Sto. Niño Chapel hosts first wedding ceremony

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Five couples tied the knot during the first-ever wedding ceremony held at the Sto. Niñ0 Chapel at Señor Citizens Park, on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022. The ceremony was celebrated by Rev. Msgr. Camilo…

Cebu City Freedom Park will reopen in October

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Soon, both locals and visitors to Cebu City will have a new spot for resting and recreation as the Cebu City government and the Megawide Construction Corp. aim to open the restored Freedom…

Carbon Alliance: ‘Supplemental MOA has no essential difference to defective JVA’

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Carbonhanong Alyansa, the primary vendor group opposing Megawide’s redevelopment of the Carbon Market, maintained that the recently signed supplemental memorandum of agreement (MOA) has “no essential difference” to the original Joint Venture Agreement…

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…

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…

Sto. Niño Chapel: A story of Cebuanos’ firm faith and hope

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Rising from downtown Cebu City is the grandest image of Holy Child Jesus that Cebu has ever seen, a 30-foot Sto. Niño standing on top of a chapel designed to resemble the waves…

Carbon Market’s Puso Village, mechanical parking to open soon

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Following the success of the Carbon Night Market along Quezon Avenue at Carbon Market Unit II in Cebu City, locals and tourists alike can look forward to more exciting features in the Carbon…

Court junks anti-dummy cases vs Megawide execs

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A trial court here in Cebu junked the criminal cases lodged against several executives of construction firm Megawide Corporation that accused them of violating the Anti-Dummy law over the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA). …

Cebuano topnotcher and former market helper receives P50,000 incentive

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuano topnotcher and former market porter Mark Allen Armenion received P50,000 cash incentive and a stall to the would-be modernized Carbon public market from Megawide Foundation on Sunday, May 22, 2022. Armenion, a…

Cebu City’s newest attraction: 30-foot Sto. Niño 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There’s something new to look forward to in downtown Cebu City.  The Cebu City government together with the Archdiocese of Cebu and engineering firm Megawide Construction Corp. on Easter Sunday, April 17 officially…

Carbonhanong Alyansa to Garganera: Market JVA is also a human rights issue

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A week after Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera condemned the alleged use of children as human shields in multiple Carbon Market incidents, vendor groups are challenging the councilor to look deeper into the city’s contract…

Carbon Market supplemental MOA changes fate of vendors, Sitio Bato residents

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The supplemental Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) of the disputed Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) for the Carbon Market modernization program should improve the fate of Sitio Bato residents and the market vendors. Lawyer Colin…

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