Provincial News

Chooks to Go 3×3 hoop organizers eye world record 
January 10, 2019 Thursday

Organizers of the Chooks to Go 3x3 SBP Basketball Tournament aimed not only to discover new talents and promote the sport, but also a possible world record for most number of players in a competition. Samahang Basketball nang Pilipinas (SBP) Region 7 Director Rico Navarro said he...


Magpale urges victims of domestic violence to seek PWC help
January 10, 2019 Thursday

Vice Gov. Agnes A. Magpale encourages victims of domestic violence to seek immediate help from the Provincial Women’s Commission (PWC) to stop the abuses on them and to prevent things from getting out of hand that may result in death. Magpale made this advice following the demise of a woman...


55 CPDRC personnel test negative for drug use
January 10, 2019 Thursday

At least 55 personnel of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) were subjected to a random drug test on Wednesday, Jan. 9. None of them tested positive for drug use. A team from the Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Office (CPADAO), led by its Operations Division head...


Magpale: Elderly people play a vital role in society
January 10, 2019 Thursday

A person who holds a cane, walks slowly, suffers pain in the joints and has wrinkles is often described as a senior citizen whose movements are limited. But for Vice Gov. Agnes A. Magpale, these persons can still do more despite their age. Magpale emphasized the importance of every senior...


AFP, PNP assure Cebu is safe from terror threats
January 9, 2019 Wednesday

Police and military officials in Central Visayas assured Gov. Hilario P. Davide III on Wednesday, Jan. 9, that Cebu remains safe following the travel advisory of the United Kingdom, warning its citizens from traveling to Mindanao and parts of southern Cebu. In a briefing, Chief Insp. Florendo...


Provincial Meet opens; Durano says sports key to nation-building
January 7, 2019 Monday

Like a magnet pulling people together from different walks of life, sports is indeed an effective instrument for nation-building. This was the message of Cebu’s 5th District Rep. Ramon “Red” Durano VI during the opening ceremony of the annual Provincial Meet on Jan. 6 at the Carmen Oval in...


DILG awards Capitol for its anti-illegal drug advocacy
January 7, 2019 Monday

The Cebu Provincial Government’s initiatives to stop the proliferation of illegal drugs and to rehabilitate the victims have finally paid off. The Province, through the Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Office (CPADAO), was recently awarded by the Department of Interior and Local Government...


3-day 7th District Youth Congress held in Alcantara
December 19, 2018 Wednesday

At least 150 youth leaders from Cebu’s seventh district gathered over the weekend for a capability building seminar workshop in Alcantara town. “Nakita nako, atong mga youth leaders dinhi sa seventh district, from the time giplano until now, nagpakabana gyud ug namingkamot nga mabuhat ning...


PB approves P4.692-B budget for 2019
December 17, 2018 Monday

The Cebu Provincial Board (PB) unanimously approved the Province’s P4.692-billion annual budget during their regular session on Monday, Dec. 17. The PB passed the budget ordinance on its third and final reading without any amendment to or revisions of the items. The budget ordinance was...


Capitol rewards 279 anti-drug ops with P2.6-M cash
December 14, 2018 Friday

For a job well done, 279 police operatives from the Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) received cash rewards from the Capitol during the awarding ceremony organized by the Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Office on Thursday, Dec. 14. The total cash reward given to the law enforcers totalled...


284 workers recognized in Capitol’s PRAISE Awards
December 14, 2018 Friday

For serving the Cebu Provincial Government for 40 years, a 62-year-old employee was recognized during the Program on Awards and Incentives for Service Excellence (PRAISE) held at the Capitol Social Hall on Wednesday, Dec. 12. “Ako gyud gipakita nilang tanan ang ako ra gyud serbisyo nga...


Capitol hosts 2nd BAHA congress
December 14, 2018 Friday

For their dedication and effort in monitoring animals and livestock, a total of 694 barangay animal health aides (BAHA) received their cash incentives during the 2nd BAHA Provincial Congress at the Capitol Social Hall on Monday, Dec. 10. They were among the first batch in mainland Cebu to...


Capitol marks World Aids Day with awareness advocacy, candle lighting
December 13, 2018 Thursday

Raising awareness about human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/Aids) and remembering those who lost their lives to the condition highlighted the “Beat HIV/AIDS: Know Your Status” program held at the Capitol last Monday, Dec. 3. The activity was organized by the...


24-hour traffic alert implemented; road repairs suspended til January 2019
December 13, 2018 Thursday

Local government units (LGUs) within Metro Cebu have raised a round-the-clock traffic alert since last week to concentrate on the anticipated increase of motorists and revelers this week as office parties, mall sales and Christmas events are set. Cebu Gov. Hilario P. Davide III held a meeting...


Lights ceremony ushers Capitol’s Christmas celebration
December 13, 2018 Thursday

One of the better ways to embrace the spirit of Christmas is seeing the soothing scene of lights illuminating around. On Monday evening, the Cebu Provincial Government welcomed the yuletide season with the lighting ceremony led by Gov. Hilario P. Davide III and his wife Jobel, together with...