Peaceful inside, traffic jam outside Carbon Market

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The first day of implementation of the rule that prohibits entry of private vehicles at the Carbon Public Market went well, except for a bit of a traffic jam outside the market. Cebu City…

Carbon vendors, stall owners to police: Allow our vehicles inside

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The first day of disallowing the entry of private vehicles inside the Carbon Public Market complex in Cebu City on Monday, March 22, went smoothly, said Market Operations Division head Irvin Cabales. However,…

No private vehicles in Carbon market area rule takes effect

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite the information dissemination prior to the start of the implementation of the no private vehicles allowed in Carbon Market area, there were still private vehicles who attempted to enter. Police Lieutenant Colonel…

No private vehicles allowed in Carbon starting Mar. 22

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Beginning this March 22, authorities and police in Cebu City will temporarily prohibit private vehicles from entering Carbon Public Market, the city’s largest public wet market. The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO), Market…

City market execs eye crowd control at Carbon Public Market as Holy Week nears

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City government is now gearing up for the possible influx of marketgoers at the Carbon Public Market as the Holy Week nears. And to prevent a huge crowd from gathering, officials…

Carbon redevelopment: At least 600 vendors to be relocated

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – No less than 600 vendors from Carbon Public Market will be subjected to relocation as civil works for its facelifting are scheduled to commence this month. Irvin Caballes, Cebu City Market Operations Division…

Valentine’s Day in Freedom Park: Wilting income for flower vendors

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A few days before Valentine’s Day, Freedom Park, which formed part of Cebu City’s Carbon Public Market, looks like it is closely returning to its pre-pandemic scene. But behind the colorful flowers arranged…

Carbon redevelopment slated to start this March

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A new face of Carbon Public Market will soon be underway. This after the Cebu City government and Megawide Construction Corporation on Monday, January 11, 2021 signed the joint venture agreement (JVA) for…

Carbon pooled testing a success – DOH-7

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Of the over 2,000 vendors in Carbon Public Market who participated in the pooled testing initiative, only 33 of them tested positive for the new coronavirus. The Department of Health in Central Visayas…

DOH-7: Carbon market is safe but…

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Carbon Public Market, Cebu City’s largest wet market, is safe for visiting, said the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH -7). But the regional health office said this does not mean…

More Carbon vendors to undergo pooled swab testing

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More vendors in Cebu City’s largest wet market will undergo the pooled swab testing initiative, the regional health office here announced. Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, spokesperson of the Department of Health in Central…

EOC orders zoning of Carbon Market stalls to reduce risk of COVID-19 transmission

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — In the event that a vendor would test positive for the coronavirus disease, Cebu City’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) will no longer have to close the entire Carbon Public Market complex to reduce…

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