Capitol: No more floating cottages in Cordova

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There will be no more floating and fixed cottages in the shores and other easement zones in Cordova town, the Capitol reminded.  Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia issued another Executive Order (EO), formally implementing the…

Some floating cottages in Cordova town are found on waters of Lapu-Lapu

Doris C. Bongcac 08/27/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — After they were ordered to cease their operations in Cordova town starting on Sunday, August 28, some of the floating cottage operators appear to be planning to transfer to the waters of Lapu-Lapu…

Carcar City’s Mia Loureen Tamayo is Pasigarbo sa Sugbo 2022 Festival Queen

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After two years of waiting for a new Pasigarbo sa Sugbo Festival Queen, the crown would eventually remain with Carcar City. Mia Loureen Tamayo of the famed Kabakaban Festival bested 39 other queens,…

93-1 land swap deal: Capitol plans of putting integrated passenger terminal in SRP

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Should the Cebu City and Provincial Government’s plans to iron out details of the 93-1 land swap deal be successful, an integrated passenger terminal may soon rise in the South Road Properties (SRP). …

Governor Garcia thanks Cebu Provincial Board for ‘unity’ 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It’s their 1st day back at the Capitol since the May 2022 national and local elections. And for Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia, she hoped that that ‘unity’ of the executive and legislative branches…

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…

Cebu province keeps ban on live birds, poultry from bird flu-hit areas

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government has issued another executive order (EO), effectively keeping the ban on live birds, poultry products, and byproducts from bird flu-afflicted areas. Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia released and signed Executive Order…

Cebu Province bets gear up for start of local campaigns

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Bets for the electoral race in Cebu province are now preparing for the start of the local campaign period. Candidates for the gubernatorial race are scheduled to meet and greet voters in various…

The ‘Dasig Sugbo’ Lines: What Really Happened

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Long queues of shoppers in front of major supermarkets were common sights during crisis, particularly during COVID-19 lockdowns and the aftermath of Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai).  This is why it came as…

After bird flu cases confirmed, Cebu bans all poultry products and byproducts from Luzon

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – All poultry products and byproducts from Luzon will no longer be allowed to enter Cebu province. This after Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia issued Executive Order (EO) No. 9, banning poultry products and byproducts for…

Ace on survey: Let’s wait for May 9, 2022

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Aspiring Cebu governor Ace Durano was not bothered with the results of a recent survey showing incumbent Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia leading the gubernatorial race in Cebu province. A survey conducted by non-government organization…

Cebu province mulls easing restrictions for Holy Week

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Officials in Cebu are now considering easing restrictions in observing the Holy Week this 2022 as the COVID-19 outbreak in the province is becoming more manageable. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said she will be…

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