It’s official, Ace to run as Cebu governor

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The gubernatorial race in Cebu could be a fight between scions of the province’s most influential political families. Former Tourism Secretary Joseph “Ace” Durano officially announced on Thursday, September 30, his bid for…

Garcia eyes turning Capitol into museum if Balamban gov’t center pushes through

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Capitol, situated along Escario Street, Cebu City, could be turned into a museum. This will happen if the current administration plans to push through with the transfer of both executive…

Gov. Garcia decides not to appeal GCQ status of Cebu Province

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu province will no longer appeal its community quarantine status despite its earlier intent to be downgraded to a modified general community quarantine (MGCQ). Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said that although the province’s…

Cebu governor: Baby is among new COVID cases in Cebu

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has announced that a one-month-old infant with declared address at Argao, Cebu is one of the eight new COVID-19 cases in the province in the last four days (May 18-21). …

Garcia: We can pray directly to God

Rosalie Abatayo 03/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “In a time of crisis, we must pray. But we can pray directly to God.” This was the message of Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia as she renewed her call for religious mass gatherings…

Gwen says Cebu South Bus Terminal needs reengineering

Rosalie Abatayo 01/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu provincial government is now scouting for an alternative space that can temporarily host the buses that currently use the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) in N. Bacalso Avenue here. The temporary…

Gwen declines nomination for RDC-7 chairmanship  

Futch Anthony Inso 09/20/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia declined her nomination as chairman of the Regional Development Council (RDC) during their 3rd quarter Full Council Meeting at the Mezzo Hotel here on Friday morning, September 20, 2019. Garcia said…

Lapu mayor to ask Cebu Governor to reconsider decision to limit pedestrians in Mactan-Cebu bridges

Norman V. Mendoza 09/12/2019

Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan will be asking Cebu Governor Gwen Garcia to reconsider the decision to limit pedestrian traffic and ban bicycles from passing the two bridges connecting Mactan Island to mainland Cebu.…

Gwen: No town, city will be left out in this year’s Suroy-Suroy Sugbo 

Irene R. Sino Cruz 08/28/2019

  CEBU CITY—The towns and cities that were left out in the Suroy-Suroy Sugbo will now have the chance to show their attractions in the this year’s edition of the tour to be held in October or…

BAC starts process for outsourcing of Capitol staff, medical personnel

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Bids and Awards Committee (BAC) targets to complete the bidding process for the outsourcing of employees in the provincial government by the third week of August. Provincial Treasurer Roy Salubre, who chairs…

Sinas tells Gwen: You can trust the police

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/04/2019

Cebu City, Philippines — Police Brigadier General Debold Sinas, the director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), vowed to support the administration of Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia. In a press conference at the PRO-7…

PGSO ordered to recall all vehicles, movable properties issued by province

Rosalie Abatayo 07/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Provincial General Services Office (PGSO) has been ordered to recall all vehicles and movable properties issued by the province to local government units (LGUs).  Governor Gwendolyn Garcia issued the order to PGSO Head Jone…

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