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Solons file bills to make cities, towns walkable

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time5 days ago

Several lawmakers have filed bills that propose to make all towns and cities in the Philippines walkable. Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers filed House Bill 504 or the proposed “Sidewalks and Public Roads Use Act” to regulate the...

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Water Advisory: 20,000 QC households to experience supply disruption

account_balanceQuezon City access_time5 days ago

Manila Water will undertake power supply transfer activities at its Luzon Water Treatment Plant which will result in low pressure to no water service affecting over 20,000 households, commercial and business establishments in three barangays in Quezo...

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DILG chief tells cops not to receive gifts

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Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año said that police officers will be held criminally and administratively liable if they receive or solicit gifts of monetary value from people they serve or transact wi...

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Mandaluyong Bridge to be closed on Saturday

chrome_reader_modeAugust 09, 2019 loyalty

The Sevilla Bridge in Mandaluyong  City will be closed to traffic on Saturday to make way for the installation of coping beams of the Metro Manila Skyway Stage 3. The contractor will move two 180 tonner cranes to be used for the installation of the coping beams. The bridge, connecting the cit...

Abalos bares plans for second term

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Mandaluyong Mayor Carmelita “Menchie” Abalos on Saturday said she would focus on education and pending development projects in the city during her second term in office. “My second term will focus on education and, at the same time, projects that are pending completion,” Aba...

3 nabbed in Mandaluyong drug busts

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Agents of the National Capital Region Police Office and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency on Monday arrested three alleged drug couriers and seized a kilogram of suspected shabu in Mandaluyong City. NCRPO chief Maj. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar said Raihana Pontino, Aliola Sultan, and Jassir Pangaga...

Mandaluyong El Tigre eyes ex-Ginebra stars for next MPBL season

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The new Mandaluyong team in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League is eyeing former Ginebra stars and former PBA MVPs Willie Miller and Jayjay Helterbrand to play for them in the next season. Team owner Banjo Calpito said they were looking to tap these two former PBA stars with the intention of ...

Abalos family take key Mandaluyong positions

chrome_reader_modeMay 17, 2019 loyalty

Three members of the Abalos family have secured three top positions in Mandaluyong City in the recently concluded 2019 midterm elections. Incumbent Mayor Carmelita “Menchie” Abalos of Partido Demokratikong Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan defeated her challenger, independent candidate Florencio ...

Water returns to most of Mandaluyong

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Water is now flowing in most barangays in Mandaluyong City despite the water supply shortage, a local government official said on Saturday. “Most of the barangays in Mandaluyong now have water,” said Jimmy Isidro, the city’s public information office head. “There are only ab...

Mandaluyong to declare state of calamity due to water woes

chrome_reader_modeMarch 15, 2019 loyalty

The Mandaluyong City government is set to declare a state of calamity to address the ongoing water crisis in the city, a local official said on Thursday. “We are now collating barangay resolutions asking the city council to declare a state of calamity in Mandaluyong,” said city public i...

Mandaluyong top cop calls for orderly water distribution

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The chief of police in Mandaluyong City on Thursday issued a stern warning to residents who sow chaos during the distribution of water to barangays affected by the ongoing water crisis, saying he would not hesitate to have them arrested. “If you create disorder during the distribution, you wi...

Deploy static water tanks to parched barangays, Manila Water urged

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The Mandaluyong City government has asked Manila Water to deploy water tanks in affected barangays of the city. “We asked them to supply the barangays with static tanks. Our firetrucks can fill the tanks with water, which residents can then access for their needs,” said Jimmy Isidro, ci...

American fugitive arrested in Mandaluyong

chrome_reader_modeMarch 07, 2019 loyalty

Bureau of Immigration operatives have arrested in separate operations two Americans wanted by United States federal authorities on charges of assault and battery. Immigration commissioner Jaime Morente identified the Americans as William Schweizer, 32, who was arrested inside his unit at the Tivoli...