200 kilos of garbage collected in Ubay mangrove area

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Environment and fisheries regulators here continue to remind the public to dispose of their garbage properly in order to prevent polluting seas and other vital ecosystems. Personnel from the Bureau of Fisheries and…

Vaccination cards of bar customers will be checked — CCPO exec

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After some resto-bars were allowed to open and serve liquor, the Cebu City policemen will check vaccination cards for those bar goers as part of their monitoring. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy…

Serving of liquor in bars with permits may start Oct. 8 — EOC

Dyrecka Letigio 10/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City bars and establishments serving liquor with the certificate of compliance may already operate by Friday, October 8, 2021. The serving of liquor was initially implemented with the announcement of the new…

Club told: Stop serving liquor until changes made

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The club in General Maxilom Avenue, Cebu City that was caught by the police holding a disco last week has been ordered to temporarily stop serving liquor. The city’s Business Permit and Licensing…

BPLO issues 150 special permits for serving liquor; 20 applications still pending

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Business Permit and Licensing Office (BPLO) has issued 150 special permits for serving liquor in 150 establishments here. Only these establishments, which customers can identify through a posted certificate outside…

Establishment in Busay caught ‘overselling’ liquor in Oplan Bulabog

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An establishment in Busay has been served a show-cause order and a possible suspension to their operations this New Year after being caught overselling liquor during New Year’s eve. The Cebu City Police…

No liquor, no street parties within 100 meters of Sinulog route — Labella

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 100-meter radius surrounding the Sinulog procession and parade routes are off-limits to liquor and street parties. This was emphasized by Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella on January 7, 2020, or eleven days…

CCPO chief tackles Christmas parties, checkpoints and roving patrols

Alven Marie A. Timtim 12/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With several parties to be held this holiday season, the public is encouraged to drink in moderation and to avoid drinking any liquor if  one will be driving. Police Colonel Giovanie Maines, Cebu…

Mariano: 1.9M visit cemeteries; Kalag-kalag celebration in Cebu peaceful

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) recorded at least 1.9 million cemetery visitors during the Kalag-kalag celebration on November 1 and 2, 2019. Despite the presence of a huge crowd, Police Colonel Roderick…

Cebu City Mayor wants coffee shops serving liquor to minors closed

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella issued a warning to coffee shops serving liquor to minors. The mayor said they should stop doing so or else they “may never be able to serve anything…

Liquor ban to be enforced on May 12, 13

Zena V. Magto 05/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The police are reminding the public not to buy or drink liquor in public places starting at midnight of May 12, the day before the midterm elections, until May 13. In a press…

PRA-Cebu president: Tobacco, liquor sales to take hit with another sin tax hike

Irene Sino-Cruz 01/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Another round of sin taxes would result in lower volume sales of tobacco and liquor products. Robert Go, president of Philippine Retailers Association Cebu chapter (PRA-Cebu), recalled that volume sales of the two…

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