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Makati shuts down billboard after airing porn

Motorists and passersby were shocked when a pornographic video was aired on a digital billboard along Makati Avenue on Tuesday afternoon.

Facebook screengrab/Mulong Sermonia

Makati shuts down billboard after airing porn

(Philstar.com) - March 21, 2018 - 8:55am
MANILA, Philippines — Makati Mayor Abby Binay had ordered the owner of a digital billboard at Makati Avenue to stop its operations after airing pornographic material Tuesday afternoon.
 
Facebook user Mulong Sermonia posted a video of the digital billboards airing the inappropriate material at the Executive Building Center in Makati Avenue.
 
"Upon being informed of reports of inappropriate images being shown in the billboard located at Sen Gil Puyat Ave. cor Makati Ave. Mayor Abby Binay immediately ordered the owner of the billboard to cease and desist from operations last night," Makati City Business Permits and Licensing Office head Maribert Pagente said in a statement.
 
 
The operator of the digital billboard immediately complied with the mayor's order.
 
The mayor also ordered an investigation into the cause of the incident and liabilities of those who are concerned.
 
"Pending such investigation, the billboard shall remain closed," Pagente said. — Patricia Lourdes Viray

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