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DOT eyes vaccination of 31,000 Palawan tourism workers
by Ghio Ong - August 5, 2021 - 12:00am
The Department of Tourism has asked the Department of Health to allot 62,000 doses of COVID vaccines for tourism workers in Palawan in a bid to revive the tourism industry in the province.
Vaccinated commuters get free train rides
by Ghio Ong - August 3, 2021 - 12:00am
Fully vaccinated commuters can avail themselves of free rides at the Metro Rail Transit Line 3, Light Rail Transit Line 2 and Philippine National Railways, the Department of Transportation announced yesterday.
Vacationers told: Go home before ECQ
by Ghio Ong - August 3, 2021 - 12:00am
National Capital Region Police Office chief Maj. Gen. Vicente Danao Jr. yesterday appealed to NCR residents vacationing in the provinces to go home ahead of the enhanced community quarantine on Friday.
Mayors to set common policies for ECQ
by Ghio Ong - July 31, 2021 - 12:00am
The mayors of Metro Manila will “synchronize” policies that will be enforced in the metropolis’ 16 cities and one town during the enhanced community quarantine beginning next week, Navotas Mayor...
Man caught with P3.4 million shabu
by Ghio Ong - July 30, 2021 - 12:00am
Anti-narcotics agents arrested a 42-year-old man on Wednesday for alleged possession of around 500 grams of shabu valued at P3.4 million in Quezon City.
Makati restaurant, bar padlocked
by Ghio Ong - July 30, 2021 - 12:00am
The Makati government has ordered the closure of a restaurant and a bar in the city for breaching health and safety protocols.
Pateros residents not wearing mask, shield face arrest
by Ghio Ong - July 30, 2021 - 12:00am
The municipal government of Pateros yesterday warned residents of arrest if they are caught outdoors without face masks or shields.
Monsoon rains flood parts of Metro Manila
by Ghio Ong - July 29, 2021 - 12:00am
Some areas in Metro Manila were flooded yesterday as the habagat or southwest monsoon continued to unleash heavy rains.
Truckloads of trash hauled from Manila Bay
by Ghio Ong - July 27, 2021 - 12:00am
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority collected yesterday two truckloads of garbage from Manila Bay following the habagat or southwest monsoon rains in the past days.
Makati employee nabbed for extortion
by Ghio Ong - July 25, 2021 - 12:00am
A member of the Makati City government’s public safety department was arrested on Thursday after trying to extort at least P200,000 from the owners of two bars that the city government previously shut dow...
Cousins, brods nabbed in drug den
by Ghio Ong - July 25, 2021 - 12:00am
Two cousins and two brothers were arrested in a suspected drug den in Caloocan on Friday night.
Strong quakes rock Calatagan
by Ghio Ong - July 25, 2021 - 12:00am
Two earthquakes that registered magnitude 6.6 and 5.5 were recorded off the coast of Batangas early yesterday morning and were felt as far north as Nueva Ecija.
Makati to start house-to-house COVID-19 vaccination
by Ghio Ong - July 24, 2021 - 12:00am
The Makati City government will start inoculating bedridden residents against COVID-19, Mayor Abby Binay said yesterday.
Navotas launches vax one, take one drive
by Ghio Ong - July 24, 2021 - 12:00am
To convince more residents to get vaccinated, the Navotas City government has launched a program wherein companions of senior citizens who want to receive COVID-19 vaccines will also be vaccinated.
CHR: SONA rallies may be held in freedom parks
by Ghio Ong - July 24, 2021 - 12:00am
Even without a permit from the local government unit, protests during President Duterte’s final State of the Nation Address may still be held in freedom parks such as the one located in front of the Commission...
Fully vaccinated Makati seniors get gift checks
by Ghio Ong - July 23, 2021 - 12:00am
Almost 17,000 elderly residents of Makati have received incentives after completing their two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Weeklong free MRT-3 rides for PWD passengers
by Ghio Ong - July 17, 2021 - 12:00am
The Metro Rail Transit Line 3 will provide free rides for persons with disability starting today until Friday.
Makati shuts down 6 bars over COVID-19 violations
by Ghio Ong - July 17, 2021 - 12:00am
The Makati City government has shut down six bars for violating local laws that enforce health protocols against COVID-19.
Pets now allowed at MRT
by Ghio Ong - July 13, 2021 - 12:00am
Commuters can now bring their pets at the Metro Rail Transit Line 3, the MRT-3 management announced over the weekend.
Overcrowding, super spreader events feared with kids outdoors
by Ghio Ong - July 13, 2021 - 12:00am
After the government allowed children outdoors, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) warned yesterday that overcrowding in open spaces can lead to COVID-19 super spreader events.
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