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Cavite town reimposes liquor ban to prevent coronavirus spread

Jul 13, 2020 - 7:51 PM

(UPDATED) The liquor ban in Carmona starts on Monday, July 13, as it reports more COVID-19 cases

WELCOME arch of Carmona, Cavite, at its boundary with Biñan City, Laguna. Photo by Dennis Abrina/Rappler

Benguet town mayor uses seized gin as road disinfectant

Jun 13, 2020 - 1:48 PM

Gin smuggling has become rampant in Itogon town because of a months-long liquor ban. Its mayor comes up with a creative way to dispose of nearly a thousand bottles of confiscated gin.

CLEANUP. Itogon Mayor Victorio Palangdan leads the cleanup using confiscated gin. Photo from the Facebook page of Itogon Mayor Victorio Palangdan

Marikina lifts liquor ban, but drinking in public still barred

May 16, 2020 - 8:46 PM

Drinking alcoholic drinks at public places such as restaurants and bars is still prohibited by the city government

LIQUOR BAN. Marikina Mayor Marcy Teodoro lifts the liquor ban on May 16, 2020. Photo by Marikina PIO

Quezon City lifts liquor ban, imposes rules on selling

May 15, 2020 - 4:57 PM

Stores can only sell alcoholic drinks from 1 pm to 5 pm while QC residents can only consume them at home

(FILES) This file photograph taken on April 3, 2019, shows glasses of beer in Paris. - France will discard 10 million litres of beer -- four Olympic-sized swimming pools full -- due to expire, undrunk, with consumers in coronavirus lockdown, the national brewers' association said May 6, 2020. Most of the wasted brew is craft beer, which is often unpasteurised unlike traditional blonde lagers, and quicker to spoil, said the Brasseurs de France. The body blamed the closure of cafes and restaurants, an abrupt halt to tourism and the cancellation of festivals and expos under France's strict epidemic lockdown for leaving more than 10 million litres of beer unconsumed, most still in casks. (Photo by KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP)

Cebu City stores may sell liquor, but public drinking still banned

Apr 28, 2020 - 5:42 PM

Executive Order No. 073 bans the consumption of liquor in public places, but it does not ban stores from selling it. A previous total liquor ban expired on April 14.

Companies urge PH gov't to lift liquor ban

Apr 17, 2020 - 11:00 PM

Liquor makers in the Philippines say their industry is 'in much unnecessary peril' due to lockdown-related bans enforced in some areas

6 arrested for violating gun and liquor ban in Batangas

May 13, 2019 - 6:29 PM

Batangas police arrest 3 for illegal possession of firearms and 3 others for violating liquor ban

Some establishment stores put a signage liquor ban which start tonight. Photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

FACT CHECK: Barangay Loyola Heights bans alcohol sale – report

Oct 21, 2017 - 3:51 PM

Is selling alcohol now prohibited in Barangay Loyola Heights, Quezon City?

Duterte wants arrest for loiterers, people who drink in public

Sep 20, 2017 - 12:35 PM

'Hulihin mo at ikulong ninyo. Tutal may PAO naman bukas magpa-release, eh di sige,' says President Rodrigo Duterte

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the opening ceremony of the 6th Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) Accredited National Convention of Public Attorneys at the Tent City in Manila Hotel, Manila on September 18, 2017, reiterates that he will remain steadfast in his campaign against illegal drugs, crime and corruption. Also in the photo are Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio and Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

India's highways run dry after court liquor ban

Apr 01, 2017 - 9:47 PM

Liquor shops are now banned from operating within a range of 500 meters from India s highways where 17 traffic accident deaths occur every hour

LIQUOR BAN. LIQUOR BAN. India's ban on liquor shops along highways takes effect April 1. Photo from Wikipedia.

Vigan to impose liquor ban during Miss Universe candidates' visit

Jan 11, 2017 - 4:30 PM

The city will also prohibit selfies with the candidates as part of crowd control measures

Iraq booze ban sparks political backlash

Oct 24, 2016 - 1:00 AM

A provision banning the sale import and production of alcohol is sneaked into a measure approved by the Iraqi parliament

An Iraqi man buys liquor from a closed shop, that is selling illegaly through a window, in the capital Baghdad on October 23, 2016. Iraq's parliament on October 22, voted to ban the sale, import and production of alcohol, in a surprise move likely to anger some minorities but also to please influential religious parties. / AFP PHOTO / SABAH ARAR

Duterte: Curfew for minors in, late-night karaoke out

May 16, 2016 - 10:43 PM

The president elect says karaoke sessions are noise pollution that should be stamped out by local officials

PUBLIC ORDER. Duterte vows to instill discipline and shape public behavior with new rules. EPA/RITCHIE B. TONGO

Mark your calendars: Liquor ban on May 8 and 9

Apr 18, 2016 - 2:22 PM

You can go to jail if you drink on these dates the Comelec says

List: Laws that Comelec wants amended, enacted for 2016

Feb 17, 2014 - 7:15 AM

From changing the canvassing system to legislating an election money ban here are Comelec s proposals to Congress in preparation for the 2016 elections

Poll day ‘peaceful,’ but 22 killed during campaign

Oct 28, 2013 - 3:17 PM

While October 28 was generally peaceful the number of those killed during this year s barangay campaign period was higher than in 2010

PEACEFUL. The Philippine National Police says elections across the country are generally peaceful. Photo by EPA

No happy hour at UST during Bar exam Sundays

Oct 01, 2013 - 7:16 PM

Sale and distribution of beer liquors wines and the like within 200 meters from the UST area will be prohibited 4 am 8 pm on October 6 13 20 and 27

Barangay elections: Know what's banned, and more

Sep 28, 2013 - 4:21 PM

3rd UPDATE The election period has started for the 2013 barangay elections Get to know what activities are banned and more information about the Oct 28 polls

Election ban lifted...and will be in place again

Jun 19, 2013 - 8:57 PM

Comelec Resolution 9715 identifies 22 activities that will be prohibited within the election period for the October 28 barangay and SK elections

PNP: 53 cases of election violations in a day

May 14, 2013 - 8:10 AM

There are 53 cases of election violations from May 12 to May 13 2013 alone

PNP arrests 14 for liquor ban violation in MM

May 13, 2013 - 2:03 AM

PNP says based on reports from the NCRPO 7 were arrested in Pasig and another 7 were arrested in Quezon City

120 arrested for violating liquor ban in Davao

May 13, 2013 - 1:55 AM

At least 120 people including minors were arrested for violating the election liquor ban

162 arrested as liquor ban takes effect

May 12, 2013 - 5:27 PM

162 people have been arrested as the Comelec liquor ban takes effect

Comelec scraps extended liquor ban

May 09, 2013 - 4:36 PM

The Comelec withdraws the extended liquor ban after the Supreme Court stopped its implementation

SCRAPPING THE BAN. Sixto Brillantes Jr. said the Comelec wasn't too keen on the extension in the first place

Rappler Newscast | May 8, 2013

May 08, 2013 - 8:50 PM

SC limits the liquor ban to 2 days The Central Bank says the Comelec s money ban violates bank secrecy laws Power outage hits parts of Luzon

Comelec may scrap extended liquor ban

May 08, 2013 - 8:02 PM

The Comelec was not to keen on the extended ban after all says poll chief Sixto Brillantes Jr

TRO for liquor ban extension? 'Let's drink to that!'

May 08, 2013 - 5:30 PM

The Supreme Court reverts the liquor ban from 5 days to 2 days beginning on May 12 Check out what social media users have to say

SC stops liquor ban extension

May 08, 2013 - 3:56 PM

UPDATE The Supreme Court on Wednesday May 8 limits the implementation of the liquor ban for two days: May 12 and 13

Liquor ban starts May 9, but...

May 08, 2013 - 3:17 PM

The 5 day ban on alcoholic drinks will last from May 9 to May 13 Ban violators may face up to 6 years in prison

LIQUOR BAN. Unless you’re a foreigner in an accredited bar or restaurant, you won't be able to drink liquor till May 13 ends

Comelec extends liquor ban to 5 days

Mar 13, 2013 - 2:41 PM

The ban will now start on May 9 and end on May 13