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MMDA anti-jaywalking unit probed for fake receipts issued to jaywalkers

The Anti-Jaywalking Unit of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority is now under investigation following the discovery of fake receipts being issued to jaywalkers last Monday. The modus operandi, according to MMDA spokesperson Celine Pialago, was discovered when a pregnant woman did not pay on the sixth floor of MMDA building on EDSA in Makati City where […]

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DoH declares nat’l dengue alert

The Department of Health yesterday declared a national dengue alert for the first time due to the “rapidly” increasing number of dengue cases reported in several regions across the country. “This is the first time we’re declaring a national alert. The objective is very clear, we want to raise awareness among the public and more […]

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‘Fake cop’ nabbed for duping police applicant

Amid the recruitment spree in the Philippine National Police (PNP), a 59-year-old man tried to make money out of the police applicants by posing as an “influential” cop who could get anyone hired. But the happy days of Robel Yap Canlas ended on Sunday after he was arrested for allegedly duping a female police applicant […]

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LPA intensifies, becomes ‘Falcon,’ could make landfall in Cagayan tomorrow

(UPDATED) The low-pressure area off the Philippine Sea has intensified into tropical depression “Falcon,” the first tropical cyclone in the country this month, and could make landfall over extreme Northern Luzon tomorrow. Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration weather specialist Chris Perez said tropical cyclone wind signal No. 1 may be raised over some […]

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Isko receiving death threats, close ally reveals

Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso is barely two weeks in office but he has been receiving death threats as a result of his efforts to bring back the city roads and streets back to the people of Manila. Manila Councilor Manuel “Letlet”  Zarcal, a close associate of the mayor, disclosed that the death threats, coming […]

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‘Habagat’ to fill up Angat Dam

Rains have remained elusive for Angat Dam in Norzagaray, Bulacan for more than a week, but a re-enhanced southwest monsoon or “habagat” could help the water reservoir in its gradual recovery. As of yesterday morning, Angat Dam’s water level was 159.15 meters, further down from 159.45 meters last Saturday. The low-level outlet of Angat Dam […]

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