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Booksale goes online

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Bookstore Booksale is now online, allowing customers to browse titles without having to spend hours in between their shelves, according to a report by GMA News. Available titles and other items such as school and office supplies are posted by branch...

Philippine economy seen to contract 7.3% in 2020

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The Philippine economy is forecast to contract by 7.3% in 2020 amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic before growth returns to 6.5% in 2021, according to a new report from the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The Asian Development Outlook (AD...

NEDA sees recovery as PH safely reopens economy

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Whole-of-society cooperation and maintaining the minimum health standards will ensure gradual resumption in livelihood and poverty reduction as the economy safely opens up, the National Economic and Development Authority said.   In an interview...

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Isko discourages the public from trooping to Manila Bay beach

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 21, 2020 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno asked the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to barricade the Manila Bay white sand beach after incidents of overcrowding during the weekend. In a video posted by Super Radyo dzBB’s  Isa Avendaño-Umali on Twitter, Moreno also discourage...

Social distancing violated in Manila Bay beach

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 21, 2020 loyalty account_circleNoah James

It is not only the police who are at fault for the failure to observe social distancing at the Manila Bay Sands over the weekend even though the threat of COVID-19 is still there, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Police General Camilo Pancratius Cascolan was quoted in a GMA News report.  ...

Manila Bay beach off-limits for now 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 21, 2020 loyalty account_circleGab dela Cruz

Authorities temporarily banned picture-taking at Manila Bay Sands, the artificial "white sand beach" at Manila Bay, after curious onlookers that swarmed the place over the weekend failed to observe social distancing. In a report on Unang Balita, policemen were deployed to strategic areas ...

Isko asks for cooperation to clean up Manila Bay 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 20, 2020 loyalty account_circleJames Lopes

Manila Mayor Francisco ‘Isko Moreno’ Domagoso asked for unity and cooperation in cleaning up the Manila Bay, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. “Pagtutulong tulong, pagkakaisa, pagkakaunawaan at pagmamalasakit sa kapwa, siguro ang paalala sa atin ng Manila Bay (coope...

Manila provides hospitals with oxygen devices 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 17, 2020 loyalty account_circleGab dela Cruz

Manila boosted its efforts to curtail the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) by strengthening hospital capacity in the treatment of Covid-positive patients through acquisition of new machines for the city’s public hospitals, according to Philippine News Agency. “Patuloy po ang...

Manila drops 10 places to rank 104th in smart city index

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 17, 2020 loyalty account_circleJake Cruz

Manila, the capital of the Philippines,  dropped 10 places to rank 104th among 109 cities surveyed in the second edition of 2020 Smart City Index Report. The Smart City Index ranks cities based on economic and technological data and their citizens’ perceptions of how “smart” ...

PLM students to get printed modules 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 16, 2020 loyalty account_circleNoah James

The Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila conducted a "dry run" for the simulation of their virtual classrooms which will be used in carrying out the Academic Year 2020-2021. Classes in PLM will officially start on October 5, and three weeks before they open final preparations are now in "...

Skyway Stage 3 builder fixes collapsed portion 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 16, 2020 loyalty account_circleMylene Santos

The portion of the Metro Manila Skyway Stage 3 that collapsed because of a fire in February has been replaced, according to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). In an emailed statement on Wednesday, the DPWH said the damage has already been addressed and construction work has since b...

Manila launches Restaurant Week 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 16, 2020 loyalty account_circleJames Lopes

Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso led the launching of Manila Restaurant Week on Tuesday at the Manila Hotel. The food festival will be held from September 20 to 27. Domagoso said the project’s objective is not only to showcase the capital city’s diverse food sel...

Manila tests automated payment machine 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 15, 2020 loyalty account_circleNoah James

Manila received a free automated payment machine (APM) following the signing of a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP) on Tuesday. The machine from Gracia Telecoms can be used to settle online payments and purchases, withdraw money, transfer money...

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