Backyard gardens in 50 Cebu police stations soon – CPPO chief

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Fifty police stations in Cebu province will soon have their own backyard gardens. Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, Cebu Police Provincial Office diretor, said that the 50 police stations were still on their ground…

Garcia: Don’t mess with Cebuanos

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia slammed three consultant doctors who recommended a lockdown on Cebu over the newly detected mutations of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Three doctors have recommended to Health Secretary Francisco…

Cebu reopens to tourists from other provinces

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu province has decided to already allow the entry of non-Cebuano tourists but experts from Metro Manila have expressed their concern on the provincial government’s plan. Dr. Guido David, a member of OCTA…

Waterfront gives back to Cebu City and Cebu Province

PR 12/14/2020

In the spirit of the season of giving, Senator Sherwin “Win” Gatchalian and family, together with the premier city hotel, Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino, successfully turned over a total of 110, 000 pieces of face…

Gov’t intervenes on vegetable surplus in Dalaguete

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Officials from the local and national government have intervened to address the surplus of vegetables being produced in Dalaguete town in southern Cebu. Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia promised that the Cebu Provincial government…

Gwen fears Labella’s lifting of pork ban would endanger Cebu’s P11B hog industry

Rosalie Abatayo 05/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —With the current public health crisis, a possible viral infection among livestock will be another daunting challenge for Cebu So said Governor Gwendolyn Garcia as she expressed hope that Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella…

Closely inspect all incoming vehicles, Capitol urges PNP, LGUs

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has directed police and local officials to closely inspect and require drivers and passengers of all vehicles trying to access parts of the province to present the necessary documents.…

What to expect as Cebu province closes borders, enters ECQ

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For the first time in peacetime history, Cebu province will be closing its borders tonight, Sunday (March 29, 2020) as it enters an enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) at 12:01 a.m. the next day,…

Gwen urges DepEd, schools to cancel online classes

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has urged the Department of Education (DepEd) and schools and universities in the province to cancel online classes if it meant keeping students inside their homes. Garcia made this…

Provincial Meet loses to 2019-nCoV

Rosalie Abatayo, Rosalie O. Abatayo 02/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has maintained her opposition in the holding of out-of-town activities involving students, including the provincial athletic meet. Garcia said her opposition, this time, anchors on the current threat posed by…

Pork broth cubes from Luzon covered in ASF ban

Rosalie Abatayo 01/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Even pork broth cubes  from Luzon and Eastern Visayas cannot enter Cebu. This was the reminder of Provincial Veterinarian and African Swine Fever (ASF) Task Force chief Dr. Mary Rose Vincoy following the…

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