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EcoWaste issues warning on underarm whitening creams with mercury content

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The toxics watchdog group EcoWaste Coalition has sounded the alarm over mercury exposure through the use of two “made in Thailand” underarm whitening creams. “Our investigation shows that toxic mercury is also present in some cosme...

PNP asks ICC to respect PH sovereignty

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The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to respect the country's sovereignty and acknowledge the capacity of its judicial system, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. PNP chief ...

Union Bank earns P12.7 billion in 2022 

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The Union Bank of the Philippines reported a slight increase in its full-year bottom line for 2022, as its revenues recorded a record high on the back of higher net interest and fee-based income during the period, according to a report by GMA Ne...


Villena to have first solo exhibit in New York

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 01, 2023 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

Joshua Villena, a young Filipino artist, announces the launch of his first art exhibition in New York City, featuring his collection titled “Apollo Street”, which incorporates fashion, NFTs, and digital media. This collection features what he describes as an ‘atypical art style&rsq...

Authorities arrest 3 fixers at Makati City Hall 

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 31, 2023 loyalty account_circleNoah James

Makati Mayor Abby Binay today said an entrapment operation initiated by the city government has led to the arrest of three suspects, including two city government employees. "The city government will not tolerate fixers. We will continue to aggressively implement our anti-red tape initiat...

Makati mayor distributes rubber shoes, tumblers to students 

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 28, 2023 loyalty account_circleSinagtala

Makati Mayor Abby Binay on Thursday led the ceremonial distribution of the newest version of the rubber shoes provided for free by the city government to the city’s public schoolchildren which became an internet sensation when it was launched in 2018. The mayor and other city officials visite...

Makati offers free anti-rabies vaccination  

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 25, 2023 loyalty account_circleRob Filimor

The Makati City local government announced that its is offering free anti-rabies vaccinations to Makatizen pet owners as it ramps up its efforts in eradicating rabies cases in the city, according to a report by Manila Bulletin. In its Facebook post, the city government said that employees from the ...

Makati collects over P9 billion in business tax 

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 24, 2023 loyalty account_circleMylene Santos

The Makati City government attributed the 6-percent increase in its revenue collection target last year to business taxes, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. Of the total P20.9 billion collection in 2022, business taxes reached P9.1 billion or 10 percent bigger than the 2021 amou...

MakatiMed's 3 Tesla MRI receives DOH accreditation

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 21, 2023 loyalty account_circleNoah James

Makati Medical Center (MakatiMed) recently received accreditations from the Department of Health (DOH) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its 3Tesla MRI.  MRI stands for magnetic resonance imaging, a diagnostic imaging tool that produces detailed images of the body’s internal...

Makati raises P20.92-billion revenue in 2022 

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 18, 2023 loyalty account_circleNoah James

Makati Mayor Abby Binay said the city has surpassed its 2022 revenue target by 16 percent, posting a total of P20,927,412,247.95  in revenue collection. The mayor also said collections from local revenue sources have increased by nine percent compared with 2021. “Things are definit...

Makati mayor presents sustainable plans in 7th SOCA 

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 12, 2023 loyalty account_circleMalaya

Makati Mayor Abby Binay on Tuesday presented the city government's accomplishments over the past year during her seventh State of the City Address. In her speech before members, directors, and officers of the Rotary Club of Makati at Rockwell Club, Mayor Abby highlighted the city's success ...

Makati police arrest woman for ‘sextortion’ 

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 12, 2023 loyalty account_circleNoah James

A woman was arrested by the Makati City Police for sextortion after blackmailing a man whom she met on social media that she would not release his sensitive photos and videos to the public in exchange for money in a hotel in Poblacion, Makati, according to a report by Manila Bulletin.  Th...

Educator Jon Cuyson visits Vienna 

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 10, 2023 loyalty account_circleNoah James

Filipino artist and iACADEMY School of Design and the Arts Dean, Jon Cuyson travels to Austria to view and study the archived ethnological collection from the Philippines at the Welt Museum in Vienna. Established in 1876, the Weltmuseum Wien in Vienna is the largest anthropological museum in Austri...

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