Marcos: If I win as president, I will continue to develop Cebu as an economic hub

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/22/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — A presidential aspirant is promising to continue to develop Cebu as an economic hub by building more infrastructure to help it to grow further. “Cebu is still the economic center of the Visayas.…

Capitol recognizes Top 10 entrepreneurs, extends cash aid to their localities

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/16/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The Cebu provincial government recognized on Thursday, October 14, ten entrepreneurs who excelled during the Sugbo Negosyo Expo that was opened in a mall in Cebu City from October 1 to 3. Called…

Samsam Gullas files COC for Cebu First District Representative

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Incumbent Talisay City Mayor Gerard Anthony “Samsam” Gullas has filed his certificate of candidacy (COC) for First District Representative at the Comelec-Cebu Provincial Office on October 1, 2021. Gullas said his decision was…

Who will be filing their COCs and when?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Futch Anthony Inso, Mary Rose S. Sagarino 09/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There is no definite schedule yet as to when Cebu’s top political officials and aspiring candidates will be filing their Certificate of Candidacies (COC) in the next coming days, but some of them…

Alcoy reopens beaches to non-residents

Mae Fhel Gom-os 09/10/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Starting Saturday, September 11, 2021, non-residents in the town of Alcoy in southern Cebu will now be allowed to swim and enjoy and bathe in all its beaches. Alcoy town Mayor Michael Angelo…

Labor group: Air purifiers on employees is a financial burden

Dyrecka Letigio 09/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A labor group in Cebu is pleading to Governor Gwendolyn Garcia to reconsider requiring employees of establishments allowed to operate under General Community Quarantine with heightened restrictions (GCQ-hr) to wear personal air purifiers…

DA-7 urges Capitol to integrate water catchment systems for Sugbusog program

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/28/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — As another round of the Capitol’s Sugbusog program draws near, the top official of the Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) has proposed to Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia to let all local…

CPPO chief: All 50 police stations in Cebu will now conduct 24/7 checkpoints

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/13/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — A day after Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia issued a stern warning to the chief of police (COPs) in the province who were reportedly not conducting checkpoints, the top official of the Cebu…

Sara Duterte says YES to possibility of running for President in 2022

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, the daughter of President Rodrigo Duterte, said yes to the possibility of running as President in the 2022 elections. Duterte-Carpio was in Cebu to visit Governor Gwendolyn Garcia…

IATF to discuss Cebu’s request and come up with a recommendation

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The national Interagency Task Force (IATF) for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) said that they will discuss the request of Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia to allow Cebu to impose its policies on its…

Roque claims diversion of flights was Garcia’s idea

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said that the idea to divert inbound international flights from Cebu to Manila came from Cebu itself. He said Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia actually recommended the diversion because she…

Two Cebu towns back Capitol’s ROFs’ swabbing policy

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two Cebu towns have issued support to the Provincial Capitol’s policy on Returning Overseas Filipinos (ROF) to swab them upon arrival with a seven-day home quarantine after proving negative to the coronavirus disease…

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