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January 10, 2013

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No one begrudges Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia, her allies and supporters the right to hold a rally to denounce the suspension order issued against her by the Palace even if it did cause some major traffic congestion yesterday. What should be addressed is the use of governmnet buses to fetch followers from various towns in […]

Suroy Suroy to south Cebu without Gwen

January 9, 2013

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The Suroy Suroy sa Sugbo will continue this month with a south Cebu trip, this time without Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia leading it. The tourism caravan will be held Jan. 23 to 25 or three days after the Sinulog parade. “I won’t oppose anything which is intended to promote Cebu,” said Acting Gov. Agnes Magpale, who […]

PB to verify funding for tourist buses

November 14, 2012

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The Provincial Board (PB) will verify where the funding was taken for the tourist buses distributed last Sunday to Asturias town located 71 kms southwest of Cebu City. Cebu Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale said they will have to check if the funding was taken from the Capitol’s e-Gwen program. Last Sunday at the Central Visayas […]

Suroy-Suroy fixed in provincial ordinance

September 28, 2012

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by Carmel Loise Matus, Correspondent   After more than four months of deliberation, the Cebu  Provincial Board approved an ordinan ce  making Suroy-Suroy sa Sugbo a fixed program with an annual budget and its own  commission. On mass motion, the PB passed “An Ordinance Rationalizing and Institutionalizing the Suroy-Suroy Sugbo Program of the Province of […]

Suroy suroy ordinance tabled, mayors lukewarm?

July 3, 2012

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THE Cebu Provincial Board deferred yesterday the passage of an ordinance institutionalizing the Suroy suroy tourism program, a pet project of the governor. The sponsor, PB Member Arleigh Sitoy said he already called two public hearings after the ordinance was passed on first reading but that they yielded few responses from the mayors. His staff […]

No whale sharks but food, sites enough for tourists

January 20, 2012

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Guests of the Suroy-Suroy Sugbo dropped by Oslob town yesterday but had no time to experience the town’s newest tourist attraction, whale shark watching. It wasn’t on the itinerary but tourists still had their fill visiting historical churches and tasting merienda delicacies like budbud, bananacue, hot chocolate and tostado in the southern Cebu tour. In […]

Fil-Am group to join Suroy Heritage trail

January 9, 2012

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Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia said the Las Vegas contingent which had joined them after Cebu City’s Sinulog festivity has grown bigger every year. She said reservations have already reached 150. Last year, these balikbayans were taken to Cebu’s northern part. An added attraction is the whale shark watching in Oslob town, though Garcia said she […]