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)