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Valenzuela adopts automated COVID-19 contact tracing

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Valenzuela City has automated its contract tracing procedures to monitor COVID-19 patients and persons under investigation. Valenzuela Mayor Rex Gatchalian said every time a new case turns positive, the team in charge logs all of the data and t...

Bagong Silang in Caloocan placed under extreme quarantine

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Caloocan City will place about 246,000 residents of Barangay Bagong Silang, the country’s most populous barangay, under extreme enhanced community quarantine (EECQ) on March 29, after the city government recorded three confirmed cases of corona...

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Navotas training center to house frontliners

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Navotas City has provided accommodation to the city’s health workers. The city has repurposed the NAVOTAAS Institute Annex II in Brgy. Daanghari as temporary shelter for doctors, nurses and staff of the Navotas City Hospital who are livin...

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Muntinlupa undertakes disinfection of schools, gov’t buildings

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In a bid to reduce the risk of COVID-19 outbreak in Muntinlupa City, the local government through the City Health Office conducts a citywide disinfection of public schools and government buildings as part of its preventive measures. Mayor Jaime Fresnedi ordered the CHO on Tuesday to intensify the c...

Club Intramuros opens for night golf

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The Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) opened night golf operations at Club Intramuros Golf Club (CIGC) on Feb. 26, 2020 Manila Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso served as a special guest during the event. Professional golfer Jobim Carlos (2018 Order of Merit Champion o...

PWDs want sustainable employment

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An advocacy group for persons-with-disability welcomed companies with alternative employment programs for the disabled but called for more sustainable employment options.  This, as McDonald's Philippines recently signed agreements with the local government units of Caloocan City and Antipo...

Las Piñas holds 14th parol festival

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A 62-year-old veteran parol maker won the 2019 Christmas lantern-making contest organized by  Las Piñas City. Luzviminda Gallardo was awarded on December 13 as the grand champion anew in the parol-making contest during the 14th annual Las Piñas Parol Festival. The event was ...

PH celebrates National Rice Awareness Month

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The Philippines is celebrating November as the National Rice Awareness Month. Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo issued Proclamation No. 524 on January 5, 2004 tasking the Department of Agriculture as the lead agency for the month-long observance. The celebration coi...

Double-decker buses won't ease EDSA congestion

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The deployment of double-decker buses along EDSA congestion is not expected to ease the situation, according to a traffic analyst. The Metro Manila Transport Corporation deployed around 20 double-decker buses from Britain on EDSA during the 1980s, but was eventually discontinued due to high op...

Pasig bags 2018 Bayani award

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Pasig City emerged as the winner of the 2018 Regional MANILA BAYani for the highly urbanized category. Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto, together with key city officials received the citation from the Department of Interior and Local Government–National Capital Region (DILG-NCR) Regional Dire...

PCC approves Pasay reclamation joint venture

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The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC), the anti-trust body, has approved the joint venture between the Pasay City government and the Pasay Harbor City Corp. led by businessman Dennis Uy for the P265-hectare reclamation project. The city government granted rights to reclaim the municipal water...

DPWH set to construct new building in UP Diliman

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Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar and University of the Philippines (UP) officials led the ceremonial groundbreaking of the UP Resilience Institute (UPRI) building at the UP Diliman Campus on Wednesday, September 25, 2019. As the center for research on climate change and disaster r...

PHLPost releases stamps in honor of teachers

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The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) has released special stamps to celebrate the 11th year of National Teachers’ Month from September 5 to October 5, 2019.  The special se-tenant pair (two different designs and face value join together) stamps depicts the logo of “My Teache...

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