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Angkas to start 6-month pilot run

Angkas to start 6-month pilot run

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Motorcycle ride-hailing company Angkas is planning to begin its six-month pilot run by the end of June as it trains drivers to ensure road safety and improve services for its patrons. “Hopefully, we can start by third week or last week of June...

Don%u2019t let students in during school hours, internet shops told

Don’t let students in during school hours, internet shops told

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The National Capital Region Police Office on Thursday warned internet shops and other leisure centers to prevent students from entering their premises during school hours. NCRPO chief Maj. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar issued the warning after he caught 12...

LTO in malls now open on Saturdays

LTO in malls now open on Saturdays

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Land Transportation Office renewal centers in malls around Metro Manila are now open on Saturdays, making it easier for the public to renew driver’s licenses or apply for student driving permits. In a recent memorandum circular, the LTO direct...

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San Juan festival to be watered down

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The ongoing water supply crisis is forcing San Juan City to water down this year’s celebration of the Wattah, Wattah Festival on June 24. Instead of using 50 firetrucks of water like last year, the local government is planning to use only 16 trucks of water for this year’s festival. Sa...

Thousands join Caloocan job fair, 623 hired on the spot

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More than 6,000 jobseekers attended the Mega Job Fair at the Caloocan City Hall on June 11. Of the total number of jobseekers, 623 got hired on the spot in the Caloocan City Public Employment Services Office-organized job fair. Violeta Gonzales, PESO manager, said the city government was thankful ...

Jobseekers no more: 3,000 hired at Independence Day fair

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Around 3,000 jobseekers who attended the Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan job and business fairs across the country on Independence Day were hired, the Department of Labor and Employment announced over the weekend. The Bureau of Local Employment, an attached agency of the DOLE, said a total of 2,818 job...

Makati to hold week-long 349th anniversary celebration

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As part of its 349th anniversary, Makati City will hold a week-long celebration featuring arts and cultural events from June 17 to 22, 2019. Makati Mayor Abby Binay called on Makatizens, stakeholders, and visitors to participate in the events that will showcase the talents of city residents in cult...

Manila Hotel launches Visita Intramuros program

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The Manila Hotel, in partnership with the Intramuros Administration, on Wednesday launched the Visita Intramuros program. The new tour program “is in line with the direction of the Department of Tourism to strengthen cultural tourism by expanding the tourism products and engaging a specific m...

PNP marks 121st Philippine Independence Day

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The Philippine National Police raised the Philippine flag at Camp Crame in Quezon City on Wednesday morning in celebration of the country’s 121st Independence Day. Police camps in different regions, such as in Apayao, Cordillera Administrative Region, Nueva Ecija in Central Luzon, Roxas City ...

QC to mark 121st Philippine Independence Day

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Quezon City Mayor Herbert M. Bautista will lead this year’s 121st Philippine Independence Day celebration together with Mayor-elect Joy Belmonte and the City Council on June 12 at the QC Hall compound. The Quezon City Police District will welcome the guest of honor and lead in the hoisting of...

Stargazing, telescope viewing at Viva Europa 2019

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The European Union delegation to the Philippines will hold on June 10 a stargazing and public telescope viewing event at the SM Aura in Taguig City as part of the year-long Viva Europa 2019 cultural showcase. Astronomers from both Europe and the Philippines, led by Giovanni Seritella of the EU dele...

AFP, PNP, BJMP, BFP bands to perform at Independence Day concert

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At least eight bands composed of men and women in uniform will top bill an upcoming concert slated for the eve of Independence Day. Musikalayaan 2019, which will be held on June 11, 6 p.m., at the Rizal Park Open Air Auditorium, will showcase the talents of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, Phil...

Harvest fair to feature best of Philippine food

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The Department of Tourism will hold a harvest fair that showcases the best of Filipino food and other products. The DOT and Store Specialists Inc. have teamed up for the food and travel fair dubbed “Philippine Harvest” The fair will have at least 50 exhibitors, ranging from DOT-accredi...