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School heads and barangay chairpersons in Quezon City may suspend classes in their respective jurisdiction

QC school heads, barangay captains allowed to suspend classes

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School heads and barangay chairpersons in Quezon City are now allowed to suspend classes in their respective jurisdictions if they believe that public safety will be compromised in vasr of inclement weather. This was explained to the representa...

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MMDA asks public to observe discipline

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) asked the public to observe discipline as a way of reducing traffic congestion. MMDA Spokesperson Celine Pialago said in a press conference on Wednesday that the public should impose discipli...

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San Juan to host new EPD headquarters

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The new headquarters of the Eastern Police District (EPD) will soon rise in San Juan City, according to Rep. Ronaldo Zamora. In his speech at the 45th EPD anniversary in Pasig City, Zamora said the PHP200-million district headquarters will be built ...

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Makati to ink joint venture for the metro subway project

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Makati Mayor Abby Binay will sign a historic joint venture contract with Philippine Infradev Holdings, Inc. (formerly IRC Properties, Inc.) for the first metro project in the city.

Makati City Subway, known as MkTr, would connect important points such as the present Central Business District along Ayala Avenue, Makati City Hall, Poblacion Heritage Site, Makati University, Ospital ng Makati and the city's other new business areas.

The suggested intracity subway will have air-conditioned underground stations on the island which can accommodate up to six car trains, with space for more than 200 people per vehicle. The mass transportation system is anticipated to accommodate more than 700,000 passengers per day.

Links are also being developed to other mass transportation systems such as the Metro Rail Transit (MRT), the Pasig River ferry and the Metro Manila Subway funded by JICA.

Binay earlier said that Makati will only contribute its land, which will be used in the subway system, with no cash out from the government.

The subway is part of the vision of Binay to make Makati the first digital city of the country.

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