Provincial News

168 jobseekers get ‘hots’ on Labor Day jobs fair
May 3, 2019 Friday

A total of 168 individuals were hired-on-the-spot (hots) during the local jobs fair held at the Capitol Social Hall on Labor Day. The Public Employment Services Office (PESO) has been holding a jobs fair in the Capitol every May 1, in honor of the working sector in the country. Labor...


60th Prov’l farm family forum held
May 2, 2019 Thursday

The Cebu Provincial Government, through the Provincial Agriculture Office (PPAO), held the 60th Provincial Farm Family Forum and Achievement Day at the Capitol Social Hall on Friday, April 26. Almost 300 participants from the different local government units joined the activity with a theme,...


Capitol holds Labor Day jobs fair
April 30, 2019 Tuesday

At least five thousand vacancies are available for jobseekers as the Cebu Provincial Government, through the Provincial Employment Services Office (Peso), will once again hold the annual local jobs fair tomorrow in time for the celebration of this year's Labor Day. Julius Chua, Peso labor and...


Cebu, Fujian strengthen sisterhood ties
April 29, 2019 Monday

Officials of China’s Fujian Province paid a visit at the Capitol on Monday, April 22, to reassure their Cebuano counterparts that their side remained steadfast in pursuing areas of cooperation that would benefit both provinces. Last year, Fujian and Cebu signed a sisterhood agreement in which...


Davao donates P1.5M for El Niño-hit LGUs in Cebu
April 29, 2019 Monday

The Davao City Government extended a total of P1.5 million as financial assistance to the El Niño-hit local government units in Cebu at the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) Regional Operation Center & Warehouse in Mandaue City on Thursday, April 25. In behalf of Davao City Mayor Sara...


Capitol updates NEDA-PPP team on progress of P1.1-B bulk water project
April 26, 2019 Friday

While Metro Cebu residents are still reeling from water shortage, aggravated by the weak El Niño, a team from the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) Central Office was sent to Cebu to get updates on a water supply project in the northern town of Carmen. “Request lang po namin...


Down Syndrome forum held at the Capitol
April 24, 2019 Wednesday

When Darnelia Saraspe’s 17-year-old son, who was born with Down Syndrome, went missing she felt it was the end of everything. Frantically looking for her son Vince Khen Cyrus for two days and two nights, the 42-year-old mother finally found him in a welfare center. However, the center will...


Davide, Magpale satisfied with CSBT’s Holy Week preps
April 17, 2019 Wednesday

Cebu Gov. Hilario P. Davide III and Vice Gov. Agnes A. Magpale visited the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) to check the situation of the facility in time for the Holy Week rush. Davide and Magpale were joined by CSBT operations manager Jonathan Tumulak who gave them updates on the measures...


2-3 hour traffic expected in Cebu South on Holy Week
April 17, 2019 Wednesday

Cebu Provincial Traffic Management focal person Jonathan “Joy” Tumulak said motorists can expect a vehicle convergence that will last for a maximum of three hours in southern Cebu this Holy Week, as towns observe religious rites on Good Friday and Easter Sunday. During the special episode of...


Davide creates provincial transition team
April 17, 2019 Wednesday

Cebu Gov. Hilario P. Davide III has created a Local Governance Transition Team that will be tasked to prepare for an effective turnover of the new set of provincial officials on June 30, 2019. Davide issued Executive Order (EO) 4 dated April 3, 2019 for the creation of the team, with him as the...


PB approves P50T cash aid for Ygay’s family
April 16, 2019 Tuesday

The Cebu Provincial Board (PB) approved in mass motion a resolution granting P50,000 in financial assistance to the family of 14-year-old slay victim Thesa Marie Ygay. The resolution, authored by Vice Gov. Agnes A. Magpale and was approved during the PB’s regular session on Monday, April 15,...


154 surrenderers complete 6-month drug rehab program
April 15, 2019 Monday

Dindin and Tina (real names withheld) are now optimistic of their drug-free tomorrow after completing their six-month community-based treatment and rehabilitation program (CBTRP) organized by the Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Office (CPADAO). On Wednesday, April 10, Dindin and Tina, along with...


CSBT readies for Holy Week rush
April 15, 2019 Monday

The Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) is all set for this year’s Holy Week preparations. CSBT operations manager Jonathan 'Joy' Tumulak said they are ready for the over 450,000 passengers who are expected to flock the terminal starting today, April 15, to catch a ride to their respective...


Capitol hosts water summit
April 12, 2019 Friday

The Cebu Provincial Government recently hosted a Provincial Water Summit that aims to raise awareness on the effects of El Niño and to find ways to address this weather condition. The summit, which was organized by the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO), also became the...


Philhealth awards Capitol as among top agencies with highest number of enrolees
April 8, 2019 Monday

The Cebu Provincial Government has been constantly enrolling the Cebuanos in the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) to ensure the delivery of proper and free medical services in the provincial and district hospitals. This effort has earned the Capitol a recognition from...