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Garcia pushes for transfer of Cebu Provincial Government to Balamban

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia is pushing for a Government Center in Balamban town, western Cebu. The governor has proposed a P500 million site acquisition for the proposed government center in the town, which she said is the most strategic and accessible town for both northern and southern local government units (LGUs) […] The post Garcia pushes for transfer of Cebu Provincial Government to Balamban appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerNov 4th, 2020

Gwen says Cebu South Bus Terminal needs reengineering

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu provincial government is now scouting for an alternative space that can temporarily host the buses that currently use the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) in N. Bacalso Avenue here. The temporary transfer, Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said, is needed in order to carry out the planned renovation of the present […] The post Gwen says Cebu South Bus Terminal needs reengineering appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2020

Cargo release schedule in CIP to be readjusted this Jan. 15

CEBU CITY, Philippines — In an effort to decongest traffic in major thoroughfares of northern Metro Cebu, local officials decided to readjust the schedule for releasing and pulling out of cargoes at Cebu International Port (CIP). A report from Sugbo News, the media-arm of the Cebu Provincial government, announced that Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, representatives from […] The post Cargo release schedule in CIP to be readjusted this Jan. 15 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 10th, 2021

Criminal cases vs. Gwen, Capitol officials over CICC dismissed

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The state’s anti-graft investigating body has dismissed the criminal cases lodged against Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia and 11 others over the controversial Cebu International Convention Center (CICC). The Office of the Ombudsman, in a 12-page ruling dated December 14, 2020, stated that the decision of the Cebu Provincial Government then to […] The post Criminal cases vs. Gwen, Capitol officials over CICC dismissed appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 5th, 2021

Cebu adopts bus tracking apps

The Cebu provincial government will adopt a modern technology to monitor the locations and condition of buses and mini-buses operating in the province by January 2021. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia and RiderHero Inc. (RHI) Chief Executive Officer Michael Cobus signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the installation in buses and mini-buses of free global positioning […] The post Cebu adopts bus tracking apps appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsDec 30th, 2020

Truck ban eyed in Cansaga area

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government is eyeing to implement a truck ban not only in Cansaga Bridge but also on roads directly connecting to it. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, in a recent press conference, announced that she is mulling to impose truck ban within the vicinity of the bridge if it meant decongesting […] The post Truck ban eyed in Cansaga area appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 14th, 2020

Capitol ‘OK’ with Misa de Gallo but will seek Church advice first

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Cebu Provincial Government is inclined to allow Misa de Gallo (dawn Masses) amid threats of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). However, Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said she would have to consult and discuss how to do about Misa de Gallo with church leaders before making any decisions.  “We have to confer with […] The post Capitol ‘OK’ with Misa de Gallo but will seek Church advice first appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2020

Cebu governor cleared of graft, malversation

The Sandiganbayan has dismissed the graft and technical malversation charges filed against Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia in connection with the provincial government’s alleged anomalous purchase of a property......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2020

IN PHOTOS: Capitol lights Tree of Hope anew

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Capitol Heritage Park is again bathed in colorful lights for the Holiday Season. This as the Cebu Provincial Government, led by Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, held the ceremonial tree-lighting event on December 1, 2020 of the Capitol’s 30-foot Christmas Tree. Several local officials, including the province’s Board Members, took turns in […] The post IN PHOTOS: Capitol lights Tree of Hope anew appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2020

Balamban mayor welcomes Capitol’s proposal to transfer seat of power

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The local chief executive of Balamban town welcomed the proposal to transfer Cebu province’s seat of power in their town. Mayor Alex Binghay, in a teleconference with reporters on Friday, November 6, said they were taking the plans of Governor Gwendolyn Garcia as a challenge that could help their municipality boost […] The post Balamban mayor welcomes Capitol’s proposal to transfer seat of power appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 6th, 2020

Capitol eyes establishment of new bus terminal at SRP

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government plans to put up a new bus terminal that will cater to routes covering both the northern and southern parts of the province. “We’re eyeing an integrated bus terminal in maybe two years’ time,” Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said in a recent press conference. The Capitol has recently […] The post Capitol eyes establishment of new bus terminal at SRP appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 29th, 2020

Garcia sets deadline for sand, gravel firms to comply with permits, taxes

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial government has reminded firms involved in the processing and distribution of sand and gravel in Cebu province to abide by government mandates. Otherwise, they may face sanctions from the Capitol. Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has told sand and gravel crushing plant operators and processors in Cebu province, during […] The post Garcia sets deadline for sand, gravel firms to comply with permits, taxes appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 17th, 2020

Bantayan-bound tourists told to secure bookings ahead of trip

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Tourists planning to go to Bantayan Island in northern Cebu are advised to book their accommodations ahead of their scheduled trip. This was just among the reminders the Cebu Provincial government told the public as it officially reopened the tourism industry of Bantayan Island last Friday, October 16. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia […] The post Bantayan-bound tourists told to secure bookings ahead of trip appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 17th, 2020

PJ wants inmates database to aid decongestion of jails, transfer provincial jails to BJMP

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu third district Representative and Deputy Speaker Pablo John Garcia has filed a bill in Congress seeking to establish a centralized system for the monitoring of inmates nationwide in aid of decongesting penitentiaries in the country. Garcia’s House Bill No. 7703 wants a digital network that will be the database of […] The post PJ wants inmates database to aid decongestion of jails, transfer provincial jails to BJMP appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 28th, 2020

Capitol readies P336M assitance to LGUs, MSMEs

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu provincial government will be shelling out a total of P230 million in financial assistance to local government units and for the recovery of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs). During the province 451st founding anniversary celebration on Thursday, August 6, 2020, Governor Gwendolyn Garcia announced that the offices of […] The post Capitol readies P336M assitance to LGUs, MSMEs appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 6th, 2020

CSBT to resume regular operations soon

BARILI, Cebu – With Cebu City now under a more relaxed state of community quarantine, the Cebu Provincial government announced that they would have to start preparing plans to resume regular operations of the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT). Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, in a press conference on Sunday, August 2 in Barili town in southern […] The post CSBT to resume regular operations soon appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2020

Gov’t intervenes on vegetable surplus in Dalaguete

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Officials from the local and national government have intervened to address the surplus of vegetables being produced in Dalaguete town in southern Cebu. Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia promised that the Cebu Provincial government would be coming up with plans in ensuring the extra supply of vegetables, mostly cabbages, from Barangay Mantalongon, […] The post Gov’t intervenes on vegetable surplus in Dalaguete appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 24th, 2020

Capitol Sends Medical Team to Bogo

The Cebu Provincial Government has sent a medical team to augment the Cebu provincial hospital to Bogo City after members of their staff are currently on quarantine after being exposed to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients. A medical augmentation team for the City is immediately ordered by Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, Integrated Provincial Health […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 15th, 2020

Capitol releases P2.3M to 847 stranded OFWs

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu provincial government has reported to have disbursed a total of P2,379,000 to Cebuanos who have been stranded in other provinces under its Stranded Cebuanos Assistance Program (SCAP) as of Monday, June 8, 2020. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, during her press conference on Monday evening, said the amount benefited at least […] The post Capitol releases P2.3M to 847 stranded OFWs appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 9th, 2020

Cebu province remains under GCQ but gears up for MGCQ

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Local governments in Cebu province are now preparing to relax further its quarantine restrictions. The Cebu Provincial government on Saturday, May 30, convened all mayors to discuss preparations needed for the transition from a General Community Quarantine (GCQ) to a Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ). Governor Gwendolyn Garcia also announced during […] The post Cebu province remains under GCQ but gears up for MGCQ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 30th, 2020

Religious activities allowed but not encouraged

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu provincial government has adopted the provision of the national Interagency Task Force (IATF) allowing the conduct of religious activities in the province involving at most 10 people. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia signed on Tuesday, May 26, 2020, Executive Order no. 17-A, adopting IATF Resolution no. 38 and amending the prohibited […] The post Religious activities allowed but not encouraged appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 27th, 2020