Capitol wants titles of province-owned lots from 93-1 swap returned

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Capitol wants the titles of province-owned lots from the 93-1 land swap deal signed by former Cebu City mayor, Tomas Osmeña, and the former Cebu provincial governor now Vice Governor…

Capitol “hands-off” on Toledo landslide probe, vows to provide assistance to affected workers

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia on Tuesday, December 29, announced that the Capitol has no plans to intervene in the ongoing probe on the landslide that occurred in an open-pit mine in Toledo City.…

Balamban mayor welcomes Capitol’s proposal to transfer seat of power

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The local chief executive of Balamban town welcomed the proposal to transfer Cebu province’s seat of power in their town. Mayor Alex Binghay, in a teleconference with reporters on Friday, November 6, said…

Thief takes P16K from Capitol accounting office

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are in the hunt for the suspect who barged inside the accounting and Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) offices of the Cebu Provincial Capitol and took at least P16,000 cash…

Rama: Provincial government has no part in city’s tuob kits issue

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama clarified reports that the Cebu Provincial Government is involved in the issue surrounding the P2.5 million worth of tuob (steam inhalation) kits distributed to the city’s isolation…

Capitol to develop online portal as it opens tourism industry

07/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Capitol is now developing a web-based booking platform that will provide for cashless transactions as Cebu province gears towards reopening its tourism industry under the new normal. The move is part of…

Face-to-face transactions at Capitol will be temporarily suspended for disinfection

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Face-to-face transactions in the Cebu Provincial Capitol will temporarily be suspended as its employees will be under a work-from-home set-up from July 1 to 3, 2020, to give way to a “thorough disinfection.”…

Capitol implements ‘no entry’ for feverish clients, employees

Rosalie Abatayo 03/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Before entering the Cebu Provincial Capitol building, everyone should pause and let the security personnel take a temperature check. Individuals with body temperatures exceeding 38 degrees Celsius may have to postpone their transactions…

A vendor’s plea: Help for family in quake stricken home

12/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Jerry Marivellosa could not keep himself from thinking about home while he attended to his dried fish products on Monday, December 16, 2019. A native of Sarangani province in Mindanao, the 43-year-old businessman arrived…

In Photos: Contingents prepare for Pasigarbo sa Sugbo 2019

Enrique Bejar 08/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–Performers coming from the different towns and cities in Cebu province now crowd the Cebu City Sports Center to practice their dance routines for Sunday’s Pasigarbo sa Sugbo. A total of 44 contingents are joining…

Sara Duterte in Cebu for 450th founding anniversary on August 6

Rosalie Abatayo 08/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Presidential daughter and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio will be the guest of honor as Cebu province celebrates its 450th founding anniversary on Tuesday, August 6. In a memorandum for Capitol employees issued on Monday,…

Gwen eyes P186 million annual savings with planned downgrading of four departments

07/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia is looking at an annual savings of P186 million with the planned downgrading of four departments into divisions under the Office of the Governor. In a meeting between Garcia and…

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