PB approves resolution asking IATF allocation for ROFs quarantine expenses

Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/05/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Board approved on Monday, July 5, 2021, a resolution requesting the National Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) to consider the timely allocation of budget for…

Cebu PB wants updates on Metro Cebu Expressway

Mae Fhel Gom-os 06/15/2021

Cebu City, Philippines—Members of the Cebu Provincial Board have invited officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas to appear during their June 21 regular session to discuss updates on the implementation of…

Businesses told: Vaccines not employment precondition

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Businesses here were told not to use COVID-19 vaccination as a precondition for hiring new employees and for those who are set to return for work. This after the Cebu Provincial Board passed…

PB to start probe on Daanbantayan councilor implicated in ‘tigbakay’

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/09/2020

CEBU CITY,  Philippines — The investigation procedures against a municipal councilor of Daanbantayan implicated in the botched illegal cockfight activity, also known as “tigbakay,” will begin to roll in the level of the Cebu Provincial Board. The…

Pending Cebu ordinance seeks penalty for improper face mask disposal

Rosalie Abatayo 09/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An ordinance seeking to impose penalty on persons violating the mandatory wearing of face masks and the improper disposal of the protective equipment is now pending before the Cebu Provincial Board. The proposed…

‘White sand’ for Manila Bay from Cebu? Local officials probe

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Local officials in Cebu will be conducting separate investigations into reports that the dolomite used to transform Manila Bay into an artificially-made white sand beach were sourced from Cebu. Cebu 3rd District Board…

PB reminds public: Disposing protective gear properly is ‘equally important’

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — While wearing of face masks is mandatory as part of the established health protocols against the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Cebu Provincial Capitol reminded the public that disposing the protective…

Cebu PB to DILG: ‘Shed light’ on CSO accreditation, assistance guidelines

Rosalie O. Abatayo 03/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Board has asked the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) to “shed light” on the guidelines to be followed in accrediting and extending help to civil society organizations (CSOs)…

Cebu board members ask DepEd to revisit mother tongue guidelines

Rosalie Abatayo 03/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Blaming the Mother Tongue-based Multilingual Education (MTB-MLE) for dwindling competency of learners, legislators in Cebu province have called on the Department of Education (DepEd) to review the guidelines for its implementation. The call…

Soco pushes ordinance to fine drivers who fail to pull aside broken vehicles

Rosalie Abatayo 02/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Penalties may soon await drivers who would not be able to pull aside vehicles that break down in the middle of the main highways within five minutes. In a measure proposed by Board…

PB to pass ordinance imposing penalties on netizens who spread false info about nCoV

Rosalie Abatayo 02/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Board is expected to pass on Monday afternoon, February 10, 2020, an ordinance imposing penalties on individuals who spread false information about the 2019 novel coronavirus on social media. The…

Cebu Provincial Board looks into legislations to protect P10.9 billion hog industry

Rosalie Abatayo 09/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After the Agriculture department has confirmed the first case of African Swine Fever (ASF) in some Luzon towns, the Cebu provincial government is looking into extending the ban of the entry of pork…

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