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…

Gwen open to dialogue with nat’l gov’t on Cebu policies in foreign arrivals 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia said she was open to having a dialogue with the national government pertaining to the province’s policies in foreign arrivals. Interior and Local Government Secretary Jonathan Malaya on February…

Cebu mulls offering single-jab vax to unvaccinated foreign tourists 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As part of its plans to accept foreign tourists again, the provincial government of Cebu is eyeing to offer COVID-19 vaccines to unvaccinated travelers. In a recent press interview, Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia announced…

Capitol to increase aid for fisherfolks

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government has decided to increase the aid intended for fisherfolks whose boats were destroyed by Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai).  Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia on Monday, February 7, announced that they…

Capitol to give rebuilding assistance for fishermen

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/06/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – Rebuilding efforts in Cebu province continue more than a month since Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai) battered the island.  The Capitol is expected to conduct another round of rebuilding assistance and this…

Gwen opposes use of vax cards as condition for travel, employment, etc.

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As far as Cebu province is concerned, the presentation of vaccination cards will not be required when traveling, getting a job, and even entering inside establishments. Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia made this announcement…

No lockdown in Cebu amid Alert Level 3

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – No lockdown in Cebu. This was the reassurance released by local officials here after the national government elevated the entire island province’s quarantine classification to Alert Level 3.  Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia on Saturday,…

#CDNFiestaSeñor2022: Gwen to continue Sinulog dance, prays for Cebu’s recovery, protection

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia will continue her tradition of dancing the Sinulog this year.  Garcia, during a press interview on Tuesday, January 11, announced that she will be doing the Sinulog dance along…

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