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New QC top cop to intensify internal cleansing among the ranks

QC police chief to strengthen internal cleansing

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Quezon City Police District (QCPD) director, Col. Ronnie Montejo had vowed to strengthen nternal cleansing among the ranks and recognized the importance of human resources in every organization. “Misfits and illegal behavior in the organizatio...

Monsoon Nimfa

More rains expected this week

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Tropical depression "Nimfa", the southwest monsoon, and a low-pressure area (LPA) are expected to induce rains over parts of the archipelago this week. Nimfa, which moves slowly to northeast, was last seen at 745 kilometers northeast ...

QC Anti-dengue resolutions

Quezon City Council approves anti-dengue resolutions

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The Quezon City Council has passed several resolutions spelling out measures to fight the spread of dengue. City Resolution 7901-2019 authored by Councilor Peachy De Leon urged the City Health Department to conduct a simultaneous clean-up drive and ...

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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...

PHLPost issues special stamp to mark 100 years of PH Cinema 

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The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) and the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) issued a commemorative stamp called “SANDAAN - Celebrating 100 Years of Philippine Cinema.” According to PHLPost, the commemorative stamp depicts the logo of SANDAAN appearing on a sty...

Pateros boy sells dried fish to go to school

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A boy’s determination to study and help his family has caught netizens’ admiration, as photos of him went viral on social media. Lance Abarquez is a young vendor of dried fish and tinapa (smoked fish) in Pateros. Everyday, he walks from his home in Gawad Kalinga, Santa Ana Village,...

Caloocan solon proposes ban on private vehicles along EDSA

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Caloocan Rep. Edgar Erice has proposed to prohibit private vehicles from using EDSA during rush hour. Erice said EDSA should serve as a "mass transport highway" in the meantime or until the MRT-3 rehabilitation, the Metro Manila subway, and a road connecting the North and South Luzon Expr...

Senator asks NFA to use rice subsidy for palay buying

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Senator Imee Marcos filed a resolution asking government agencies to use the P37 billion under the rice subsidy program to buy palay from local farmers. In a statement, Marcos said she filed Senate Joint Resolution No. 4, which urges the Department of Social Welfare and Development (...

MMDA asks motorists to give way to ambulances

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) asked motorists to give way to ambulances and other emergency vehicles. “Please give way to our emergency vehicles, they’re responding to save lives,” MMDA spokesperson Assistant Secretary Celine Pialago said in a statement. Si...

3,810 tons of garbage collected from Manila Bay 

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said it collected more than 3,810 tons of garbage, water hyacinth and silt from the Manila Bay coastline and drainage system since the government started its rehabilitation program. In the MMDA’s Manila Bay rehabilitation report, collected ...

PhilPost releases 2019 National Teachers’ Month stamp

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The Philippine Postal Corporation (PhilPost) released new stamps to celebrate the 11th year of National Teachers’ Month from September 05 to October 05, 2019. The special se-tenant pair (two different designs and face value join together) stamps depict the logo of “My Teacher, My H...

Manila ranked as 103rd most liveable city in the world

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Manila is ranked the 103rd most liveable among 140 major cities in 2019, according to London-based Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). In the 2019 Global Liveability Index, Manila received an overall rating of 62 out of the best possible score of 100. Vienna, Austria received the highest overall ra...

ID System to cover all Filipinos by mid-2022

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The Philippine Statistics Authority said it is on course to implement the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) by mid-2022. PhilSys, the foundational identification system that aims to provide a valid proof of identity for all citizens and resident aliens as a means of simplifying public and ...