Capitol plans to revive month-long celebration for founding anniversary

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu province is expected to revive its tradition of holding a month-long celebration for its founding anniversary, two years since the COVID-19 pandemic put events to a grinding halt.  Reelected Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia…

Consumers in Cebu told to avoid buying banned beauty products from China

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Consumers here are urged to be wary of buying cosmetic products.  Environment watchdog EcoWaste Coalition reported that banned beauty creams remain rampant in Cebu City.  The group, in a statement sent to members…

Capitol vows to start civil works for Malapascua circumferential road

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government promised to implement another big-ticket project that has been planned for over a decade now. Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia, in a press conference, announced that she would continue her administration’s…

Cebu Exchange set to welcome more occupants

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The country’s largest multi-certified green office building is now ready to welcome more occupants. Arthaland Corp. formally announced on Friday, April 22, the completion of Cebu Exchange tower in Barangay Lahug, Cebu City.…

Dengue cases in Central Visayas up by 287% with 31 deaths

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The increase in dengue cases is not only noted in Cebu City but also in the entire Central Visayas, data from local health officials showed. The Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit here (RESU-7)…

Strict border controls for ASF, bird flu to continue in Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government will keep its strict monitoring, surveillance, and border controls on live hogs and birds. Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said the province will not lift the ban on live pigs,…

Gwen to raise honoraria for village workers

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – In fulfillment of a promise that she made during the campaign period, governor-elect Gwendolyn Garcia vowed to raise the honoraria for barangay workers in the province.  Garcia said she will push through with…

Cebu customs seize smuggled hazardous chemicals from China

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Customs officials here have seized a smuggled shipment containing hazardous and eco-destructive chemicals from China last week, the Bureau of Customs in Cebu port (BOC-Port of Cebu) said.  BOC-Port of Cebu, in a…

DOH-7 reiterates calls to ramp up vax drives

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Health officials here are reiterating their calls for local governments to further intensify their COVID-19 vaccination drives if they want to downgrade to the most lenient community quarantine classification.  Dr. Mary Jean Loreche,…

Gwen on 5th term at the Capitol: Continue road concreting, upgrade healthcare 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia is set to enter her fifth term as governor and has bared some of her plans for the province. These included rolling out more road concreting projects as well…

1Cebu to hold mass oath-taking, to invite BBM & Sara

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – After the May 9 polls, 1Cebu remains the province’s largest political party and the group plans to invite presumptive President Bongbong Marcos and presumptive Vice President Sara Duterte-Carpio for their mass oath-taking.  Gov.…

Comelec-Cebu finds no grounds to hold special elections in Cordova

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite allegations of massive vote-buying and irregularities, authorities found no grounds to hold Special Elections in Cordova town, Cebu.  The Commission on Elections in the province (Comelec-Cebu) assured that Election Day last May…

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