Project to help visitors to easily navigate Badian tourist spots launched

CDN Digital 01/21/2023

CONSOLACION, Cebu — It would soon be easier for tourists to visit and navigate destinations in southern Cebu, particularly in Badian town, as the Department of Tourism (DOT) in partnership with the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) and…

Garcia orders demolition of abandoned structures violating easement rules in Santa Fe, Bantayan

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has ordered owners and claimants of “abandoned, occupied, dilapidated, ruined, and obsolete” illegal structures on the beachfront of Sta. Fe, Bantayan, in northern Cebu to voluntarily demolish these until…

Floating and fixed cottages in Cordova demolished

Futch Anthony Inso 10/25/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Municipality of Cordova has started the demolition of the remaining floating and fixed cottages in the coastal waters of Barangay Poblacion and Catarman on Tuesday, October 25, 2022. This was in relation…

Cebu Province temporarily bans entry of poultry from Iloilo and Panay Islands

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 10/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Following reports of suspected African Swine Fever (ASF) cases in Iloilo and Panay Island, Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia banned the importation of live hogs, boar semen, pork-related products, and byproducts from these provinces…

Gov Aumentado welcomes plan of AFP VISCOM to transfer camp to Bohol

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Bohol Governor Erico Aris Aumentado welcomed the plans of the Armed Forces of the Philippines Visayas Command (AFP VISCOM) to transfer their camp to his province. In his social media post, Aumentado shared…

CFBJ marks return of Shoot-For-A-Cause competition

PR 09/09/2022

It’s all set for the grand comeback of the Cebu Federation of Beat Journalists (CFBJ) Shoot-For-A-Cause shooting competition. Part of the annual celebration of the Cebu Press Freedom Week, the second edition of the shootfest will be…

93-1 talks: Cebu City seeks adjusted appraisal

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government will be seeking an updated appraisal for the 93-1 land swap deal.  Vice Mayor Raymond Garcia said he and Councilor Noel Wenceslao had met with Governor Gwendolyn Garcia to…

Optional face mask policy in Cebu now a law

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—As far as local officials in Cebu province are concerned, wearing of face masks in outdoor areas will remain an option. This after the Provincial Board on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, passed unanimously an ordinance…

Dumanjug mayor announces support for Leni 

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Dumanjug Mayor Efren Guntrano “Gungun” Gica has announced his support to Vice President Ma. Leonor “Leni” Robredo shortly after the CEBOOM rally on April 21, 2022.  In a post, Gica said that his…

93-1 Land Swap: Cebu City and Cebu Province form appraisal committees

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The ongoing negotiations for the 93-1 Land Swap deal between the Cebu City government and Cebu Provincial government has moved one step further to realization.  Councilor Raymond Garcia, majority floor leader of the…

Ace Durano sees better chances of winning Cebu governor’s seat

Vhenna Marie Mantilla 03/25/2022

DANAO CITY, Philippines – Cebu gubernatorial candidate Joseph Felix Mari “Ace” Durano is optimistic of his chances of winning the governor’s seat for Cebu Province in the coming elections. Durano, who is also a former secretary of…

At least 90k households in Cebu Province to get P5,000 as assistance for rebuilding homes

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Province will soon be releasing financial assistance worth P5,000 each to at least 90,000 families whose homes were totally damaged by Typhoon Odette. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said they are looking into releasing…

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