MPD secures Bar exams

Earlier, the local government of Manila has imposed a liquor ban and banned ambulant vendors near two testing centers for the 2023 Bar examinations

The Manila Police District on Sunday announced that it has deployed at least 500 personnel around the vicinity of San Beda College and University of Santo Tomas to secure the conduct of the Bar examinations which kicked off on Sunday.

MPD chief Brig. Gen. Andre Dizon said that the deployment will cover the period from 17 September until the last day of the examinations which will fall on 24 September 2023 as he also urged the public to report immediately any suspicious actions by any individual or group that may seem to sow terror.

The other local testing centers are Manila Adventist College; University of the Philippines — Bonifacio Global City; Saint Louis University; Cagayan State University; and University of Nueva Caceres in Luzon; University of San Jose — Recoletos; University of San Carlos; and Dr. V. Orestes Romualdez Educational Foundation in Visayas; and Ateneo de Davao University and  Xavier University in Mindanao.

Earlier, the local government of Manila has imposed a liquor ban and banned ambulant vendors near two testing centers for the 2023 Bar examinations.

Manila Mayor Honey Lacuna-Pangan issued Executive Order 24 imposing the liquor ban within a 500-meter radius of San Beda University on Mendiola Street and University of Santo Tomas on España Boulevard.

The liquor ban was launched on midnight of 16 September until 10 p.m. of 17 September and will resume on midnight of 19 September until 10 p.m. of 20 September 2023.

It will be implemented again on midnight of 23 September until 10 p.m. of 24 September 2023.

The local government unit also banned disruptive activities and the use of equipment with loud or disturbing sounds such as but not limited to videoke, karaoke, loud sound systems at the same dates and times.


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