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PNP virus infections reach 1,044 

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The Philippine National Police (PNP) confirmed 1,044 Covid-19 cases among its personnel as of July 11. Of this number, 462 have recovered while nine have died. The number of probable cases reached 651, while that of suspect cases totalled 1,364. ...

5 LTFRB employees contract Covid-19 

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Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board Chairman Atty. Martin Delgra III on announced the temporary closure of the LTFRB Central Office from July 13 to 17, 2020. This came after five LTFRB employees tested positive for COVID-19 in RT-PC...

Health Undersecretary Mario Villaverde (center) receives a donation of face masks from UNDP Resident Representative Titon Mitra (right) in a turnover ceremony at the health department%u2019s main office in Manila on July 8, 2020 / UNDP

UNDP donates 500,000 masks to DOH 

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The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) witnessed the handover of 500,000 surgical masks donated by the Soong Ching Ling Foundation (SCLF) of Beijing, China, through the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) on July 8.  The surgical masks, ...

City At A Glance

1,000 Mandaluyong jeepney drivers to undergo rapid tests

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Mandaluyong City said it will hold rapid tests on the city’s 1,000 jeepney drivers. Jimmy Isidro, city public information officer, said the conduct of rapid testing on jeepney drivers is part of the preparations being undertaken by the city in case jeepneys will be allowed to resume oper...

Caloocan City at a Glance

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" Brief History     Caloocan used to be a barrio of Tondo, Bonifacio’s hometown until it became a municipality in 1815. Brave men and women of Caloocan actively participated in the revolution in 1896 until the Spaniards were finally ousted at the siege of Intramuros i...

Las Piñas City at a Glance

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" Brief History     The city of Las Piñas was founded in 1762. The landscape's plain and flat surface was considered suitable for farming and because the place was close to the seashore, the people’s livelihood were fishing and salt making (Historical Cons...

Makati City at a Glance

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" Brief History     Makati's history can be traced back to the pre-Hispanic era where Lakan Tagkan was then the leader of the swamp lands near Pasig river. During the Spanish colonial period, Don Manuel de Legasipi, the first Governor General of the Philippines and the one who f...

Malabon City at a Glance

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About Our City Situated in the Northern Sector of Mega Manila, the thriving City is bounded on the North by the City of Valenzuela, on the West and Southwest by the City of Navotas, and on the East and Southeast by Caloocan City. The City of Malabon is a traditional fishing village traversed and ...

Mandaluyong City at a Glance

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Mandaluyong City Profile MANDALUYONG is a city that lies at the heart of Metropolitan Manila in the Republic of the Philippines. Mandaluyong’s remarkable rate of development since the early 80’s established the city as one of the most progressive economic centers in the...

Marikina City at a Glance

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History of Marikina City The Augustinians were the first to arrive at the Marikina valley in 1500, at the spot known as "chorillo" in Barangka. Next came the Jesuits in 1630, in a place now called Jesus dela Peña (Jesus of the Rocks). Here, the Jesuits established a mission and ...

Muntinlupa City at a Glance

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  HISTORICAL FOCUS The origin of the name "Muntinlupa" came from at least three versions. First, its association with the thin top soil in the area thus the term Muntinlupa. Second, residents, purportedly replying to a question by Spaniards in the 16th century what the name of t...

Navotas City at a Glance

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History Historical timeline December 20, 1827 – The movement for separation of Navotas which was then a part of Malabon (Tambobong). February 16, 1859 – The date when the barrios of San Jose, Navotas and Bangculasi were separated from Malabon. 1859 – Cavada, the year when Na...

Parañaque City at a Glance

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History Where Parañaque got its name – Palanyag There are several accounts as to how the City of Parañaque got its name. One such story stated that long ago, at the mouth of what is now known as the Parañaque River, there stood a balete tree that, when viewed from afar,...

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