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Change and review

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time5 days ago

Remember when “change is coming” was president Barack Obama’s battle cry during his presidency? Here, in our corner of the world, the country, like so many other places, it took COVID-19 to lead us to change. The more than 100 days...

Covid-19 cases jump 1,531 on July 3

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time5 days ago

 The number of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections reached 40,336 on July 3, with 1,531 new cases recorded. In its daily Covid-19 bulletin, the Department of Health said that of the 1,531 new cases, 688 were "fresh" or thos...

Senators welcome signing of anti-terror bill 

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time5 days ago

Senators lauded President Rodrigo Duterte for signing into law the anti-terrorism bill despite mounting opposition from various sectors over fears that it could be used to silence government critics and stifle dissent. Senator Panfilo Lacson, author...


Pasay prepares for rainy season 

chrome_reader_modeJuly 09, 2020 loyalty account_circleNoah James

Pasay City Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano asked all city offices to strengthen their preparedness and capacity to respond to various disaster scenarios, including a “perfect storm” event or combination or series of typhoons, heavy rains, flooding, and other adverse climate-related occurrences...

Pasay opens tents for stranded passengers

chrome_reader_modeJuly 06, 2020 loyalty account_circleAmihan Reyes

Pasay City opened more rooms at the Villamor Airbase Elementary School (VABES) and set up tents at the school premises to accommodate locally stranded individuals (LSIs) whose number increased anew at the vicinity of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) due to cancelled provincial flig...

Pasay employees to receive performance bonus 

chrome_reader_modeJuly 05, 2020 loyalty account_circleSinagtala

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) approved Pasay City's plan to provide performance bonus to employees who contributed in attaining performance targets and delivering results. In a letter signed by Secretary Eduardo Ano, the DILG said, “We are pleased to inform yo...

Duterte asks NAIA to have more passenger seats 

chrome_reader_modeJuly 01, 2020 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

President Rodrigo Duterte asked Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade to remove some restaurants at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) to make room for more seats for passengers. In a public address, Duterte said the thought of passengers standing while waiting for their flights has bee...

Malacanang not involved in proposal to rename NAIA 

chrome_reader_modeJune 29, 2020 loyalty account_circleMarc Lacson

Malacañang Palace distanced itself from the lawmakers’ move to rename the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) to Paliparang Pandaigdig ng Pilipinas. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said the Palace will leave it to Congress to file measures they wanted. “Iniiwan po na...

Pasay journalists, vendors, drivers to receive free virus tests

chrome_reader_modeJune 26, 2020 loyalty account_circleMalaya

Pasay City said it will give free coronavirus disease (COVID-19) rapid tests to all journalists and media persons covering the city, as well as market vendors and drivers of tricycles and pedicabs. “This is another addition to our overall COVID-19 response, especially in the component of prev...

Pasay curfew hours adjusted 

chrome_reader_modeJune 23, 2020 loyalty account_circleSinagtala

Pasay City Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano signed a city ordinance adjusting curfew hours in the city from 10 p.m. to 5a.m. from the previous 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Rubiano said the adjustment in the curfew hours would help businesses recoup losses during the pandemic. She noted that the health emergency alrea...

Resorts World prepares to reopen 

chrome_reader_modeJune 20, 2020 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

Resorts World Manila (RWM) prepares to reopen on July 1 with more stringent standard operating procedures (SOPs) on safety and sanitation and the implementation of innovative ways and services to cater to the needs of customers and guests. Casinos, however, will still remain closed in compliance wi...

Pasay city council asked to adjust curfew hours 

chrome_reader_modeJune 19, 2020 loyalty account_circleHannah Santos

Pasay City Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano asked the city council to adjust the curfew hours in the city to help businesses recoup losses during the pandemic. Rubiano asked the city council to amend the ordinance imposing a curfew of 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., saying the health crisis has already affected a huge ...

Stranded passengers leave NAIA Expressway 

chrome_reader_modeJune 18, 2020 loyalty account_circleGab Ocampo

There are no more locally stranded individuals (LSIs) under the NAIA Expressway affected by the reduced availability of public transport across the country. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made this assurance, saying he passed by the expressway himself to check on the government’s effor...

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