Provincial News

Davide hands over P9.234M in financial aid, agri-equipment to farmers
August 15, 2018 Wednesday

Food security. Food security. Food security. This repeated phrase would sound redundant. But those two little words are just fitting reminders the grim reality that the absence of farmers will make people hungry. Hailed for their valuable role in putting food on the table, Gov. Hilario P....


MTRCB summit highlights contributions of Cebuano films in movie industry
August 14, 2018 Tuesday

At least 552 students from various universities, colleges and high schools participated in the whole-day 6th Family and Child Summit, as Gov. Hilario P. Davide III thanked the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) for holding the activity at the Capitol Social...


PYC to bare national youth plan on International Youth Day celebration
August 11, 2018 Saturday

Provincial Youth Commission (PYC) executive director Charlton James Canoy on Saturday, August 11, said that among the activities for this year’s International Youth Day celebration is to share the National Government’s framework strategy for a unified action among the youth,...


Capitol equips CPH-Carcar with P14.8-M laparoscopy tower
August 10, 2018 Friday

Minimally invasive surgical procedures can now be performed at the Cebu Provincial Hospital (CPH)–Carcar with the Cebu Provincial Government’s recent acquisition of a P14.8-million laparoscopy tower and machine comprising of an arthroscope and endoscope.  “Ang technology karon nag-move na...


1st Wellbeing Cluster launched in Cebu
August 10, 2018 Friday

Various government, private and civic organizations launched the first Wellbeing Cluster in Cebu at Robinson’s Galleria Cebu last July 31. Dubbed as “All for Wellbeing, Resilient Together,” this advocacy aims to promote and mainstream psycho-social and mental health programs towards wellness...


Capitol’s Fiesta sa Kabataan delights 300 kids
August 9, 2018 Thursday

More than 300 kids were treated to a day of fun and games during the “Fiesta sa Kabataan,” which was part of the 449th Founding Anniversary celebration of Cebu Province last Monday. The kiddie party was organized by the Provincial Administrator’s Office and the Provincial Human Resource...


15 finalists named for AAA Renaissance Cebuana 2018
August 7, 2018 Tuesday

Organizers of the 2018 AAA Renaissance Cebuana announced the final top 15 candidates, where one of them will soon be declared as the ambassadress of the Cebu Provincial Women’s Commission (PWC). In a press conference last Friday, Vice Gov. Agnes A Magpale led the announcement, and the top 15...


Mauricio, Kahlefeldt bag pro titles in Ironman 70.3
August 7, 2018 Tuesday

Cebu Gov. Hilario P. Davide III fired the canon to start track Cebu’s biggest long-distance triathlon race Regent Aguila Ironman 70.3 Asia Pacific Championship held in a resort hotel in Lapu-Lapu City on Sunday, Aug. 5. Along with the governor was City Mayor Paz Radaza who also signaled the...


Long wait is finally over: Davide, Osmeña seal 93-1 deal
August 3, 2018 Friday

After an 11-year deadlock and 25 years of waiting with the harrowing feeling of being booted out of one’s home at any given day, occupants living in lots covered by the 93-1 land swap deal between the Cebu Province and Cebu City could finally breath a sigh of relief. Thanks to Gov. Hilario P....


PHO holds Wellness Day, gives free health services to nearly 500 Capitol workers
August 2, 2018 Thursday

Nearly 500 Capitol workers availed themselves of the free health services offered during the Wellness Day activity organized by the Provincial Health Office (PHO) at the Capitol Social Hall today. “Nag conduct gyud ta og Wellness Day para matagaan sad og pagtagad ang atong mga empleyado,” said...


Capitol, RAFI launch upgraded Our Cebu Program
August 2, 2018 Thursday

Gov.  Hilario P. Davide III and Vice Gov. Agnes A. Magpale led the launching of the Our Cebu Program version 2.0 (OCP V2.0), as part of the kick-off ceremonies of the 449th founding anniversary of the Cebu Province last Monday. Under OCP V2.0, the assessment and evaluation of each local...


Davide gets PB nod to sign deed of donation on land swap deal with Cebu City
August 1, 2018 Wednesday

The Cebu Provincial Board (PB) approved on Monday a resolution allowing Gov. Hilario P. Davide III to sign a deed of donation for lots covered by the land swap deal between Cebu Province and Cebu City. Authored by Celestino Martinez III, the resolution on the deed of donation, covers lots under...


Jan.-June 2018: PDRRMO spends P47M for various disaster prep projects
August 1, 2018 Wednesday

The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) headed by Cebu Gov. Hilario P. Davide III approved the accomplishment report of the provincial disaster office on its budget spending for the first two quarters of this year. Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management...


Martinez, allies win ABC Cebu Province leadership posts unopposed
August 1, 2018 Wednesday

It was an easy win for the Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) president seat in Cebu Province as Kayam Barangay Captain Celestino Martinez III of Bogo City and his group ran unopposed during the ABC Cebu Province Chapter general meeting and election of officers held at the Capitol Social Hall...


NIA, Capitol open P5.4-M irrigation system in Union, San Francisco
July 31, 2018 Tuesday

For so many years, no one thought that Lake Danao in San Francisco, Camotes Island could be a bottomless source of water for irrigation. Not until in 2015, after four months of research and testing by the Capitol consultant on agriculture, Dr. Romulo Davide, showing the water could indeed support...