Provincial News

Capitol, PRC forge tie-up to hire more volunteers
January 20, 2019 Sunday

The Cebu Provincial Government partnered with the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) to produce more volunteers by enrolling some of the Capitol personnel to the program. Gov. Hilario P. Davide III, in behalf of the Capitol, signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the PRC represented by Secretary...


Capitol, Cebu City open Devotee City
January 18, 2019 Friday

Officials of the Cebu Provincial Government and the Cebu City Government opened the Devotee City for the out-of-town visitors who want to join the Sinulog celebrations earlier today, Jan. 18. The Cebu Provincial Government spent at least P600,000 for the rental and transportation of the 58 cargo...


Davide, Magpale turn over P17.2M projects, cash incentives
January 18, 2019 Friday

Various projects, cash incentives, as well as farm and fishing inputs, with a total worth of P17.2 million, were distributed and turned over in the two towns of southern Cebu on Tuesday, Jan. 15. Gov. Hilario P. Davide III and Vice Gov. Agnes A. Magpale led the distribution of at least P1.284...


Group assures convenience for balikbayans, launches Balik Cebu 2019 booth in Ayala Center Cebu
January 16, 2019 Wednesday

The festive sound and music started to echo, calling the Cebuanos, as well as the balikbayans and tourists to come and celebrate the Sinulog. With this, the Balik Cebu Committee launched their booth on Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the first level of Ayala Center Cebu for the traditional welcoming of the...


JICA, MCWD sign documents for Septage Management Program
January 16, 2019 Wednesday

After months of complying with some requirements related to the proposed comprehensive Septage Management Program for Metro Cebu, a signing ceremony was held last Jan. 11, 2019 to signal another milestone. The signing ceremony for the Minutes of the Discussions related to the preparatory survey...


Talisay contingent dominates Sinulog sa Lalawigan
January 16, 2019 Wednesday

It is unusual to perform a dance with death as a theme in a festive event like Sinulog. But, Talisay City took the risk and came out as champion in the Sinulog sa Kabataan sa Lalawigan held at the Cebu City Sports Center in Cebu City last Saturday, Jan. 12. Talisay City Central Elementary School...


Eye surgery facility now available at CPH-Danao
January 16, 2019 Wednesday

Senior citizens in Cebu, who are suffering from cataract and other eye problems, will no longer have to worry about looking for treatment. This, as the Cebu Provincial Government, through the Provincial Health Office, inaugurated the cataract care unit (CCU) and ophthalmology operating room at...


OVER P7M IN INFRA PROJECTS, CASH AID: Capitol mulls hike of brgy workers’ cash incentives
January 16, 2019 Wednesday

Barangay workers are expected to get an increase in their cash incentives from the Cebu Provincial Government starting this year. This, after Vice Gov. Agnes A. Magpale announced the Capitol’s plan on raising the barangay workers’ incentives during the distribution of cash gifts in the...


Capitol turns over 4th Kusina facility to Catmon LGU
January 14, 2019 Monday

The Cebu Provincial Government, together with its partners, launched the fourth Kusina sa Kahimsug ug Pag-amuma (KKP) in the municipality of Catmon on Tuesday, Jan. 8. A total of 2,345 day care, kindergarten and elementary pupils (Grade 1 to 6) will benefit from the supplemental feeding program of...


Balamban, Liloan rule Provincial Meet
January 14, 2019 Monday

Balamban failed to replicate a sweep of the Provincial Meet titles after Liloan topped the elementary division in the week-long tournament, which ended last Friday in Carmen town, northern Cebu. Despite the setback, Balamban still managed to defend the overall crown with a total medal haul of 72...


Chooks to Go 3×3 hoop organizers eye world record 
January 10, 2019 Thursday

Organizers of the Chooks to Go 3x3 SBP Basketball Tournament aimed not only to discover new talents and promote the sport, but also a possible world record for most number of players in a competition. Samahang Basketball nang Pilipinas (SBP) Region 7 Director Rico Navarro said he...


Magpale urges victims of domestic violence to seek PWC help
January 10, 2019 Thursday

Vice Gov. Agnes A. Magpale encourages victims of domestic violence to seek immediate help from the Provincial Women’s Commission (PWC) to stop the abuses on them and to prevent things from getting out of hand that may result in death. Magpale made this advice following the demise of a woman...


55 CPDRC personnel test negative for drug use
January 10, 2019 Thursday

At least 55 personnel of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) were subjected to a random drug test on Wednesday, Jan. 9. None of them tested positive for drug use. A team from the Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Office (CPADAO), led by its Operations Division head...


Magpale: Elderly people play a vital role in society
January 10, 2019 Thursday

A person who holds a cane, walks slowly, suffers pain in the joints and has wrinkles is often described as a senior citizen whose movements are limited. But for Vice Gov. Agnes A. Magpale, these persons can still do more despite their age. Magpale emphasized the importance of every senior...


AFP, PNP assure Cebu is safe from terror threats
January 9, 2019 Wednesday

Police and military officials in Central Visayas assured Gov. Hilario P. Davide III on Wednesday, Jan. 9, that Cebu remains safe following the travel advisory of the United Kingdom, warning its citizens from traveling to Mindanao and parts of southern Cebu. In a briefing, Chief Insp. Florendo...