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NCR MAYORS: EASE RESTRICTIONS ON FULLY VAXXED

The Metro Manila Council (MMC) urged the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) to consider easing of COVID-19 guidelines for fully-vaccinated individuals in the National Capital Region to bolster economic activities in the region. Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Benhur Abalos, who is also the concurrent chair of the […]

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MMDA JOINS OPLAN BALIK ESKWELA – ABALOS

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority inspected schools in Quezon City and Caloocan in support of the Department of Education’s Oplan Balik Eskwela 2021 for the upcoming school year. MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos inspected Doña Juana Elementary School in Barangay Holy Spirit, Quezon City and Silanganan Elementary School in Barangay Bagong Silang, Caloocan. According to Abalos, […]

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NCR MAYORS ADOPT ‘VAX AS ONE’ – ABALOS

The Metro Manila Council (MMC) have agreed to adopt the “Vax as One” Concept to accelerate COVID-19 vaccination rollout in Metro Manila aimed towards population protection. Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and concurrent MMC Chairman Benhur Abalos said the priority areas would be Metro Manila and then the four nearby provinces such as Cavite, Bulacan, […]

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MMC: IATF TO DECIDE ON NCR QUARANTINE STATUS

The Metro Manila Council (MMC) will defer to the decision of the Inter-agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) on the next community quarantine status to be implemented in the National Capital Region. Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) chairman Benhur Abalos said the decision of the Metro Manila mayors who are […]

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NBI TO PROBE ‘NO VAX, NO AYUDA’ FAKE NEWS – ABALOS

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) asked the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to investigate the spread of fake news and misinformation that those who have not been vaccinated against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) shall not be given “ayuda” and/or benefits. MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos said news circulating regarding the distribution of ayuda at the […]

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NCR STARTS 8PM-4AM ECQ CURFEW HOURS – ABALOS

The Metro Manila Council (MMC) has ordered the enforcement of an 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. curfew while the National Capital Region (NCR) remains under the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos said the adjustment in curfew hours was approved unanimously by the 17 Metro Manila mayors following the rising number of COVID-19 […]

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MMDA AUTOMATES PAYMENTS FOR TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, in partnership with the Landbank of the Philippines and CIS BAYAD CENTER, INC., launched a cashless payment system, in a bid to automate collection of fines and penalties for all kinds of violations of traffic rules and regulations. During the project launch, MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos underscored the advantages of […]

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MANILA BAY CLEANUP YIELDS 2 TRUCKLOADS OF TRASH

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Benhur Abalos personally supervised the agency’s cleanup operations at Manila Bay, as an influx of trash was swept into the bay due to heavy rains in the past days brought by southwest monsoon. At least 70 personnel from MMDA Metro Parkways Clearing Group were deployed to clean Manila Bay. […]

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MANDALUYONG GETS NEW PUMPING STATION – ABALOS

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority inaugurated the Aglipay Bridge Pumping Station in Mandaluyong to address the flooding problem in low lying nearby communities. MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos led the inaugural ceremony of the new pumping station in Aglipay Street, Barangay Poblacion that will serve and benefit the areas of Boni Avenue and F. Ortigas St. […]

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MMDA REOPENS DARIO BRIDGE U-TURN SLOT – ABALOS

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has reopened the Dario Bridge U-turn slot in Quezon City to help ease traffic congestion on the northbound lanes of EDSA. MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos said the reopening of U-turn slot at Dario Bridge aims to decongest traffic and reduce motorists’ travel time in the area. “This would benefit […]