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…

Tom O: Liquor, party ban near procession, Sinulog parade routes

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Revelers who want to party near the routes of the Sinulog Grand Parade and Solemn Procession may have to look for other places to hold their parties to celebrate the Sinulog.  This as…

City to re-implement Sinulog liquor ban

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/18/2018

Party-goers will have to remain sober for Sinulog 2019. This after Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak, the deputy mayor on police matters and chair of the Sinulog executive committee, announced that a liquor ban will be implemented…

Cemetery visitors reminded to avoid bringing sharp objects and liquor

Morexette Eram 10/29/2018

  The Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CCDRRMO) on Monday reminded the people to avoid bringing sharp objects and liquor to the different cemeteries. CCDRRMO operations officer Harold Alcontin said they want to make…

Ban on sale of liquor from 12 a.m.- 5 a.m. in Mandaue City

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 10/27/2018

THE Mandaue City Council has passed an ordinance banning the sale and consumption of liquor from 12 midnight to 5 a.m. by establishments which are open 24 hours. The original ordinance proposed by Councilor Nilo Seno originally…

Sinulog street party, liquor ban should stay

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 01/25/2018

It’s been five days since the Sinulog grand parade and presentation, and I have to say that last Sunday was a substantial improvement over last year’s celebration to say the least. I was sort of nervous when…

Liquor ban during Sinulog is effective

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 01/25/2018

We may sometimes disagree with Mayor Tomas Osmeña on some of his ideas, but let us give credit where credit is due. The first ever liquor ban within the 300 meter radius of the Sinulog Grand Parade…

DEFIANT BARS

MAO BA? 01/22/2018

Netizens were in agreement in calling on Cebu City Hall to sanction those bars that defied the liquor ban during the Sinulog 2018 Grand Parade last Sunday. A netizen named Glen Hardy wrote: “Yank their license to…

Police to strictly enforce liquor and party ban along Sinulog parade route

Nestle Semilla 01/21/2018

  Other than securing spectators during the Sinulog Grand Parade, the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO 7) will see to it that the liquor and party ban within the five-kilometer radius of the parade route…

Liquor ban to extend to room service in hotels

Inna Gian Mejia 01/16/2018

EVEN room service in hotels isn’t exempted from Cebu City’s liquor ban which takes effect on Sinulog day next Sunday. Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña reiterated this yesterday, saying that hotels and restaurants within the 300-meter radius…

Davide backs cell site shutdown, liquor ban on Sinulog

Benjie B. Talisic, Morexette B. Erram 01/11/2018

CEBU Gov. Hilario Davide III supports Cebu City Hall’s decision for a cell phone signal shutdown and a liquor ban on the Sinulog Grand Parade and procession. “I have not received any information about it yet. I…

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