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Marikina teachers receive free leather shoes

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All public school teachers and non-teaching personnel in Marikina City will receive leather shoes from the city government, according to Marikina Mayor Marcelino "Marcy" Teodoro. Teodoro said the giving of pair of shoes for each of th...

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Commemorative stamps recognize OPM icons

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The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) issued commemorative stamps recognizing three Filipino music icons. The “Pinoy Music Icons stamps” feature Original Pilipino Music (OPM) artists Rene Garcia, Rico J. Puno, and Pepe Smith. ...

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Chinese students join Muntinlupa exchange program

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Delegates from Liuzhou City Vocational College (LCVC) in China visited Muntinlupa City for a one-month exchange program with the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Muntinlupa. Nine students and a faculty staff from LCVC visited Museo ng Muntinlupa on November...

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Manila climbs 12 places to rank 43rd safest city in the world

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Manila climbed 12 spots to rank No. 43 among the 60 safest cities in the world, according to Safe Cities Index 2019.  This ranking was up from the Philippine capital's 55th spot in the 2017 edition.

The index report from Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU) ranked 60 cities across the five continents based on their performance covering digital security, health security, infrastructure security and personal security.

Tokyo reached the overall first spot for the third time, followed by Singapore and Osaka.

The other cities in the top ten were Amsterdam, Sydney, Toronto, Washington, DC, Copenhagen, Seoul and Melbourne

The SCI 2019 report, benefits from a major revision designed to better measure “urban resilience”. It was defined as the ability of the cities to absorb and bounce back from the shocks.

According to the index, this concept had an increasing influence upon thinking the urban safety over the last decade, especially as policymakers worry about the implications of climate change.

Cities in the lowest spot were Bogota, New Delhi, Jakarta, Casablanca, Cairo, Karachi, Yangon, Caracas and Lagos.

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