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PHIVOLCS lowers Taal Volcano threat to Alert Level 2

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The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) lowered the threat of Taal Volcano to Alert Level 2 (decreased unrest), three weeks after it was put under Alert Level 3 (decreased tendency towards hazardous eruption) on Jan. 26...

Navotas organizes free civil wedding

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Navotas City organized free civil wedding for 36 couples on Feb. 14. The Kasalang Bayan, done regularly on Valentine’s Day and on the cityhood anniversary of Navotas, aims to legalize marriage of couples who have been living together. &l...

DOT says it is still safe to hold festivals

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The Department of Tourism (DOT) said it remains safe to hold festivals and public gatherings in the country, despite the threat of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat made the remarks after the Departme...

Barangay Front articles

Manila to recognize ‘cleanest and greenest’ barangays

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 03, 2020 loyalty

Manila has launched a search for the “cleanest and greenest” barangay in every district of the nation’s capital, according to Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso. According to the search mechanics Domagoso shared, the winning barangays will each be given a cash pr...

Duterte postpones 2020 barangay elections

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President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law a measure postponing the barangay (village) and Sangguniang Kabataan (youth council) elections scheduled in May 2020. Duterte signed Republic Act (RA) 11462 or the Postponement of the 2020 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections Act during a ceremonial ...

House approves December 2022 schedule for barangay elections

chrome_reader_modeNovember 04, 2019 loyalty

The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a bill seeking to postpone the May 2020 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections to December 5, 2022. With a vote of 194-6-0, the lower chamber approved House Bill 4933, which seeks to move the barangay and SK polls from t...

Pasig’s richest barangay raises P80.7 million

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San Antonio, the richest barangay in Pasig City, collected P80.7 million in real property taxes (RPT) as of October, representing 96 percent of its target for the whole 2019. Barangay San Antonio is targeting to collect P84 million RPT this year. Chairman Raymond Lising said that he is b...

Metro Manila barangay officials face penalties over uncleared roads 

chrome_reader_modeOctober 25, 2019 loyalty

Barangay officials of barangays in Metro Manila who ignore the order to clear roads  even after the 60-day deadline will face suspension, according to  the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG). In a forum hosted by the National Press Club of the Philippines, DI...

Taguig mayor brings City Hall services to Barangay Tanyag

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Taguig City Mayor Lino Cayetano led a program to bring the services of the City Hall to Barangay Tanyag on October 21. Mayor Lino led the flagraising ceremony which was followed by the conduct of programs of the city that included a medical and dental mission, first-aid and disaster ...

Mayor Aguilar holds weekly barangay inspection

chrome_reader_modeOctober 21, 2019 loyalty

Mayor Mel Aguilar and some members of Task Force Kaayusan visited Barangay Talon Dos and Barangay Talon Kuatro in Octoner 21. The barangay visit is part of the monitoring process being conducted by the city government to ensure the maintenance of cleanliness and orderliness and no new obstructions ...

QC implements preemptive measures vs ASF 

chrome_reader_modeOctober 11, 2019 loyalty

The Quezon City government has smplemented preemptive measures in two barangays even before the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) confirmed the existence of African Swine Fever (ASF) virus in those areas. Mayor Joy Belmonte Belmonte said on Thursday that several blood samples from hogs in Barangays T...

Barangay in Pasig offers free surgical operations to poor residents 

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Barangay San Antonio in Pasig City is offering free surgical operations to its poor residents. The barangay signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with Victor R. Potenciano Medical Center (VRPMC) to give free surgery to indigent residents. According to Barangay Chairman Raymond Lising, the VRPMC w...

Marikina buys lot for 1,000 residents

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The city government of Marikina on has acquired a three-hectare property in Barangay Tumana to house around 1,000 residents. Mayor Marcelino “Marcy” Teodoro said the city government directly purchased the lot in Barangay Tumana from the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation...