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…

Tindahan sa Kapitolyo sells basic goods at less 10 percent

Rosalie Abatayo 04/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu province’s bagsakan centers, dubbed as “Tindahan sa Kapitolyo,” have started to operate in at least five towns on Monday afternoon, April 6, 2020. The good news for consumers is that goods sold…

CODI awaits Camotes doctor blamed for baby’s death 

Rosalie Abatayo 01/07/2020

CAMOTES ISLAND, Cebu — A full scale investigation will be launched by the Capitol’s Committee of Discipline and Investigation (CODI) on the alleged negligence of a doctor assigned at the Camotes District Hospital which resulted in the…

No more 20-storey resource center, restore project site ― Governor Garcia

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The area at the right side of the Capitol, which is supposedly the project site of the 20-story resource center, will have to be restored. But Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said the Cebu Provincial…

Gwen reorganizes Capitol, some departments may be downgraded

Rosalie Abatayo 07/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some departments at the Capitol may revert back to being division offices under the Office of the Governor. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said downgrading certain departments is needed to reduce redundancy and promote efficiency…

Police warn haulers of arrest for defying quarry ban ordered by Gwen

Alven Marie Timtim 07/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Those who violate the quarry ban ordered by Cebu Governor Gwen Garcia will be arrested. Police Lieutenant Colonel Eloveo Marquez, head of the Provincial Investigation, Detection and Management Branch (IDMB), said that they…

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