Capitol marks World Aids Day with awareness advocacy, candle lighting

Raising awareness about human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/Aids) and remembering those who lost their lives to the condition highlighted the “Beat HIV/AIDS: Know Your Status” program held at the Capitol last Monday, Dec. 3. The activity was organized by the Provincial Youth Commission (PYC), in partnership with the Provincial Health Office (PHO) and the Provincial continue reading : Capitol marks World Aids Day with awareness advocacy, candle lighting

P663M for infra projects

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) under the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP). Of continue reading : P663M for infra projects

Provincial Veterinarian gets CSC’s 2017 ‘Pagasa’ award

For her efforts in making linkages with local government units, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) Honor Awards Program recognized Cebu Provincial veterinarian Mary Rose B. Vincoy through its prestigious Pagasa Award during its 117th anniversary celebration held at the Montebello Hotel last week. CSC’s Pagasa Award is given to an individual or group whose outstanding continue reading : Provincial Veterinarian gets CSC’s 2017 ‘Pagasa’ award

Singapore schools partner with Cebu Province to help boost tourism industry

The development of a 36-month Tourism and Hospitality Capability Development program for students and the tourism sector in Cebu is underway after two Singapore schools inked a partnership with the Cebu Provincial Government and the Department of Tourism (DOT). Gov. Hilario P. Davide III, Republic Polytechnic principal and chief executive officer Mr. Yeo Li Pheow, continue reading : Singapore schools partner with Cebu Province to help boost tourism industry

PDRRMO prioritizes building of disaster-proof evac centers

Underscoring the need to mitigate and reduce disaster risks, the Cebu provincial government allocated P21 million for the construction of ‘calamity-resistant’ evacuation centers in priority areas of Cebu province. This was revealed in the proposed budget by the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (PDRRMO) during yesterday’s Provincial Development Council meeting. The PDRRMO budget proposal, continue reading : PDRRMO prioritizes building of disaster-proof evac centers

PDRRMO trains 20 more canyoneering guides in Alegria

The Cebu Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) recently completed the training exercises for 20 local guides for Canlaob’s water adventure sports in Alegria last September 18 to 22, 2017. The drills aimed to address the demand for more experienced and well-trained guides for canyoneering sports and emergency medical responders for Alegria Local continue reading : PDRRMO trains 20 more canyoneering guides in Alegria

Guv convenes stakeholders, authorities on bridge repair problem

Ferry boats. Shuttle buses. Truck ban scheduling. 24/7 work shifts. These were just some of the proposals to help alleviate the traffic situation due to repairs and rehabilitation of the old Mandaue-Mactan Bridge. Governor Hilario P. Davide III called for a meeting with stakeholders and authorities at the quarterly meeting of the Mactan-Cebu Bridge Management continue reading : Guv convenes stakeholders, authorities on bridge repair problem