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MRT-3 offers free rides to govt employees on Sept. 19

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Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) will offer free rides to government employees on September 19. In its advisory, the MRT-3 announced that the free rides will be free from 7 a.m to 9 a.m and 5 p.m to 7 p.m. The initiative is in celebratio...

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MMDA lauds proposal to hike budget

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) welcomed a proposal in the House of Representatives’ minority bloc to push for an increase in the agency’s proposed budget for 2020. “We welcome all support for the age...

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San Miguel plans to build EDSA Expressway

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San Miguel Corp. has unveiled a proposal to build an elevated expressway along EDSA. SMC president and COO Ramon Ang said the infrastructure conglomerate would build a 10-lane elevated expressway on top of the 24-kilometer circumferential road. Ang...

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Parañaque declares state of calamity over dengue outbreak

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Parañaque has declared a state of calamity to address the outbreak of dengue cases. According to a health advisory issued by the Parañaque City Health Office, the City Epidemiology Surveillance Unit (CESU) confirmed their epidemic status. This declaration was approved upon ...

Manila discovers driver's use of multiple licenses

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A motorist in Manila was found to be using multiple driver's licenses to evade traffic violatiin fine. Manila Mayor Isko Moreno revealed that 12 unredeemed driver’s licenses at Manila Traffic and Parking Bureau (MTPB) belong to a single traffic violator. Domagoso also learned other ...

Quezon City monitors disposal of food waste 

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Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte ordered the monitoring of food waste collection and disposal by various establishments in the city to prevent the spread of the African Swine Flu (ASF) virus. Belmonte said experts pointed to swill feed as the number one possible source of ASF. “This is the num...

3 Dalian trains ready for use this September: MRT-3 - PNA

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The Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) plans to deploy three Dalian trains this September. The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is consulting maintenance and rehabilitation provider Sumitomo-MHI-TESP for the plan. MRT-3 director Michael Capati said they have been working on inserting the Dalian ...

DOH, Rotary agree to end polio

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The Department of Health (DOH) has signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with Rotary International's 10 districts to heighten polio awareness and intensify its vaccination campaign against the disease. This, after the DOH confirmed on Thursday the re-emergence of polio in the country, 19 ...

Senator wants stronger vaccination campaign

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Senator Pia Cayetano on has called on the Department of Health (DOH) to step up its information drive in convincing parents to get their children vaccinated amid the recent declaration of a polio epidemic in the country. The senator made the call after the DOH reported that a three-year-old gi...

Muntinlupa attends China-ASEAN summit

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Muntinlupa Mayor Jaime Fresnedi (center) led the city delegation attending the 9th China-ASEAN Automotive Industry Exposition as part of the local government’s benchmark visit at Liuzhou, China on September 17. Muntinlupa LGU strengthen its relations with Liuzhou City and hopes to explore poi...

Bantag starts term as BuCor chief

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Bureau of Corrections (BuCOr) Director-General Gerald Bantag on Friday took his oath of office before Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra. Bantag's first day as BuCor chief coincides with the end of the 15-day deadline set by President Rodrigo Duterte for prisoners erroneously released under the...

'Nimfa' turns into severe tropical storm

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Tropical Storm Nimfa intensified into a severe tropical storm but remained nearly stationary. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said “Nimfa” was last eyed at 630 km. east-northeast of Basco, Batanes, with maximum sustaine...

Quezon City allots P10m to help piggeries

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Quezon City allocated a P10-million budget to help piggery owners who were affected by the African Swine Fever, including those that were forced to cull the animals as a part of the drastic measures to contain the virus. Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte said drastic measures like the culling of pigs ...