MOD assures stall vendors, certificates don’t have expiry

Dyrecka Letigio 09/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Market Operations Division (MOD) assured vendors who were granted a certificate of recognition in preparation for the modernization of the Carbon Market, that the certificate has no expiry. This developed…

Cebu City Legal: Clearing operations and demolition in Carbon Market valid and legal

Dyrecka Letigio 09/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Legal Office (CLO) deemed the clearing operations and demolition of at least 20 stalls at the Carbon Market last September 13, 2021, to be legitimate and valid. This was their…

Resch: Demolition of vendors’ stalls ‘inhumane’

Dyrecka Letigio 09/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City ex-officio Councilor Jessica Resch, the president of the city’s Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Federation, has questioned the demolition of the stalls and vendor structures at the portions of Lavo Seaside, Unit 2,…

Displaced Lapu vendors given temporary vending area

Futch Anthony Inso 02/16/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Some 170 ambulant vendors in Lapu-Lapu City, who were affected by the clearing operations in the city’s sidewalks, were given a temporary area where they can continue their livelihood. Earlier, the Department of…

Avoid Manipis Road due to rockfall motorists advised

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 12/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Motorists are advised on Tuesday, December 29 to avoid passing through Manipis Road that connects the cities of Talisay and Toledo due to a minor rockfall. Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony ‘Samsam’ Gullas,…

Second batch of clearing operations in Cebu City going smoothly — PROBE

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The second batch for the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) mandated clearing operations to reclaim the roads and sidewalks went “surprisingly” smooth. Prevention Restoration Order Beautification and Enhancement (PROBE) team head,…

Ouano: LGUs should intensify road clearing in fire-prone areas

Rosalie O. Abatayo 03/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — In order to provide access to firefighters in times of emergencies, the Cebu Provincial Board has asked local government units to intensify road clearing efforts in fire-prone areas under their jurisdiction. Sixth district…

Labella unaffected by vendors protest; to continue implementation of no sidewalk vending policy

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Not on the sidewalks. Cebu City Mayor Edgar Labella said he will stand by his decision to no longer allow vendors to sell on the sidewalks even if they hold series of protests against…

Clearing operations open more spaces for pedestrians on downtown Cebu’s sidewalks

Gerard Vincent Francisco 08/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The sidewalks of downtown Cebu, especially on Colon Street, used to be site of a busy battle between pedestrians and street vendors. Whatever narrow space was available near ageing buildings was occupied by vendors on…

In Photos: Loose soil covers Tagba-o road

Doris C. Bongcac 07/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Loose soil covered a barangay road in the mountains of Tagba-o in Cebu City at dawn today, July 14. Mayor Edgardo Labella and Councilor Philip Zafra visited the barangay this morning to oversee…

‘SETTLERS NEED TO LEAVE’

Nestle L. Semilla 06/08/2015

Rama wants Lahug River, creeks cleared of occupants, structures About 120 families will be affected by a clearing operation ordered by Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama. Days before the delayed onset of the rainy season, Rama reiterated…

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