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Gov't offers low-interest loans to SMEs

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Small and medium enterprises can avail of loans up to P500,000 to reboot from the coronavirus lockdown, according to Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez. The government is offering up to P200,000 for micro SMEs and up to P500,000 for medium-sized firms, wit...

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QC taps Fe del Mundo Medical Center to accept coronavirus patients

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Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte tapped Fe del Mundo Medical Center to accept coronavirus disease2-10 patients starting April 6. The hospital management is also looking at the possibility of increasing in the future its bed capacity, which is now...

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PNP-HPG vows to secure cargoes in Luzon

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The Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) has agreed to secure cargoes traveling along major thoroughfares in Luzon where the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) is in place, according to the Joint Task Force Corona Virus Shi...

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Garbage collectors are also ‘frontliners' in fight vs. COVID19

chrome_reader_modeApril 06, 2020 loyalty

Tahimik ang mga kalsada, parang hindi Metro Manila. Para bang araw-araw ay Mahal na Araw na. Pero ang totoo, lahat ay nasa loob ng mga tahanan. Stay at home. Bahay muna. Buhay muna. Ito ang palagiang paalala ng pamahalaan sa gitna ng pangamba dulot ng sakit na coronavirus disease of mas kilala...

Muntinlupa undertakes disinfection of schools, gov’t buildings

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In a bid to reduce the risk of COVID-19 outbreak in Muntinlupa City, the local government through the City Health Office conducts a citywide disinfection of public schools and government buildings as part of its preventive measures. Mayor Jaime Fresnedi ordered the CHO on Tuesday to intensify the c...

Club Intramuros opens for night golf

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The Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) opened night golf operations at Club Intramuros Golf Club (CIGC) on Feb. 26, 2020 Manila Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso served as a special guest during the event. Professional golfer Jobim Carlos (2018 Order of Merit Champion o...

PWDs want sustainable employment

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An advocacy group for persons-with-disability welcomed companies with alternative employment programs for the disabled but called for more sustainable employment options.  This, as McDonald's Philippines recently signed agreements with the local government units of Caloocan City and Antipo...

Las Piñas holds 14th parol festival

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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

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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

chrome_reader_modeOctober 09, 2019 loyalty

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...

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