Cebu guv disowns fake IG account

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia on Monday, June 27, disowned what seemed to be a fake Instagram account being used to solicit funds. Garcia, in a post on her official Facebook account, said she…

Cebu City evaluating values of 93-1 lots for land swap

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is now evaluating the value of the 93-1 lots that will be exchanged in a Landswap deal with the Cebu Provincial Capitol. Councilor Raymond Garcia, the chairperson for housing, said in…

Cebu province’s income up by 7%

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The country’s wealthiest province recorded a seven percent increase in its income for 2021. Records from the Provincial Treasurer’s Office showed that the Capitol collected around P5 billion in revenues in the previous…

Capitol to spend P10M for solar streetlight project

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – It’s solar power for Cebu province. The Cebu Provincial Government announced that it will be putting up solar-powered streetlights as part of its post-Odette rehabilitation initiative.  Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia led a ceremonial inauguration…

Over 1,000 fisherfolks receive rebuilding assistance from Capitol

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The distribution of rebuilding assistance continues in Cebu province two months after Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai) ravaged the island.  Recently, the Provincial Government capped off the second round of distribution of its…

Cebu province considers lifting curfew, too

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More local governments here are eyeing to scrap curfew as the COVID-19 situation continues to improve. The Capitol is the latest to announce that it is studying the possibility of scrapping curfew.  “I…

Capitol to increase aid for fisherfolks

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government has decided to increase the aid intended for fisherfolks whose boats were destroyed by Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai).  Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia on Monday, February 7, announced that they…

Massive rehab for Pescador Island eyed as Moalboal gears for full tourism reopening

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial government is planning to reopen Pescador Island this month.  And in its relaunching, divers may be able to experience other activities that will help expedite the island’s recovery after being…

Capitol to give rebuilding assistance for fishermen

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/06/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – Rebuilding efforts in Cebu province continue more than a month since Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai) battered the island.  The Capitol is expected to conduct another round of rebuilding assistance and this…

Capitol inks JVA with consortium for 254-ha. Cordova reclamation project

Doris C. Bongcac 02/05/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Another “ambitious” project will soon be implement in Cebu. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia signed on Friday, February 4, 2022, a Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) with Cordova Shores Development Corporation for the implementation of a…

Capitol releases P17M as incentives for police, soldiers, linemen 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial government on Monday, January 24, has begun distributing the cash incentives they promised to police officers, soldiers, and linemen who helped in the post-Odette rehabilitation works. The Capitol on Monday…

Penalties wait for individuals, groups blocking restoration works in Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Individuals or groups caught obstructing restoration works for power and telecommunications in Cebu province are warned. This after the Cebu Provincial Government issued an executive order (EO) prohibiting such acts and at the…

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