PDEA-7 chief wants own thermal incinerator to hasten destruction of illegal drugs

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — If the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) has its own thermal incinerator, it could hasten the destruction of seized illegal drugs. This is what Levi Ortiz, PDEA-7 director, is hoping…

BOC-Port of Cebu beefs up security against illegal drugs

PR 10/27/2022

The Bureau of Customs (BOC)-Port of Cebu has recently met with officials of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Region 7 (PDEA-7) to discuss collaborative measures to prevent the smuggling of illegal drugs into the country. District Collector…

Gov. Garcia wants ‘more accurate’ COA report on province’s liabilities

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/18/2022

PASAY CITY—Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia wants to boost the province’s equity further and in doing so, she asked state auditors to look into its liabilities. Garcia made this pronouncement after the Commission on Audit (COA) ranked Cebu…

Lambug residents ask Gwen to stop construction of illegal structures

Futch Anthony Inso 09/27/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Residents of Barangay Lambug, Badian town, have signed a petition urging Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia to demolish the beach houses that were illegally constructed in their coastal area. Barangay Lambug is famous for…

Gwen: Cordova fixed and floating cottages operators have until Oct. 4 to demolish structures

Futch Anthony Inso 09/20/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has instructed all operators of fixed and floating cottages in Cordova to demolish their structures no later than October 4, 2022. Garcia issued the ultimatum during the second stakeholders’…

Capitol to look into hospitals, ‘lazy’ doctors who refer patients to VSMMC

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Capitol will be looking into provincial and district hospitals, as well as doctors, who refer patients from the province with manageable cases to the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) instead of…

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…

Abra earthquake should be a lesson to prepare – Cebu official

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/27/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — A Cebu official believes that the magnitude 7 earthquake that hit Abra and other parts of Luzon on Wednesday morning, July 27, should be a lesson to prepare. “Experience will always be the…

President-elect BBM thanks One Cebu party: ‘It has never fallen to a Marcos to win big in Cebu’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—President-elect Bongbong Marcos (BBM) thanked One Cebu for its ‘immense contribution and support’ in the UniTeam’s bid for Malacañang. Marcos was in Cebu together with his running mate, vice president-elect Sara Duterte-Carpio, to attend the…

DILG seeks adjustments to Cebu’s optional rule on masking outdoors

Christia Marie Ramos 06/13/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is seeking adjustments to the executive order earlier issued by Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia in order to align its provisions with the national face mask…

VP-elect Sara Duterte-Carpio to attend 1Cebu’s mass oath-taking on June 28

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Vice President-elect Sara Duterte-Carpio will be attending the mass oath-taking for 1Cebu’s winning candidates.  Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, announced that Duterte-Carpio has confirmed her attendance for 1Cebu’s event, which will…

1Cebu backs ‘UniTeam’ candidates

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines –  Months of speculation has come to an end for 1Cebu as they officially named the Presidential bet that the local party will be endorsing in the upcoming May 2022 polls. Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn…

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