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BI to install e-gates at NAIA

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The Bureau of Immigration (BI) will install electronic gates (e-gates) at the departure area of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) before Christmas to speed up the processing and reduce passenger queues in immigration counters during the h...

Senate okays night differential pay for gov’t workers

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The Senate has passed on final reading a bill seeking to grant night shift differential to government employees. Senate Bill 643 was approved with 20 votes from the senators. Under the proposed measure, government employees, including those in...

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GSIS releases P3b as Christmas gift to pensioners

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The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) will release P3.12 billion in Christmas cash gift to old-age and disability pensioners starting December 15. "We know that our 324,348 pensioners are looking forward to the GSIS Christmas Cash Gift...

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DILG supports Manila's campaign vs vandals 

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The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) thew its support behind the Manila City government which declared the Panday Sining as persona non grata for defacing walls in the city. "We congratulate the City of Manila for this clear signal to everyone that it will not furthe...

Cyberdyne robots go to Manila

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Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso and Vice Mayor Maria Sheilah "Honey" Lacuna-Pangan met with the representatives of Cyberdyne, a company specialized in utilizing robotics for patients with neurological disorders. Cyberdyne presented one of its products, "HAL"...

Manila police arrest vandals

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Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso said the cultural youth group Panday Sining should face the law following the arrest of some of its members by the police on November 30 for allegedly vandalizing the Manila's streets. Four members of Panday Sining, including a minor, we...

3 Manila schools suspend classes

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Three schools in Manila are suspending classes this week as the city hosts some of the sports events of the 30th Southeast Asian Games. Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso announced the suspension of classes at two state-run universities and a public elementary school in Malat...

Isko leads lighting of Taft Avenue lamp posts

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Manila Mayor Isko Moreno led the lighting of lamp posts along Taft Avenue on November 29 in time for the opening of the 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEAG). Moreno said the lighting activity from Padre Faura to Vito Cruz symbolizes the support of the local government to Filipino athletes who wil...

Immigration arrests 17 Chinese vendors in Divisoria

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The Bureau of Immigration arrested 17 Chinese nationals working as vendors in Divisoria, Manila. The group was arrested on November 25 through a mission order issued by BI Commissioner Jaime Morente after receiving a complaint from local vendors on Sto. Cristo Street. BI Intelligence Division...

Isko to inaugurate illuminated Jones Bridge

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Manila Mayor Isko Moreno will inaugurate the illuminated Jones Bridge in Binondo following a P20-million restoration. Aside from restoring the bridge to its almost-original design and rewiring Paris-inspired ornate street lampposts, the La Madre Filipina Statue which was relocated to Rizal Park for...

Manila's 3,223  police officers to soon receive P30,000 allowance

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Police officers in Manila will soon receive their allowance after Manila Mayor Isko Moreno ordered the release of P93 million for “Manila’s Finest.” Each policeman and non-uniformed employee of the Manila Police District (MPD) will receive at least P30,000, the mayor said. Th...

Manila jumps 48 spots in 2019 Innovative Cities Index

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Manila climbed 48 spots in the 2019 Innovative Cities index. Manila improved its ranking to the 239th spot from its previous 297th place in 2018. More than 100 indicators were considered in the index including transport, infrastructure, citizen privacy, green architecture, property ...

Customs officials confiscate P4.4-million smuggled sugar at Port of Manila

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Customs officials confiscated eight containers of smuggled sugar worth around P4.4 million at the Port of Manila (POM) on November 13. In a statement Thursday, the Bureau of Customs-POM said the seized items consigned to RZTREC Trading arrived at the South Harbor on August 30 from China. The shipm...