Provincial News

Capitol earns Galing Pook recognition for its insurance plan for farmers, fishers
November 13, 2018 Tuesday

The Cebu Provincial Government’s entry on the comprehensive agri-fishery insurance program earned a recognition as one of the finalists in the prestigious Galing Pook Awards held at the Novetel Manila Araneta Center in Quezon City last Oct. 11. The award was received by Gov. Hilario P. Davide...


1st harvest day of Oslob fishers held
November 13, 2018 Tuesday

The proof of the pudding is in the eating. This old adage holds true for the first batch of the Fishermen Scientist Training Program (FishSTP) in Oslob town, southern Cebu, as they witnessed their labor bear fruit during the Harvest Day of the Capitol’s aqua-culture project on Monday, Nov....


Herrera assures stricter policies to be imposed at Larsian
November 12, 2018 Monday

In line with the official reopening of the Larsian food strip on Friday, Nov. 16, stricter policies and guidelines will be implemented to address some concerns on food handling and customer service. Joey Herrera, administrator of Larsian, said to avoid the practice of overpricing or...


Capitol workers hold outreach program for 150 Naga kids
November 12, 2018 Monday

At least 150 children-evacuees in the City of Naga, Cebu were treated to a day of fun and entertainment by a group of young employees from the Cebu Provincial Capitol on Friday, Nov. 9. Held at the Naalad Elementary School, the children enjoyed various games and prizes plus the snacks prepared...


Capitol honors 1st Cebuano national artist
November 9, 2018 Friday

The Cebu Provincial Government on Monday, Nov. 5, hosted a testimonial dinner for Dr. Resil B. Mojares in honor of his conferment as the National Artist for Literature last month. At least 100 guests, including members of his family and friends from the literary group, attended the affair held at...


12 Cebuanos join 2-week PH-China youth exchange program
November 8, 2018 Thursday

Twelve Cebuano youths flew to the Province of Fujian in the People’s Republic of China last Oct. 24 as part of a two-week Philippines–China(Fujian) Youth Friendly Exchange Program. Together with them were 16 other Filipinos and 28 Chinese youth members and officials who flew with them last...


Capitol cites 3 keys to staying as richest province in PH for 4 straight years
November 8, 2018 Thursday

Gov. Hilario P. Davide III and Vice Gov. Agnes A. Magpale attributed to good governance, transparency and sound financial management as keys to making Cebu the richest province in the Philippines in 2017 for four years in a row. “Because of good governance. Wala ta pataka og waldas sa kwarta sa...


Capitol to donate P5M for 7th district’s dev’t plan
November 7, 2018 Wednesday

The Cebu Provincial Government will be donating P5 million as its support fund for the creation of the Integrated Area Development Program (IADP) for Cebu’s seventh district. On Monday, Nov. 5, Gov. Hilario P. Davide III signed a memorandum of agreement with Rep. Peter Calderon, Provincial...


Capitol distributes 23 patrol cars to CPPO
November 6, 2018 Tuesday

To help in beefing up police visibility in towns, the Cebu Provincial Government turned over 23 patrol cars worth P23.897 million to the Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) on Monday, Nov. 5. Gov. Hilario P. Davide III and Vice Gov. Agnes A. Magpale spearheaded the distribution of vehicles to...


Capitol’s Paglaum serves 1.3T scholars
October 30, 2018 Tuesday

Mildred Oroc, 19, is a second year commerce student, major in human resource development management at the University of Cebu (UC). She has been a scholar-beneficiary of the Cebu Provincial Government’s Paglaum Scholarship Program for a year now. The second among five siblings from a farmer...


Beyond empowering women, kids, PWC introduces livelihood initiatives
October 30, 2018 Tuesday

Providing an individual with a livelihood does not only mean to earn for a living. For the Cebu Provincial Government, it is also a way to empower women and to prevent families from getting involved in any illegal activities. For two years now, the Cebu Provincial Women’s Commission (PWC),...


Capitol’s livelihood programs benefit women’s groups
October 30, 2018 Tuesday

Vice Gov. Agnes A. Magpale led the signing of the memorandum of agreement (MOA) with a women’s organization based in the northern town of Carmen to improve the group’s livelihood programs. “From the 10 sacks of rice turned over to Bugasan sa Kababayen-an in Carmen, now they are a...


Capitol helps women’s groups through donations of agri inputs, tools
October 30, 2018 Tuesday

Cebu Gov Hilario P. Davide III and Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale distributed close to a million worth farm inputs, implements and assorted materials to various women’s organizations from recipient barangays. The Provincial Women’s Commission requested the items from the Gender and Development...


Halad sa Gugma: Capitol’s love project for the elderly
October 30, 2018 Tuesday

“It’s important to let them know that they are being cared for by the government.” This was the message that Vice Gov. Agnes A. Magpale would like to convey to the elderly sector in Cebu Province as the Capitol continues to innovate ways on how to improve the assistance it is giving to...


Capitol turns over 15 vehicles for district, provincial hospitals
October 29, 2018 Monday

Provincial and district hospitals will no longer have to worry about the lack of vehicle when transporting medical supplies and other items from the Capitol in Cebu City. This concern has already been addressed. The Cebu Provincial Government, under the leadership of Gov. Hilario P. Davide III...