JOINT forces of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and Manila Traffic and Parking Bureau (MTPB) on Thursday conducted clearing operations in Manila and removed obstructions, including a makeshift pool, on the stretch of Capulong Street in Tondo.
FOLLOWING its recent success for ranking high in the region’s security index, the local government of Valenzuela received another citation—this time from the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) as one of the “Most Peaceful and Safest Spots in Southeast Asia.”
PUBLIC elementary and high-school students in Makati City have started to receive their free school supplies and uniforms during Brigada Eskwela, which started on Monday.
NOW that the last elections are over, Manila Mayor Joseph E. Estrada expressed confidence that newly elected barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) leaders will help the city government eradicate illegal drugs and reduce criminality.
BARELY a week before the local election next week, Quezon City is teeming with suspected flying voters that may have been already “planted” ahead of the Sangguniang Kabataan and barangay elections on Monday.
MUNTINLUPA continues to bring national government services closer to the people as it welcomes the Philippine Statistics Authority’s (PSA) move to locate to Ayala Malls-South Park in Alabang.
IT’S all systems go as the Department of Education (DepEd), together with other government agencies, deploys personnel trained for an orderly and peaceful conduct of the 2018 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections.
THE Makati City government on Thursday launched the Baby Makatizen Program, which aims to promote the welfare of both mother and child through timely birth registration and proper prenatal care, at the Session Hall of Makati City Hall Building I.
IN support of his economically challenged constituents, Manila City Mayor Joseph Ejercito Estrada vowed to mitigate poverty incidence in the country’s capital by providing employment opportunities to thousands of Manileños, as he lauded the more than 1,000 graduates of short-term programs of the Manila Manpower Development Center (MMDC).
FORMER Makati City Mayor Jejomar Erwin S. Binay Jr. welcomed on Tuesday the decision of the Court of Appeals (CA) clearing him of administrative liabilities.
THE administration of Mayor Oscar G. Malapitan is currently holding a 16-day job fair that intends to recruit as many as 100 jobless residents of Caloocan City to work for the call center and logistics industry.
POLICE intelligence operatives nabbed on Monday a member of the Maute Group during an operation in Quezon City, making the arrest the second in two months against members of the local terrorist group who are in Metro Manila.
THE administration of Mayor Antolin A. Oreta III has allotted more than P422 million for the construction of 11 school buildings and the repair, rehabilitation and renovation of old classrooms and other public-school facilities in different parts of Malabon City this year.
THE Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Monday urged the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to “intensify the training of public-school teachers who will be serving as Board of Election Inspectors [BEIs]” in the synchronized barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections (BSKE) on May 14 to prevent any irregularity in the manual form of election.
MORE residents have been able to avail themselves of free health and social services through the Lingkod Bayan Caravan, Makati City Mayor Abigail Binay said.
PRESIDENTIAL Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin M. Andanar recently honored the efforts of Muntinlupa City in grassroots communication and for the establishment of the pioneering barangay information officers’ network in the country.
MANILA Mayor Joseph E. Estrada recently received the latest batch of leaders, who will serve as allies of the local government in the implementation of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps).
A TOTAL of 1,500 registrants from Barangay Pio del Pilar in Makati City were issued their Makatizen cards following initial rollouts in other barangays in the Second District for the past two months.
THE first facility in the country that will exclusively take care of children with disabilities (CWDs) will open next month in Quezon City.
PUBLIC commuters and motorists going in and out of Manila over the weekend are advised to avoid the coastal area whose roads were ordered closed by the City Hall this weekend.
THE regional trial court (RTC) in Valenzuela City dismissed anew the drug charges filed by the Department of Justice (DOJ) against Chinese businessman Chen Julong, alias Richard Tan, and customs broker Mark Taguba and seven others, this time on the ground of forum shopping.
CITING it is one of the cities leading the way toward a smoke-free Metro Manila through their smoke-free ordinance, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) lauded Taguig City for its expressed desire to strictly enforce and implement their City Ordinance Number 15, series of 2017 passed the City Council and approved by City Mayor Lani Cayetano recently.
EDUCATION Secretary Leonor M. Briones on Thursday riterated her petition to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to exempt from withholding taxes the honoraria of teachers during the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections on May 14.
AT least 1,474 personnel of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will be fielded by the agency to help manage traffic flow and provide assistance from May 2 to 6 during the 51st Asian Development Bank (ADB) Annual Meeting of Governors in Mandaluyong City.
EXPRESSING concern on the city’s future professionals, Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte strongly urged hundreds of college graduates not to apply on jobs that do not suit the programs they finished in college.
STRESSING that traffic disasters, such as road crashes leave a big impact on Makati—the country’s financial center and premier destination for urban tourism—Makati Mayor Abigail Binay urged motorists to be more conscious of road and traffic safety.
WORRIED about the worsening traffic in the country’s capital and other key metropolitan areas, Manila Mayor Joseph E. Estrada issued a stern warning he will immediately fire and file a lawsuit against barangay officials, police officers and members of the Manila Traffic and Parking Bureau (MTPB) who will be found protecting illegal terminals and parking operators, as well as those involved in corrupt practices.