Senators pledge to fund new Capitol site in Balamban as civil works make progress

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/08/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government is pushing through with its plans of transferring the seat of power to Balamban town in western Cebu. The Capitol, in a report from its news portal Sugbo News,…

2nd Suroy Suroy for 2023 will be in Camotes

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/07/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The second Suroy Suroy sa Sugbo this year will kickoff in Camotes Island, northeastern Cebu. The Cebu Provincial Tourism Office recently announced that they will be hosting another Suroy Suroy this April. Called…

Hospitals in Cebu province given 60 days to ‘shape up’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/01/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Shape up or ship out.  This was the instructions Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia relayed to officials of province-ran hospitals after the Capitol released the results of their three-month evaluation last Tuesday, January 31. …

Capitol: More than 300,000 tourists visited Moalboal in 2022

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/29/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Tourism in the town of Moalboal in southwestern Cebu, known for hosting some of the popular diving spots in the country, has rebounded in 2022, local officials say. The local government of Moalboal…

Barili backs out of Sinulog 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/07/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The contingent from the municipality of Barili in southwestern Cebu will no longer proceed on joining the Sinulog Festival this year. Barili Mayor John John Garcia confirmed on Saturday, Jan. 7 that they…

Capitol to file cases vs DPWH officials over UN Avenue project mess

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia has had enough with the potholes and other road defects still found on U.N. Avenue in Mandaue City. During a press conference on Wednesday, December 14 Garcia announced that…

More aid for Mandaue’s fire victims

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More help has arrived for the thousands of individuals in Brgy. Looc, Mandaue City displaced by a massive fire. The Cebu Provincial Government, through the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO), has…

Capitol readies property for Lot 937 occupants

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government will be meeting with homeowners associations and other occupants of the controversial Lot 937 this Monday, November 14. Among the agenda they will be discussing is the progress of…

Provincial Board to tackle P20B budget for 2023

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Provincial Board is set to discuss the proposal of Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia to allocate P20 billion in public funds as the budget for Cebu Provincial Government this 2023.  Provincial Board member Glenn…

Cebu Capitol seeks P20.1-billion budget for 2023

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Executive Department of the Cebu Provincial Government wants a bigger budget for 2023. Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia’s administration is pushing for a budget of P20.15 billion for 2023, approximately 10.11 percent or…

Capitol wants to put up a waste-to-energy facility

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial government wants to convert trash from all municipalities and cities into something useful. Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia revealed her interest in having a waste-to-energy facility during her recent meeting with Swedish…

Capitol tells LGUs to reassess property values 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Local governments in Cebu are told to reassess the values of their real estate properties.  Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia issued Executive Order (EO) No. 37 on September 23 that mandates local government units…

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