Gov. Garcia to national agencies: Consult LGUs on national projects

Wenilyn Sabalo 03/18/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has a reminder for national agencies planning to implement national projects in the province. The governor issued on Friday, March 17, 2023, Memorandum No. 7 series of 2023, calling…

MOA signed for One Cebu-Interagency Interdiction Task Force 

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 12/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) was signed between members of the One Cebu-Interagency Task Force at the Cebu Provincial Capitol on Wednesday, December 7, 2022.  This task force, which aims to address the…

TIEZA chief wants full restoration of Sibonga church damaged by Odette

Doris C. Bongcac 11/08/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The general manager of the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) wants to make sure that the Nuestra Señora del Pilar Church in Sibonga town in southern Cebu undergoes complete restoration. With…

Gov Gwen says defending Carmelite nuns of Cebu not political

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia clarified that her earlier statement publicly defending the Carmelite nuns of Cebu on the issue involving a scene in the movie “Maid in Malacañang” is not political. The governor…

Capitol to send aid to quake-stricken areas in Luzon

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government has pledged to provide assistance to areas devastated by the 7.3-magnitude earthquake in Luzon. Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia said in a text message sent to reporters that they are now…

Gwen proclaimed governor with ‘historic’ 1.4M votes

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Reelectionist Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia has won her bid for another three years at the Capitol after she was proclaimed winner of Cebu’s gubernatorial race on Tuesday evening, May 10. The Board of Canvassers…

Garcia gets backing from INC

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Reelectionist Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia has gained the endorsement of the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC), her camp announced on social media on Tuesday, May 3. In a post on her official Facebook page,…

Gwen vows to continue programs, incentives for brgy workers if reelected

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – If given the chance to be reelected to the Capitol, incumbent Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia vowed to continue the programs her administration has implemented such as providing incentives to barangay workers. This was one…

Survey: Tumulak leads in Cebu City’s mayoralty race; Gwen in province

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/02/2022

(UPDATED) CEBU CITY, Philippines – If the elections were held on Tuesday, March 1, Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak would have been named as the new mayor while Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia would remain to serve her second…

#OdettePH: International aid pours in Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Assistance from foreign governments have started to pour in Cebu. The Israeli and Chinese governments have sent donations in kind to Cebu, which was severely affected by Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai). The…

Gov’t to regulate buying of fuel in Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Starting Wednesday, December 22, 2021, gas stations in Cebu province and its capital Cebu City will only load fuel directly to tanks in vehicles. This after the Cebu Provincial Government, Cebu City Government,…

Capitol to meet with banks to address long queues in ATMs

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia is expected to meet with executives from the country’s top banking firms to address long queues in automated teller machines (ATMs). “I will be calling a meeting with the…

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