Sugar producers expect to be profitable after 100% of local production allocated to domestic market

THE SUGAR Regulatory Administration’s (SRA) decision to allocate 100% of sugar output to the domestic market in crop year 2021-2022 is expected to help producers be profitable because they will not be required to sell sugar to the US at concessionary prices. Manuel R. Lamata, United Sugar Producers Federation president, said in a phone message […]

Cebu local officials give thumbs up to IATF’s new domestic travel policy

OFFICIALS of Cebu City and Cebu Province welcomed the decision of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases to allowing domestic travel for fully vaccinated individuals and not obligating them to present the negative reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test results currently required by some receiving local government units (LGU). […]

Province to continue promoting ‘Suroy-Suroy’ to Luzon tourists

THE Cebu Provincial Government will continue to promote its flagship “Suroy-Suroy Sugbo” to Luzon-based tourists even though the National Capital Region (NCR) and other neighboring areas are currently under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) status. Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia told reporters that she wants to offer the same airfare for tourists living in Luzon, particularly those who […]

‘Suroy-Suroy Sugbo’ returns

THE Cebu Provincial Government launched four new ‘Suroy-Suroy Sugbo’ tour packages on Tuesday, March 16, 2021. Meanwhile, the tourism booking portal for the tour packages will open on Monday, March 22. The tour packages are as follows: Southern Adventure, Northern Escapade, Island Getaway for those wanting to visit the islands of Bantayan and Malapascua, and […]