Articles worth reading
BSP Governor Benjamin Diokno

Worst over for PH economy, says Diokno

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time5 days ago

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Benjamin Diokno said the worst is over for the Philippine economy vis-à-vis the impact of the pandemic, but, the BSP remains committed to implementing measures to support recovery.   “The w...

QC issues contact tracing guidelines for companies

account_balanceQuezon City access_time4 days ago

Quezon City has issued contact tracing guidelines for call centers and other big companies in case one or more of their employees tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Mayor Joy Belmonte on Thursday (July 30) said that they have come u...

Lt. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar

Task Force readies uniform quarantine rules for barangays

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time4 days ago

The Joint Task Force Covid Shield drafted guidelines on the barangay-level implementation of mandatory wearing of face masks and other quarantine rules aimed at preventing the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). Lt. Gen. Guillermo Ele...

Manila News

Musical Dancing Fountain at the Bonifacio Shrine / Facebook Page of Mayor Isko Moreno

Isko unveils musical fountain at Bonifacio Shrine 

account_balanceManila News account_circleSarah Lim chat_bubble_outline0 Comments

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno led the unveiling of a musical dancing fountain at the Bonifacio Shrine in time for Valentine’s Day.

Moreno said the beautification of the shrine was one of the projects he considered to honor the memory of national hero Andres Bonifacio.

“This is the product of my imagination, enhancing the park dedicated to the memory of the true brave Batang Maynila from Tondo, Gat Andres Bonifacio, where a dancing fountain will be supported by music and high-tech multicolored LED lighting,” Domagoso said.

Water from the fountain will be boosted by a motor to push it upward and directed back downwards to ensure that nothing is wasted.

This way, the attraction will just use a few drums of water to operate it.

Likewise, the cost of electricity is expected to be minimal with the use of energy-saving LED bulbs.

The musical dancing fountain will be operational at nighttime.

Meanwhile, Domagoso ordered the distribution of television sets complete with digital boxes that will benefit 24,000 wards of day care centers in Manila.

In simple ceremonies held at Manila City Hall, Department of Social Welfare chief Re Fugoso said the mayor ordered the purchase of the TV sets, noting that certain TV programs may also serve as learning and instructional tools for the kids as long as they are wholesome and educational.

The mayor told Fugoso to equip each of the city’s 425 day care centers with TV sets and digital boxes to provide a form of amusement for the kids, especially during breaktime or as an alternative source of entertainment.

However, he stressed the TV should not serve as the main preoccupation of the students, saying nothing still beats books, which help develop children’s reading, speaking and comprehension skills.

Republic Act 6972 provides for the establishment of a day care center in every barangay with a total development and protection of children program for kids up to six years of age.


date_rangeDate Published
5 months ago
shareShare article
folder_openArticle tags
content_copyCategorized under

Share your thoughts with us

Related Articles

Manila City Mayor Isko Moreno

Manila's isolation facilities nearly full

account_balanceManila chrome_reader_mode1 day ago

Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso said all of Manila’s isolation facilities for those afflicted with the coronavirus disease 2019 are nearing their limit. The mayor broke the sad news, as he reiterated calls for “kusang ...

Photo Courtesy of Manila PIO

Internet kiosks launched along España Boulevard 

account_balanceManila chrome_reader_mode22 hours ago

Thirty-four MNLKonek digital kiosks were unveiled along the stretch of España Boulevard in Sampaloc, Manila on August 3.  Each kiosk can provide up to 100 users with free internet access with a speed of up to 200 mbps. The kiosks also h...

Photo Courtesy of Manila PIO

Manila deploys 2 mobile testing centers 

account_balanceManila chrome_reader_mode1 week ago

Manila deployed two mobile coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) serology testing clinics in two barangays on July 27. Manila Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso led the launching in Barangay 97, Zone 8 in Tondo and Barangay 836, Zone 91 ...

Manila Mayor Francisco Isko Moreno Domagoso / Manila PIO

Manila offices told to adopt alternative work scheme 

account_balanceManila chrome_reader_mode23 hours ago

Manila Mayor Francisco ‘Isko Moreno’ Domagoso ordered all local offices and units in the city to adopt alternative work arrangements after President Rodrigo Duterte announced the reimposition of the modified enhanced community quarantine ...

Manila Mayor Francisco Isko Moreno Domagoso / Manila PIO

Manila spending P40 million for free Covid-19 tests

account_balanceManila chrome_reader_mode6 days ago

Manila realigned P40 million from its budget for the free and accessible coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) testing in the city. Manila Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso signed Ordinance 8657 which allocates some P40 million to "...

Let's Stay Connected Like us on our Facebook page.
×
Click on the article to continue reading
Taguig-Pateros District Hospital promotes telemedicine Metro Manila remains under GCQ Modular learning preferred over online lessons MMDA to resume Pasig River ferry service Task force prepares to buy 60 million vaccine doses Filipinos told to wear face shields Send Press Release MNC Facebook Page MNC Twitter Page MNC Instagram Page LGU Spotlight Barangay Front Business Sports Entertainment Metro Gen Metro Feature