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PLDT-Smart to put up 2 fiber landing stations 

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PLDT and its wireless subsidiary Smart is set to ramp up its broadband and data services by adding two more fiber cable landing stations in the country next year, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. In a statement on Thursday, PLDT...

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Caloocan gives free tablets to students 

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Sinimulan na ang pamamahagi ng mga libreng tablet na handog ng Pamahalaang Lungsod ng Caloocan para sa mga mag-aaral mula Grade 9 hanggang Grade 12 sa mga pampublikong paaralan sa lungsod. Pinangunahan nina Mayor Oca Malapitan at Congressman Along M...

Fake news seen to derail immunization

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The World Health Organisation and experts are warning that "infodemic" or fake news may jeopardize roll-out of immunization programs meant to bring an end to the suffering, according to a report by GMA News. "The coronavirus disease i...

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90% of Marikina evacuees return home

chrome_reader_modeNovember 24, 2020 loyalty account_circleMalaya

Nearly 90 percent of Marikina City residents who sought refuge in evacuation centers from Typhoon Ulysses have returned to their homes, Mayor Marcelino Teodoro said in a report by GMA News. In a television interview, Teodoro said more than 1,000 families are still staying in evacuation centers...

5 Marikina evacuees positive for Covid

chrome_reader_modeNovember 23, 2020 loyalty account_circleMariel Guevarra

Five evacuees in Marikina City tested positive for COVID-19 after undergoing swab test, according to an Unang Balita report. These patients are already on quarantine while authorities are still waiting for the results of tests conducted on over 100 more evacuees. In Quezon City, three evacuee...

MMDA collects 840 tons garbage from Marikina, San Mateo 

chrome_reader_modeNovember 23, 2020 loyalty account_circleJames Lopes

More than 3,104 cubic meters of garbage, equivalent to 841.34 tons, was collected as of Sunday from affected areas in Marikina City and San Mateo in Rizal which were left devastated by Typhoon Ulysses, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said in a report by Philippine News Agency. ...

Fingerpointing in Marikina River reclamation 

chrome_reader_modeNovember 20, 2020 loyalty account_circleNoah James

Marikina City Representative Bayani Fernando said his company BF Corporation is not linked to the reclamation project in Marikina River, which Mayor Marcy Teodoro said contributed to the widespread flooding in the city during the onslaught of Typhoon Ulysses, according to a report by GMA News. Acco...

34 Marikina evacuees await swab test results

chrome_reader_modeNovember 20, 2020 loyalty account_circleMike Solomon

About 34 evacuees were found reactive in the rapid antibody testing for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) of the local government, Mayor Marcelino Teodoro said in a report by Manila Bulletin. “We have found 34 people in various evacuation centers that have an infection, and they already underwen...

DTI allocates P2 million for Marikina typhoon victims 

chrome_reader_modeNovember 20, 2020 loyalty account_circleRob Filimor

Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez said the department had allocated a total of P2 million to help the victims of Typhoon “Ulysses” (international name: “Vamco”) in Marikina City, according to a report by Manila Times. Lopez joined other national go...

Marikina evacuee tests positive for Covid

chrome_reader_modeNovember 19, 2020 loyalty account_circleSarah Lim

Marikina City rolled out rapid testing for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in evacuation centers where several residents have been staying after fleeing their homes amid the onslaught of Typhoon Ulysses last week, according to a report by GMA News. Mayor Marcy Teodoro ordered the targeted t...

Marikina suspends classes for a month 

chrome_reader_modeNovember 17, 2020 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

Marikina City Mayor Marcelino Teodoro announced a one-month suspension of classes in all levels in the city, as Marikina reels from the effects of typhoon “Ulysses” amid the pandemic, according to a report by Manila Bulletin. “One month suspension [of classes] from this week, star...

Teodoro asks for help for Marikina residents 

chrome_reader_modeNovember 17, 2020 loyalty account_circleHannah Santos

Marikina City Mayor Marcelino Teodoro appealed for donations of housing materials for residents who lost their homes to typhoon “Ulysses”, according to a report by Manila Bulletin. “Now that we see the extent [of the typhoon’s damage], we are now requesting for housing ...

Marikina eyes class suspension this year

chrome_reader_modeNovember 17, 2020 loyalty account_circleRob Filimor

Marikina plans to suspend classes until December this year  because of the “economic hardship” brought about by Typhoon “Ulysses”, according to a report by Manila Bulletin. In an interview over ANC Tuesday (Nov. 17), Marikina Mayor Marcelino Teodoro said classes are imp...

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