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PH bullish about topping 30th SEA Games 

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Philippine SEA Games Organizing Committee chairman and House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano said the Philippines will likely top this year's Southeast Asian Games. "Nagdadasal kami (We're praying). We're hoping and giving our support n...

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Senate seeks review of K-12 program in 2020

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Senator Sherwin Gatchalian, chairman of the Senate Committee on Basic Education, Arts and Culture, is pushing for a joint congressional oversight review of the K to 12 program by January 2020. "The K-12 program is a massive historical educ...

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UST defeats UP to face Ateneo in UAAP championship

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University of Santo Tomas defeated University of the Philippines twice in the UAAP men's basketball playoffs to earn the right to face Ateneo de Manila University in the finals. UST posted a dramatic 68-65 win over UP on Wednesday night at ...

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GSIS lends P1.18 billion to Mandaluyong City government employees

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State pension fund Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) has allocated P1.18 billion in loan transfer for 2,371 GSIS members in the Mandaluyong City. GSIS chairman and acting president and general manager Rolando Ledesma Macasaet and Mandaluyong Mayor Carmelita “Menchie” Abalos sig...

Mandaluyong's Hall of Justice annex building completed

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed the construction of the four-story Hall of Justice Annex Building in Barangay Plainview, Mandaluyong City. DPWH National Capital Region (NCR) Director Ador G. Canlas said the completion of the building is expected to fasten judic...

Mandaluyong Bridge to be closed on Saturday

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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...

Abalos family take key Mandaluyong positions

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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

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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...

Estrella-Pantaleon bridge alternate routes

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The public was reminded by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Monday to use designated alternate routes starting January 19 with the closure of Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge or the “Rockwell Bridge.” Reconstruction will last for 30 months as the government will make con...