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4 years after Yolanda: Kinatarcan Island celebrates first ‘Harvest Feast’
November 27, 2017 Monday

Fresh produce of ampalaya, eggplant, tomatoes, bell peppers, okra and various tropical fruits sprouted over the vibrant indigenous booths of Sitio Yellow Top’s multi-purpose hall during the maiden observance of ‘Harvest Festival’ held last November 15, in Kinatarcan Island, Santa Fe town,...


Cebu gets 3rd consecutive SGLG award
November 27, 2017 Monday

Governor Hilario P. Davide lll received on behalf of Cebu Province its third consecutive Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) award from the Department of the Interior and Local Government on November 27, 2017 in Tent City, The Manila Hotel, Manila. Cebu Province was awarded for its...


Capitol distributes marker bouys for Cebu’s marine protected areas
November 27, 2017 Monday

The Cebu Provincial Government, through the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources office (PENRO), distributed P2.222 million worth of marine sanctuary ropes and marker buoys to 39 local government units Monday, November 27. Marker buoys tied together with ropes establish limits of marine...


Agri-machineries, farm inputs distributed during Capitol’s 10th farmers congress
November 24, 2017 Friday

Cebu Governor Hilario P. Davide III distributed another round of equipment to farm workers in a move to solidify Cebu’s agriculture sector under his bannering food security and countryside development agenda. Moisture meters, cultivator tiller, power sprayer, knapsack sprayers, whose worth...


Capitol moves to fight hunger, poverty thru “Kusina sa Kahimsug ug Pag–amuma”
November 24, 2017 Friday

Aiming to restore the normal nutritional status of school pupils and improved class attendance, the Cebu Provincial Government together with partners launched on Wednesday, November 22, the ‘Kusina sa Kahimsug ug Pag–amuma’ (KKP) program in its pilot area in San Remigio town, northwest...


Mental health clinic opens in Pinamungajan town
November 23, 2017 Thursday

People with mental disabilities should be treated and taken care of instead of left wandering aimlessly in the streets. Psychiatrist Dr. Glenda Basubas stressed this, as she explained the goal of the newly-opened Provincial Government-run mental health out-patient clinic, located within the...


San Remigio women undergo disaster, climate change seminar
November 23, 2017 Thursday

Realizing the important role of women during emergencies, the Provincial Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) conducted a seminar on disaster and climate change adaptation and mitigation for women organizations of San Remigio town, northern Cebu. The two-day seminar started last...


Chinese delegation seeks Gov’s support for visa-upon-arrival at MCIA
November 23, 2017 Thursday

Hoping to support the increase of more than 70 percent in Chinese tourist arrivals in Central Visayas this year, the Cebu Provincial Government and the Chinese Consulate in Cebu are looking into the possible implementation of the visa-upon-arrival for Chinese tourists. In a courtesy call to Gov....


Over 500 individuals benefit from Capitol’s regular medical operation
November 21, 2017 Tuesday

Day to day, ninety-year old Marciano Figuracion walks from Barangay Gawi, Oslob to Boljoon town, an eight-kilometer travel distance, just to ask for food and water from relatives and friends. But when he passed by the covered court of Barangay South Granada, Boljoon last Nov. 17, the Cebu...


Samboan reigns in Capitol cookfest
November 20, 2017 Monday

After all the aromas have wafted away and the smoke literally cleared, Samboan stood above the other Cebu towns that participated in the Cebu Provincial Government’s “Eats Meets West” culinary competition that concluded last November 19, after it took the top plum in majority of the honors at...


BATANG PINOY 2017: Cebu Province finishes strong in qualifying games; powers up for national meet 2018
November 20, 2017 Monday

A robust finish during the recently-concluded Batang Pinoy 2017 Visayas Qualifying Leg doesn’t stop players of Cebu Province to poise for another level as they fixed training for the national meet set early next year. Cebu Province, with 208 delegates in the week-long Visayas leg recently held...


Popcom lauds Provincial Gov’t for family-oriented programs
November 17, 2017 Friday

The Province of Cebu has been lauded by the Commission on Population (Popcom) 7 for the initiatives geared towards empowered families. Popcom 7 awarded the Province of Cebu as the Most Outstanding Province “for creating and maintaining a local population office with appointed/designated...


Capitol and MCIAA to operate airports in Bantayan, Camotes Islands
November 16, 2017 Thursday

To further boost tourist arrival in the islands of Bantayan and Camotes, Cebu Gov. Hilario P. Davide III said the Provincial Government will work on developing the airports in both top island destinations. “We will develop and fix the runway of these two airports,” Davide told Jose Dorren...


Capitol moves for Cebu’s safe water 
November 16, 2017 Thursday

Nine members of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) survey team visited Cebu Governor Hilario P. Davide III on Friday last week in a gesture that sets in motion positive deals to finally manage and dispose Metro Cebu’s sewage mire. A septic sludge treatment facility, which will be...


Capitol opens P14-M facility for abused women, children
November 16, 2017 Thursday

A dream come true and a monument of love. This was how Gov. Hilario P. Davide III and Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale described the newly completed P14-million center built by the Provincial Government as shelter for abused women and children. Called the Cebu Provincial Women and Children Development...