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MMDA eyes 3-day road sharing exercise 

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The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and other government agencies, with various cycling and citizen’s groups, will hold a three-day road sharing exercise in Quezon City this weekend up to Monday, MMDA spokesperson Assistant Secretary ...

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Duterte wants ‘gender-responsive' recovery plan

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President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday encouraged his fellow Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) leaders to push for a “gender-responsive recovery plan”. Duterte, during the Asean leaders’ special session on “Women&rs...

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DFA to bring home 37,000 OFWs 

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The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) plans to bring home 37,660 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) stranded in various countries in the next three to four weeks amid the coronavirus pandemic, an official said on Friday. During a hearing of the...


MMDA to close EDSA U-turn slots 

chrome_reader_modeJuly 02, 2020 loyalty account_circleGab dela Cruz

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said it plans to close 15 U-turn slots along EDSA to make way for the new bus lane. “We are now reviewing the possible closure of 15 U-turn slots along EDSA to efficiently serve the riding public. The bus riders will benefit from this,&rdqu...

NCRPO staff tests positive for Covid-19 

chrome_reader_modeJuly 01, 2020 loyalty account_circleAmihan Reyes

The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) said one of the 141 key personnel tested positive for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19). "Among the 141 key personnel of NCRPO, 139 were negative (for) Covid-19. The NCRPO top brass such as the Regional Director, Command Group, Regional S...

Guard nabbed for QC hospital hostage taking

chrome_reader_modeJuly 01, 2020 loyalty account_circleNoah James

Authorities rescued a doctor who was held hostage by a wounded security guard at the East Avenue Medical Center in Quezon City on Wednesday. In its report, the Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit (CIDU) of the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) said the suspect Hilarion Achondo, 51, a native ...

NCR police chief wants larger areas for suspects

chrome_reader_modeJune 30, 2020 loyalty account_circleNoah James

National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) chief Police Major General Debold Sinas asked the chiefs of police to identify spacious spaces to process the arrest of a huge number of offenders. This came following the arrest of more or less 100 individuals arrested in a restaurant-bar in Makati Cit...

MMDA installs hazard markers 

chrome_reader_modeJune 30, 2020 loyalty account_circleJames Lopes

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) put up hazard markers on top of concrete barriers to give motorists better visibility along EDSA. “Seven out of ten units of 300mm yellow flashing lights have been placed in strategic locations on EDSA for additional road guidance...

Pride protesters to sue MPD cops 

chrome_reader_modeJune 30, 2020 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

The 20 protesters arrested at a Pride event in Mendiola, Manila on June 26 will be filing countercharges against police officers from the Manila Police District (MPD) this week. Pride 20’s legal counsel Minnie Lopez said they have identified some of the cops involved in the dispersal and...

12 EDSA bus stops to open soon

chrome_reader_modeJune 30, 2020 loyalty account_circleHannah Santos

Officials of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and Department of Transportation (DOTr) presented bthe features of the new EDSA Busway, which will utilize existing structures of the railway systems and footbridges in the metropolis. MMDA spokesperson Celine Pialago and Transportat...

Taking videos, photos allowed in public 

chrome_reader_modeJune 29, 2020 loyalty account_circleJames Lopes

Anyone could take photos and videos in public spaces provided that the individual is not breaching national security protocols and violating one's private rights, according to Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Police General Archie Francisco/ At a press briefing, Gamboa said he has instruc...

Police arrest 100 people in Makati bar

chrome_reader_modeJune 29, 2020 loyalty account_circleNoah James

Naaresto ang higit 100 tao, kabilang ang host na si KC Montero, nang salakayin noong hapon ng Linggo ng mga pulis ang isang bar sa Makati na nag-operate pa rin kahit ipinagbabawal dahil sa quarantine restrictions. Kasama sa 113 naaresto sa bar sa condominium sa Barangay Bel-Air ang mga Pilipino at ...

10 EDSA bus stops now ready 

chrome_reader_modeJune 29, 2020 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) spokesperson Celine Pialago said the new bus stops along EDA have fences, waiting sheds and markings to ensure social distancing. Concrete barriers, Pialago said, will soon replace the plastic orange barriers being used for the meantime in some of th...

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