DOH rehab facility head: We hope the lot will be donated to us

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/19/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The chief of the Department of Health Treatment and Rehabilitation Center-Cebu City (DOH TRC-Cebu City) hopes the lot where the facility stands will be donated to them by the Capitol or the Cebu…

Capitol mulls ‘direct deal’ with 93-1 occupants instead

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government is considering holding direct talks with occupants of properties covered by the 93-1 land swap deal. The Capitol’s pronouncements came after the Cebu City Government recently expressed hesitation in…

As rehab starts, public told: No swimming in Cordova’s polluted seawaters

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Residents and visitors of Cordova town in Mactan Island are told to avoid swimming in the polluted seawaters there.  Stakeholders agreed on placing certain areas of Cordova’s seas off limits to the public…

CPDRC’s dancing inmates groove again!

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After 12 years of being put off the spotlight, the famous Cebu dancing inmates are set to enthrall again after the dancing program was relaunched on Friday, August 12 at the Cebu Provincial…

Civil works for ‘new Capitol’ in Balamban may start soon

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Plans to put up a new Capitol and an integrated government center in Balamban town have recently made progress. The Cebu Provincial Government announced that fresh funds from the national government have been…

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…

New things to expect for “Pasigarbo sa Sugbo” 2022

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Following a two-year break, Cebuanos should anticipate certain adjustments and enhancements for this year’s Pasigarbo sa Sugbo, hosted by the Cebu Provincial Government as part of its 453rd Founding Anniversary celebration. Among the…

Amid monkeypox threats, Gwen assures ‘no lockdown’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Amid threats of monkeypox, there will be no more lockdowns in Cebu. Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia made this assurance as the Capitol on Monday, August 1, marked the start of its-monthlong celebration for its…

98 cases of typhoid fever, 3 deaths reported in Barili, Cebu

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 98 cases of typhoid fever and three deaths were reported in 24 barangays in Barili town in southwestern Cebu. In a social media post Friday night, June 24, 2022, Deputy…

Cebu province unfazed by DILG ultimatum 

Morexette Marie Erram 06/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Not even an ultimatum from the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) can make Cebu province reconsider its decision to make wearing face masks an option in open areas. Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn…

Año gives Cebu gov’t until weekend to ‘rectify’ face mask rule

John Eric Mendoza - Reporter / @JEMendozaINQ 06/16/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Interior Secretary Eduardo Año on Thursday gave the Cebu provincial government until the weekend to “rectify” its ordinance making the use of face masks outdoors voluntary before resorting to legal remedies. Garcia issued Executive…

Assessment of 93-1 land swap beneficiaries ongoing

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Division on the Welfare of Urban Poor (DWUP) is now assessing the actual number of beneficaries of the 93-1 land swap deal in the 11 affected barangays. DWUP head Engineer…

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