Provincial News

‘A fulfillment of a dream’: Davide inaugurates Argao town’s new P70M hospital
February 2, 2018 Friday

It is a happy development for south Cebu residents under the second district after the inauguration of the new Isidro C. Kintanar Memorial Hospital (ICKMH) in Argao last Tuesday. Nestled in a new sprawling site in Barangay Bogo, the P70-million facility will raise the hospital's bed capacity...


Preparations begin for 500th anniv of Christianity in the country 
February 1, 2018 Thursday

It will be a collaborative effort between the church, stakeholders, and local government units, including the Cebu Provincial Government, to successfully organize and celebrate the 500th year anniversary of the arrival of Christianity in the Philippines. Preparations are underway even as the main...


Success for Suroy 2018 kick-off; faith tourism focused
January 29, 2018 Monday

The Suroy Suroy Sugbo Southern Heritage Tour ended with huge smiles from participants, mostly balikbayans, who enjoyed the first of four tour legs this year. Forty-one guests, mostly Overseas Filipino Workers and retirees from Canada, Texas, and Australia, joined the three-day, two-night tour...


Food packs extended to seniors in Alegria
January 29, 2018 Monday

Some 2,212 senior citizens in Alegria town, south Cebu, received food packs from the Cebu Provincial Government last Friday during the “Halad Kang Lola ug Lola.” The nine barangays include Lepanto, Montpeller, Guadalupe, Valencia, Sta. Filomena, Poblacion, Legaspi, Compostela and...


Influx of South Korean investors for Cebu
January 29, 2018 Monday

Expect more South Korean investors and tourists in Cebu this year and in the coming years. This as the newly appointed Ambassador to the Philippines of South Korea, His Excellency Han Dong-Man assured Governor Hilario P. Davide III of continuous cooperation between their country and the...


Mini-Sinulog festivities celebrated province-wide
January 29, 2018 Monday

A week after the grand celebration of the Sinulog festival, several barangays in Cebu also held their own celebration to give honor to Snr. Sto. Niño. In Barangay Sto. Niño, Malabuyoc town southwest Cebu, bad weather did not stop the residents from celebrating their own mini-Sinulog last Jan....


Cash aid distribution heads to 3 North Cebu towns
January 29, 2018 Monday

Barangay workers from three North Cebu towns received cash aid worth P3.2 million from the Provincial Government last January 25. Led by Governor Hilario P. Davide III and Vice Governor Agnes A. Magpale, the distribution of cash gifts started in the municipality of Consolacion, then proceeded to...


Davide backs Osmeña’s ‘no counterflowing’ order
January 26, 2018 Friday

Governor Hilario P. Davide III fully supports the decision of Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmena to impound vehicles that are caught counterflowing. With the current traffic situation in Cebu City, as well as in neighboring towns and cities, Davide said the executive order to apprehend and impound...


Barili town receives P3.5M worth of assistance from Capitol 
January 25, 2018 Thursday

A total of P3.5 million in financial assistance and countryside development projects were turned over by Gov. Hilario P. Davide III in Barili town, south Cebu yesterday. The sum of the checks for financial aid handed over to the nine barangays reached P2.1 million, to be used for the purchase of...


Students urged to avail of employment program
January 25, 2018 Thursday

More than 300 slots are now available for students in the Province of Cebu who would want to avail of the Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES). Julius Chua of the Provincial Employment Service Office (PESO) said they are now accepting applications for SPES for the year...


Barangay workers of 3 South Cebu towns given cash gifts
January 25, 2018 Thursday

Making her way through the crowd on a wheelchair, 70-year-old Estelita Pulgo, a barangay health worker (BHW) from Alcantara town, lined herself in a queue and patiently waited for her turn to receive her P2,400 cash incentive from the Capitol inside the town’s sports complex. For Pulgo, the...


Help desk for OFWs to open soon at the Capitol
January 24, 2018 Wednesday

Gov. Hilario P. Davide III was elated after the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) chose the Capitol as its home for Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) help desk, which will open soon. The Provincial Government sealed its partnership with...


Capitol gives assistance for ‘Devotee City’
January 20, 2018 Saturday

Governor Hilario P. Davide III joined Cebu City government officials Friday, Jan. 19 in the opening ceremony of the devotee city that will house patrons of the Sr. Sto. Niño, coming from different areas of the province and other regions and has no place to stay in the city. Davide, together...


Capitol intensifies program for farmers province-wide
January 19, 2018 Friday

It is a solid start for the Provincial Government as it gears up for the implementation and continuation of key projects set for 2018, including the food security program for farmers province-wide. For January this year, around 700 farmers across Cebu province graduated from the Farmer...


Capitol distributes P6M-worth of cattle squeezer, abattoir equipment
January 19, 2018 Friday

Cebu Governor Hilario P. Davide III on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, turned over to various LGUs components of meat dressing equipment and squeeze chutes worth P5.673 million, prompting Cebu as the first provincial government to provide its LGUs with this type of machinery. In a talk during the...