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Change and review

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time5 days ago

Remember when “change is coming” was president Barack Obama’s battle cry during his presidency? Here, in our corner of the world, the country, like so many other places, it took COVID-19 to lead us to change. The more than 100 days...

Senators welcome signing of anti-terror bill 

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time5 days ago

Senators lauded President Rodrigo Duterte for signing into law the anti-terrorism bill despite mounting opposition from various sectors over fears that it could be used to silence government critics and stifle dissent. Senator Panfilo Lacson, author...

Muntinlupa housing project under 24-hour curfew 

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A government housing project in Poblacion, Muntinlupa will be placed under a 24-hour curfew for 14 days amid an increase in the number of confirmed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the community.  Barangay Poblacion Chairman Allen Ampaya...

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Delpan Sports Complex houses street dwellers 

chrome_reader_modeJuly 08, 2020 loyalty account_circleMarc Lacson

Delpan Sports Complex will serve as temporary shelter for Manila's street dwellers. Compartmentalized shelter were installed inside the sports complex to provide the street dwellers some privacy, a Twitter post by Super Radyo dzBB’s Isa Umali showed. Umali said, according to Cesar Chavez...

Lagusnilad set to reopen 

chrome_reader_modeJuly 08, 2020 loyalty account_circleJames Lopes

Students and guests at Manila City Hall may enjoy a cleanear and newly renovated Lagusnilad pedestrian underpass this month. Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso said the underpass will have round-the-clock security personnel, as well as a digital information desk to guide locals...

Covid-19 cases continue to rise in Manila

chrome_reader_modeJuly 08, 2020 loyalty account_circleJames Lopes

Manila deployed police and village officials to strictly enforce general community quarantine measures amid the significant rise in the number of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases. Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso issued a memorandum, deploying policemen and village offici...

Organic farm rises in Manila Zoo 

chrome_reader_modeJuly 06, 2020 loyalty account_circleNoah James

Manila Zoo in Malate, Manila developed an organic urban farm as the park remains closed to the public amid the general community quarantine (GCQ).  Members of the Public Recreations Bureau of the Manila city government used the horseback riding area to plant vegetables that are fed to ani...

Chinese General Hospital swarmed with virus patients 

chrome_reader_modeJuly 06, 2020 loyalty account_circleNoah James

Chinese General Hospital and Medical Center (CGHMC) will no longer admit COVID-19 patients after reaching full capacity. According to its latest memorandum, posted by National Task Force (NTF) on COVID-19 adviser Dr. Teddy Herbosa, CGHMC’s COVID wards are “running at full capacity with ...

Manila public schools post 100% enrollment rate

chrome_reader_modeJuly 06, 2020 loyalty account_circleAmihan Reyes

Public school officials in Manila said exceeded their target by hitting 100.46 percent enrollment for the upcoming school year. Based on the data provided by the Manila Division of City Schools, there were 270,219 public school enrollees as of July 3, more than the earlier projection of 268,972. I...

Quiapo Church reopens after 14-day lockdown

chrome_reader_modeJuly 04, 2020 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

The Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene, or the Quiapo Church, reopened to devotees on July 3 after a 14-day lockdown. Fr. Douglas Badong, parochial vicar, said they started accepting the faithful on July 3, the first Friday of the month, after completing the mandatory quarantine. Badong noted th...

Manila posts higher revenues

chrome_reader_modeJuly 03, 2020 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso said the city’s coffers grew by P693 million in his first year as mayor compared to the previous administration’s revenue collections from July 2018 to May 2019. His year-old administration reportedly collected P12.441 billion fr...

Red Cross assists over 200 Tondo families 

chrome_reader_modeJuly 03, 2020 loyalty account_circleNoah James

The Philippine Red Cross released financial assistance to more than 200 families in Tondo, Manila, according to its chairman and CEO Senator Richard Gordon. Gordon led the distribution of the P3,500 cash grant to beneficiaries from Barangays 91 and 234. He said Manila is the third out of the 18 cit...

Quiapo Church reopens 

chrome_reader_modeJuly 03, 2020 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

Quiapo Church reopened on July 3 following a two-week lockdown that stemmed from a visiting priest contracting COVID-19. Because of this, devotees flocked to the church for the First Friday Mass, some of them already at the vicinity the night before. "First Friday nga kasi, ang hirap sumakay,...

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