Shoot-for-a-Cause of CFBJ: 56 gun enthusiasts help make event a success

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 09/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With a total of 56 gun enthusiasts, the Shoot-For-A-Cause of the Cebu Federation of Beat Journalists at the Front Sight Gun Club Inc. in Barangay Tubod, Minglanilla, on Sunday, September 11, was successful. …

Garcia assures Capitol employees of ‘substantial’ anniversary incentives

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial government will allot, through a supplementary budget, a “substantial” amount as an anniversary incentive for the Province’s regular, casual, and job order employees, according to an announcement made by Cebu…

Gov Gwen says defending Carmelite nuns of Cebu not political

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia clarified that her earlier statement publicly defending the Carmelite nuns of Cebu on the issue involving a scene in the movie “Maid in Malacañang” is not political. The governor…

Cebu guv agrees to wait for IRR before optional mask rule, says DILG

John Eric Mendoza - Reporter / @JEMendozaINQ 06/24/2022

MANILA, Philippines — After a  “fruitful and productive” dialogue with the Cebu government, the Department of Interior and Local Government is now waiting for the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the optional usage of face mask…

Frasco, Garcia endorse Daanbantayan Mayor Shimura as next LMP president

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Incoming Tourism Secretary and current President of the League of Municipalities in the Philippines (LMP)-Cebu Chapter, Liloan Mayor Christina Frasco, has endorsed Daanbantayan Mayor Sun Shimura for the position of LMP President in…

‘Suroy-Suroy Sugbo’ worthy of replicating at national level, says incoming DOT secretary

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Christina Garcia-Frasco, the incoming Department of Tourism (DOT) secretary and incumbent mayor of Liloan in Cebu, believes Cebu Province’s Suroy-Suroy Sugbo initiative is worth replicating at a national level. This she said during…

1Cebu to invite tri-cities mayor for mass oath-taking

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—For their upcoming ‘mass oath-taking’, 1Cebu group has invited the reelected mayors of the island province’s three independent cities. In a recent press conference, Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said the mayors of Cebu City (Michael…

Lapu-Lapu vice mayor: Not yet time to allow public not to wear face masks in open spaces

Futch Anthony Inso 06/13/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Vice Mayor Celedonio “Celsi” Sitoy said he believed that it was not yet the proper time to no longer require the public from wearing a face mask, even in open spaces…

Garcia to Año: Respect local autonomy

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia clapped back at Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año, who said that their agency would not honor the Executive Order of the province for the…

Cebu to accept unvaxed tourists but…

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Starting Thursday, February 10, 2022, the Philippines will be accepting fully vaccinated tourists without requiring them to undergo quarantine.  Here in Cebu, the local government will also be accepting unvaccinated and partially vaccinated…

Villanueva says he and Garcia condoled with each other during his courtesy call

Mae Fhel Gom-os 11/04/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Reelectionist Senator Joel Villanueva said he and Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia condoled with each other during his courtesy visit at the Cebu Provincial Capitol on Thursday, November 4, 2021. Villanueva said that he…

Sogod flash floods affect over 270 families 

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/26/2021

SOGOD, Cebu—Homes were filled with mud while families were trying to salvage what they could.  This was the scene here in Sitio San Lorenzo, Barangay Poblacion on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, a day after a flash floods…

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