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Isko launches free WiFi in Manila

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Manila Mayor Isko Moreno on Wednesday unveiled a kiosk that serves as a free WiFi hotspot, charging station and phone booth outside the Manila City Hall, the latest upgrade to the park surrounding the capital’s seat of power. The ISKOnek, powe...

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Isko blames Vitas garbage for contributing to Manila Bay pollution

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Manila Mayor Isko Moreno has ordered the immediate cleanup of Vitas Slaughterhouse in Tondo and the removal of tons of garbage from the site to reduce the pollution and wastewater that end up in Manila Bay. Moreno described the sorry state of the sl...

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Belmonte to meet with LGBT community in QC

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Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte will meet on August 16 with the members of the Quezon City Pride Council (QCPC) to ensure that the Gender Fair Ordinance is properly implemented in the city. Belmonte said she will discuss programs that will strengthen...

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MMDA wants better benefits for traffic personnel

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) pland to extend better benefits and incentives to its employees, especially its job order (JO) personnel, many of whom have remained in their positions for more than a decade due to the low number of plantilla positions available. MMDA ...

MMDA hunting EDSA 'box' culprit

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) asked motorists to help identify persons who left a balikbayan box in the middle of Shaw Boulevard Underpass along EDSA (Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue) in Mandaluyong City, which caused fear among motorists and traffic gridlock at the major th...

QC councilor asks DOTr to explain shelving of BRT projects

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A Quezon City councilor asked the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to explain why it shelved the Manila Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) projects. Quezon City Councilor Winston “Winnie” Castelo has questioned the department for failing to implement the projects despite being allocated with fu...

Senator wants higher budget for MMDA

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Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto proposed to increase the 2020 appropriations of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) for the hiring of more traffic management personnel to address the worsening road traffic in the metropolis. In a statement, Recto said the MMDA needs &...

MMDA asks public to observe discipline

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) asked the public to observe discipline as a way of reducing traffic congestion. MMDA Spokesperson Celine Pialago said in a press conference on Wednesday that the public should impose discipline while the government is creating solutions to l...

Araneta-Aurora Intersection to be closed to traffic

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced that the Gregorio Araneta Avenue – Aurora Boulevard intersection in Manila will be closed ti traddic dor seven nights starting Thursday (Aug. 15). Emilio Llavor, Project Development Officer V of the MMDA’s Road Safety Unit, ...

MMDA denies experimenting on policies

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has denied experimenting on new policies to address traffic congestion. MMDA spokesperson Celine Pialago on Monday responded to the tirades that the agency has been getting recently. In a lengthy open letter posted on her official Face...

Skyway builder to close Araneta-Aurora intersection for 7 nights

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority announced the closure of Araneta-Aurora intersection in Manila starting August 15 (Thursday) from 11 pm to 5 am for 7 consecutive nights. This is to give way to the launching of girder for the Skyway Stage 3 Project. An average of 17,000 to 18,000 vehi...

Senate wants other solutions beyond provincial bus ban

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Senate President Vicente Sotto III pushed for other alternatives beyond the provincial bus ban along Edsa as long-term solutions to ease the traffic congestion in Metro Manila. During a Senate joint hearing on the implementation of the provincial bus ban, Sotto said the ban was just a "ba...

MMDA lifts number coding on August 12

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), in compliance with Eid al-Adha or Feast of the Sacrifice, lifted the number coding scheme on August 12. "For Monday, August 12, 2019, the number coding scheme will be lifted," the MMDA announced on Twitter. Today's Metro Manila st...