5-way fight for Cebu governor

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The gubernatorial race in Cebu is on, and it’s going to be a five-way battle. At least four aspirants for the province’s top post, including incumbent Governor and reelectionist Gwendolyn Garcia, filed their…

Pastor wants to ‘end political dynasties in Cebu’, runs as governor

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A pastor from the town of Dalaguete in southern Cebu will be running as governor in the 2022 elections. And his agenda is to end all political dynasties in the province. Pablo Olmedo,…

Garcia’s request to IATF: Allow Cebu policies to apply to Cebu residents

Dyrecka Letigio 06/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia is appealing to the national Interagency Task Force (IATF) to allow the policies of Cebu for Returning Overseas Filipinos (ROFs) to apply to Cebu residents only. Garcia said that…

IBP Cebu says Swab-Upon-Arrival policy did not violate Constitution

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Integrated Bar of the Philippines – Cebu Chapter (IBP-Cebu) backed Cebu province’s Swab-Upon-Arrival policy, saying it did not violate any laws. IBP-Cebu issued Resolution No. 6-8-2021, dated June 8, 2021, urging government…

Moving on and Moving Forward: Lakbay Lokal Expo

Dianne Zarina Gonzaga Savillo, Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 05/05/2021

With a cure in sight and vaccines being rolled out in various parts of the globe, we can’t help but also wish for travel restrictions to already be lifted anytime soon. As we adapt to the new…

Gwen supports Ahong’s plan to allow reentry of foreign tourists

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has expressed her support on Lapu-Lapu City’s plan to allow the reentry of foreign tourists there. Garcia, in a recent press conference, said she is ready to sit down…

Capitol allows shipment of dolomite sand, pebbles for Manila Bay ‘white beach’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government confirmed that the “fresh dose” of dolomite sand recently poured into Manila Bay “white sand beach” came from Alcoy town. This after they allowed the shipment of dolomite sand…

Different entry policies for Cebu Province, Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Entering Cebu Province as a tourist is now easier with the new Executive Order from the Capitol which reduces the requirements to a valid medical certificate. But going to Cebu City will not…

Gwen to hold ‘personal’ Sinulog dance this Sunday

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia will be continuing her tradition of doing a Sinulog dance this year amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Garcia, in a press conference on Thursday, January 14, announced…

Capitol ‘OK’ with Misa de Gallo but will seek Church advice first

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Cebu Provincial Government is inclined to allow Misa de Gallo (dawn Masses) amid threats of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). However, Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said she would have to consult and discuss how…

Ban on hogs, pork products from ASF-hit areas stays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The ban on hogs and pork products coming from areas with reported African Swine Fever (ASF) infections will continue in Cebu.  Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said that the province will continue to abide with the executive…

Capitol eyes establishment of new bus terminal at SRP

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government plans to put up a new bus terminal that will cater to routes covering both the northern and southern parts of the province. “We’re eyeing an integrated bus terminal…

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