Provincial News

Photo of the Day
July 22, 2013 Monday

LPP National President Oriental Mindoro Governor Alfonso Umali, Jr. led the Governors delegation in the 4th SONA of His Excellency President Benigno S. Aquino III at the House of Representatives on July 22, 2013.


Davide announces Suroy Suroy to continue
July 16, 2013 Tuesday

Governor Hilario P. Davide III will continue the Suroy Suroy Sugbo. However, Davide said the countryside tourism program,which he inherited from the previous administration, would have some modifications. According to Davide, changes were already introduced during the tenure of then acting...


New guv wants a simple anniversary celebration
July 16, 2013 Tuesday

The province of Cebu will mark the 444th Founding Anniversary of the province with a modest celebration under the administration of Governor Hilario Davide III. Instead of the usual month-long festivities under the past administration, the activities will be cut down to only seven days to...


Flashfloods damaged three barangays in Danao City
July 15, 2013 Monday

Strong rains which resulted to flooding of three barangays in Danao City last Monday, July 15. A thunderstorm occurred at about 3 p.m. which brought with it heavy rains according to Mrs. Lenida Batican, a teacher of Sandayong Sur Elementary School. The affected areas were barangays...


Guv to convene anti-drug body
July 15, 2013 Monday

Governor Hilario P. Davide III will convene the Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Council (CPADAC) as the drugs problem in the province gets “very serious.” “I considered the drugs problem here very serious and we should be very serious in our efforts to stamp this out,” he said in a press...


Davide appoints new IPHO chief
July 12, 2013 Friday

The re-assignment of Capitol department heads continued as Governor Hilario Davide III designated two new officers-in-charge of the different executive offices. Dr. Cynthia Generosolango replaced Dr. Cristina Giango as chief of the Integrated Provincial Health Office effective Wednesday, July 4....


Cebu Bus Operators meet Gov. Davide
July 12, 2013 Friday

The Cebu Bus Operators Association from the North and South Bus Terminals had a meeting with Cebu Governor Hilario 'Junjun' Davide on Friday, July 12, at the conference room of the Capitol. The Governor was thankful for the support of the operators association in the 2010 and 2013 elections. During...


PSWDO Chief reinstated
July 12, 2013 Friday

Governor Hilario Davide III reinstated Evelyn Senajon as officer-in-charge of the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO) effective on Wednesday, July 3. She replaced Marivic Garces, the former PSWDO head during the administration of then Governor Gwendolyn Garcia. Garces was...


PENRO apprehends five violators in July
July 12, 2013 Friday

In its campaign to protect the environment, personnel from the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) apprehended five violators in different areas in the province in the month of July. On July 2, a monitoring team from PENRO chanced upon three truckloads of ordinary sand in...


Davide mulls to give DepEd – Cebu Province a permanent office
July 11, 2013 Thursday

Governor Hilario Davide III expressed willingness to help the Department of Education (DepEd) - Cebu Province establish a permanent office and said he is open to the possibility of donating the Capitol-owned property the agency is currently occupying. Davide admitted that DepEd - Cebu Province...


Garbo relinquishes post
July 11, 2013 Thursday

For his new and bigger assignment in Manila, Police Chief Superintendent (PCSupt) Marcelo P. Garbo Jr. formally relinquished his post as Philippine National Police (PNP) 7 director on Friday, July 11. Meanwhile, PCSupt Generoso Cerbo Jr. replaced Garbo in an interim capacity, with the latter taking...


Davide wants more POs to join environmental quest
July 10, 2013 Wednesday

In his first speaking engagement since he assumed office, Governor Hilario Davide III pushed for more People’s Orgnizations (PO) to join the environmental “Quest for the Most Outstanding People’s Organization of Cebu Province.” Davide said the “environment is the issue of all times”...


Davide hosts first provincial planning and development forum
July 10, 2013 Wednesday

At least 125 local government officials and planning officers participated in the first ever Provincial Development Planning Forum conducted by the provincial government on Tuesday, July 10. With almost all local government units (LGUs) represented, Governor Hilario Davide III has seen it as a...


4th dist. Cong. Benhur, One Cebu mayors met Davide
July 8, 2013 Monday

Another group of elected officials belonging to the One Cebu party led by fourth district Congressman Benhur Salimbangon paid Governor Hilario Davide III a courtesy on Monday, July 8, at the Capitol. Davide welcomed them saying, “Thank you for coming over to the Capitol to see me. Rest assured...


Capitol marks 2013 PWD Month
July 5, 2013 Friday

The Province of Cebu will formally kick-start its activities in line with the observance of Persons with Disability (PWD) Month on Saturday (July 6). Series of activities have been prepared by the organizers starting with an Opening Mass at 5:00 pm at the 2nd Flr Legislative building and...