‘One-Island’ swab policy for ROFs eyed in entire Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The entire island of Cebu plans to sway away from swabbing policies of the national government’s anti-COVID task force. Key officials of the Regional Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious…

Upticks seen in Cebu province’s tourism portal

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Provincial Tourism Office in Cebu is upbeat in welcoming more tourists this year. The Capitol on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, officially launched its Suroy-Suroy Sugbo Tour Packages, barely a month after Governor Gwendolyn Garcia…

ECD launched in Cebu, residents can now take out loans for business

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Government has partnered with three banks to provide loans for provincial residents venturing into food production businesses for the Enhanced Countryside Development (EDC). Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, representing the Capitol, signed…

Chan backs Gwen’s no RT-PCR test policy for local tourists

Futch Anthony Inso 02/25/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is willing to harmonize the city’s policy with that of the Cebu Provincial Government for tourists and travelers who want to visit Cebu. Earlier, Governor Gwendolyn Garcia…

Waiving of medCert, travel authority for travelers bound for MGCQ areas eyed – DILG exec

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia on Thursday, February 25, welcomed the plans of the national government to waive the need to present a medical certificate and travel authority in areas under modified general community…

DILG: Cebu Province policy for tourist and travellers’ entry acceptable

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 02/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Department of Interior and Local Government Undersecretary Epimaco Densing III said the policy of Cebu Province for the entry of tourists and travellers is acceptable. This he clarified after it was reported that…

Cebu City to study return of 93-1 titles to Capitol

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government will be studying the request of the Provincial Capitol for the return of the titles under the 93-1 land swap, which was signed in 2018 by the previous administration…

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…

Mandaue City welcomes Gwen’s plan to review sale of CICC

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/07/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City Government welcomed the plan of Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia to review the legality of the sale of the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) to the city. Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez,…

LTO-7 opens office in Ronda town

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas (LTO-7) has opened an additional satellite office in Cebu Province at Barangay Poblacion, Ronda town, in southwestern Cebu. The construction of said office only took 20…

Later curfew hours in Cebu province starts

Rosalie Abatayo 07/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Starting tonight, July 23, 2020, the curfew hours in Cebu province will already be set from 12 midnight to 5 a.m. the following day. This is two hours later than the previous curfew schedule…

Capitol to shoulder P500k insurance for all provincial police

Rosalie Abatayo 04/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu provincial government will shoulder the insurance policy for all police personnel in Cebu province. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, in a press conference on Thursday, April 16, 2020, said the move is to…

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