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35 ILLEGAL CHINESE WORKERS NABBED IN PARAÑAQUE

MANILA — The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has apprehended 35 Chinese males illegally working as construction workers in a subdivision in[...]

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Mandaluyong Reinforces Anti-Drug Drive

September 12, 2018 - 6:00 PM

MANDALUYONG CITY – Mandaluyong City is exerting all its efforts to reinforce the local government’s anti-drug campaign in a move to make the city and its residents drug-free.   The city government held another training on strengthening the Barangay Anti-Drug Abuse Council (BADAC) Towards a Drug Free Mandaluyong City to discuss how to combat illegal […]

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‘NAIA Consortium’ granted Original Proponent Status

September 13, 2018 - 3:42 PM

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) have granted to the “NAIA Consortium” Original Proponent Status (OPS) for its proposal to rehabilitate, upgrade, expand, operate, and maintain the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) for 15 years. This OPS is the first step in the NAIA receiving an upgrade to improve […]

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Quezon City Keeps an Eye on Basic Good Prices

September 12, 2018 - 6:00 PM

QUEZON CITY – The Quezon City government is continuously monitoring prices of basic goods to protect consumers’ interest.   Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista convened the QC Price Coordinating Council to monitor latest prices and the supply of basic commodities in the city.   Bautista asked the Market Development and Administration Department (MDAD) to coordinate […]

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DILG orders mayors to watch over LGUs, aim for zero casualty

September 12, 2018 - 6:00 PM

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) orders mayors to be present in their respective local government units (LGUs) during the wallop of Typhoon Ompong this September 12. “In order to ensure immediate government response, local chief executives (LCEs), as chairpersons of their respective Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, must be […]

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Mass Wedding Held in Las Piñas City Hall

September 12, 2018 - 6:00 PM

CALOOCAN CITY – Nine couples got married in Las Piñas in a Mass wedding ceremony officiated by Las Piñas City Mayor Imelda Aguilar at the City Hall.   During the ceremony, Aguilar urged the newlyweds who came from different barangays in the city to remain faithful and committed to one another in order to have […]

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Manila City Braces for ‘Ompong’

September 12, 2018 - 6:00 PM

MANILA CITY – Manila City’s government is preparing for Typhoon Mangkhut which is expected to make a landfall in the country this week, a report by Manila Bulletin said.   Although the typhoon, which will be given the local name ‘Ompong’ will not directly hit Manila, local officials are still preparing and anticipating its possible […]

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Caloocan City Wins 2018 National Kabalikat Award

September 12, 2018 - 6:00 PM

CALOOCAN City – The local government of Caloocan City, spearheaded by Mayor Oscar Malapitan, won the 2018 National Kabalikat Award for the National Capital Region.   Among all the cities and municipalities in Metro Manila, only Caloocan City received the award for its exemplary support and cooperation to Technical Education and Skills Development Authority’s (TESDA) […]

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An ‘Iconic Tower’ Will Be Built in Taguig

September 12, 2018 - 6:00 PM

TAGUIG CITY – An ‘iconic tower’ similar to the Petronas Tower in Malaysia will rise in this city before the Duterte administration ends in 2022.   The iconic tower project will house energy-related government offices, such as the Department of Energy (DoE) and the Philippine National Oil Company (PNOC) as well as companies whose business […]

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PhilHealth sanctions erring hospitals

September 12, 2018 - 4:21 PM

State agency Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) said that it is now imposing fines against erring hospitals instead of outright suspension or revocation of their accreditation in order to ensure that members continue to access health services and avail themselves of their benefits even if these facilities are being made to account for their fraudulent […]

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NFA services continue

September 12, 2018 - 4:34 PM

The National Food Authority (NFA) management assures the public that delivery of its services will continue even as administrator Jason Aquino has requested to be relieved from his post.   Aquino, who is currently on leave, shall remain head of the food agency until a suitable replacement is appointed by the President.   The NFA […]

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Angara: Add Disaster Preparedness To School Curriculum

September 12, 2018 - 3:42 PM

As the country braces for a possible “supertyphoon”, Senator Sonny Angara reiterated his proposal to incorporate disaster awareness and mitigation in the school curriculum in a bid to minimize the impact of natural disasters. “The Philippines is perhaps one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world. Every year, about 20 typhoons enter the Philippines […]

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17,000 councilors nationwide in favor of federalism

September 12, 2018 - 4:17 PM

Almost 17,000 city and municipal councilors nationwide now support the administration’s advocacy for a federal shift. On September 10, 2018, city and municipal councilors from all over the Philippines pledged to help the information campaign of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) through the signing of a memorandum of understanding between DILG […]

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Sen. Poe-Llamanzares ‘reassured’ Dominguez is protecting public interest in Bulacan airport proposal

September 12, 2018 - 4:23 PM

Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has maintained that the Department of Finance (DOF) wants San Miguel Holdings Corp. (SMHC) and its mother company, San Miguel Corp. (SMC), to enter into a “Joint and Several Liability Agreement” on SMCH’s unsolicited proposal to build an international airport in Bulacan to ensure that Filipino taxpayers and would-be passengers are not […]

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Impeachment Complaints Versus Supreme Court Justices Dismissed, Insufficient In Substance

September 12, 2018 - 3:25 PM

The House Committee on Justice chaired by Rep. Doy Leachon (1st District, Oriental Mindoro) on Tuesday ruled that the consolidated impeachment complaints against Supreme Court Chief Justice Teresita Leonardo-de Castro and six associate justices were insufficient in substance. The impeachment complaints, filed by Reps. Edcel Lagman (1st District , Albay), Gary Alejano (Party-list, MAGDALO), and […]

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House Approves MNP Act On Third Reading

September 12, 2018 - 3:33 PM

The House of Representatives approved on third and final reading a bill that allows cellphone users to keep their phone numbers even as they switch network providers last Sept 10. Voting 216-0 with no abstention, the lower chamber passed House Bill No. 7652 or the “Mobile Number Portability Act” which is set to institutionalize Mobile […]

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Caloocan City Prepares for ‘Ompong’

September 11, 2018 - 5:40 PM

(Proposed temporary shelter design) CALOOCAN CITY – The local government has bolstered its disaster preparedness as the country braces for the possible landfall of a tropical storm which could develop into Super Typhoon Ompong (international name: Mangkhut) once it enters the country this week. The city government displayed its designs of temporary shelters at the […]

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