The provincial government of Cavite has implemented a 24/7 ban on ‘loud’ karaoke and videoke sessions, said Cavite Governor Jonvic Remulla.
Remulla issued the directive in a Facebook livestream last Friday, July 7, saying police vehicles will patrol in the province to enforce the new ordinance.
“Nakikusap po ako sa inyo. Kung kayo po ay mahuli man, ‘wag na kayong umangal, ganyan talaga ang buhay,” the governor told offenders.
Remulla was responding to the complaints of some residents who were distracted by neighbors using karaoke machines until the wee hours of the night.
To recall, a previous ordinance in October last year only limited the use of karaoke and videoke to 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Remulla also earlier said the restriction was meant to prevent work-from-home setups and online classes from being disturbed. He added late-night videoke, sing-along, and karaoke sessions are considered a COVID-19 curfew violation.
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