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#MNCAdvisory: DPWH resumes repair work on major roads, June 14-17

#MNCAdvisory: DPWH resumes repair work on major roads, June 14-17

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time4 days ago

Some portions of three major roads in Metro Manila, including Edsa, will undergo repair by the Department of Public Works and Highways - National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR) starting 11 p.m. Friday, June 14, until 5 a.m., Monday, June 17. DPWH-NCR Dir...

Tax court grants San Miguel P44-M refund

Tax court grants San Miguel P44-M refund

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The Court of Tax Appeals on Thursday granted a tax refund of P44.48 million to San Miguel Brewery Inc. on excise taxes imposed on its beer products collected by the government some four years ago. The court’s Special Second Division, through A...

PDEA rescues %u2018solvent kids%u2019 in QC

PDEA rescues ‘solvent kids’ in QC

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The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency on Thursday  rescued 20 street children in two villages in Novaliches, Quezon City. “With the increasing number of out-of-school youth and young people becoming addicted to prohibited substances, the...

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Manila Hotel launches Visita Intramuros program

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The Manila Hotel, in partnership with the Intramuros Administration, on Wednesday launched the Visita Intramuros program. The new tour program “is in line with the direction of the Department of Tourism to strengthen cultural tourism by expanding the tourism products and engaging a specific m...

AFP, PNP, BJMP, BFP bands to perform at Independence Day concert

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At least eight bands composed of men and women in uniform will top bill an upcoming concert slated for the eve of Independence Day. Musikalayaan 2019, which will be held on June 11, 6 p.m., at the Rizal Park Open Air Auditorium, will showcase the talents of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, Phil...

10 places of interest within walking distance of Manila Hotel

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When you hear the words “historic” and “hotel” in the same sentence, a few places come to mind. Among these places is Manila Hotel, a 570-room five-star hotel on the coast of Manila Bay. Built on 35,000-square-meters of reclaimed land, Manila Hotel’s place in Philippine...

Megaworld launches Chinatown Museum

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Megaworld Corp. on Friday opened to the public the first museum dedicated solely to the history of Binondo, one of the world’s oldest Chinatowns. The 1,500-square-meter Chinatown Museum, located inside the Lucky Chinatown Mall in Binondo, Manila, is the property developer’s second museu...

#MNCAdvisory: June 24 is special non-working day in Manila

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Malacañang has declared June 24 as a special non-working day in Manila to mark the city’s 448th founding anniversary. Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea signed Proclamation No. 731 on June 4. A copy of the proclamation was released Thursday afternoon. “It is but fitting and ...

Isko vows equal treatment for LGBT in Manila

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Manila Mayor-elect Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso on Tuesday assured members of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community of equal treatment and protection in the city. In a statement marking Pride Month, Moreno said “equal treatment for everyone” was pa...

Tondo bettor bags P210-M Grand Lotto jackpot

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A bettor from Tondo, Manila, has won the P210-million jackpot of Grand Lotto 6/55 on Monday night, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office announced. The bettor got the winning combination of 02-04-06-08-24-01, which netted him the total jackpot prize of P210,795,849.60 The winning ticket was pu...

Two die in Sta. Cruz fire

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Two people died in a blaze that hit a boarding house in Sta. Cruz, Manila, on Monday. The fatalities were identified as Jaysa Abedra, 31, and Aly Ja Rabda, 37, residents of 1340 ABCD, Claro M. Recto Avenue, Sta. Cruz, Manila. Fire Team Leader Insp. Troy Junesa said the two were trapped inside the ...

Isko Moreno: Manila Mayor-elect, 21 years in the making

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Francisco Domagoso does not quite have the same ring as the Manila City Mayor-elect’s screen name – Isko Moreno. For someone who seems born for the role of leading the capital city of the Philippines, Isko boasts very humble beginnings. Isko is the only child of Joaquin Domagoso, a stev...

Manila hailed as startup friendly city

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Manila is one of the most startup friendly cities in the world, according to Startup Genome’s 2019 Global Startup Ecosystem Report. The report listed Manila, along with Busan, Frankfurt, Calgary, and Taipei, as one of the top activation phase ecosystems in the world. Manila ranked 10th in th...