Capitol to send aid to quake-stricken areas in Luzon

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government has pledged to provide assistance to areas devastated by the 7.3-magnitude earthquake in Luzon. Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia said in a text message sent to reporters that they are now…

Unvaxxed teachers in Cebu province to get free antigen test kits

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Teachers in Cebu province who remain unvaccinated against COVID-19 will be receiving free antigen tests. This after the Capitol turned over to the Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) at least 10,000…

Contingents prepare for Pasigarbo sa Sugbo 2022

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – With over a month left, several contingents for the upcoming Pasigarbo sa Sugbo 2022 have begun recruiting dancers for the festival-competition. Some local governments took to social media to look for performers to…

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…

Pasigarbo sa Sugbo to make a comeback this 2022

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Another tradition is expected to make a comeback this year as anti-COVID measures have further eased in Cebu. The Capitol announced that the Pasigarbo sa Sugbo will return this year after three years…

CSBT income gradually increasing – exec

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The revenue performance of the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) has slightly improved, a year after the COVID-19 pandemic crisis hit the province. Carmen Quijano, CSBT manager, told reporters in a recent press…

PSWDO starts donation drive for #RollyPH victims

Doris C. Bongcac 11/11/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Cebuanos who wanted to extend assistance to victims of super typhoon Rolly can now send their donations to the Cebu Capitol. A post by Sugbu News, the Capitol’s media arm, said that the…

Alcoy fishermen continue livelihood amid corals suffering from siltation

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/25/2020

ALCOY, Cebu—Every night, Jeffrey Dueñas goes out of his small shanty to fish around the waters off Barangay Pugalo in this southern town of Cebu province. The 51-year-old native of Alcoy grew up on the shores of…

IN PHOTOS: Cebu capitol celebrates 451st founding anniversary

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Observing its 451st charter anniversary amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Cebu capitol skipped the usual merriments and month-long activities that used to mark the previous year’s celebrations of the country’s oldest province. On…

COA lauds Capitol’s termination of JOs, COS medical staff in 2019

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The present provincial administration’s move to terminate the services of job order (JO) and contract of service (COS) medical personnel in Cebu province has been lauded by the Commission on Audit, citing “some…

Cebu Capitol eyes start of COVID-19 targeted massive testing next week

Rosalie Abatayo 04/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu province is eyeing to start its targeted massive testing for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) by next week, Governor Gwendolyn Garcia announced on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. Garcia said she is eyeing to already…

Capitol promises P500 hazard pay to reporting employees

Rosalie Abatayo 04/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu provincial government will be releasing a P500 hazard pay to employees who continue to report to work during the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). The hazard pay is in…

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