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PHIVOLCS lowers Taal Volcano threat to Alert Level 2

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The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) lowered the threat of Taal Volcano to Alert Level 2 (decreased unrest), three weeks after it was put under Alert Level 3 (decreased tendency towards hazardous eruption) on Jan. 26...

Davao bettor wins P36-million lotto jackpot

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A bettor from Davao del Norte won the P36-million jackpot prize on Thursday night's draw of the Lotto 6/42. In a statement, Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) General Manager Royina Marzan-Garma said the lucky bettor gue...

Customs vows to speed up release of face masks

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The Bureau of Customs (BOC) agreed to speed up the processing and release of shipments of surgical masks amid the threat of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). “The Commissioner (Rey Leonardo Guerrero) has ordered for prompt processi...

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Manila rolls out PayMaya-enabled citizen IDs

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Manila started rolling out its citizen ID cards powered by PayMaya to beneficiaries that include senior citizens, persons with disabilities (PWDs), and solo parents in the city, eliminating the need for them to line up at city hall to receive their allowances and other benefits from the local govern...

Quezon City asks hotels, restaurants to stop using single-use plastics

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Quezon City started banning single-use plastics in hotels and restaurants. The city’s ordinance on the prohibition of single-use plastics that was approved in 2019 was implemented on Feb. 15 this year. “Restaurants and hotels are prohibited from distributing single-use plastic/disposab...

Navotas meets good financial housekeeping standards

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For practicing financial transparency, Navotas City has passed the 2019 Good Financial Housekeeping standards of the Department of the Interior and Local Government. “Passing the good financial housekeeping standards validates our efforts to spend public funds in a transparent and honest...

Manila eyes halfway houses for cancer patients

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Manila plans to build new halfway houses which will cater to cancer patients undergoing treatment. Manila City Health Officer Dr. Arnold Pangan said the construction of halfway houses is part of an integrated plan to strengthen the city's public health facilities. Halfway houses, Pangan s...

Marikina mayor officiates weddings twice a month

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It is important for Mayor Marcy Teodoro to prioritize the welfare and provide ease to Marikeños whenever they are making government transactions in the City Hall. For one, it is getting a marriage license at the Local Civil Registry office. Mass weddings in the Shoe Capital of the Philippine...

Muntinlupa implements one-way traffic scheme at West Service Road

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Muntinlupa City began implementing a one-way traffic scheme at a portion of West Service Road to give way for the Skyway extension project. According to a report from GMA News, only southbound motorists are allowed to use the portion of the service road, and northbound motorists should take the Eas...

Las Piñas destroys video karera machines

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Las Piñas Mayor Imelda T. Aguilar(center) together with Vice Mayor April Aguilar-Nery(R) and Police Chief PCol Segundo C. Lagundi led the destruction of 82 video karera  and fruit game machines on Monday at the Las City Hall Grounds.  Members of the Las Piñas police force con...

Muntinlupa reports zero cases of COVID-19

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The Muntinlupa City Health Department said there are no PUIs (Persons Under Investigation) for the novel corona virus in the city. Muntinlupa City Health Officer Dr. Teresa Tuliao said the five PUIs referred in local hospitals tested negative for COVID-19 and were already discharged. “W...

Filipino-Chinese charity group donates face masks, sanitizers to Pasay

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The Philippine Chinese Charitable Association Inc. (PCCAI) donated to Pasay City face masks and other items in the fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease. The group donated 2,000 bottles of rubbing alcohol, 1,500 face masks, 20 gallons of hand sanitizer and 10 units of infrared ther...

Navotas organizes free civil wedding

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Navotas City organized free civil wedding for 36 couples on Feb. 14. The Kasalang Bayan, done regularly on Valentine’s Day and on the cityhood anniversary of Navotas, aims to legalize marriage of couples who have been living together. “Most of you have been together for more than ...