MANILA, Philippines – Beer and liquor will be prohibited in the University of Santo Tomas area on October 6, 13, 20, and 27 during the 2013 Bar examinations.
Through an executive order, Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada bans the selling and distribution of “beer, liquors, wines, and the like” in establishments surrounding the venue of this year’s Bar exams.
Between 4 am and 8 pm on those dates, the sale of liquor and beer will be prohibited within 200 meters of the university along España Boulevard, Lacson Avenue, Dapitan Street, and P. Noval Street.
Those caught selling can face a P200 fine or 6 months of jail time, or both. Establishments that violate the order may also be closed down. – Rappler.com