Police find it ‘difficult’ to identify those behind recent bomb threats

Mae Fhel Gom-os 09/15/2021

    CEBU CITY, Philippines — No less than the top official of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) admitted that they are having a difficult time identifying the persons behind the recent bomb threats in the…

Bomb threats at Cebu City Hall and Capitol could come from the same person — police official

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police say there is a big possibility that only one person is behind the recent bomb threats at Cebu City Hall and Cebu Provincial Capitol. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for…

Bomb threat interrupts work in Capitol’s legislative building

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 09/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Work in the legislative building of the Cebu Provincial Capitol was briefly interrupted on Monday, September 13, after employees received a bomb threat. All workers assigned in the building were immediately told to…

Cebu province to celebrate 452nd founding anniversary with simple rites

Morexette Marie Erram 08/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu will mark its 452nd founding anniversary on Friday, August 6, 2021. And as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, Capitol officials will be celebrating the Holiday without any fanfare again.  Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said…

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…

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