Sugbo Chinese Heritage Museum’s soft opening is a long-earned success — Gothong

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sugbo Chinese Museum took 10 years in the making from its conceptualization, and its opening is a form of pride for the Cebuano Chinese community.  This was the statement of Bob Gothong,…

Capitol’s relief goods for Mindanao earthquake victims still undelivered

Rosalie Abatayo 01/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The relief goods collected by the Capitol for the earthquake victims in Mindanao have not reached their beneficiaries since the start of the donation drive over two months ago. The Cebu provincial government…

Where to go in Cebu during the holiday season

Immae Lachica 12/18/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Pasko na Sugbo! Cebu has this special magic that goes with the yuletide season — the lights seem to shine brighter and people seem to have this desire to give more and enjoy…

Heritage groups urge City Council: Protect intangible heritage

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Heritage groups in Cebu City has asked the City Council to help protect not only the tangible heritage sites in the city but also its intangible treasures. Florencio Moreno, Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Incorporated (RAFI)…

Suroy Suroy Sugbo gives locals a chance to showcase talents

Rosalie Abatayo 11/15/2019

San Fernando, Cebu — Christopher Java’s paintings and bust sculptures of Cebuano personalities were among the sights in the San Fernando leg of Suroy Suroy Sugbo Southern Heritage Trail on Friday morning, November 15, 2019. Java, 64,…

Garcia calls Pasigarbo sa Sugbo performances amazing 

Irene R. Sino Cruz 08/27/2019

CEBU CITY–Despite the short time given to the participants, the performances came as a pleasant surprise for Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia.  Garcia noted that the participants were given just a little over a month notice about the…

Experience Cebu in Parkmall

PR 08/11/2019

Cebu’s favorite homegrown mall celebrates the 450th Founding Anniversary of Cebu Province and the 50th Charter Day of Mandaue City with the #Made in Cebu campaign. Get a chance to taste and experience the finest of Cebu…

City Legal to UHRI: Stop Sugbo demolition

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Legal Office ordered the Universal Hotel and Resorts Inc. (UHRI) to stop the demolition of the Sugbo Builiding in the South Road Properties (SRP) as they had requested an investigation…

Parkmalls Hortikultura Sugbo opens, gives plant lovers a green treat

Marc Cosep 04/26/2019

HortiKultura Sugbo 2019 surely did not disappoint Cebu’s plant and flower enthusiasts as Parkmall’s four day arts and plants festival opened yesterday, April 25 at the mall’s ground floor. The event, which will last until April 28,…

Parkmall holds Hortikultura Sugbo

Marc Cosep 04/20/2019

Hortikultura Sugbo 2019, the biggest gathering of everything plants, flowers and produce and music, opens to the public April 25-April 28 in a four-day activity full of lush greens and earth music. It promises to be a…

Cebu City to recognize late traffic czar Darza on 82nd Charter Day celebration

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The late Samuel “Sammy” Darza, Cebu City’s traffic czar, will be posthumously recognized by the Cebu City government during the celebration of the city’s 82nd Charter Day on Sunday, February 24 at the…

Pesquera to Tom O: Open five parking spaces for PWDs at Plaza Sugbo

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 02/20/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Persons with disabilities (PWDs) will soon have more access to the Cebu city hall if a bid to open five parking slots in Plaza Sugbo will be realized. Councilor Joy Pesquera said…

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