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NCRPO Maj. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar / PNA

NCRPO arrests 293 illegal drug targets

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The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) arrested 293 drug suspects who are considered high-value targets (HVTs) from June 2018 to June 2019, an official said Monday. Based on its data, NCRPO head, Maj. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar said the inten...

Navotas City Mayor Toby Tiangco during the linggo ng kabataan / Navotas PIO

Navotas celebrates Linggo ng Kabataan

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The Navotas City government celebrated Linggo ng Kabataan on August 12-16, 2019 through a series of activities dedicated to the Navoteño youth. Some 54 students from public and private secondary schools in the city were given the opportunity ...

Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto / Inquirer

Vico Sotto warns of fake news spreading on social media

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Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto said a social media post which he considers “fake news” is being spread to discredit him. “Ingat, mga Pasigueño! Nagsisimula na naman sila sa fake news campaign nila (Beware, Pasigueños! Th...

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QC launches 'Libreng Sakay' along Commonwealth Ave.

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Commuters waiting for buses along Commonwealth Avenue no longer have to occupy one side of the highway to catch a ride. The Quezon City government has launched a “Libreng Sakay” program where commuters can ride buses for free going to EDSA-Quezon Avenue. The idea was a brainchild of Qu...

46,000 students avail of free MRT-3 rides

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More students availed of the free ride at the Metro Rail Transit Line 3, with 2,478 recorded on Tuesday, the highest in a day since its start on July 1. In an update, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) said the total number of free rides on the MRT-3 since the program started had reached 46,09...

Recto proposes elevated walkways

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From just four types, a senator is pressing the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to debut next year a fifth – elevated walkways – in its infrastructure menu. “It is time to elevate wide pedestrian and bike lanes, whether ground-level or elevated, to the league of maj...

Marikina clears streets ahead of 60-day deadline

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Marikina City has fully complied with the Department of Interior and Local Governments (DILG) order to clear roads and sidewalks of obstructions ahead of the 60-day deadline. Mayor Marcelino “Marcy” Teodoro said the DILG was even eyeing to adopt Marikina’s manual report as be...

Isko launches free WiFi in Manila

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Manila Mayor Isko Moreno on Wednesday unveiled a kiosk that serves as a free WiFi hotspot, charging station and phone booth outside the Manila City Hall, the latest upgrade to the park surrounding the capital’s seat of power. The ISKOnek, powered by Eastern Communications, can serve 100 users...

QC declogs canals amid fair weather

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The Quezon City Engineering Department (QCED) is taking advantage of the monsoon break by declogging the drainage systems in the city’s public markets as flood mitigation measures. QCED Road Maintenance Division chief Engr. Manny Quintos said the city had started its regular unclogging of lin...

Parañaque City Hall speeds up transactions

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Applying for business and work permits at Parañaque City Hall has become faster following the launch of the second phase of Project Express Lane Operation (ELO). Project ELO 2.0 also makes the city government the first locally to fully comply with the President’s directive to simplify ...

Parañaque recognized for reducing red tape

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The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has lauded the Paranaque City government for complying with the directive of President Rodrigo Duterte to reduce red tape and expedite the processing of permits and licenses. DILG Secretary Eduardo Año made the commendation after the...

Valenzuela center transforms PWDs into persons with determination

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A special education center in Valenzuela City is empowering persons with disabilities (PWDs) to become persons with determination. Jana Gan and Maribeth Luciano, two women with special needs, have broken the stigma on persons with disabilities (PWDs) and found no excuse to earn a living and help th...

‘Hawkers Plaza’ rising in Intramuros

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The Intramuros Administration is putting up a "Hawkers Plaza" where displaced vendors can resume their trade. From parked cars to vendors, the streets of Manila are a hodgepodge of city life. People have made a living on our roads, but—now that the Department of Interior and Local G...