Pasil fish traders upset over Gwen’s wet goods transport policy

Futch Anthony Inso 02/05/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines- Several fish traders at the Pasil Fish Port are complaining regarding a new policy of the Cebu Provincial Government which prohibits the entry of vehicles transporting wet goods from unsanitary conditions within the territorial…

Capitol wants P23 billion as budget for 2024

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/08/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia wants to allocate P23 billion as the provincial government’s budget for 2024. And the Provincial Board (PB) has already begun its budget hearing. The proposed budget, which is approximately…

No more fees for using CRs in Cebu bus terminals

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/21/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Good news for passengers heading to bus terminals here in Cebu. They will no longer have to pay a P5 fee for using the comfort or restrooms there. The Cebu Provincial Government announced…

Pasigarbo 2023: Capitol allocates P103.5 million as subsidy for contestants

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/17/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government is set to give a total of P103.5 million in subsidy to the 50 local government units (LGUs) that will join the Pasigarbo sa Sugbo 2023 in Carcar City…

Cebu ordinance on inter-gov’t coordination gets backing from Cabinet execs

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/26/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Several Cabinet officials backed the recently enacted provincial ordinance that mandates national government agencies to coordinate with local government units (LGUs) here. Interior and Local Government Secretary Benjamin Abalos Jr. and Special Assistant…

Culling, as anti-ASF protocol, now unlawful in Cebu province

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/12/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Culling, as means to prevent the spread of African Swine Fever (ASF), is now unlawful in Cebu province. This after the Provincial Board, during its special session on Tuesday, April 11, approved on…

At least 350 guests to join Suroy Suroy in Camotes this April

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/30/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 350 guests, including national government officials, will be joining the upcoming Suroy Suroy sa Sugbo sa Camotes. Last week, the Cebu Provincial government held a meeting with provincial and local tourism…

Capitol to sue Bureau of Animal Industry over ASF mess

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/27/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Tension between the Cebu Provincial government and the national government’s bureau tasked in regulating the movement of livestock over the African Swine Fever (ASF) has not died down yet. And this time, the…

Capitol: 3 gov’t agencies on Cebu Province lots accept relocation offer

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 03/17/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three government agencies whose offices stand on properties owned by the Cebu Provincial government have agreed to the relocation offer of the Capitol. In a statement on social media on Friday, March 17,…

Alcoy mineral processing firm denies violating tax laws in Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/01/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A mining processing firm based in Alcoy town in southern Cebu denied accusations that they have not paid taxes to the provincial government. The Philippine Mining Service Corporation (PMSC), in a statement issued…

Capitol wants ‘just compensation’ from DOTr over Cebu BRT

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/23/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial government wants ‘just compensation’ from the Department of Transportation (DOTr) as the latter is set to start civil works for the much-delayed Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT).  Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia…

Capitol demands rental from telcos, utility companies encroaching in province-owned properties

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 01/27/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial government has demanded utility companies “illegally” occupying its premium properties along Osmeña Boulevard in Cebu City to pay rent starting from the date they began using the province-owned lots. In…

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