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Cops ready to secure Independence Day rites

Cops ready to secure Independence Day rites

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time5 days ago

The Philippine National Police on Tuesday said all security measures were in place for the Philippines’ 121st Independence Day celebration on June 12. PNP spokesperson Col. Bernard Banac said PNP chief Gen. Oscar Albayalde instructed all polic...

National ID system dry run slated for Q4 2019

National ID system dry run slated for Q4 2019

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time4 days ago

The government is ready to pilot test the Philippine Identification System, or National ID System, from September to December this year, Malacañang said Tuesday. "There will be a pilot testing which will run from September to December 20...

Mayor Elect Vico Sotto

Sotto to remove erring Pasig employees

account_balancePasig access_time5 days ago

Pasig Mayor-elect Vico Sotto on Monday warned city employees caught doing illegal acts would be dismissed from service. Sotto aired the warning particularly to city hall employees who falsified or destroyed city documents, saying they would face san...

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Tax court grants San Miguel P44-M refund

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The Court of Tax Appeals on Thursday granted a tax refund of P44.48 million to San Miguel Brewery Inc. on excise taxes imposed on its beer products collected by the government some four years ago. The court’s Special Second Division, through Associate Justice Juanito C. Castañeda Jr., ...

Cebu Pacific resumes MNL-HK flights

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Local carrier Cebu Pacific on Friday resumed flights to Hong Kong from Manila and Clark, and vice-versa, after cancellations and delays in flights the previous day. “Our operations between Manila and Hong Kong, and between Clark and Hong Kong are normal so far,” said Charo Lagamon, corp...

Muntinlupa offers zero interest loan for microentrepreneurs

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Hailed as the Most Business-Friendly LGU in the country for 2017 and 2018 by the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Muntinlupa City continues to provide zero interest loan assistance to local MSMEs. Mayor Jaime Fresnedi leads the distribution of cash assistance amounting to P2.9M to 164 b...

Grab: No deactivation of hatchback cars with complete documents

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Ridesharing company Grab Philippines said it did not deactivate hatchback cars operating as transportation network vehicle services units with complete documents from the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board. “We did not deactivate hatchbacks that have documents. If these hatc...

Grab deactivates 15,000 drivers for lack of documents

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Ridesharing company Grab Philippines has deactivated around 15,000 drivers of transportation network vehicle services  units that do not have provisional authorities from the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board since January this year. Grab Philippines president Brian Cu said ...

QC Council passes gaming regulation ordinance

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The Quezon City Council has approved the Gambling Regulatory Ordinance which seeks to protect the mental health of residents against gambling addiction and to maintain peace and order. Introduced by Ivy Xenia Lagman, Franz Pumaren, Alexis Herrera, Raquel Malañgen, Marvin Rillo, and Godofredo...

SCTEX to hike tolls starting June 14

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Toll rates for the Subic-Clark-Tarclac Expressway will increase by 51 centavos per kilometer starting  June 14. In a statement released Saturday, SCTEX operator NLEX Corporation said the Toll Regulatory Board-approved toll rates will be implemented at 12:01 a.m. on Friday. From Mabalacat City...

Megaworld launches Chinatown Museum

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Megaworld Corp. on Friday opened to the public the first museum dedicated solely to the history of Binondo, one of the world’s oldest Chinatowns. The 1,500-square-meter Chinatown Museum, located inside the Lucky Chinatown Mall in Binondo, Manila, is the property developer’s second museu...

NTC: Cellphone subscribers may switch network providers

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The National Telecommunications Commission has released guidelines that allow subscribers to unlock their phones and switch to another mobile network operator after the expiration of their lock-in period. “Mobile phone and device users, after having complied with the terms and conditions of t...

Marikina kicks off Balik Eskwela with annual shoe bazaar

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With the opening of classes just around the corner, the Marikina City government in cooperation with the Marikina Shoe Industry Development Office has opened this year’s back-to-school program with the 9th Balik Eskwela Gamit Sapatos Marikina Trade Fair. The back-to-school shoe bazaar exhibit...