Provincial News

Capitol holds 2-day seminar on records management
May 4, 2018 Friday

To smooth out a few kinks in Capitol’s storage of documents, the Human Resource and Management Division has organized a two-day seminar on records management, which started yesterday, May 3. Estrella Domingo, former chief archivist of the National Archives of the Philippines who conducted the...


Davide: No suspension of jail visits
May 3, 2018 Thursday

Despite last Friday’s surprise search that yielded suspected drugs, drug sniffing paraphernalia, cellular phones and cash, Cebu Gov. Hilario P. Davide III will not suspend jail visits at the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC). The governor said that the seized...


Capitol enables out-of-school youth for employment
May 2, 2018 Wednesday

The Cebu Provincial Government, through the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO), has been training out-of-school youth (OSY) to prepare them for employment through training and financial assistance. The Capitol launched the technical-vocational training program in 2015, of...


Capitol to expand feeding program, eyes Samboan, Catmon and Madridejos towns
May 2, 2018 Wednesday

In collaboration with Gawad Kalinga (GK) and other government agencies, the Cebu Provincial Government signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) to implement the Kusina sa Kahimsug ug Pag-amuma (KKP) program in the municipalities of Samboan, Catmon and Madridejos, during the End Hunger Summit held at...


Lopez eyes partnership with Capitol to develop Kinatarcan Island in north Cebu
May 2, 2018 Wednesday

Former environment secretary Gina Lopez sought the permission of the Cebu Provincial Government to allow her to develop Kinatarcan Island in Santa Fe town, Bantayan Island, north Cebu that would benefit the local residents. “I wanna work out a relationship with the Provincial Government, where...


Davide to PBMLP: Make good governance as center in public service
April 27, 2018 Friday

With the various functions they have to dabble as public servants, board members should make good governance as the cornerstone in their efforts to help their constituents, said Gov. Hilario P. Davide III in his message to the Provincial Board Members League of the Philippines (PBMLP) during the...


Capitol distributes P3.5-M in wages to Dole’s 695 Tupad beneficiaries
April 25, 2018 Wednesday

Cebu Gov. Hilario P. Davide III and Vice Gov. Agnes A. Magpale led the distribution of P3.465-million worth of salaries to the 695 beneficiaries of the Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) 7’s Emergency Employment Program in Daanbantayan, Cebu, on Tuesday, April 24. Depending on the...


DPWH 7 installs rumble strips in Dumanjug’s Kanyuko Road
April 25, 2018 Wednesday

Cebu Provincial Traffic Focal Person Joy Tumulak on Tuesday said that the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) 7’s 4th District Office mounted pavement markings and rumble strips in Barangay Kanyuko Road, Dumanjug, Cebu, following the tragic vehicular accident that killed five persons...


Guests encourage others to experience Suroy-Suroy
April 24, 2018 Tuesday

The two days, one night “Suroy-Suroy Sugbu 2018 Rediscover Camotes” concluded last April 22, with guests encouraging others who have not yet joined to also experience the annual tour and discover Cebu more. “Naay nindot diay diri uy. Nindot gyud diay ang Cebu. Unya ma-discover sab unta...


Bright prospect for Cebu tourism seen
April 24, 2018 Tuesday

Industry players see a good outlook for Cebu tourism this year, as the province has once again led the region in terms of tourism arrivals in 2017. In a press conference last April 20, Department of Tourism 7 Director Shalimar Hofer Tamano announced that Cebu is still the top draw for tourists...


Capitol’s new heavy equipment to hasten road improvements, disaster response
April 23, 2018 Monday

With the Cebu Provincial Government’s purchase of a new set of heavy equipment, Cebuanos can now expect faster road improvements and quicker clearing operations in times of calamities. This, after Gov. Hilario P. Davide III and Vice Gov. Agnes Mapale, together with the majority of the...


PDRRMO staff represents Cebu in 2-week training in China
April 23, 2018 Monday

An employee of the Cebu Provincial Government is among the 20 Filipinos that is representing the country for this year’s seminar on Public Policy Management, which kicked off last week, in Hainan Province, China. Rhee Telen II of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office...


Tumulak: Mananga Bridge III rehab to start on April 27
April 18, 2018 Wednesday

Cebu Provincial Traffic Management Focal Person Joy Tumulak urges motorists to observe traffic rules, as the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) 7 second engineering district will start the Mananga Bridge III rehabilitation project in Barangay Lawaan, Talisay City on April 27. In a...


Capitol sets 3rd Summer Youth Camp
April 18, 2018 Wednesday

The Cebu Provincial Government, through the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO), announced the holding of the third annual Summer Youth Camp in Alta Resort, Cordova town on May 16-18, 2018. With the theme “Ako Mahimo: A campaign against teenage pregnancy and HIV and...


Capitol rolls up plans for better traffic management 
April 17, 2018 Tuesday

The Cebu Provincial Government, through Jonathan Tumulak, focal person on traffic management, laid down the Capitol’s immediate plans of action aimed at easing the traffic concerns in the province. “Ang problema sa traffic dili masulbad sa usa ka siyudad, sa usa ka lungsod, kon dili masulbad...