5K vendors ink support for Carbon Market modernization plans

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Over 5,000 vendors at the Carbon Public Market have signed a petition to express their support on the planned modernization of Cebu’s largest public market amid the opposition of some. “The Carbon Market…

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…

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…

Carbon Alliance inks another manifesto against Carbon Market modernization

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A multisectoral alliance has once again sought a stop to the Carbon Market modernization project of the Cebu City government and Megawide Construction Corp. In a manifesto released by the Carbon Alliance following…

Megawide promises to fix drainage, road network, and police outposts in Carbon Market

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Megawide Construction Corp., the developer tasked to modernize the Carbon Market, promised to fix the infrastructure problems in Cebu’s largest market. Lyds Eco, the operations director of the Cebu to the World project…

Carbon Interim market to open on mid-November

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Carbon interim market will open in the middle of November 2021 as vendors from the Freedom Park and Warwick Barracks will be transferred phase by phase to the new facility. The interim…

Carbon Market Unit III vendors: We support new Bagsakan

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The vendors of Carbon Market Unit III, Lavo Seaside, took time off their stalls on Friday noon, October 15, 2021, to show their support for the ongoing renovations of their Bagsakan Facility. The…

Megawide willing to negotiate supplemental MOA for Carbon Market

Dyrecka Letigio 09/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Megawide Construction Corp., the construction giant taking on the Carbon Modernization project, is willing to negotiate with the city government for a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) if this is the decision of the…

Carbon Market Bagsakan launched, 36 ambulant vendors get assurance

Dyrecka Letigio 09/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government launched the Carbon Market Bagsakan at Unit III on Thursday evening, September 23, 2021, to jumpstart the renovations of the whole stretch of stalls along ML Quezon Street. Megawide…

Divided Cebu City Council agrees to make changes in Carbon Market JVA

Dyrecka Letigio 09/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council agreed to draft a supplementary memorandum of agreement (MOA) to the Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) for the Carbon Modernization project between the city government and Megawide Construction Corp. This…

Carbon Alliance files TRO against Carbon Market Modernization project

Dyrecka Letigio 08/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A multi-sectoral group seeks to make null and void the Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) between the Cebu City government and the construction giant, Megawide Construction Corp., over the Carbon Market modernization program. The…

Megawide welcomes House probe on Carbon market: We have nothing to hide

Dyrecka Letigio 07/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Megawide Construction Corp. will not be shying away from a Congressional probe on the development of the Carbon Market. Louis Ferrer, Megawide’s executive director for infrastructure, said that should the probe push through,…

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