Provincial Board set to invite IATF members, experts

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The legislative body of the provincial government in Cebu is ready to meet the medical experts and members of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF). Cebu 3rd…

Provincial Board excited to meet IATF experts

Mae Fhel Gom-os 06/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Third District Board Member, lawyer John Ismael Jimbo Borgonia said they would love to hear directly from the medical experts to be sent here by the national government on their scientific basis…

Gwen invites IATF consultants to present data before Cebu board members

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government is inviting consultants and experts of the national government’s anti-COVID task force to present their data before local lawmakers here. Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia, during the Senate Hearing on Tuesday,…

Cebu province’s relaxed travel protocols now part of local laws 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Without any objections, the Provincial Board on Monday, May 10, passed the provincial ordinance formalizing the easing of travel restrictions for all inbound travelers for Cebu province. During its regular session on Monday,…

Cebu Province proposes P15B for 2021 budget, up by 25%

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Province proposed a record-breaking P15 billion as its budget for 2021, a 25 percent increase to the P12 billion allotted for this year. The proposed budget was approved in its first reading…

No more probe on Alcoy dolomite transport to Manila Bay — PB exec

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Capitol will no longer push through with its investigation on the transport and use of crushed dolomite from Alcoy for the “rehabilitation” of Manila Bay. Board Member John Ismael Borgonia, chairperson of…

Capitol gets P1.2B supplemental budget for COVID response, recovery

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Board has passed a P1.2-billion supplemental budget intended for the Capitol’s response and recovery projects from the effects of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and the subsequent lockdown that resulted to…

PB okays ordinance creating new scholarship, scraps Paglaum

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Board (PB) has passed on third and final reading this Monday, June 15, 2020, the ordinance creating the college scholarship program, Cebu Provincial Grants Intended for Tertiary students (CP-GIFTS). With…

PB to hold last ‘physical’ session within ECQ period

Rosalie Abatayo 04/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Board will be holding their last “physical” session on Monday, April 6, 2020, amid the province-wide implementation of enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) threat.…

Fine, jail time for violators of province’s COVID-19 measures

Rosalie Abatayo 03/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Up to one year of imprisonment and a fine of P5,000 are among the penalties that individuals, who will defy the measures of the provincial government against the threat of the coronavirus disease…

Be fire conscious, Capitol urges public, businesses

Rosalie O. Abatayo 03/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Following the recent successive fire incidents in Metro Cebu, the Cebu Provincial Board is reminding the public and businesses to be fire conscious at all times. Aside from that, they are also calling on…

Cops told: More anti-illegal gambling ops near schools

Rosalie O. Abatayo 03/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu provincial government has asked the provincial police to intensify the latter’s anti-illegal gambling operations near schools and religious institutions. The move, according to a resolution authored by sixth district Board Member…

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