Fruits for New Year: Vendors say sales still slow but expected to pick up by Dec. 28

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 12/27/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — In welcoming the New Year, it has been part of the tradition to prepare 12 to 13 fruits for Media Noche. CDN Digital visited and checked the situation at the Carbon Public Market…

Surprise drug test conducted for Cebu City Market employees

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 12/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A total of 252 personnel from 10 public markets in Cebu City were subjected to a surprise drug test on Tuesday morning, December 13, 2022. Wynne Cenas, Cebu City Market Administrator, said these personnel were…

Man, who mauled his hungry toddler for crying when he was on drugs, is nabbed in Carbon

Pegeen Maisie Sararaña and Paul Lauro 09/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines  — A 44-year-old man, who allegedly mauled his hungry one-year-old daughter after he heard her cry for milk when he finished using “shabu,” was arrested at the Carbon Public Market in Cebu City on…

Cebu2World Development assures relocated vendors of ‘better’ experience at interim market

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu2World Development, Inc., in a statement released on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, reassured  relocated Carbon Public Market vendors that they and their customers will enjoy better facilities at the interim market. The…

Church official condemns disruption of Mass during Carbon Market demolition

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An official of the Archdiocese of Cebu condemned the “gross disrespect” of some employees of the Cebu City government and Megawide Corp. for disrupting a Mass that was held at the Carbon Public…

Carbon vendors try to break through police line securing people clearing market

Wenilyn Sabalo and Pegeen Maisie Sararaña 07/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Commotion erupted at Carbon Public Market early Monday morning, July 18, 2022, after vendors opposed the clearing of stalls located at Freedom Park and moving to the interim market located at Unit II.…

Police has POI in killing of Carbon porter

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police identified at least two persons of interest in the killing of a Carbon Public Market porter last Sunday, June 19, 2022, along Manalili Street in Barangay Ermita. Police Executive Master Sergeant Rogelio…

Carbon Market porter killed while sleeping remains unidentified

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A porter who was shot to death at the Carbon Public Market here remains unidentified. The porter, only known as “Hilongo” by vendors in the area, was gunned down beside the sidewalk of…

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,…

Cebu City’s newest attraction: 30-foot Sto. Niño 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There’s something new to look forward to in downtown Cebu City.  The Cebu City government together with the Archdiocese of Cebu and engineering firm Megawide Construction Corp. on Easter Sunday, April 17 officially…

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…

Tension between Unit II vendors, market personnel intensifies

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Jewil Anne Tabiolo 03/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Tension at Unit II of the Carbon Public Market in Cebu City continues to heat up. Early on Monday morning, March 21, clash again erupted after Unit II vendors resisted the installation of…

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