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Poverty incidence in Metro Manila falls to 2.3%

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Poverty incidence among the population in Metro Manila or the National Capital Region (NCR) fell to 2.3 percent in 2018 from 4.1 percent in 2015, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). This was the lowest poverty rate among the 17 r...

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BI to install e-gates at NAIA

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The Bureau of Immigration (BI) will install electronic gates (e-gates) at the departure area of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) before Christmas to speed up the processing and reduce passenger queues in immigration counters during the h...

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Filipino spikers advance to SEA Games finals

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The Philippine men’s volleyball team defeated Thailand with a 17-25, 25-20, 23-25, 27-25, 17-15 victory Sunday night to advance to the gold medal match of the 30th Southeast Asian Games at the PhilSports Arena. The Filipino spikers ranked...

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MMDA joins water conservation campaign

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) joined the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS), National Water Resources Board (NWRB), the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), and water concessionaires Manila Water Company and Maynilad in launching an...

Bus driver, aide attack MMDA personnel

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A bus driver and his aide reportedly assaulted a personnel of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA). MMDA spokesperson, Assistant Secretary Celine Pialago said Arvin Gabay, a member of the MMDA’s Sidewalk Clearing Operations Group (SCOG), was part of a force multiplier group ag...

MMDA boosts anti-smoking campaign

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said it will bolster its anti-smoking campaign as they expressed support President Rodrigo Duterte’s pronouncement that he will ban the use of e-cigarettes in public places and the importation of vaping devices. Duterte, in a press con...

MMDA promotes ‘bayanihan’ in crisis managers summit

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Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Danilo Lim promoted 'bayanihan' as a core essence of the Filipino culture during the Crisis Management Conference 2019. "Also known as tulungan or damayan meaning help or aid, Bayanihan is a system of mutual help and concern whi...

MMDA identifies choke points during 30th SEA Games

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) advised motorists of heavy traffic in routes affected by the opening ceremony of the 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) on November 30 and a dry run on November 14. MMDA Spokesperson, Assistant Secretary Celine Pialago said the dry ...

SEA Games preparations expected to exacerbate EDSA traffic Thursday

chrome_reader_modeNovember 13, 2019 loyalty

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) expects heavier traffic along EDSA and other major roads on Thursday amid the traffic simulation for the 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games. The simulation will begin at 1 p.m. and last until 4 p.m. Convoys will come from hotels in ...

MMDA asks truckers to avoid NLEX during SEA Games 

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) asked truckers to avoid using the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) on during the opening ceremonies of the Southeast Asian Games on November 30. “Nakipag-usap po tayo sa truckers associations at napag-usapan po kung maaaring agahan nila ang ka...

MMDA promotes use of P2P buses for SEA Games

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) asked the public to watch the opening ceremony of the 30th Southeast Asian Games 2019 (SEA Games)  and go to the venue using point-to-point (P2P) buses to avoid traffic congestion. In a radio interview, MMDA spokesperson Celin...

2,000 MMDA personnel to help secure 30th SEA Games

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will mobilize 2,000 personnel in key areas in the metropolis to help manage traffic flow and provide assistance during the country’s hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games. According to MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim, the agency will pro...

MMDA to penalize 1,000 motorists for repeated violations

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said it plans to penalize more than 1,000 motorists, including bus drivers, for repeated violations based on records submitted to the Land Transportation Office (LTO). Assistant Secretary Celine Pialago, MMDA spokesperson, said that they are expe...