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MODIFIED ‘CODING’ SHOULD NOT HINDER ECONOMY

The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) should ensure that the proposed modified Unified Vehicle Volume Reduction Program (UVVRP) or number coding scheme could address the economic cost of congested Metro Manila traffic under Alert Level 1. This was the call from Senator Joel Villanueva after the MMDA posted its proposals to modify the traffic coding […]

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DRAW UP PLAN TO DECONGEST HOSPITALS – VILLANUEVA

Senator Joel Villanueva is requesting the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) to expand its enhanced community quarantine directives for Mega Manila with an “urgent plan” to save hospitals from being “completely overwhelmed” by COVID-19 cases. “Hospitals are hanging ‘No admission for COVID patients’ signs,” Villanueva said. “Sa isang pasyenteng naghihingalo, ito na po ang pinakamasakit mong […]

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DOT, DENR, DILG TO INSPECT BAGUIO CITY FOR REHAB – ROMULO-PUYAT

The Department of Tourism (DOT), together with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), is set to inspect Baguio City and prepare for its rehabilitation. Under the initiative, Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat will visit Burnham Park, Wright Park, Mines View Park, Baguio City’s sewage […]

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FAST TRACK THE REOPENING OF SUBIC BAY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT – GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon called for a deep sense of urgency to reopen the Subic Bay International Airport (SBIA) and finally fulfill the full conversion of former US bases in Central Luzon for the country’s use. Gordon, who envisioned and led the successful conversion of the former US bases in Subic and Clark as free ports, […]