More businesses renew permits in Mandaue City

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/21/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Business Permit Licensing Office (BPLO) has already issued almost 3,000 business permits mostly online as a mitigating measure against the further spread of COVID-19. Lawyer August Lizer Malate, BPLO head,…

Oplan Bulabog nets 228 violators; erring establishments warned of suspension

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) and Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Task Force apprehended 228 individuals in the Oplan Bulabog on Saturday dawn, December 4, 2021. In the data released by the CCPO,…

BPLO to start issuing show cause orders again on Nov. 6

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Business Permit and Licensing Office (BPLO) will start to issue show-cause orders to establishments that violate health protocols on November 6, 2021. Lawyer Jared Limquiaco, BPLO head, said they gave…

Cebu City to go after printing shops selling fake vaccination cards

Dyrecka Letigio 08/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City will be going after printing shops allegedly selling fake vaccination cards in the city following the arrest of an individual in Barangay Kalubihan, Cebu City, selling fake copies of vaccine cards…

Violators of Cebu City’s liquor ban could lose business permits – BPLO

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Personnel from Cebu City’s Business Permits and Licensing Office (BPLO) visited establishments in the city that are selling liquor Monday night, July 26, to inform its operators of the reimposition of the liquor…

Shipyards file TRO, injunction against Consolacion Mayor amid reclamation protest

Dyrecka Letigio 07/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Shipyards and shipping companies are set to face the court Thursday, July 1, 2021, over their prayer for a temporary restraining order (TRO) and writ of a preliminary injunction over the issuance of…

Rooftop bar in uptown Cebu City in hot water

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Another business establishment here serving alcoholic beverages is in hot waters. The Cebu City’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) on Sunday, June 20, announced that they suspended the Permit to Serve Liquor to the…

Cebu City BPLO to deploy 16 teams to monitor establishments, bars amid slight rise of cases

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Business Permit and Licensing Office (BPLO) will be deploying more personnel out on the streets to monitor the implementation of health protocols following a slight increase in the daily cases…

Kasambagan resto-bar gets first strike penalty for social distancing violations

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Rain is not a reason why health protocols cannot be imposed and the establishment should have a plan for circumstances regarding changes in weather. This was the decision of the Cebu City Business…

Labella wants Duterte Pa Rin movement organizers summoned

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has instructed the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and the Business Permit and Licensing Office (BPLO) to investigate the alleged health protocol violation of a local group of supporters…

Labella warns of another liquor ban if establishments don’t behave

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said that if more alcohol-serving establishments violate the social distancing protocols or any health protocols for that matter, the city government may have to reimpose a liquor ban.…

CCPO exec: Few erring bars not enough to push for a liquor ban

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The health protocol violations of a few bars and establishments in Cebu City are not enough reasons for the police to recommend the reimplementation of the liquor ban in the city. Police Lieutenant…

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