Rama: Carbon modernization will continue

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor-elect Michael Rama said that the Carbon Modernization Project will push through now that he got a fresh mandate from the people. He said that even before the elections, he has…

Partido Lakas Ng Masa candidates Bello, Espiritu back Carbon vendors, denounce WTE project

Jewil Anne Tabiolo 03/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Several national candidates vowed to bring local issues to the national scene like the modernization of the Carbon Public Market and the proposal to put up a waste-to-energy (WTE) facility if elected in…

Rama to police, market personnel: Protect the children

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has instructed the city’s police and market personnel to ensure the safety of children at the Carbon Market. This order came after the Cebu City Council has endorsed…

Carbon Market supplemental MOA changes fate of vendors, Sitio Bato residents

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The supplemental Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) of the disputed Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) for the Carbon Market modernization program should improve the fate of Sitio Bato residents and the market vendors. Lawyer Colin…

Councilor Garcia: Only court can suspend construction works in Carbon

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Raymond Garcia, the majority floor of the City Council, said only the court can stop the construction works in the Carbon Market. Garcia said this after the City Council passed…

Colmenares, Labog promise to lead probe on Carbon modernization project

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two senatorial candidates made a promise to investigate the Carbon Market modernization project is they are elected to office. Former Bayan Muna Congressman Neri Colmenares and veteran labor leader, Elmer “Bong” Labog, of…

Carbon Interim Market, Senior Citizens Park chapel now open

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After a year of construction, the new Interim Market of the Carbon Complex in Cebu City is now ready to accommodate vendors. The three-story facility is nearly complete with only the top story…

Megawide: Transfer of 700 Freedom Park, Warwick vendors to start Jan. 28

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Megawide Construction Corp. plans to start moving the 700 identified vendors from the Warwick Barracks and Freedom Park of the Carbon Market to the Interim Market in Unit II starting January 28, 2022.…

Carbon Market vendors end 3-day strike with renewed hopes for Congressional Inquiry

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Carbon Market vendors who went on strike since Monday, January 24, 2022, have ended their protest today with the hopes that a Congressional Inquiry will happen to look into the Joint Venture…

TRO against Carbon Market JVA denied

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 01/05/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Cebu City Court has dismissed a petition for a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) against the Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) between the Cebu City government and Megawide Construction Corp, for the modernization…

Rama asserts: Lot near Compania Maritima is owned by government

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Acting Mayor Michael Rama said construction works in the compound near Compania Maritima will continue as he said the property is owned by the government. This is notwithstanding the current case…

Flowers, basket, furniture vendors to stay in Freedom Park as new market constructions start

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Flowers, native crafts, and furniture vendors in Freedom Park no longer have to worry that they will be transferred to the interim market while the new Carbon Market is being constructed. Market Operations…

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