NBI shuts down ukay-ukay in Mandaue, Chinese owners on the run

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 06/10/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Law enforcers from the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) are looking for two Chinese nationals accused of selling smuggled, second-hand clothes or ukay-ukay (thrift store in English) online. The Cebu District Office (Cebdo)…

Kim Chiu aminadong naging suki ng ukay ukay, prom gown noon na-iskor sa halagang P300

Alex Brosas 07/08/2023

HINDI nahiya si Kim Chiu na aminin na in her youth ay naging suki siya ng ukay-ukay. Her revelation came nang tinanong namin ang cast na narooon which included Frenhcie Dy, Kyle Versoza and Jake Ejercito kung…

Customs seize undeclared ‘ukay-ukay’ in Cebu port

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Customs officials here intercepted a shipment containing undeclared bales of used clothing, or locally known as ‘ukay-ukay’.  The Bureau of Customs (BOC), in a statement, said they seized 60 bales of undeclared ukay-ukay…

Can’t control ‘ukay-ukay’ imports? Tulfo proposes legalizing it for taxes

Daniza Fernandez 08/16/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Raffy Tulfo on Tuesday, August 16, 2022, proposed that “ukay-ukay,” or imported second-hand garments, should be legalized instead of banned so that government could derive income from such imports. Tulfo made the proposal as…

Ukay-ukay worth P400K seized in container vans in Mandaue warehouse

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/07/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Two 20 footer container vans  filled with bales of second hand clothing or “ukay-ukay” were confiscated by the personnel of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Mandaue substation in a warehouse in Mandaue…

Radio station denies organizing controversial “ukay-ukay” event

Futch Anthony Inso 09/30/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — No less than the station manager of radio station Brigada News FM, has clarified that they did not organize the controversial free “Ukay-ukay,” event which drew the ire of netizens for allegedly violating…

Ukay-ukay event slammed; public reminded: Still no mass gathering in Lapu-Lapu

Futch Anthony Inso 09/29/2021

  LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (DRRMO) in Lapu-lapu City has reminded the public that events or activities, which would result in a mass gathering, are still prohibited. This was the…

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…

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