Provincial News

Cebu assured of P1 B for Yolanda Rehab
February 7, 2014 Friday

Cebu province is assured of more than a billion pesos from the national government agencies (NGAs) as rehabilitation fund for the 15 towns and cities affected by typhoon Yolanda out of the 12.4B pesos needed to rehabilitate the areas in the next three (3) years. This was the commitment given by...


Frontline workers to get incentive this February
February 6, 2014 Thursday

The productivity incentive of the barangay workers in the province will be released this February. This was what Governor Hilario P. Davide III assured the barangay captains in a summit held at the municipality of Santander last week. Davide requested the barangay captains to relay the...


Cebu province to push for diversified farming
February 6, 2014 Thursday

Consistent with the priority concern of Governor Hilario P. Davide III to promote agriculture and food security, as contained in his “five star agenda”, the office of the Provincial Agriculturist will push for the adoption of diversified farming system (DFS) to farmers in Cebu Province under...


Guv to meet NGA’s for rehab efforts
February 6, 2014 Thursday

To treat certain gaps in its recovery approach to the typhoon-hit areas, Governor Hilario P. Davide III is scheduled to meet the regional directors of various government agencies. Capitol’s Task Force Paglig-on Head Baltazar Tribunalo said the meeting would be held on Friday (February 7)....


Five More Balamban Barangays Affected in Recent Cold Spell
February 4, 2014 Tuesday

Five additional barangays in Balamban town were hit by the cold spell that hit Cebu recently. According to the Provincial Veterinarian’s Office (PVO), there are now a total of 11 barangays in Balamban affected by the cold spell. This has resulted in the death of some animals in five (5) barangays...


Vice Gov Magpale swears in tourism officers, stresses role in Suroy Suroy
February 4, 2014 Tuesday

The new set of officers of the Cebu Tourism Officers Association (CTOA) were recently inducted into office by Vice Governor Agnes Magpale. Magpale also chairs the Provincial Board’s Committee on Tourism and International Affairs and Women, Family and Minors. Jocelyn Celeste Tan, Bogo City’s...


Guv: Monozukuri to keep Cebu a highly competitive industry dev’t hub
February 3, 2014 Monday

Governor Hilario P. Davide III is optimistic that the “Saitama-Cebu Comprehensive Human Resource Monozukuri Project” will boost Cebu’s manufacturing industry. Monozukuri is a Japanese manufacturing approach and philosophy that aims to maximize customer satisfaction and create excellent...


Capitol announces scholarship aid
February 3, 2014 Monday

In line with its thrust to empower the youth, the Capitol is calling out the valedictorians and salutatorians from public high schools to avail of its scholarship program. Public Employment and Services Office (PESO) Manager Dr. MatheaBaguia asked the help of Dr. Carmelita Dulangon,...


UK based NGO to construct 270 shelters in the north
February 3, 2014 Monday

A United Kingdom-based humanitarian organization pledged to construct 270 progressive-core shelters in Sta. Fe and Bantayan towns. The international non-government organization will also provide livelihood opportunities for vulnerable groups and assistance for disaster response and risk...


Congressman Caminero hosts first barangay captain’s summit
February 1, 2014 Saturday

Second district Representative Wilfredo Caminero announced the government’s assistance in Barangay Captain’s Summit Batch 1 at Santander Training Center on Saturday, February 1. Caminero said the abolition of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) or “pork barrel” in the 2014...


“Basyang” speeds across PH, evacuees in Cebu back home
January 31, 2014 Friday

Tropical depression “Basyang”, the second weather disturbance to hit the country this 2014, crossed Cebu around 11:45 PM Friday, January 31 leaving hundreds of evacuees. The evacuees were able ito immediately return  home after threat of storm surge and landslide dissipated. With...


CCCI presses DOTC to award airport project quickly
January 30, 2014 Thursday

The Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) urged the Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC) to immediately resolve the issues affecting the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) expansion project. CCCI President Lito Maderazo also pressed the DOTC to award the project as...


Capitol studies options on CICC
January 30, 2014 Thursday

The provincial government is inclined to give up management of the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) though it will still retain ownership of the said facility. Governor Hilario P. Davide III opened up this idea during his meeting with the officers of the Cebu Chamber of Commerce...


Yolanda village rises in Bogo
January 30, 2014 Thursday

Governor Hilario P. Davide III and Mayor Celestino “Junie” Martinez Jr. led the groundbreaking and the ceremonial turn over of the progressive shelters in Yolanda Village under the  “Adopt A Barangay” project of the City of Bogo. Adopt A Barangay is a resettlement project of the Bogo...


Martinez to pursue port project, seeks help from guv
January 28, 2014 Tuesday

Bogo City Mayor Celestino Martinez Jr. asked the province to help them pursue its P130 million Pulangbato port development project. Martinez presented the feasibility study of the project together with the city’s master development plan to Governor Hilario P. Davide III at the Capitol on...