P15 million infra projects for top Suroy Suroy LGUs in Northern Escapade

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Cebu provincial government is set to award P15 million worth of infrastructure projects to five local government units in northern Cebu after topping the ranking of host towns during the Suroy Suroy Sugbo…

SAROK WEAVING: Preserving the dying industry of Consolacion

Rosalie Abatayo 01/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Even without looking, Guillerma Balaba’s hands seem to know where to fit and where to pull the thin bamboo strips as she weaved them to form a layer of sarok. The 78-year-old grandmother,…

Consolacion highlights urban, nature, culture merger in Suroy Suroy Sugbo Northern Escapade

Rosalie Abatayo 01/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Urban living and preserving nature could fit in one picture. This was what the town of Consolacion wanted to paint on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, as they hosted the kick off leg of…

Gwen to reward towns with high rating in Suroy Suroy Sugbo

Rosalie Abatayo 01/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Northern Escapade of Suroy Suroy Sugbo, slated this January 22 to 24, 2020, may earn merits for its 15 participating towns. Provincial Tourism Officer Maria Lester Ybañez said the guests for three-day…

240 participants expected for Suroy Suroy Sugbo Northern Escapade

Rosalie Abatayo 01/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Provincial Tourism Office will already stop accepting payments for the Northern Escapade package of Suroy Suroy Sugbo on Friday, January 10. The tour, which will cover 15 out of 16 towns in…

Recovery continues for Typhoon Ursula victims in northern Cebu

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A week after Typhoon Ursula severely damaged parts of northern Cebu, the towns of Medellin and Daanbantayan are determined to recover from the typhoon’s blows and show that they still have a lot…

Tourism officer Ybañez: Suroy Suroy Sugbo Northern Escapade minus Danao City

Rosalie Abatayo 01/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Suroy-Suroy Sugbo will be going up north this January minus Danao City. Provincial Tourism Officer Maria Lester Ybañez said the city declined to be part of the tour on January 22 to 24,…

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