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PRC aids 1,634 during this year’s ‘Traslacion’

A total of 1,634 persons were given medical help by the Philippine Red Cross during the “Traslacion” or procession of the well-venerated image of the Black Nazarene in Manila last Jan. 9. The PRC said 27 were brought to nearby hospitals for sustaining “major injuries.” A total of 62 major cases were aided by the […]

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NCRPO: Terror suspect nabbed in Quiapo

The National Capital Region Police Office yesterday announced  the arrest of an alleged terrorist in Quiapo, Manila. In a statement sent to reporters, NCRPO chief Director Guillermo Eleazar said the suspect, identified as Jeran Aba, alias “Paito Pangadaman Liwal’g” and “Abu Sinan,” an alleged member of the Dawlah Islamiyah, an Islami State-inspired terror group based […]

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PNP asks devotees to behave properly during ‘Traslacion’

  The Philippine National Police on Monday appealed to the millions of devotees expected to attend the traditional “Traslacion” or the procession of the revered image of the Black Nazarene from the Quirino Grandstand to the Quiapo Church in Manila to observe proper behavior and respect the sanctity of the religious activity. PNP chief, Director […]

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Several prohibitions will be implemented in Manila as the Traslacion or Black Nazarene procession approaches, the Manila Police District reminded the public yesterday. A list released by MPD director Senior Supt. Vicente Danao Jr. said the zero vendor policy will take effect in all processional routes at 12:01 a.m. Monday. Atty. Ericson Alcovendaz, city administrator, had earlier said that […]

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It’s final! The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority will impose stiffer fines for illegal parking and yellow lane violations starting tomorrow. Celine Pialago, MMDA spokesperson, said yesterday the implementation of stiffer fines will surely push through. “We will 100 percent implement it. No more holiday breaks and excuses for violators, full implementation of higher penalties for illegal parking, obstruction, and […]

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Taguig city gov’t pays debts

The Taguig City government ended 2018 on a high note as it officially became a debt-free local government unit for 2019. A total of P1,226,609,848 in loans plus P388,859,293 in interest was incurred under the previous administration which Taguig Mayor Lani Cayetano’s administration fully paid as of Dec. 7, 2018, said Atty. Voltaire Enriquez, officer […]

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