Metro Manila mayors keen on adopting QC crisis-management concept

THE 16 mayors of Metro Manila’s cities and one municipality should adopt the Quezon City government’s “interoperability and coordination capabilities” in crisis management, as...

Office market in Metro Manila posted robust growth in Q1

SINCE the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) bill came into effect at the start of this year, the office segment of the...

Taguig City’s Conga Creek remains ‘extremely dirty’ despite cleanup drive

THE 273 waterways or estero in different parts of Metro Manila should be a cause of alarm to the 17 mayors of the metropolis...

QC library launches ‘back to reading’ project for children hooked on gadgets

IN this era of modern technology, computer games appear to be the favorite hobby of children. Children as young as 5 years seem to be...

PDEA: More barangays in Valenzuela called ‘drug-free’ workplaces

THREE more communities in Valenzuela have been declared drug-free workplaces by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) in Valenzuela and the...

Quezon City improves disaster-risk reduction plan  

THE lives of the more than 3 million residents of Quezon City are extremely important to the administration of Mayor Herbert M. Bautista. Thus, the...

Muntinlupa turns over centennial records to NAP

IN an unprecendented move, the city government of Muntinlupa passed on archival records of important events to the National Archives of the Philippines (NAP). Mayor...

DILG asks voters to elect deserving candidates in barangay, SK polls

THE Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has renewed its call for local voters to elect only deserving candidates for positions in...

SC upholds individual’s right to travel

THE Supreme Court (SC)  on Tuesday declared Department of Justice (DOJ) Circular 41 as unconstitutional as it impairs the right of an individual to travel as guaranteed...

Valenzuela City named safest city in Metro Manila in 2017

Ten cities in the Philippines were included in the 28 safest cities in Southeast Asia last year based on the survey of Numbeo. Numbeo is...

NFA to sell rice at P39/kilo in NCR starting Monday

THE National Food Authority (NFA) on Monday said the government will sell rice at P39 per kilogram (kg) in the National Capital Region (NCR) starting...

DILG predicts peaceful, orderly barangay, youth elections

‘GENERALLY peaceful and orderly.” This is the prediction of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on the conduct of the barangay...

Manila hires 1,000 students for summer jobs

TO make their vacation worthwhile, the city of Manila is hiring 1,000 college and high-school students for 20-day summer jobs, starting on May 2. Mayor...

Parañaque to build permanent home for Baclaran vendors

THE sidewalk vendors along Roxas Boulevard near the historic Baclaran Church in Parañaque City have often been blamed for the traffic congestion in the...

MMDA to simulate on Monday traffic flow during ADB meeting in...

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is holding a dry run of the expected traffic when the country hosts the 51st annual meeting of...

Sculpture paying tribute to Filipino soldier unveiled at BGC on...

A SCULPTURE that pays tribute to the services and sacrifices of soldiers to the country will be unveiled on Monday by the Bases Conversion...

Foreign scam artist arrested at Naia

AIRPORT authorities last Sunday arrested a suspected “package padala scam” artist whose would-be victim reported the case to the police, leading to the suspect’s...

MMDA conducts estero cleanup in Binondo, Manila

METROPOLITAN Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Danilo D. Lim personally supervised the cleanup and unclogging operations at Estero de Binondo in Manila on Thursday,...

Erap to lead record-breaking walk on May 6

MANILA City Mayor Joseph E. Estrada will lead the “Worldwide Walk to Fight Poverty” on May 6 in a bid by the organizers—the Iglesia ni Cristo...

QC bans barkers on city streets

To further ease traffic in Quezon City now that the Metro Rail Transit 7 is in the thick of construction, the city’s local government...