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Manila on high alert for Quinta 

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Manila City Mayor Francisco ‘Isko Moreno’ Domagoso ordered the city engineering, social welfare and disaster risk reduction and management offices to be put on high alert as Typhoon Quinta brings moderate to heavy rains over the nation&rs...

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Manila to distribute Christmas food packages

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Tiniyak ni Manila City Mayor Francisco ‘Isko Moreno’ Domagoso na makatatanggap ng Christmas food packages ang 650,000 pamilyang Manileño sa darating na kapaskuhan. Sa isang pagpupulong ngayong Lunes, ika-26 ng Oktubre, inanunsyo n...

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Navotas bans videoke sessions on school days

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Navoteños are not allowed to hold videoke and karaoke sessions during school days to prevent loud noises from distracting students who are taking classes at home. The City Government of Navotas passed City Ordinance No. 2020-41 which temporar...

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'Blue Moon' to be observed on Oct. 31

chrome_reader_modeOctober 30, 2020 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

Filipinos will have the chance to see the rare "Blue Moon" on the night of October 31, according to a report by GMA News. An Unang Balita report on Friday, citing PAGASA, said a "Blue Moon" occurs whenever two full moons appear in a single month — something that happens ev...

MRT 3 postpones shutdown

chrome_reader_modeOctober 30, 2020 loyalty account_circleJake Cruz

The scheduled weekend suspension of MRT3 operations on October 31 to November 2 will not push through, according to the Department of Transportation (DOTr) in a report by GMA News. In a series of tweets, the DOTr said Secretary Arthur Tugade has approved the postponement in light of the expected ef...

SC declares half-day work on Oct. 30

chrome_reader_modeOctober 30, 2020 loyalty account_circleSinagtala

Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta declared a half-day work schedule in all courts on October 30, 2020, according to a report by GMA News. Work at the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeals, the Sandiganbayan, the Court of Tax Appeals, the Presidential Electoral Tribunal and all first- and second-level co...

'Goni' expected to become supertyphoon

chrome_reader_modeOctober 30, 2020 loyalty account_circleGab dela Cruz

Severe Tropical Storm (STS) "Goni" (international name) has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) at 5:30 p.m., and was given the local name, "Rolly", the weather bureau said in  a report by Philippine News Agency. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and A...

More IPs to be included in Pantawid program 

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The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is providing necessary assistance to the country’s indigenous peoples (IP) by ramping up efforts to include more families in the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), according to a report by Philippine News Agency. In a Viber messa...

Duterte to make his SALN public 

chrome_reader_modeOctober 30, 2020 loyalty account_circleHannah Santos

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said he will personally ask President Rodrigo R. Duterte if he could release his Statements of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN) to show that he is not hiding anything from the public, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. “Mag-uusap po ...

DOLE to provide cash aid to workers

chrome_reader_modeOctober 30, 2020 loyalty account_circleJames Lopes

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said it would start giving cash assistance under the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act (Bayanihan 2) to both local and overseas workers affected by the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic next week, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. &ld...

DSWD assists typhoon victims 

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The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) distributed P1.2 million worth of assistance to the victims of Typhoon “Quinta”, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. The amount is accumulated from funds from DSWD, non-government organizations, and local government un...

Manila Cathedral open for blessing of urns 

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The faithful may bring the urn of their dearly departed for blessing after the scheduled Masses on All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day on Nov. 1 and 2, respectively, at the Manila Cathedral, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. In an advisory on Friday, the cathedral said four Ma...

Meralco prepares for typhoon

chrome_reader_modeOctober 30, 2020 loyalty account_circleNoah James

Manila Electric Company (Meralco) is preparing its systems and personnel to immediately respond to power outages that may result from Typhoon Rolly. Meralco Spokesperson and Head of Corporate Communications Joe Zaldarriaga said, “As a 24–hour service company, we are committed to respond...

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