Carbon groundbreaking set Wednesday; protest vs project continues

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CLOSE to 100 rallyists from the Movement Against Privatization of Carbon Public Market protested in front of Cebu City Hall Tuesday afternoon, March 23, 2021.

Rallyists are protesting the joint against the joint venture agreement (JVA) between the Cebu City Government and Megawide Construction Corporation to develop the Carbon Public Market.

The protesters stressed that they are not against implementing improvements to the Carbon Public Market but they are opposed to it being privatized.


Groups protest against joint venture agreement to redevelop Carbon

Rallyists want City Hall to develop public market, not private firm

Megawide assures no displacement of vendors

Going to Carbon will be more than just going to the market

WATCH: Movement Against Carbon Market Privatization rally

Meanwhile, the groundbreaking of the P5.5 billion redevelopment of Carbon Public Market will be on Wednesday afternoon, March 24, 2021.


Groundbreaking ceremony for new Carbon Public Market postponed

Cebu City Market Administrator Irvin Cabales said everything is set to kick off the construction of the public market. (MVG)