COA requires ‘responsible officials’ to explain CICC sale

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Audit (COA) has directed the Cebu Provincial Government to require officials responsible for the sale of the controversial Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) to explain the disposal of the property…

Capitol has no ‘official’ disaster chief yet

Rosalie Abatayo 11/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO), now a division under the Governor’s office, still has no “official” head. Although Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has earlier announced that Neil Sanchez will be taking…

Davide questions non-inclusion of appointee in 2020 budget 

Rosalie Abatayo 11/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The former budget officer of the Cebu Provincial Capitol has not received his salary since August 2019. Danilo Rodas, appointed by former Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III as budget officer in 2015, has…

Davide officially turns over Capitol to Gwen

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The outgoing administration of Governor Hilario Davide III has turned over 27 sets of Capitol documents to Governor-elect Gwendolyn Garcia during the formal turnover ceremony on Friday, June 28, 2019. The turnover, which…

Incoming 15th Sangguniang Panlalawigan still has no house rules

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The incoming members of the 15th Sangguniang Panlalawigan will open their inaugural session on Monday, July 1, 2019, without a set of Internal Rules of Procedure (IRP). This after the incoming board members…

Capitol opens P37.8 M warehouse for prepositioning of relief items

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Disaster relief items and equipment that are scattered in province-owned stockrooms will now be stored at the newly opened central warehouse located inside the old Department of Agriculture Compound along M. Velez Street…

Garcia’s camp wants Capitol turnover to be moved earlier

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The camp of Governor-elect Gwendolyn Garcia is asking the incumbent administration to move the turnover of the Capitol’s executive department earlier to June 27, 2019. This is a day earlier than the original…

‘I’m happy Mandaue bought CICC for P300-million’, says Davide.

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Political rivals Cebu Third District Representative Gwendolyn Garcia and Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III may not have met face-to-face during an elections-related forum organized today, Friday (April 5), but they were still able hit…

Magpale wishes ‘fair and just’ trial, treatment for Arquillano brothers

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Vice Governor and gubernatorial candidate Agnes Magpale said that she wished a ‘fair and just’ trial would be granted on the two top officials of San Francisco town in Camotes Island who…

Cebu Provincial Board gives nod to P1.3 billion loan with DBP for 20-storey resource center project

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/29/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Board (PB) has authorized the provincial government  through Governor Hilario Davide III to enter into a  loan agreement with the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) for the construction…

Davide to meet with DTI to address increasing prices

Rosalie Abatayo 09/17/2018

Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III will meet with officials of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to discuss measures in mitigating the effect of increasing prices. Davide said he will also meet with bus and minibus…

Tabal receives P100K from Capitol

Morexette B. Erram 09/20/2017

THE Cebu Provincial Government handed P100,000 worth of cash incentive to gold medalist Mary Joy Tabal as recognition for her victory in the Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) held in Malaysia last August. Tabal gave paid a…

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