1st Suroy-Suroy in 2023 kicks off today

Morexette Marie Erram 01/17/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least 700 participants will be joining the first Suroy-Suroy sa Sugbo for 2023 which kicks off today, Jan. 17. The Cebu Provincial Government is set to launch the northern leg of its…

Capitol building case vs DPWH-7 execs over stalled UN Avenue underpass mess

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government still intends to pursue legal actions against several officials from the Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas (DPWH-7) over the unfinished U.N. Avenue Depressed Project in…

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…

First Bohol, now Palompon plans to replicate Suroy Suroy – Capitol

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Another local government in the Visayas has expressed interest in replicating Cebu’s flagship tourism program, the Suroy Suroy sa Sugbo.  Local officials from Palompon town in Leyte, led by its Mayor Ramon Oñate,…

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…

Gwen marks 1,100th day at the Capitol on 67th birthday

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia marked her 1,100th day at the Capitol on Wednesday, October 12, 2022, coinciding with her 67th birthday.  And the province’s Chief Executive is looking forward to better days ahead. …

After nearly 3 decades, Capitol recovers portions of contested lots in Brgy Apas

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – After a legal battle that spanned up to nearly three decades, the Cebu Provincial Government has finally reclaimed portions of military-occupied lots in Barangay Apas, Cebu City. This after the Department of National…

Capitol expands scholarship program

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government will be accepting more scholars from now on.  This after the Provincial Board passed last September 13, 2022, Ordinance No. 2022-05 that doubles the number of qualified scholars per…

Cebu province posts P4.8B income 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu province has posted an income amounting to P4.8 billion between January to August this year. Data from the Provincial Treasurer’s Office showed that they already managed to collect 65.53 percent of their…

Civil works for ‘new Capitol’ in Balamban may start soon

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Plans to put up a new Capitol and an integrated government center in Balamban town have recently made progress. The Cebu Provincial Government announced that fresh funds from the national government have been…

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