Customs seize P2M ‘ukay-ukay’ from S. Korea

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Customs officials here seized over 7,000 bales of used clothing from South Korea last September 7. The Bureau of Customs – Port of Cebu (BOC-Cebu), in a recent press release, said information from…

Andi Eigenmann sells clothes in community ‘ukay-ukay’ to help local health center and daycare

Immae Lachica 06/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Happy Island fam shared another feel-good vlog of their life in Siargao. In this vlog titled A Week In Our Island Life, the family shared what it’s like living in their day-to-day life.…

P4.4M ‘ukay-ukay’ seized in Cebu port

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Another batch of misdeclared imported “ukay-ukay” or used clothes worth P4.4 million were seized by the Bureau of Customs at the Port of Cebu last Monday, September 7, 2020. According to a report…

Cebu Customs intercepts P4.5M of misdeclared ‘ukay-ukay’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Customs officials in Cebu on Thursday, September 10, intercepted a cargo containing misdeclared used clothes, commonly referred to as ‘ukay-ukay’. The Bureau of Customs in Cebu (BOC – Cebu), in an official statement,…

Online ‘ukay-ukay’ finds for you by young lady in Cebu!

Immae Lachica 06/15/2020

    CEBU CITY, Philippines— Have you ever tried shopping in a thrift shop here in Cebu? Well, your Cebu experience would not be complete if you have not set foot in any of the thrift shops…

Chinese woman, helper nabbed; P2.2M ‘ukay-ukay’ seized in Dumaguete raid

Florence Baesa 01/24/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental — A Chinese woman and a helper were arrested  with P2.2 million worth of used clothing locally known as “ukay-ukay” in a raid in the afternoon of January 23, 2020 in Barangay Banilad,…

Shopper decides to tidy up ukay-ukay store, act goes viral

Immae Lachica 09/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Ukay-ukay stores are found everywhere in the Philippines. These stores, the Pinoy adaptation of a flea market, provide great finds of previously-owned merchandise at cheaper prices. In an ukay-ukay store, you’d usually find all items piled…

Burglars-on-motorbikes hit pawnshop, ukay-ukay store in Sibonga and Argao

Rene F. Alima 03/15/2018

A pawnshop and an ukay-ukay (second-hand or used clothing) store lost a gun and an estimated P5,000 cash to motorcycle-riding burglars on Thursday in Sibonga and Argao towns in southern Cebu. In Sibonga, three men on a…

Ukay-ukay stall damaged by fire in Colon Street

Benjie B. Talisic 02/24/2018

A fire alarm, which raised to second alarm, was responded by the Cebu City Fire Department in Colon Street, Barangay Kalubihan, Cebu City past 4 a.m., Saturday. The fire damaged the stall owned by Sarah Magsingit, who…

‘Ukay-ukay’ seized in raid

Carine M. Asutilla 03/20/2015

Second-hand goods or ukay-ukay worth P11 million were seized when agents of the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) raided a warehouse in barangay Paknaan, Mandaue City yesterday afternoon. The raid was based on a…

‘Mt. Ukay-ukay’ shut down

Carine M. Asutilla 02/07/2014

The construction yard in Cordova town where a pile of used clothing or ukay-ukay was dumped was shut down yesterday allegedly due to sanitation concerns. The yard owned by the Virlo Construction Development Corp. will however, re-open…

‘Ukay-ukay’ mountain rises in Cordova

Norman V. Mendoza 02/04/2014

For over a month now, people have been coming in droves to climb  a mountain of used clothing  dumped in a construction yard in Cordova town in Mactan. The pile reaches  15 feet high made up of  …

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