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RED CROSS, MAKATI GOV’T OPEN 56-BED ISOLATION SITE

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) in partnership with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), The Netherlands Red Cross, and the Makati City government converted unused dormitories at the Makati Science High School (MSHS) into a 56-bed capacity isolation facility that will serve asymptomatic patients from the city. A virtual memorandum […]

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BRIDGE CONNECTING MAKATI-MANDALUYONG 78% COMPLETE – VILLAR

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is on track for the 2021 opening of Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge connecting Estrella Street in Makati City and Barangka Drive in Mandaluyong City. Secretary Mark Villar said the expansion of the Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge, also known as the Rockwell Bridge, into a two-way four-lane bridge is expected to greatly […]

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2,500 MAKATI TEACHERS TO GET LAPTOPS, INTERNET ‘LOAD’ – BINAY

The Makati City government will provide some 2,500 teachers in the city’s public elementary, junior and senior high schools with brand-new laptops as teaching shifts to the “new normal,” Mayor Abigail Binay said. Binay said the laptops are set to be distributed in October, in time for the celebration of World Teachers Day. “Makati City […]

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PAGCOR TO ISSUE GAMING LICENSE ID TO POGO WORKERS IN JANUARY – ONG

A party-list lawmaker stressed the need to establish a system to monitor and identify the growing number of foreign nationals employed in Philippine offshore gaming operations (POGOs) in the country. In an interview, Ang Probinsyano Rep. Ronnie Ong, vice-chair of the House committee on games and amusements, said the Philippine Amusement Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) will […]

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EXTEND TERM OF INCUMBENT BARANGAY OFFICIALS – GO

Senator Bong Go said he has filed a bill in the Senate seeking to extend the terms of incumbent barangay officials to ensure the continuity of their service to their constituents. “Huwag po kayong mag-alala. Isusulong ko po ang pag-extend ng termino ninyo,” Go said during his speech in front of officials and residents of […]