CPA calls out Megawide over allege ‘encroachment and intrusion’ of disputed Compania Maritima

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 10/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Port Authority (CPA) has accused Megawide Construction Corp., the developer of the Carbon Market modernization project, of “encroachment and intrusion” of the premises of the disputed Compania Maritima in Cebu City.…

Compania Maritima now ‘off limits’ to mendicants, unauthorized parking

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government has declared Compania Maritima that is located near the City Hall building “off limits” to mendicants and others who may want to take shelter in the area as a…

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…

Ongoing construction activities at Compania Maritima deplorable, says CPA

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Construction activities in Compania Maritima compound continue amid the protest of the Cebu Port Authority (CPA) on the inclusion of the property in the Megawide venture for the Carbon Market modernization program.  Cebu City Market…

Sto. Niño vendors to return to original stalls on Jan. 20

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 01/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The vendors of the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño who have been transferred to the Compania Maritima for the Sinulog season can now go back to their original stalls. According to Councilor Philip…

Sto. Niño vendors report losses following transfer to Compania Maritima

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Sto. Niño vendors have been reporting scant sales after they have been transferred to the Compania Maritima grounds for the 2021 Sinulog season. The vendors are expected to stay there until the Quincentennial…

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…

Temporary transfer of Sto. Niño vendors near Compania Maritima to start before Misa de Gallo

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The temporary transfer of Sto. Niño vendors to a lot beside the Compania Maritima will start in the next few days in preparation for the Misa de Gallo. This was confirmed by Racquel…

Construction giant wants to renovate, restore Compania Maritima, Freedom Park

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Construction and engineering conglomerate Megawide Construction Corporation has submitted an unsolicited proposal before the Cebu City Government for the restoration and renovation of two of the city’s historical sites. Lawyer Floro Casas Jr., Cebu City…

Vacant lot near SRP eyed for displaced vendors

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is considering a vacant lot near the South Road Properties (SRP) as the relocation area for the ambient vendors in the city.  Jonil Matuguina, City Market Authority head, revealed…

CCTO clamps, tows 80 vehicles ‘illegally’ parked near the Basilica

Doris C. Bongcac 01/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Park only at the designated parking areas. This was the reminder of the Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) to devotees who are planning to visit the Basilica to avoid from having their vehicles…

Tighter measures at Devotee City to ensure out-of-town pilgrims get free accommodation

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 01/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Government will implement stringent measures to screen the individuals who will reside at the”Devotee City” for the entire duration of the Sinulog Festival. Councilor Philip Zafra, who was tasked by…

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