Provincial News

Capitol to extend aid to family of 7-year-old heavy rainfall casualty
January 19, 2018 Friday

The Provincial Government will extend cash and burial assistance, as well as food packs, to the family of the 7-year-old girl from Danao City, who died after she was swept away by floodwaters triggered by heavy rains last Monday, Jan. 15. Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office head...


Balik Cebu, Year 15: Fiesta Welcome for balikbayans
January 17, 2018 Wednesday

As host of the Sinulog Festival, Cebu opens its arms wide to a special group – balikbayans. On its 15th year, Balik Cebu continues its tradition of preparing a hearty welcome for those coming home for the feast of the Santo Niño and the street-dancing revelry of the Sinulog. “Now more...


Capitol kicks off 2018 with a medical-surgical mission
January 17, 2018 Wednesday

The Provincial Government started the new year with the gift of healing as the Provincial Health Office (PHO) opened January 2018 with a medical-surgical mission in north Cebu. The highlight of the caravan was the re-introduction of Peritoneal Dialysis. “Peritoneal dialysis is not new, but...


Fiesta Señor and Sinulog 2018 goes digital
January 17, 2018 Wednesday

Amid the digital era, organizers of the Sinulog festival have decided to tap social media to help deliver the message on the real essence of the celebration, which is the devotion and gratitude to the Holy Child Jesus, Sto. Niño. Sinulog Foundation Inc. has launched the Sinulog 2018 app, where...


‘Suroy 2018’ to showcase South Cebu’s rich culture and heritage
January 16, 2018 Tuesday

To sustain the Provincial Government's efforts to boost Cebu’s thriving tourism industry, the annual Suroy-Suroy Sugbo kicks-off this year in the south from January 24 to 26. Provincial Tourism Officer Joselito “Boboi” Costas said that the three-day, two-night package tour highlights the...


Brgy workers in Mandaue City, 3 south Cebu towns get cash gift from Capitol
January 13, 2018 Saturday

At least P2.6 million in cash incentives were received by barangay workers of three towns in southern Cebu and Mandaue City in the north as the Cebu Provincial Government resumed its distribution this week. Gov. Hilario P. Davide III spearheaded the giving out of incentives in the municipalities...


Kusina sa Kahimsug ug Pag-amuma soon to head South Cebu
January 13, 2018 Saturday

After its successful implementation in San Remigio town, north Cebu last year, the feeding program of the Provincial Government and its partners will be heading south. Initial talks on the implementation of the Kusina sa Kahimsug ug Pag-amuma (KKP) has been done with mayors of Samboan,...


Update on third Cebu-Mactan bridge presented in MCBMB meeting
January 11, 2018 Thursday

An update on the construction of the 3rd bridge to link mainland Cebu and Mactan Island and the plan to construct an underpass along UN Avenue were presented during the first meeting this year of the Mactan Cebu Bridge Management Board (MCBMB) headed by Gov. Hilario P. Davide III. In the...


Capitol to highlight unity in Sinulog 2018 float
January 11, 2018 Thursday

Unity towards “Kalambuan sa Matag Sugbuanong Barangay” is the Cebu Provincial Government’s theme for its float during the annual Sinulog grand parade this year. The float will be designed by the Cebu Provincial Tourism Office. “As the basic unit in our community, a barangay perfectly...


FOR THE LOVE OF READING: Capitol turns over reading materials to DepEd’s Library Hubs
January 10, 2018 Wednesday

For sixth grader Marian Lhee Abanid of Cordova town and a lot of 12-year-olds like her, computers, tablets and cellphones are essential gadgets amid the digital age. But there’s a huge difference getting knowledge from reading books than just finding data from the internet, Abanid shared,...


Davide orders fire-safety inspection of Capitol-owned facilities
January 10, 2018 Wednesday

In the wake of the 40-hour fire that gutted Metro Ayala, Governor Hilario P. Davide III has ordered for the inspection of all Capitol-owned facilities and buildings, including in the towns and cities of Cebu province. “I asked Engr. (Hector) Jamora to check on the Capitol and Legislative...


Davide checks on Agaton-affected towns; visits wake of storm’s two casualties
January 5, 2018 Friday

Cash assistance will be extended by the Provincial Government to the families of the two casualties of Tropical Storm Agaton in Cebu. The burial assistance of P10,000 per family will be given after the Provincial Board has approved of its release, according to the Provincial Social Welfare and...


1,066 anti-drugs councils formed
December 29, 2017 Friday

The Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Office (CPADAO) has strengthened the campaign against illegal drugs by reviving the Barangay Anti-Drug Abuse Council (BADAC). CPADAO chairman Carmen Durano-Meca revealed that 1,066 BADAC were formed in different towns to determine their respective plans of...


Food security program intensified
December 29, 2017 Friday

The Capitol will continue to provide equipment for programs involved in the improvement and progress of the agricultural sector. The goal is to achieve the food security agenda of Gov. Hilario P. Davide III for the entire province. In 2017, P19.3 million was spent for agri-machinery and...


P663M for infra projects
December 29, 2017 Friday

Under Gov. Hilario P. Davide III’s infrastructure agenda, P663 million worth of projects was funded by the Capitol in 2017. This was possible through the cooperation of the national government as it aims to roll out more farm projects and build 125.4 kilometers of farm-to-market roads (FMR)...