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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will suspend the implementation of the number coding scheme on May 1, Labor Day. The agency clarified that the traffic scheme will be implemented on April 27 and 28 because some delegates to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) summit are staying in…

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A young police officer died after he was run over by a truck last Tuesday night in Parañaque City (Metro Manila). A police report said Police Officer 1 JC-Nel Eugenio, 24, who was assigned at the Quezon City Police District (QCPD), died instantly. The truck driver, Virgilio Obregon, immediately surrendered…

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OF the thousands of graduates in Makati City this year, two stood out: Armando Buhay Albes, Sr. and Salvacion Flores Nacario. Albes, 78, and Nacario, 79, caught the eye of Makati Mayor Mar-len Abigail “Abby” Binay who attended graduation ceremonies at the University of Makati (UMak) and the Open High…

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Being detained is not hindrance for a bomb expert to teach his fellow terrorist how to make an improvised bomb. The media learned this after the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) team discovered a paper containing instructions from an Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) member to a fellow terrorist on…

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THE government mobilized on Sunday a 40,000-strong contingent as it started implementing an elaborate security plan for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Leaders’ Summit that will be held this week in Pasay City. The Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) completed their…

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Mayor Edwin Olivarez on Friday said the Parañaque City government is planning to set aside P40 million to build a flea market in a government-owned lot in Aseana compound to solve the illegal use of roads by Baclaran vendors. Olivarez made the disclosure after Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) General…

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Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) General Manager Tomas Orbos on Friday urged the public to report to the agency anyone who extorts money in behalf of the MMDA. “We are also calling on the public to be vigilant and urge them to report such illegal activities to our office so…

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A fire that razed around 80 makeshift houses of as many families caused the collapse of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) transmission tower on Wednesday in Muntinlupa City (Metro Manila). Supt. Gilbert Dolot, chief of the Muntinlupa City Bureau of Fire Protection, said the NGCP transmission tower…

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The 17 mayors of Metro Manila have expressed support for President Rodrigo Duterte’s strong espousal of federalism as a form of government, saying the centralized system of government at present is “defective.” The mayors who compose the Metro Manila Council (MMC) said in a resolution that “the system of the…

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