yolanda Victims
November 11, 2013 Monday

Some 11,730 families mostly in the northern part of the province who are victims of the recent super typhoon Yolanda had received assistance from the Cebu Provincial Government through the PSWDO. As of Sunday, Nov. 10 and Nov. 11 in the afternoon, at least 17 towns including in the Camotes...


KEPCO Philippines donates 500K to Cebu Province
November 7, 2013 Thursday

Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) Philippines doles out P500,000 to Cebu Province as relief assistance for the affected areas that were hit by the 7.2 magnitude earthquake last October 15. KEPCO SPC Power Corporation (KSPC ) President Bong Joo Choi, together with KEPCO Ilijan Power...


Bayugan City, Agusan del Sur donates P500k to Cebu Province
November 6, 2013 Wednesday

The Cebu Provincial Government received P500,000 donation from the city government of Bayugan, Agusan del Sur, showing solidarity after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit Cebu and Bohol last October 15. Governor Hilario P. Davide III and Vice Governor Agnes Magpale received the assistance from...


Davide suspends classes in Cebu
November 6, 2013 Wednesday

Governor Hilario P. Davide III declared suspension of classes in all levels in the entire province of Cebu beginning Thursday until Friday (November 7-8), as projected super typhoon “Yolanda” is expected to make a landfall on Thursday morning. “Mas mayo ning mangandam ta kay we don’t...


Capitol accredits Cordova CSO, to help against cybersex
November 4, 2013 Monday

To bolster its arsenal against cybersex and drug addiction in the municipality of Cordova, the Cebu Provincial Board approved the application of Cordova Catholic Cooperative School as a an accredited Civil Society Organization (CSO) of the province of Cebu. Provincial Board (PB) Member Sun...


Aussie Government to help quake victims
October 29, 2013 Tuesday

Australian Ambassador Bill Tweddell expressed sympathy with the residents of Cebu and Bohol provinces, which were hardest hit of the destructive 7.2 magnitude October 15 earthquake. Tweddell personally visited the Capitol compound last October 29. Some of the Capitol buildings suffered cracks...


PENRO Scores Again
October 29, 2013 Tuesday

A combined team from the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) and the Cebu Provincial Anti-Illegal Fishing Task Force confiscated some 180 buckets of assorted fish from two fishing boats in the waters off Madridejos the other day. The two fishing vessels marked...


Cancer NGOs to bring Pink October awareness in CPDRC dance show
October 25, 2013 Friday

The Cebu Cancer Fight Inc. and I Can Serve Foundation will make a special appearance with the world-famous dancing inmates at the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC). Capitol Consultant on jail matters Marco Toral said the Cebu-based organizations formed a group of...


Guv vows to help coops
October 25, 2013 Friday

The provincial government will help ease the lives of cooperatives. Governor Hilario P. Davide III promised this saying while he might have his own vision, he will not hesitate to listen to the agenda of the cooperatives. “I assure I will listen, the provincial government will listen....