Megawide pours additional P3B into Carbon modernization, turns over P50M to Cebu City

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Engineering and construction giant Megawide Construction Corp. has poured an additional P3 billion into the facelifting of Cebu City’s largest public wet market. Cebu2World Development Inc. (C2W) disclosed in a press release that…

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…

Cebu2World to help promote products of relocated Carbon market vendors

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu2World Development Inc. will help the relocated Freedom Park vendors in Carbon Market promote their products in their interim location at Unit II of the public market. Joel Aba, public relations head…

Transfer of Carbon Market vendors to interim market suspended for now

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The transfer of vendors from the Freedom Park and Warwick Barracks to the Carbon interim market has been suspended for now. This was confirmed by Market Administrator, Racquel Arce, who said they are…

Rama tells Carbon Market vendors: Vacate stalls

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama is asking the Carbon Market vendors to peacefully vacate their stalls in the Freedom Park and Warwick Barracks and transfer to the interim market. This is to give…

Megawide: Transfer of 700 Freedom Park, Warwick vendors to start Jan. 28

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Megawide Construction Corp. plans to start moving the 700 identified vendors from the Warwick Barracks and Freedom Park of the Carbon Market to the Interim Market in Unit II starting January 28, 2022.…

Carbon Market vendors: Are ‘extortion-tainted’ certificates valid?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Carbon Market vendors are now questioning the validity of the certificates released to them assuring them of a spot in the interim market in Unit II because of the extortion issue. Ann…

A lasting tribute: Statue for mayor Labella mulled at the Freedom Park

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — New Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama is mulling to build a statue for his predecessor, the late Mayor Edgardo Labella, at the Freedom Park at the Carbon Market Complex. He said that Labella,…

Flowers, basket, furniture vendors to stay in Freedom Park as new market constructions start

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Flowers, native crafts, and furniture vendors in Freedom Park no longer have to worry that they will be transferred to the interim market while the new Carbon Market is being constructed. Market Operations…

More flower vendors expected to join Cebu City’s Bulak Festival

Dyrecka Letigio 10/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More vendors who source their flowers from growers who are in the mountain barangays of Cebu City and parts of Cebu province are expected to join the Bulak Festival that will be held…

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…

Selling of flowers continues despite pandemic

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Flowers are the natural beauties of the world, a subject of all art forms from paintings to poems. It is also the source of income for over 500 vendors and establishments in Cebu…

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