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…

City Hall execs to inspect club caught holding disco

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Officials from the Cebu City Government will be inspecting the club in Gen. Maxilom Avenue caught holding a disco without proper permits last May 14. Lawyer Jared Limquiaco, head of the Business Permit…

Club told: Stop serving liquor until changes made

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The club in General Maxilom Avenue, Cebu City that was caught by the police holding a disco last week has been ordered to temporarily stop serving liquor. The city’s Business Permit and Licensing…

Police: EOC, BPLO to decide on sanctions against erring Cebu City resto bar

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 05/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City police are leaving the decision to the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and the Business Permit and Licensing Office (BPLO) on what sanctions to impose on the bar that violated the required…

For holding disco, Cebu City bar may lose biz permit

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City’s Business Permit and Licensing Office (BPLO) has issued a show-cause order to the establishment in Barangay Kamputhaw the police caught holding a disco last May 14, 2021. Emergency Operations Center (EOC)…

Mandaue establishments reminded anew: Follow guidelines or lose your permits

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/13/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Business establishments serving liquor in Mandaue City are reminded again to follow guidelines imposed by the city or they can lose their business permits. Lawyer Lizer Malate, Mandaue City’s Business Permit and Licensing…

BPLO issues 150 special permits for serving liquor; 20 applications still pending

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Business Permit and Licensing Office (BPLO) has issued 150 special permits for serving liquor in 150 establishments here. Only these establishments, which customers can identify through a posted certificate outside…

Business permit collections in Mandaue down by 20% – BPLO head

Mary Rose Sagarino 04/08/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Business Permit Licensing Office (BPLO) has reported a 20 to 30 percent decrease of tax collection this year compared to last year’s more than P1 billion collection. Lawyer August Lizer…

BPLO warns establishments: Follow liquor ban or else

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Business Permits and Licensing Office (BPLO) is warning establishments that will violate the liquor ban that they will lose their business permits in the process. BPLO Head, Lawyer Jared Limquiaco,…

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