Provincial News

Anti-cybersex frontliners gather to map out measures, present accomplishments
June 6, 2018 Wednesday

Five local chief executives in Cebu and other stakeholders recently gathered at the Capitol to discuss their accomplishments, as well as challenges, in the ongoing fight against online sexual exploitation of children (OSEC). Vice Gov. Agnes A. Magpale said that she invited to her office...


Capitol turns over MRF to Balamban town
June 6, 2018 Wednesday

The Cebu Provincial Government turned over a material recovery and composting facility (MRF) to the municipal government of Balamban, Cebu on Tuesday, June 5. In a ceremony, Genseric Tabanao, Capitol’s Solid Waste Management staff, turned over the ceremonial key to Balamban Municipal Environment...


Capitol promotes organic farming method, helps local farmers increase income
June 5, 2018 Tuesday

For years, fifty-five years old Maria Cabañog of Barangay Anao in Ginatilan, south Cebu had been tilling the soil using synthetic fertilizers and chemicals in growing her farm products and unmindful of the health hazards it poses to consumers. But everything changed since she was introduced by...


Cebu bizmen, officials hold business month
June 5, 2018 Tuesday

With the theme “Innovate Cebu,” Cebu businessmen and government officials graced the opening of the month-long celebration of the 21st Cebu Business Month at the Ayala Terraces Cebu last Friday, June 1. The annual event, spearheaded by the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI), aims to...


Davide: P3.2-M ads aim to boost publicity of Capitol programs, accomplishments
June 4, 2018 Monday

To boost the publicity of its programs and accomplishments, the Cebu Provincial Government announced its plan to hire an advertising agency that would take charge in placing advertisements in print and broadcast companies. Since placing an advertisement would require payment first before...


Capitol, DBP seal agreement for P1.5 billion loan
June 4, 2018 Monday

Cebu Gov. Hilario P. Davide III and the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP), through its chairman Alberto Romulo, signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) for the P1.525-billion 10-year omnibus loan that will be used for the construction of a 20-storey resource center inside the Capitol...


Capitol’s solid waste management plan: A 10-year journey to a more environment-friendly Cebu
June 4, 2018 Monday

Pollution caused by poor management of wastes has been considered as one of the major challenges that the government has to address. In 2000, the House approved Republic Act 9003, or The Ecological Solid Waste Management of 2000 that promotes efficient reduction of wastes by engaging in...


Capitol’s youth camp highlights awareness on teenage pregnancy, HIV
May 31, 2018 Thursday

With the objective of promoting awareness on sexually transmitted diseases and teenage pregnancy, close to 200 youth participated in the “3rd Provincial Summer Youth Camp” held at Alta Garden Resort, Cordova, Cebu. The three-day camp, which runs from May 30 to June 1, aims to boost the level...


Mandaue sweeps Carcar for 1st Gov’s Cup volleyball crown
May 31, 2018 Thursday

If there is a fitting sendoff gift Mandaue City can give to its homegrown talent who is heading to the big league, it will be a championship trophy. Mandaue did just that to its ace spiker and team captain Shiela Mae Kiseo after it routed Carcar City again, 25-17, 25-20, 25-18, in Game 2 of the...


General services officers in CV gather for a 3-day regional confab
May 31, 2018 Thursday

Over 70 general services officers in Central Visayas gathered at the Capitol Social Hall for the three-day first regional convention of the Philippine Association of General Services Officers Inc. (PAGSO) Central Visayas. With the theme, “A Show of Force of Solidarity,” the convention kicked...


Capitol begins screening, interview of 1,300 Paglaum applicants
May 30, 2018 Wednesday

The Cebu Provincial Government started yesterday, May 29, the interview of applicants for the Paglaum Scholarship Program (PSP), with Gov. Hilario P. Davide III and Vice Gov. Agnes A. Magpale asking initial questions on applicants’ personal information. Davide, in some instances, shared jokes to...


28 LGUs in Cebu’s south to get mental health services program
May 30, 2018 Wednesday

In line with his administration’s health agenda, Cebu Gov. Hilario P. Davide III led the signing of a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with Philippine Mental Health Association (PMHA) for the community mental health services program in 28 local government units (LGUs) in south Cebu. Cebu Provincial...


Davide to newly-elected village execs: Serve your constituents well
May 30, 2018 Wednesday

Serve your constituents well. This was the message of Cebu Gov. Hilario P. Davide III after he administered the oath of office of the winning barangay captains and councilors of Asturias town last Tuesday, May 29. Vice Gov. Agnes A. Magpale, who was with the governor, urged the elected village...


P1B septage treatment plant to rise at old Cebu City abattoir
May 29, 2018 Tuesday

Metro Cebu will soon have a septage treatment plant that will be constructed through a P1 billion grant by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica). Cebu Gov. Hilario P. Davide III made the announcement about the construction of the Septic Tank Sludge Treatment Project during the first...


Mandaue takes Game 1 in Gov’s Cup volleyball finals
May 29, 2018 Tuesday

Mandaue City moved a win shy of clinching the overall title after it blanked Carcar City, 25-22, 25-18, 25-17, in Game 1 of their best-of-three finals series in the Governor's Cup Inter-cities/Municipalities Volleyball Tournament last night at the Carcar Sports Complex. The three-set victory...