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Libel case vs Sanchez junked
by Michael Vencynth H. Braga/JMD - January 7, 2016 - 9:00am
For “lack of basis,” the Talisay City Prosecutor’s Office has dismissed the libel charges filed by Cebu City Assistant Prosecutor Mary Ann Castro against Board Member Grecilda Sanchez.
Capitol workers to get another cash bonus
by Michael Vencynth H. Braga/JMD - December 17, 2015 - 9:00am
It’s final. Over 1,400 Capitol employees can expect another cash incentive from the provincial government before Christmas Day.
‘No Bio, No Boto’ rule a lesson for voters
by Michael Vencynth H. Braga/JMD - December 17, 2015 - 9:00am
The Commission on Elections-Cebu has considered the decision of the Supreme Court sustaining the constitutionality of the biometrics law as a lesson for the electorates to take advantage of long registration pe...
Funding sought for trans-axial highway study
by Michael Vencynth H. Braga/JMD - December 11, 2015 - 9:00am
The Regional Development Council (RDC)-7 has asked the Department of Public Works and Highways to fund the conduct of the complete feasibility study on the Cebu Trans-Axial Highway Project.
Board: Postpone bridge repair works to next year
by Michael Vencynth H. Braga/JMD - December 9, 2015 - 9:00am
The Mactan Cebu Bridge Management Board (MCBMB) has requested the Department of Public Works and Highways-7 to defer the repair works on the Mandaue-Mactan Bridge to next year.
Provincial Capitol observes half-day work today
by Michael Vencynth H. Braga/JMD - October 29, 2015 - 10:00am
The Provincial Capitol is open for public transactions only in the morning today to allow its employees to prepare for the observance of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day.
Davide heads for global PPP forum in Tokyo
by Michael Vencynth H. Braga/JMD - July 30, 2015 - 10:00am
Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III flew to Japan yesterday to participate in an international public-private partnership forum on August 4 in Tokyo and meet private companies there.
Camotes town gets P1M livelihood project
by Michael Vencynth H. Braga/JMD - March 20, 2015 - 12:00am
The Regional Project Advisory Board approved the P1 million small livelihood sub-project proposal for San Francisco town in Camotes Island to be funded under the Philippine Rural Development Project of the Department...
Disqualified survivors may get shelter aid if...
by Michael Vencynth H. Braga/JMD - March 18, 2015 - 12:00am
Survivors of super typhoon Yolanda in northern Cebu who are not eligible to receive the Emergency Shelter Assistance under the guidelines may still have the chance to get the financial aid.
PB backs dropping terminal fees for OFWs
by Michael Vencynth H. Braga/JMD - February 25, 2015 - 12:00am
The Cebu Provincial Board is backing the call for Manila International Airport Authority to recall or "hold in abeyance" the memorandum circular that imposes a terminal fee of P550 on Overseas Filipino Workers....
Manpower woes delaying cases vs elected officials
by Michael Vencynth H. Braga/JMD - February 25, 2015 - 12:00am
Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III believes that the lack of workforce in the investigating committee of the Provincial Board has contributed to the “slow” resolution of cases involving elected offici...
Visayas has enough power for summer
by Michael Vencynth H. Braga/JMD - February 24, 2015 - 12:00am
An upsurge in the demand for power is expected come summer months, but there is ample power supply for Visayas, including Cebu, the Department of Energy-7 assured during a power sector meeting at the Capitol ye...
SK polls postponement ‘means huge savings’
by Michael Vencynth H. Braga/JMD - February 4, 2015 - 12:00am
The Commission on Elections is expected to make P1.2 billion in savings by postponing the Sangguniang Kabataan elections that was supposedly scheduled for February 21 this year.
Capitol to send more costly float
by Michael Vencynth H. Braga/JMD - January 14, 2015 - 12:00am
The Pope-themed float that will be unveiled by the Cebu provincial government during the Sinulog Grand Parade on Sunday costs P400,000 or 10 times higher than last year’s float.
Capitol launches Yolanda photo tilt
by Michael Vencynth H. Braga/JMD - October 17, 2014 - 12:00am
The Cebu provincial government launched on Wednesday a photo contest as part of the activities slated for the commemoration of super typhoon Yolanda that hit northern Cebu on November 8 last year.
Board reminds media to uphold Code of Ethics
by Michael Vencynth H. Braga/JMD - September 23, 2014 - 12:00am
In line with the celebration of the 20th Cebu Press Freedom Week and the Broadcasters’ Month, the Provincial Board has passed a resolution encouraging media practitioners to uphold the Journalist’s Code...
Yolanda-hit LGUs score high in emergency response, relief
by Michael Vencynth H. Braga/JMD - September 5, 2014 - 12:00am
Local government units in typhoon-ravaged areas in northern Cebu scored high in emergency response and relief assistance but low in terms of rehabilitation and recovery, a provincial assessment showed.
Capitol finances ‘remain stable’
by Michael Vencynth H. Braga/JMD - August 22, 2014 - 12:00am
The Cebu provincial government’s financial condition “remains stable,” at least as of May 31 this year.
New Capitol guards set for deployment
by Michael Vencynth H. Braga/JMD - August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
The Cebu provincial government after two months has finally named Tactical Security Agency and GDS Security and Detective Agency as its official security providers for its different facilities.
Youth groups call to expedite SK reforms
by Michael Vencynth H. Braga/JMD - August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
In celebration of the International Youth Day, the National Youth Commission and some youth organizations joined forces yesterday with a call to speed up the passage of Sangguniang Kabataan Reform Bill.
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