Mandatory use of air purifiers in Cebu province postponed

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The mandatory use of air purifiers for public utility vehicles (PUVs) in Cebu province has been postponed, a Capitol official confirmed. Carmen Quijano, manager of the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT), told CDN…

CPPO chief: Gov. Gwen satisfied with provincial checkpoints

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/14/2021

  MEDELLIN, Cebu — Cebu’s top police official said Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has expressed satisfaction over how checkpoints in the different towns of the province are being managed. The governor’s statement came just two days after she…

Gwen set to be vaccinated soon

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia is set to be vaccinated against COVID-19 soon. For the first time, Garcia, in a recent press conference at the Capitol, confirmed publicly that she is getting the vaccination…

The Great Fear

Manuel L. Quezon III - @inquirerdotnet 06/02/2021

Three interesting pictures appeared online yesterday. The first featured masked police and other officials signing an agreement to implement the President’s pandemic-related threat to remove local officials who allow large gatherings. The second photo showed Cebu Gov.…

Gwen asks banks to extend loan terms for jeepney operators, drivers

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has appealed to government banks anew to extend the payment term of the loans of public utility jeepney (PUJ) operators for the modernization of their fleet amid the economic…

Public told to comply with 1-meter distance in commuting now

Rosalie O. Abatayo 03/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — No more ifs and buts will be tolerated in the implementation of social distancing measures here. Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said that starting Wednesday evening, March 18, 2020, several checkpoints will be set…

Gwen: Alegria only received P100K share from oil project yet

Rosalie Abatayo 02/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Hopes were up for Alegria town to improve the lives of its residents when President Rodrigo Duterte led the ceremonial opening of the valve for the oil drilling project there in May 2018.…

From humongous hole to Heritage Park

Jobers Reynes Bersales 12/23/2019

‘Tis the season for heritage advocates and the public to be jolly. In lieu of a monstrous matchbox of a building rising by now at the Cebu Capitol grounds, a heritage park —punctuated by the season’s most…

Capitol, MCIAA, GMR-Megawide eye partnership to develop Camotes, Bantayan airports

Rosalie Abatayo 11/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC), the firm that operates the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA), may partner with the Capitol in developing the airports of Bantayan and Camotes Islands. Louie Ferrer, the president…

Gwen to ‘listen’ to mayors, DENR, DPWH first on tree cutting issue; vows to save trees where they can

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/14/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Amid efforts to save the roadside trees in the cities of Naga and Carcar, Governor Gwendolyn Garcia is set to meet with the local chief executives of localities that have trees that…

Cebu to get richer as Capitol moves to reassess value of real properties

Rosalie Abatayo 10/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu province, the country’s richest with real assets standing at P34 billion, may get wealthier this year as the Capitol moves for the reappraisal of all its real estate properties to match with…

Capitol’s outsourced employees from lone manning agency to begin work October 1

Rosalie Abatayo 09/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A lone manpower services provider will be supplying medical and non-medical personnel demand at the Capitol and the province-run hospitals beginning October 1, 2019. LBP Services Corp. will be providing 443 medical personnel…

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