Las Piñas LGU implements curfew hours starting March 12

Published March 12, 2021, 3:52 PM

by Jean Fernando

The Las Piñas City government has started the implementation of the new curfew hours in the city from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. on March 12.

Las Piñas City Mayor Imelda Aguilar
(City of Las Piñas Official Facebook Page / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN)

Mayor Imelda Aguilar reminded city residents that policemen will be deployed around the city together with some barangay officials to apprehend those who will be found loitering during curfew hours.

Aguilar also reminded business establishments that they will be allowed to operate from 10 a.m. up to 9 p.m. only; dine-in service is extended up to 12 midnight and convenience stores are allowed to operate 24 hours.

However, Aguilar reminded that those who will be going out of their residences to buy necessities to establishments open 24 hours must be the authorized persons outside of residence (APOR).

She also said that the city government is strict in the selling and serving of liquors up to two bottles only.

Patrolling policemen are also directed to be strict to those who will be going out of their residences allowing only 15 to 65 years old while those below 15 and above 65 years old, pregnant women, and immunodeficient persons with comorbidities are strictly not allowed to go out of their homes.

The city government also prohibits movie screening/cinemas, concerts, sporting events, computer shops/internet café, and video and interactive video or game arcade.