PROBE team clears up Plaridel Street
CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Public Restoration, Order, Beautification, and Enhancement (PROBE) team conducted a clearing and clean-up drive along Plaridel Street here on Tuesday morning, July 23, 2019.
The area, which includes the sidewalks leading to the Carbon Market, is flocked by vendors selling agricultural products, especially during night time.
Mayor Edgardo Labella has recently instructed the PROBE team to suspend all night market operations until new regulations have been drafted.
Read more: Night market in downtown Cebu City temporarily suspended
He also instructed the Market Authority to conduct clean-ups in the Carbon and Pasil markets to ensure cleanliness in the areas where food is being sold.
Read more: Labella on temporary suspension of night market: We want to ensure a better collection system
In previous statements he said he did not want street vendors to sell along the sidewalks and is looking to negotiate with vendor associations that they be allowed to have a night market provided they will no longer sell in the streets on daylight. /bmjo
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