Capitol offers usufruct to iron out Eversley land dispute

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia has finally spoken on the land dispute involving the Capitol and Eversley Childs Sanitarium in Mandaue City. Garcia asserted that the provincial government was the rightful owner of the…

Demolition set for Cordova’s floating, fixed cottages

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The controversial floating cottages in Cordova town, Mactan Island is set to be destroyed next month. Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has issued Executive Order (EO) No. 36, which ordered the removal of the…

Capitol mulls ‘direct deal’ with 93-1 occupants instead

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government is considering holding direct talks with occupants of properties covered by the 93-1 land swap deal. The Capitol’s pronouncements came after the Cebu City Government recently expressed hesitation in…

Pasigarbo raffle: Teacher from Boljoon wins brand new Hilux

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A public school teacher from Boljoon town got the dream car her family has always wanted. Emelita Pelonio became the lucky winner of a brand new pickup truck during the Grand Draw of…

No more construction in Bantayan’s easement zones; demolition set, Gwen orders

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Capitol has gone further north in its attempt to prevent the seawaters in one of Cebu’s popular tourist destinations from suffering the same fate as Cordova town. Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia recently…

As rehab starts, public told: No swimming in Cordova’s polluted seawaters

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Residents and visitors of Cordova town in Mactan Island are told to avoid swimming in the polluted seawaters there.  Stakeholders agreed on placing certain areas of Cordova’s seas off limits to the public…

CPPO has a new police chief

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police Colonel Rommel Ochave is the new Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) director. Ochave, who took over as CPPO chief on August 31, made a courtesy call to Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia on…

Gwen eyes following SG’s policy: Make use of face masks optional indoors too

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia backed Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama’s decision to make the wearing face masks an option in open public spaces. In a recent press conference, Garcia defended the city government’s…

Capitol turns over 10,000 armchairs to schools

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government has turned over around 10,000 armchairs to public schools here as the academic year 2022 to 2023 officially began. A turnover ceremony was held at the Capitol’s Social Hall…

Capitol gives P1.95 million financial assistance to Cordova’s Dinagat Festival

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Government has extended a total of P1.95 million in financial assistance to Cordova’s 2022 ‘Dinagat’ Festival. According to a statement on the Provincial Government’s official news and information platform on…

Like Sinulog, signal jammers eyed for Pasigarbo’s culmination in CCSC

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Like the past Sinulog festivals, organizers of Pasigarbo sa Sugbo 2022 are planning to implement a signal shutdown during its culmination at the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC). Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia announced…

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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