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NCR MAYORS ENFORCE COVID ALERT SYSTEM – ABALOS

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) inspected a number of private establishments in cities of Mandaluyong and San Juan at the start of the pilot implementation of the COVID 19 Alert Level 4 in the National Capital Region. MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos, with San Juan City Mayor Francis Zamora and Mandaluyong City Mayor Menchie Abalos, […]

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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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LET LGUS DECIDE ON QUARANTINE STATUS — ABANTE

Let the leaders on the ground––local government unit (LGU) chiefs––determine their quarantine status. “LGU executives are in the best position to assess the situation on the ground and to decide on how to implement whatever measures they believe are necessary to contain the virus in their localities,” said Deputy Speaker Benny Abante Jr. Metro Manila […]

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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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40 NCR YOUNG FARMERS GET P50K CAPITAL FROM DA

Forty young farmers and agripreneurs from the National Capital Region (NCR) will each receive P50,000 as start-up capital to implement their proposed agribusiness ventures through the Young Farmers Challenge Fund of the Department of Agriculture (DA). The DA-Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Service (AMAS) recognized the NCR provincial level winners of the Young Farmers Challenge, who […]

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MORE THAN 70% NCR TOURISM WORKERS VACCINATED – DOT

More than 70% of tourism frontliners in Metro Manila working in DOT-accredited quarantine facilities, isolation facilities, multiple-use hotels, and staycation hotels, under the A1 and A4 vaccination groups have been vaccinated against COVID-19, Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat reported. A total of 19,315 out of 26,745 or 72% of tourism frontliners from the 16 cities and […]

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THERE IS ENOUGH FOOD DURING ECQ, MECQ – DAR

“There is enough food for everyone.” This is the assurance of Agriculture Secretary William Dar to consumers in the National Capital Region (NCR) and other major consumption areas nationwide, with President Duterte’s recent declaration of General Community Quarantine (GCQ) subject to heightened restrictions, from July 30, 2021 to August 5, 2021, and Enhanced Community Quarantine […]

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METRO MANILA READY FOR RAINY SEASON – ABALOS

As typhoon cyclone wind signal number one was hoisted in Metro Manila recently, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority inspected its biggest pumping station, Tripa de Gallina, in Pasay and revetment wall at Provident Village in Marikina City. MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos and Mandaluyong City Mayor Menchie Abalos have met with NBI Officer-in-Charge Director Eric Distor […]

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MMDA LAUNCHES ‘METRO BAYANIHAN: I ❤️ MM’ – ABALOS

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority vowed to ramp up efforts to beautify and sanitize the metropolis amid the pandemic and before the rainy season starts as it begun a clean-up of Estero de Tripa de Gallina in Manila. Dubbed as “Metro Bayanihan: I ❤️️ MM”, the project includes intensified sidewalk clearing operations, cleaning of waterways, anti-littering […]