Provincial News

Davide temporarily halts quarry ops under Cebu Province
September 21, 2018 Friday

Gov. Hilario P. Davide III ordered the temporary stoppage of all quarry operations under Cebu Province, a day after a tragic landslide hits Sitios Sindulan and Tagaytay in Barangay Tinaan, City of Naga, past 5 a.m. last Thursday. Davide, who immediately visited the landslide area estimated to...


Cebu Province cyclists continue dominance
September 21, 2018 Friday

There was no slowing down for Cebu Province's Nicole Marie del Rosario. Del Rosario claimed her fourth gold after winning two more yesterday in the Batang Pinoy National Championship in Baguio City. The 15-year-old Cebuana topped the duathlon 14-15 years old category in the early morning race...


There is no rice shortage, distribution is the problem, NFA says
September 21, 2018 Friday

The National Food Authority (NFA) has enough rice to last for 100 days said Diocano “Jun” Alojado, the agency’s assistant regional director, as more imported rice are coming in. “There is no rice shortage. The problem is in the distribution,” Alojado said, as he asked the help of Cebu...


Davide visits landslide site, mobilizes Capitol units to help in rescue ops
September 21, 2018 Friday

Cebu Gov. Hilario P. Davide III immediately ordered the Provincial Engineering Office (PEO) to dispatch heavy equipment to the landslide area in Barangay Tinaan, City of Naga, Cebu a few hours after the tragedy happened past 5 a.m. yesterday. Rescue teams from the Provincial Disaster Risk...


Cebu Province cyclists, karatekas shine anew
September 20, 2018 Thursday

Cebu Province cycling and karatedo teams continued to wax hot the cold terrain of Baguio City with two athletes of each squad winning their second gold medal in the Batang Pinoy National Championships on Wednesday. Nicole Marie del Rosario and Jeanna Mariel Cañete blazed the track again in the...


Cebu Province claims 8 golds on Day 2
September 19, 2018 Wednesday

After a lethargic start, the Cebu Province buckled down to work and harvested eight gold medals on the second day of the Batang Pinoy National Championship held here in Baguio City. Yesterday's medal rush came from karatedo, cycling, taekwondo and lawn tennis as Cebu Province increased its total...


DPWH 7 announces 4-day closure of Marcelo Fernan Bridge’s viaduct
September 19, 2018 Wednesday

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) 7 announced the closure of the viaduct that connects the Marcelo Fernan Bridge along the Lapu-Lapu City side starting tomorrow, Sept. 20, until Sunday, Sept. 23. Engr. Faustino de la Cruz of the DPWH 7 made the announcement last Tuesday during the...


43 Paglaum scholars undergo leadership training in Balamban
September 18, 2018 Tuesday

The Cebu Provincial Government, in partnership with the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (Rafi), organized a leadership training for the second batch of Paglaum scholars at the Rafi-Kool Adventure Camp (KAC) in Barangay Cansomoroy, Balamban, Cebu last Sept. 13. The first batch, which was attended by...


Taekwondo jin gives Cebu Province 1st gold; Futsal squad sizzles
September 18, 2018 Tuesday

BAGUIO CITY.  "I just did the best I could." This was the modest response of Asha Blanche Pacia after giving Cebu Province its first gold yesterday in the opening day of the Batang Pinoy National Championship. Pacia beat Cebu Province teammate Fioinia Sedullo in their flyweight division...


Capitol, partners set bamboo-planting on Sept. 22
September 18, 2018 Tuesday

In celebration of the World Bamboo Day, the Cebu Provincial Government, together with some private and religious groups, will plant at least 4,000 trees and bamboo plants this Saturday, Sept. 22. Why plant bamboo? It is because bamboo is the fastest growing plant and it protects the riverbanks...


Capitol to give financial aid to typhoon-hit provinces in Northern Luzon
September 17, 2018 Monday

Gov. Hilario P. Davide III announced today that the Cebu Provincial Government will extend financial assistance to provinces in Northern Luzon that were badly devastated by typhoon Ompong. Davide said that he tasked Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (PDRRMO) chief Baltazar...


Cebu seals sisterhood ties with Fujian, China
September 14, 2018 Friday

With the promise to boost investment and tourism opportunities, among others, the provinces of Cebu and Fujian, China sealed its sister-province agreement in a ceremony at the Capitol Social Hall last Wednesday night. Cebu Gov. Hilario P. Davide III and Fujian Gov. Tang Dengjie signed the...


Davide, Magpale break ground for P25-M Capitol Provincial Dorm
September 6, 2018 Thursday

Five months from now, local government officials from far-flung towns or cities will no longer have to worry about a place to stay whenever they are in Cebu City on official business. This, as Cebu Gov. Hilario P. Davide III and Vice Gov. Agnes A. Magpale led the groundbreaking ceremony of the...


10 Koreans complete 5-day internship at the Capitol
September 5, 2018 Wednesday

Before coming here, the only thing Korean student Junyeong Lee can think of every time Cebu becomes the subject of pep talks in gatherings back home is that it is a place laced with pristine beaches. But when he set afoot in Cebu for the first time as an intern of Capitol, a new view has been...


Capitol pushes for agri tourism, seen to augment income for farmers
September 5, 2018 Wednesday

The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) of Cebu on Tuesday, Aug. 28, approved the move to make agricultural tourism as part of the Cebu Provincial Government’s leading industry, seen to promote a fresh farmer product that will generate additional income for the agricultural sector. Farm tourism, the...