MMDA enforcers to wield batons

Traffic constables will now be armed with wooden batons to enable them to defend themselves from violent and stubborn motorists, an official of the...

Caloocan City releases P2 million for Mayon victims

Mayor Oscar G. Malapitan appeared not contented with the two trucks full of relief goods that the Caloocan City government gave on February 15...

Orbos leaves MMDA for DOTr’s Road Sector

Inter-agency Council for Traffic  chief Thomas M. Orbos on Monday bade good-bye to his Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) family, as he heads to...

Urban backyard farming pushed in QC by Vice Mayor Belmonte

AN official of the local government of Quezon City is calling for its residents to seriously embrace backyard farming, as there are enough material...

Estrada beefs up DARE program

MANILA Mayor Joseph E. Estrada said he has reinforced the implementation of the city’s Drug Abuse Resistance Education (Dare) program to teach Grades 5 and...

Makati urges youth to push drive for drug-free villages

NOTING the grounds gained by its anti-illegal drugs project, Makati Mayor Abby Binay has urged more youths from the city’s schools and barangays to...

Major QC rally set Feb. 17 as support grows for creation of...

Support for the shift to a Federal form of government is coming up big at last in Metro Manila. Up to 25,000 delegates are expected...

Manila tax collection rose to P4.61 billion in January

The Manila City government was still able to generate higher earnings last month despite having to refund around P200 million worth of realty tax. In...

Malapitan to Caloocan police force: ‘Keep up the good work’

Mayor Oscar G. Malapitan’s smile gives away his satisfaction as he commended the Caloocan City police force for bagging the “most trusted police station...

Louie de Leon stews up content game with Tomato Soup

Creative wunderkind Louie de Leon recently expanded his burgeoning portfolio of start-ups with Tomato Soup, a concerted foray into the nascent industry of content...

Edsa Monument being restored by NHCP, German firm

FOLLOWING the successful restoration of Rizal Monument last December, the world-renowned Edsa People Power Monument this time gets a makeover in time for the...

Valenzuela’s automated tax-collection system hiked city’s 2017 income to P3.9 billion

The automation of its tax-collection system allowed the Valenzuela City government to collect P3.9 billion in revenues last year. This was a bit higher than...

Estrada orders strict implementation of waste disposal-related local laws

Manila City Mayor Joseph E. Estrada has ordered concerned City Hall departments to strictly implement all policies against improper garbage disposal, particularly the 1994...

Parañaque starts contactless traffic apprehension scheme

Parañaque City has started implementing its own contactless traffic-apprehension system similar to those in first-world countries, such as Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia and the United...

Estrada to lead Chinese New Year rites in Binondo

Manila City Mayor Joseph E. Estrada and leaders of the Filipino-Chinese business community will be leading the celebration of Chinese New Year in the...

Muntinlupa hikes assistance to Mayon evacuees

The local government of Muntinlupa will continue to extend assistance to Albay residents displaced by the eruption of Mayon Volcano through provision of necessities...

MPTC partners with MMDA for quicker emergency response

Metro Pacific Tollways Corp. (MPTC), the tollways arm of Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC), inked a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the Metropolitan Manila...

Japan, PHL to ink subway deal in March

The Department of Finance (DOF) on Monday said the Philippines will be signing with the government of Japan the loan agreement for the first...

Education on top of Olivarez’s priorities

MAYOR Edwin Olivarez bared on Monday his priority programs for the city of Parañaque in the next five years, focusing on education, job creation and health...

Estrada supports Duterte’s ban on OFW deployment to Kuwait

Manila Mayor Joseph E. Estrada said he supports President Duterte’s decision to impose a total ban on the deployment of overseas Filipino workers (OFW)...