DOLE to join BPO, mall check

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 01/17/2018

  THE Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) regional office will now conduct fire safety inspections on malls and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) companies to see for themselves if fire safety requirements are being followed. DOLE Director…

Labor group calls for fire safety audit for all malls

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 01/07/2018

TUCP calls for fire safety audit for malls The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) is calling for a joint fire safety audit of all malls nationwide following two separate fire incidents in Davao and Cebu.…

NBI opens 4th satellite office in M’daue mall

Norman V. Mendoza 10/06/2017

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) opened its fourth clearance satellite office in Cebu at the Insular Square Mall in Barangay Basak, Mandaue City, on Friday, to cater to north Cebu clients. NBI Director Dante Gierran said…

SM malls in Cebu hold simultaneous book-reading activity

PR 07/21/2017

SM Supermalls in Cebu conducted a simultaneous book-reading activity on July 18 in celebration of the National Book-Reading Day. The National Children’s Book-Reading Day is celebrated in SM Malls every third Tuesday of July in commemoration of…

Tomas asks hotels, malls: Issue IDs to armed civilians

Calvin Cordova, Inna Gian Mejia 06/06/2017

CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña proposed that civilians with permits to carry guns be issued ID cards to allow them to carry their firearms inside malls and hotels. Osmeña earlier met with the heads of security of…

Aboitiz, malls and corporate social responsibility

Stephen D. Capillas 04/20/2017

I was supposed to write something about the Inquirer series of articles on malls in the country published last year owing to the caveat that malls are among the most common and favored go-to places of Filipinos…

Police up visibility for New Year

Nestle L. Semilla 12/30/2016

Expect more policemen patrolling in terminals, ports and business areas like the malls in Cebu starting Friday, December 30. In an interview on Friday morning, Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) director Sen. Supt. Joel Doria said that…

Tumulak: No pyro outlets in malls

Inna Mejia 12/16/2016

WITH only a few days before Christmas, Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak announced that selling firecrackers inside malls and other establishments is no longer allowed. Tumulak said that according to the Joint Memorandum Circular (JMC) No. 1,…

Cops doubled in malls, terminals

Dominic D. Yasay 12/08/2016

The regional police are doubling the number of police personnel assigned to secure malls, markets and terminals. Senior Supt. Rey Lyndon Lawas said during a press briefing on Thursday that they had deployed an equal number of…

Malls told: Secure customers’s safety

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/06/2016

MALLS should assign security personnel near escalators to prevent accidents, a Cebu City official said yesterday. Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak, who heads the City Council’s committee on public order and safety, told representatives of malls in…

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