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St. Luke's provides free medical services to Taguig residents

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In partnership with the Taguig City government, St. Luke's Medical Center extended free services to residents of the city as part of its 116th anniversary celebration. Taguigeños received medical, surgical, and dental services for free fr...

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Govt increases subsidy to hog growers affected by ASF

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President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the increase in financial assistance to backyard raisers whose hogs were culled due to the African swine fever (ASF) from P3,000 to P5,000 per head. Previous recipients will thus receive an additional P2,0...

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TRB readies fines on Skyway operator

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The Toll Regulatory Board is studying the imposition of fines on the operator of South Luzon Expressway and Skyway for the heavy traffic caused by its construction projects. Raymundo L. Junia, who represents the private sector on the Toll Regulatory...

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Double-decker buses won't ease EDSA congestion

chrome_reader_modeOctober 17, 2019 loyalty

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...

Marikina shows resilience a decade after Ondoy

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Marikina City has shown strong resilience a decade after tropical storm “Ondoy” unleashed floods that swamped most of Metro Manila. On Sept. 26, 2009, the swollen Marikina River breached its banks and floodwaters of up to 10 feet deep it some places submerged 14 out of Marikin...

Pasig students join govt internship program

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More than 400 students met Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto in September 23 as they began their stint under the government Internship program. The students eagerly flashed their smiles as Sotto snapped a photo with them after the flag ceremony. In a Facebook post, the mayor said the 480 students accept...

Intramuros tourists given free rides on e-scooters

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Visitors to Intramuros are given the chance to explore the heritage site onboard e-scooters. The Intramuros Administration in their Facebook page announced that the public can borrow GrabWheels E-scooters starting Friday. They can avail of this service from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for free from...

PHLPost issues special stamp to mark 100 years of PH Cinema 

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The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) and the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) issued a commemorative stamp called “SANDAAN - Celebrating 100 Years of Philippine Cinema.” According to PHLPost, the commemorative stamp depicts the logo of SANDAAN appearing on a sty...

Pateros boy sells dried fish to go to school

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A boy’s determination to study and help his family has caught netizens’ admiration, as photos of him went viral on social media. Lance Abarquez is a young vendor of dried fish and tinapa (smoked fish) in Pateros. Everyday, he walks from his home in Gawad Kalinga, Santa Ana Village,...