‘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  …

Stallholder makes a windfall due to cold weather

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 01/24/2014

WHILE the cold weather threatens the livelihood of farmers in mountain barangays, it provided a windfall for stallholders like Pablita Lawas in Carbon Market in barangay Pasil, Cebu City. The 73-year-old Lawas is selling more jackets and…

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