COA: Cebu province spent P3.2M in cash aid to LSIs

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government spent around P3.2 million as financial assistance to Locally Stranded Individuals (LSIs) during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, state auditors reported. The Commission on Audit (COA)…

DOH-7: Swab-Upon-Arrival up to Capitol

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/22/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—Collecting swab samples from Returning Overseas Filipinos (ROFs) and Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) upon arriving at Mactan airport is now up to health authorities from the Capitol, the regional health office said. Dr. Jaime…

Cebu City dads’ goal: 93-1 deal finalized by Oct. 2021

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City council’s committee on the 93-1 land swap deal has convened for the first time today, March 18, 2021, following the calls of the council members to hasten the deal which…

Cebu reopens to tourists from other provinces

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu province has decided to already allow the entry of non-Cebuano tourists but experts from Metro Manila have expressed their concern on the provincial government’s plan. Dr. Guido David, a member of OCTA…

Capitol to regulate the transfer of empty containers from CIP

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Truck drivers transporting empty intermodal containers are advised to brace for changes in the schedule of their return from the Cebu International Port (CIP) back to their respective container yards. This after Cebu…

Capitol has no plans to set aside funds for COVID vaccines yet

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial government has no intention of purchasing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines at this point. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, in a press conference on Thursday, January 14, said that she planned to…

Americans who follow Donald Trump

Randy David - @inquirerdotnet 01/10/2021

Political observers who take more than a passing interest in American politics typically do so for the purpose of knowing how US democratic institutions function to get the nation through its most difficult political crises. This is…

Capitol ‘OK’ with Misa de Gallo but will seek Church advice first

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Cebu Provincial Government is inclined to allow Misa de Gallo (dawn Masses) amid threats of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). However, Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said she would have to consult and discuss how…

Garcia eyes turning Capitol into museum if Balamban gov’t center pushes through

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Capitol, situated along Escario Street, Cebu City, could be turned into a museum. This will happen if the current administration plans to push through with the transfer of both executive…

Garcia pushes for transfer of Cebu Provincial Government to Balamban

Capitol, Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia is pushing for a Government Center in Balamban town, western Cebu. The governor has proposed a P500 million site acquisition for the proposed government center in the town, which…

Capitol eyes establishment of new bus terminal at SRP

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government plans to put up a new bus terminal that will cater to routes covering both the northern and southern parts of the province. “We’re eyeing an integrated bus terminal…

Capitol, police agree to augment tourist police

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial government and the provincial police on Monday, October 26, 2020, agreed to augment police officers in tourist spots in the province if it meant reinforcing health protocols in tourist sites…

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