Provincial News

Davide, Magpale distribute food packs to 4.4T seniors in Naga
September 5, 2018 Wednesday

At least 4,452 senior citizens in the City of Naga received food packs from the Cebu Provincial Government on Tuesday, Sept. 4, during the Halad sa Gugma Alang Kang Lolo ug Lola. Gov. Hilario P. Davide III and Vice Gov. Agnes A. Magpale led the distribution, together with Provincial Board Members...


PHO offers free cataract surgery, helps elderly regain better eyesight
September 5, 2018 Wednesday

With the Cebu Provincial Government’s aim of providing quality healthcare services for the elderly in the province, the Provincial Health Office (PHO) launched the prevention for blindness program and free cataract surgery at the Cebu Provincial Hospital (CPH)-Balamban last Aug. 30, 2018. The...


700 emergency personnel join PDRRMO-led confab
September 4, 2018 Tuesday

As part of the efforts of Gov. Hilario P. Davide III’s administration to constantly equip and update emergency personnel with the ability to address complex threats of disaster, the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) conducted its 4th Emergency Responders Congress...


Liloan bet wins 1st AAA Renaissance Cebuana 2018
September 4, 2018 Tuesday

A 26-year-old candidate from the northern town of Liloan, Cebu bagged the top crown in the First AAA Renaissance Cebuana 2018 during its coronation night held last Friday at the Capitol Social Hall. Katherine Jumapao, a triathlete, bested 14 other bets from different towns and cities of Cebu...


Capitol doctors, medical team serve over 500 indigent patients in Badian
September 3, 2018 Monday

In keeping with its promise to bring health services closer to the people, the Cebu Provincial Government, through the Provincial Health Office (PHO), conducted a five-day medical-surgical mission at the Badian District Hospital on Aug. 20 to 24.  "Ang medical-surgical caravan importante kaayo...


Capitol’s CPIPO hosts 2-day confab on PPP procurement
August 29, 2018 Wednesday

The Cebu Provincial Investment and Promotions Office (CPIPO), in partnership with the Toyo University through its Asia Public-Private Partnership Institute (APPPI), organized a two-day training conference on public-private partnership (PPP), with Japanese Prof. Sam Tabuchi as one of the...


PDRRMO holds 3-day 4th Emergency Responders Congress
August 29, 2018 Wednesday

Emergency response teams will soon be helping law enforcers in responding to actual shooting incidents, said Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) head Baltazar Tribunalo. “So we need inputs from the PNP (Philippine National Police) and AFP (Armed Forces of the...


Peritoneal dialysis: A do-it-yourself treatment to kidney problem
August 28, 2018 Tuesday

One Filipino dies from kidney failure every hour, or an average of 24 people per day. The National Kidney and Transplant Institute of the Philippines (NKTI) said that 18,000 Filipinos are affected by complications from diabetes and hypertension leading to kidney failure. In 2015, NKTI...


I-ACT to include local rerouting plans in ops
August 27, 2018 Monday

Cebu Provincial Traffic Management focal person Jonathan Tumulak said his office is now improving the management capabilities of traffic management officers in Cebu towns and cities following the Sangguniang Panlalawigan's (SP) approval of Ordinance 2018-13, or the Inter-Agency Council on Traffic...


Davide commends coop summit delegates for poverty alleviation initiatives
August 22, 2018 Wednesday

Cebu Gov. Hilario P. Davide III and first lady Jobel Angan-Davide welcomed delegates of the 2nd Asia Pacific Cooperative Youth Summit during a dinner hosted by the Cebu Provincial Government held at the Capitol Social Hall last Aug. 20. “The hard work and dedication you put in your mission of...


Catan: After medical infra, obstetrics is next
August 22, 2018 Wednesday

Following the installation of new machines and equipment in several Cebu Provincial Hospitals, the Capitol will now be focusing on the improvement of services for childbirth, pregnancy and gynecology in Capitol-run medical facilities, said Provincial Health Office (PHO) head Dr. Rene Catan. In an...


Davide to BNS: You are our local heroes
August 20, 2018 Monday

Gov. Hilario P. Davide III lauded more than 1,000 Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNS) for their vital work in making sure health and social services would reach the remote areas in the province during their annual gathering on Friday at the Cebu Coliseum. “Kamo maoy usa sa atong mga local...


Capitol’s traffic info drive in schools launched in Minglanilla
August 17, 2018 Friday

The Cebu Provincial Government, through the Capitol's traffic management, Provincial Information Office (PIO), Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (PDRRMO) and the Provincial School Board, launched the #SuLiD: Sugbo Likay Disgrasya campaign, with Lipata Elementary School in...


PYC hosts Int’l Youth Day celebration
August 17, 2018 Friday

The Provincial Youth Commission successfully hosted the International Youth Day celebration, with at least 200 Cebuano youths in attendance last Aug. 12. With the theme, “Safe Spaces for Youth,” the event held at the Capitol Social Hall was aimed at recognizing the efforts of the youth in...


Capitol donates lot for HPG, CIDG headquarters
August 16, 2018 Thursday

The Cebu Provincial Government, through Gov. Hilario P. Davide III, donated 1,358-square meter ( sq. m.) Province-owned lot to the Philippine National Police (PNP) that will now serve as the permanent offices of the police’s national support units in Central Visayas. The donation is under the...