Owner of frequented eatery in Carbon now sells flowers at interim market

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Anyone who frequented the Carbon canteen before the COVID-19 pandemic surely knows Susan Escarlan and her small eatery which serves as a respite for college students who were on a tight budget. After 26…

Carbon’s Sunday Market now a 3-day-per-week bazaar called the ‘Carbon Night Market’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Carbon Sunday Market-Market will now be a three-day per week bazaar. And it will be called the Carbon Night Market. Cebu2World, a subsidiary of Megawide Construction Corp., said that the Carbon Night Market has…

CCPO taps Carbon Market vendors to keep peace in the area

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City policemen are asking for the help of Carbon Public Market vendors in keeping the peace and order in the facility which is undergoing an ambitious facelift.  Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla,…

Carbonhanong Alyansa to Garganera: Market JVA is also a human rights issue

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A week after Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera condemned the alleged use of children as human shields in multiple Carbon Market incidents, vendor groups are challenging the councilor to look deeper into the city’s contract…

Probe kids’ involvement in Carbon commotion – Cebu City Council

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council is seeking an investigation on the involvement of children in the Carbon Market commotion on March 11, 2022. The commotion occurred when Bagsakan vendors at Unit II resisted the…

Carbon vendors to stage ‘week-long’ protest against ‘forced relocation’  

Vhenna Mantilla 03/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Carbon Market vendors will stage a week-long protest in response to the orders by the Cebu City Government to relocate them as civil works for the market’s modernization expands.  The protest begins on Monday, March…

Carbon Market tensions heat up; vendors, Market Authority personnel clash

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Tensions heat up in the Carbon Market while Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama is yet to sign a supplemental Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to cure the Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) the city has…

Megawide assures vendors interim market well-equipped amid strike

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – In protest of the ongoing modernization of Carbon Public Market, some vendors will be holding a two-day strike starting today, Monday (January 24). The Movement Against Carbon Market Privatization announced in a statement…

Carbon Market Unit III vendors: We support new Bagsakan

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The vendors of Carbon Market Unit III, Lavo Seaside, took time off their stalls on Friday noon, October 15, 2021, to show their support for the ongoing renovations of their Bagsakan Facility. The…

Relocated Carbon vendors assured livelihood won’t stop

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – No livelihood will be lost or suspended as project proponents for the modernized Carbon Public Market started civil works on Sunday, September 12, 2021. Megawide subsidiary Cebu2World made this assurance following Sunday’s clearing…

Carbon modernization underway as clearing operation starts

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The construction of a modernized Carbon Public Market is now underway. Authorities from the Cebu City Government have started clearing portions of Lavo Seaside on Sunday, September 12, with 20 vendors already relocated.…

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