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Manila churches raising money for Taal victims

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Catholic churches under the Archdiocese of Manila are holding a second collection drive during the masses for the victims of Taal Volcano's eruption. “In solidarity with our bringers and sisters who are affected by the eruption o...

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Divisoria roads to be closed for Sto. Niño feast

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Some roads in Divisoria will be closed from Friday to Sunday during the feast of the Santo Niño. Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso said just like what happened during the Traslacion or the procession of the Black Na...

3 lotto bettors win millions in 2 days

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The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) said three lotto bettors became millionaires in a span of two days. PCSO General Manager Royina Garma said a lucky bettor from Mandaluyong guessed the winning combination 16-17-05-30-29-21 of the...

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Las Piñas holds 14th parol festival

chrome_reader_modeDecember 18, 2019 loyalty

A 62-year-old veteran parol maker won the 2019 Christmas lantern-making contest organized by  Las Piñas City. Luzviminda Gallardo was awarded on December 13 as the grand champion anew in the parol-making contest during the 14th annual Las Piñas Parol Festival. The event was ...

PH celebrates National Rice Awareness Month

chrome_reader_modeNovember 04, 2019 loyalty

The Philippines is celebrating November as the National Rice Awareness Month. Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo issued Proclamation No. 524 on January 5, 2004 tasking the Department of Agriculture as the lead agency for the month-long observance. The celebration coi...

Double-decker buses won't ease EDSA congestion

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The deployment of double-decker buses along EDSA congestion is not expected to ease the situation, according to a traffic analyst. The Metro Manila Transport Corporation deployed around 20 double-decker buses from Britain on EDSA during the 1980s, but was eventually discontinued due to high op...

Pasig bags 2018 Bayani award

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Pasig City emerged as the winner of the 2018 Regional MANILA BAYani for the highly urbanized category. Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto, together with key city officials received the citation from the Department of Interior and Local Government–National Capital Region (DILG-NCR) Regional Dire...

PCC approves Pasay reclamation joint venture

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The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC), the anti-trust body, has approved the joint venture between the Pasay City government and the Pasay Harbor City Corp. led by businessman Dennis Uy for the P265-hectare reclamation project. The city government granted rights to reclaim the municipal water...

DPWH set to construct new building in UP Diliman

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Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar and University of the Philippines (UP) officials led the ceremonial groundbreaking of the UP Resilience Institute (UPRI) building at the UP Diliman Campus on Wednesday, September 25, 2019. As the center for research on climate change and disaster r...

PHLPost releases stamps in honor of teachers

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The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) has released special stamps to celebrate the 11th year of National Teachers’ Month from September 5 to October 5, 2019.  The special se-tenant pair (two different designs and face value join together) stamps depicts the logo of “My Teache...

Marikina shows resilience a decade after Ondoy

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Marikina City has shown strong resilience a decade after tropical storm “Ondoy” unleashed floods that swamped most of Metro Manila. On Sept. 26, 2009, the swollen Marikina River breached its banks and floodwaters of up to 10 feet deep it some places submerged 14 out of Marikin...

Pasig students join govt internship program

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More than 400 students met Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto in September 23 as they began their stint under the government Internship program. The students eagerly flashed their smiles as Sotto snapped a photo with them after the flag ceremony. In a Facebook post, the mayor said the 480 students accept...

Intramuros tourists given free rides on e-scooters

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Visitors to Intramuros are given the chance to explore the heritage site onboard e-scooters. The Intramuros Administration in their Facebook page announced that the public can borrow GrabWheels E-scooters starting Friday. They can avail of this service from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for free from...