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Metro Manila number coding suspended indefinitely

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority indefinitely suspended yesterday the number coding scheme for private and public vehicles, following the declaration of President Duterte of a community quarantine in Metro Manila. “Number coding for private and public vehicles is now lifted starting this hour until further notice,” Assistant Secretary Celine Pialago, MMDA spokesperson, said. She said […]

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Cops on full alert vs COVID

By MARTIN SADONGDONG The Philippine National Police yesterday placed the National Capital Region Police Office, Police Regional Office 3 (Central Luzon), PRO 4-A (Calabarzon), PRO 4-B (Mimaropa), and PRO 5 (Bicol) on full alert status as a proactive measure to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus disease-2019. Police Major Gen. Emmanuel Luis Licup, head […]

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War, humid weather persists

Warm and humid weather will persist in many parts of the country towards the weekend, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration. Weather specialist Loriedin dela Cruz said fewer areas in the northern part of Luzon could feel a slightly cold breeze in the early morning or late evening from the weakening […]

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PH now has 52 confirmed coronavirus cases

There are now 52 confirmed novel coronavirus disease-2019 cases in the country. Three new cases were recorded by the Department of Health yesterday afternoon. The three new confirmed cases were all Filipinos, the DoH said. A 69-year-old Filipina from Quezon City, the country’s 50th confirmed case, is currently admitted at the Medical City after she […]

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2,000 erring PUV drivers suspended

At least 2,000 erring Public Utility Vehicle drivers have been suspended by the Land Transportation Office since November due to multiple traffic violations. LTO Assistant Secretary Edgar Galvante said they have sent show-cause orders and suspended 2,000 PUV drivers with multiple apprehensions. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority had earlier recommended to the LTO to ban […]

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Isko signs ordinance mandating hiring of senior citizens, PWDs

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno has signed an ordinance mandating fastfood restaurants in Manila to hire senior citizens and persons with disabilities. Ordinance No. 8598 states that qualified senior citizens and PWDs will be given work in fast food restaurants in Manila for a maximum of six months. The hired senior citizens and PWDs will work […]

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