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Manila drops 10 places to rank 104th in smart city index

account_balanceManila access_time4 days ago

Manila, the capital of the Philippines,  dropped 10 places to rank 104th among 109 cities surveyed in the second edition of 2020 Smart City Index Report. The Smart City Index ranks cities based on economic and technological data and their citiz...

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Sony set to launch PlayStation 5 In November 

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time4 days ago

TOKYO/STOCKHOLM - Sony Corp said the next-generation PlayStation 5 console would launch in November priced at $499.99 and $399.99 for a version without a disk drive, as it squares off against rival Microsoft Corp's Xbox console. The pricing anno...

Pandemic threatens human capital cains of the past decade

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time4 days ago

The COVID-19 pandemic threatens hard-won gains in health and education over the past decade, especially in the poorest countries, a new World Bank Group analysis finds. Investments in human capital—the knowledge, skills, and health that pe...


Pasay launches contact tracing app 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 14, 2020 loyalty account_circleJames Lopes

Pasay City is launching a contact tracing app for its employees accessible through Quick Response (QR) Code. “This is another step that we are undertaking as part of our overall COVID-19 response, particularly in the aspect of contact tracing. In this case, among our employees that are physic...

Pasay develops QR code for contact tracing 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 07, 2020 loyalty account_circleJake Cruz

Pasay City has developed a Quick Response (QR) code system to bolster its contract tracing efforts amid the prevailing health crisis. In a statement on Saturday, Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano said the QR code technology was designed to provide a real-time update of information and data to the city'...

Paranaque lays out rules on penalizing quarantine violators

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 07, 2020 loyalty account_circleAmihan Reyes

Paranaque City has acknowledged the risk in enforcing provisions relating to the coronavirus disease. Paranaque City Mayor Edwin Olivarez said fines and penalties paid by violators of COVID-19-related city ordinances and other measures shall be collected by the City Treasurer from which fines,...

Pasig to release small loans to 2,000 residents

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 04, 2020 loyalty account_circleNoah James

About 2,000 Pasig residents will receive small loan grants amounting P5,000 to P10,000 each under the city government's Tulong at Pampuhunang Ayuda sa Taga-Pasig (TAPAT) program beginning Friday. In a social media post, Mayor Vico Sotto said the city government will release the loan funding for...

Pasay to enforce face shield rules on Sept. 1

chrome_reader_modeAugust 31, 2020 loyalty account_circleNoah James

Pasay City will strictly implement starting September 1 the City Ordinance that calls for the mandatory wearing of face mask, face shield and the other health protocols under the Inter Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) guidelines. Starting September 1, Mayo...

Pasay provides P15,000 to 156 street vendors 

chrome_reader_modeAugust 22, 2020 loyalty account_circleJames Lopes

Pasay City distributed P15,000 cash aid to each of the 156 street vendors displaced by the clearing operation ordered by President Duterte last year to clear public roads of obstruction. Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano led the cash distribution Wednesday to street vendors affected by the clearing operati...

Pasay issues guidelines on curfew, alcohol sale 

chrome_reader_modeAugust 20, 2020 loyalty account_circlePaulo Rodriguez

Pasay City Mayor Emi Calixto Rubiano asked residents and visitors that the curfew hour from 8p.m. to 5a.m. is now in effect under the uniform curfew hour policy adopted by the Metro Manila Council. The Pasay City government called on city residents and visitors to comply with the strict guidelines ...

Pasay readies cash aid to 8,000 more students 

chrome_reader_modeAugust 18, 2020 loyalty account_circleHannah Santos

Some 8,064 public school students comprise the latest batch of recipients to receive P3,000 each in financial assistance from the Pasay City government from the Financial Assistance to Students Program. The cash aid, to be distributed from Aug. 19 to 25, benefits 1,293 students from Gotamco Element...

Pasay to distribute free face shields to drivers 

chrome_reader_modeAugust 17, 2020 loyalty account_circlePaulo Rodriguez

About 3,000 tricycle and pedicab drivers in Pasay City will receive food packs, face shields and face masks from the local government. Pasay City's Sangguniang Kabataan from Barangay 76 on Saturday handed over some 3,000 food packs, 3,000 face shields, and 15,000 face masks to the local governm...

Pasay to grant cash aid to 5,961 public school students 

chrome_reader_modeAugust 14, 2020 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

Pasay City said that that from August 13 to 17, 5,961 public school students in the city will receive their financial assistance of P3,000 covering January to March of school year 2019 to 2020.  According to Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano, the students who will receive their financial assistance ar...

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