P80M Danao police station, one of most expensive stations in CV

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 05/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An P80 million police station, which is considered as the most expensive police station in a city in Central Visayas, has opened on April 30 to serve residents in Danao City in northern…

Upholding the right to health and a healthy environment

Gloria Estenzo Ramos 02/06/2020

During the campaign period, candidates would commit to programs that they think would best serve the interest of their constituents. Public infrastructure such as roads and buildings are easily the most popular. Sadly, health and environmental concerns…

2 PB Members see need to include Davide in deliberations

Rosalie Abatayo 12/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Members of the 15th Sangguniang Panlalawigan may decide to later on amend provisions of their Internal Rules of Procedure (IRP) to allow Vice Governor Hilario Davide III to take part in their deliberations.…

Tribunalo clears office; to leave PDRRMO Friday

Rosalie Abatayo 11/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Outgoing Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) Chief Baltazar Tribunalo Jr. has started to clear his office on Thursday, November 14. Tribunalo will spend his last day in the office tomorrow,…

Davide questions non-inclusion of appointee in 2020 budget 

Rosalie Abatayo 11/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The former budget officer of the Cebu Provincial Capitol has not received his salary since August 2019. Danilo Rodas, appointed by former Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III as budget officer in 2015, has…

Davide ‘uncomfortable’ with Capitol’s move to outsource medical personnel

Rosalie Abatayo 10/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Vice Governor Hilario Davide III said in an interview this morning, October 15, that we was “uncomfortable” with the provincial government’s practice of outsourcing medical and clerical personnel for province-run hospitals. Davide said…

Gwen: Teban a rock star in Visayas, Mindanao, a true and loyal friend

Futch Anthony Inso 08/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia describes former Board Member and Talisay City Councilor Julian “Teban Escudero” Daan as a rock star in the field of entertainment, not only in the Visayas, but also in…

Capitol terminates lease contract with real estate company; threatens criminal, admin charges vs Davide

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu provincial government has terminated its lease contract with a real estate developer citing “alleged anomalies” in the transaction which they inked in 2014 with former governor and now Vice Government Hilario…

WTCI ignores Gwen’s 48-hour ultimatum

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The clock ticked for the 48-hour ultimatum set by the Capitol for WT Construction Inc. (WTCI) to start backfilling the excavated Provincial Resource Center project site at noon today, July 18. But no…

Davide: WT may sue province for stopping resource center project

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — WT Construction Inc. (WTCI) the contractor of the proposed P1.3-billion Capitol Resource Center, is not obliged to backfill the now excavated site of the cancelled project. Instead, the firm may file a case…

No committee chairmanship for Davide, majority of his allies in PB

Roslaie O. Abatayo 07/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Provincial Board has adopted in its inaugural session today the reorganization of the legislative body’s standing committees. Of the 28 standing committees of the PB, 25 are chaired by allies of Governor…

Garcia orders permanent halt of resource center construction

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Is it now the end of the 20-story Cebu Provincial Resource Center project? Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, in her first executive order on Monday, July 1, has ordered for the “immediate stoppage and permanent…

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