Rama: Carbon modernization will continue

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor-elect Michael Rama said that the Carbon Modernization Project will push through now that he got a fresh mandate from the people. He said that even before the elections, he has…

Carbon’s Sunday Market Market extended to more days after drawing shoppers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Market Authority sees a renewed interest in the Carbon Market almost a month after the Sunday Market Market was launched. Cebu to World, an affiliate of Megawide Construction Corp, the developer of…

Rama to police, market personnel: Protect the children

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has instructed the city’s police and market personnel to ensure the safety of children at the Carbon Market. This order came after the Cebu City Council has endorsed…

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…

Carbon Market vendors end 3-day strike with renewed hopes for Congressional Inquiry

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Carbon Market vendors who went on strike since Monday, January 24, 2022, have ended their protest today with the hopes that a Congressional Inquiry will happen to look into the Joint Venture…

TRO against Carbon Market JVA denied

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 01/05/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Cebu City Court has dismissed a petition for a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) against the Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) between the Cebu City government and Megawide Construction Corp, for the modernization…

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…

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