Provincial News

170 farmers complete FSTP course
May 23, 2019 Thursday

At least 170 farmers completed their training in the Farmer Scientists Training Program in towns of Barili, Alcantara and cities of Talisay and Naga on Wednesday, May 22. In Alcantara and Barili, a total of 117 farmers finished the four-month training and 58 in Naga and Talisay. Provincial...


SP approves life insurance for barangay workers
May 16, 2019 Thursday

More than 20,000 workers from Cebu’s 1,066 barangays will now be covered against daily work hazards following the recent approval of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) on the life and accident insurance. Provincial Board Member Jose Mari “Tata” Salvador, who authored the resolution, said...


Capitol donates P46.1 million worth coasters, patrol cars to LGUs, PNP
May 10, 2019 Friday

The Cebu Provincial Government turned over seven coasters worth P20.975 million to the different municipalities in the Province on May 6. In behalf of Gov. Hilario P. Davide III and Vice Gov. Agnes A. Magpale, Provincial Administrator Mark Tolentino led the ceremonial turnover at the Cebu...


CSBT expects 40T home-bound passengers in time for May 13 polls
May 8, 2019 Wednesday

With the May 13 midterm elections just a few days shy, the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) management has once again sought the help of the local government units (LGUs) from southern Cebu in providing convenience to the home-bound commuters. CSBT Chief Jonathan Tumulak said that LGUs may send...


Greek, Pinay nabbed for ‘trafficking’ teenager
May 6, 2019 Monday

The vigilance and quick action of the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) management, together with the law enforcement agencies, resulted in the arrest of an 80-year-old Greek national and a 60-year-old Filipina from Dumaguete City in Negros Oriental for allegedly trafficking a teenager on Tuesday,...


168 jobseekers get ‘hots’ on Labor Day jobs fair
May 3, 2019 Friday

A total of 168 individuals were hired-on-the-spot (hots) during the local jobs fair held at the Capitol Social Hall on Labor Day. The Public Employment Services Office (PESO) has been holding a jobs fair in the Capitol every May 1, in honor of the working sector in the country. Labor...


60th Prov’l farm family forum held
May 2, 2019 Thursday

The Cebu Provincial Government, through the Provincial Agriculture Office (PPAO), held the 60th Provincial Farm Family Forum and Achievement Day at the Capitol Social Hall on Friday, April 26. Almost 300 participants from the different local government units joined the activity with a theme,...


Capitol holds Labor Day jobs fair
April 30, 2019 Tuesday

At least five thousand vacancies are available for jobseekers as the Cebu Provincial Government, through the Provincial Employment Services Office (Peso), will once again hold the annual local jobs fair tomorrow in time for the celebration of this year's Labor Day. Julius Chua, Peso labor and...


Cebu, Fujian strengthen sisterhood ties
April 29, 2019 Monday

Officials of China’s Fujian Province paid a visit at the Capitol on Monday, April 22, to reassure their Cebuano counterparts that their side remained steadfast in pursuing areas of cooperation that would benefit both provinces. Last year, Fujian and Cebu signed a sisterhood agreement in which...


Davao donates P1.5M for El Niño-hit LGUs in Cebu
April 29, 2019 Monday

The Davao City Government extended a total of P1.5 million as financial assistance to the El Niño-hit local government units in Cebu at the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) Regional Operation Center & Warehouse in Mandaue City on Thursday, April 25. In behalf of Davao City Mayor Sara...


Capitol updates NEDA-PPP team on progress of P1.1-B bulk water project
April 26, 2019 Friday

While Metro Cebu residents are still reeling from water shortage, aggravated by the weak El Niño, a team from the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) Central Office was sent to Cebu to get updates on a water supply project in the northern town of Carmen. “Request lang po namin...


Down Syndrome forum held at the Capitol
April 24, 2019 Wednesday

When Darnelia Saraspe’s 17-year-old son, who was born with Down Syndrome, went missing she felt it was the end of everything. Frantically looking for her son Vince Khen Cyrus for two days and two nights, the 42-year-old mother finally found him in a welfare center. However, the center will...


Davide, Magpale satisfied with CSBT’s Holy Week preps
April 17, 2019 Wednesday

Cebu Gov. Hilario P. Davide III and Vice Gov. Agnes A. Magpale visited the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) to check the situation of the facility in time for the Holy Week rush. Davide and Magpale were joined by CSBT operations manager Jonathan Tumulak who gave them updates on the measures...


2-3 hour traffic expected in Cebu South on Holy Week
April 17, 2019 Wednesday

Cebu Provincial Traffic Management focal person Jonathan “Joy” Tumulak said motorists can expect a vehicle convergence that will last for a maximum of three hours in southern Cebu this Holy Week, as towns observe religious rites on Good Friday and Easter Sunday. During the special episode of...


Davide creates provincial transition team
April 17, 2019 Wednesday

Cebu Gov. Hilario P. Davide III has created a Local Governance Transition Team that will be tasked to prepare for an effective turnover of the new set of provincial officials on June 30, 2019. Davide issued Executive Order (EO) 4 dated April 3, 2019 for the creation of the team, with him as the...