Gwen: No ‘ayuda’ despite state of calamity in entire province

Pia Piquero 05/18/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Governor Gwen Garcia does not intend to give ‘ayuda’ or dole outs despite declaring a state of calamity in the entire province on Friday, May 17. The governor placed the entire province…

Balamban site is for road project, not Capitol bldg – Gwen

Pia Piquero 03/23/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The cleared site in Barangay Cambuhawe, Balamban, in western Cebu, is not for the new Capitol building, but for nationally funded road projects. Cebu Provincial Governor Gwen Garcia made this clarification after photos…

Gwen wants Capitol to take over Cebu Expressway project through PPP

Carl Lorenciana 03/16/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Governor Gwendolyn Garcia offered to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to let the Provincial Government take over the Metro Cebu Expressway project as it eyes to implement it through a…

Tomas Osmeña threatens to sue Gwen over stoppage of CBRT works

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 03/05/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “We’ll see each other in court.” This was the statement of former Cebu City mayor Tomas Osmeña addressed to Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, in relation to Garcia’s call on stopping the ongoing  construction…

Garcia says no to planned closure of CSBT during Sinulog weekend, transfer to SRP

Pia Piquero 01/19/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has expressed her opposition to the proposed closure of the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) during the Sinulog weekend. Garcia emphasized that the CSBT falls within the jurisdiction of…

Gov. Garcia wants MPSA of Dolomite Mining Corp. revoked

Wenilyn Sabalo 08/11/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  A mining firm based in Alcoy, Cebu is in hot waters as Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia is seeking to revoke its Mineral Production Sharing Agreement (MPSA). The Capitol, in a statement released by…

Centenarian from Malabuyoc town gets P100,000 from Capitol

08/06/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A centenarian from Malabuyoc, Cebu received cash incentives of P100, 000 from the provincial government on Friday, August 4, 2023. Eugenia Detuya turned 100 years old last July 8. She received her check…

Capitol to take over canyoneering ops in Kawasan as clearing to take place soon

Morexette Marie Erram 06/06/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As clearing operation at the famous Kawasan Falls in Badian will start, the Cebu Provincial Government is set toke over the operations of canyoneering activities there.  Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia on Monday, June…

Cebu guv: Sabong OK if LGU allows

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/19/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Sabong, the local term used to describe cockfighting, is allowed in Cebu province as long as it has secured approval from the local government concerned, according to Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia. Garcia made…

Gov. Garcia to visit 21 churches for Visita Iglesia

Wenilyn Sabalo 04/05/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia will once again join tens of thousands of Catholic Cebuanos in devotion as she is set to visit 21 towns and churches for her annual “Visita Iglesia” on Maundy…

Mining firm in Alcoy vows to pay P65 million in taxes to Capitol

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/23/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The mining firm in Alcoy town that sources dolomite promised to pay up to P65 million in taxes to the provincial government, the Capitol announced. Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia met with officials of the…

SINULOG FOUNDATION: SRP final Sinulog venue

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 01/13/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI) announced in a social media post on Friday morning, January 13, 2023, that the final venue for the Sinulog 2023 Ritual Showdown would be at the City de…

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