1Cebu on BBM-Sara lead: ‘It’s a commitment to a fulfillment’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines— “It’s a fulfillment of a commitment.” This was how 1Cebu President and governor-elect Gwendolyn Garcia described the victory of the UniTeam tandem in Cebu province.  Garcia on Tuesday, May 10 congratulated former Sen. Bongbong…

Sea vessels for tourism now allowed to operate in 100% capacity

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Motor bancas and other sea vessels used for tourism-related activities in Cebu province have been allowed to operate in full capacity.  This after Governor Gwendolyn Garcia on March 1, 2022 signed Executive Order (EO) No.…

Sara Duterte on ‘One Cebu’ endorsement: Cebuanos have always been close to my heart

Neil Arwin Mercado 02/17/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Saying Cebuanos have always been close to her heart, Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Duterte-Carpio thanked the Garcia family-led One Cebu Party for backing her vice presidential bid. One Cebu, which is the ruling…

TikTok enthusiasts can win up to P25,000 in SugbuanonKo TikTok Challenge

Mae Fhel Gom-os 09/04/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Are you fond of making TikTok videos and visiting tourist destinations in Cebu Province? Well, this one’s for you! TikTok enthusiasts can get the chance to win as much as P25,000 by simply…

Unified Cebu agrees to implement MECQ

Dyrecka Letigio 07/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — All local government units (LGUs) in Cebu will be implementing the Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) that the Interagency Task Force (IATF) has recommended here. The mayors of all LGUs met with Cebu…

Gwen withdraws EO warning violators of Swab-Upon-Arrival rule

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Barely 24 hours since she issued it, Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia decided to withdraw Executive Order (EO) No. 23 that warned stakeholders here of possible punishment should they violate the Swab-Upon-Arrival ordinance. Garcia made the…

Cebu will stick with Swab-Upon-Arrival policy

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—It’s still a status quo on swab policies for arriving Returning Overseas Filipinos (ROF) and Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) here in Cebu. A day after Malacañang announced that President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the province to…

Garcia to personally meet with President Duterte to present Cebu figures

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia plans to defend Cebu’s policy on Returning Overseas Filipinos (ROFs) to President Rodrigo Duterte at Malacañang Palace on Monday, May 31, 2021. This she said in an interview with…

Cebu City EOC supports Capitol’s position on ROFs

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has expressed support to Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia’s swabbing policy for arriving Returning Overseas Filipinos (ROFs) at the airport. This after Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said that…

Capitol to give face masks to public

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia on Monday, April 19, 2021, defended her plans to do away with penalties for individuals caught not wearing face masks. With this, Garcia announced that the Capitol will be…

DOH-7 reiterates stand: No to lockdown, ECQ

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) reiterated its suggestions that placing entire Cebu island under stricter quarantine status is not appropriate in addressing the continuous rise of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). “We don’t…

Quincentennial celebrations for 2021 is a chance to boost Cebu’s tourism – Garcia

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Quincentennial celebration for the arrival of Christianity in the country is a chance for Cebu to boost its tourism industry. This was the statement of Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia on the ongoing…

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