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MMDA BARES NCR TRAFFIC PLANS FOR HOLIDAYS

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced the implementation of traffic management measures to alleviate expected heavier traffic congestion during All Saints’ Day, All Souls’ Day, and the Christmas season. MMDA Acting Chairman Atty. Don Artes said traffic volume in Metro Manila increases during the holidays, thus the necessity to implement effective and sustainable measures […]

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MMDA LAUDS METRO LGUS FOR SMOKE-FREE PARKS

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) commended the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) and the Metro Manila local government units (LGUs) for declaring the facilities under the Adopt-A-Park program as Smoke and Vape-Free areas.  MMDA, in collaboration with the Department of Interior and Local Government, National Youth Commission, The Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Vital Strategies […]

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MMDA, DOLE SIGN PACT FOR DISPLACED NCR WORKERS

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers Program (TUPAD) program which provides temporary employment and support to displaced workers in Metro Manila. MMDA and DOLE, represented by Acting Chairman Atty. Don Artes and […]

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MMDA PREPARED FOR 3-DAY NCR TRANSPORT STRIKE

Contingency plans are in place for the three-day transport strike which will start on July 24, the day of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s second State of the Nation Address (SONA), said the Inter-Agency Task Force Monitoring Team (IATF-MT). Senior Deputy Executive Secretary Hubert Guevarra, MMDA Acting Chairman Atty. Don Artes, and MMDA General Manager Usec. […]

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Politics

CAMPOS BACKS PLAN TO RECYCLE RAINWATER FROM NCR

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s plan to collect, impound and recycle rainwater in Metro Manila for agricultural irrigation use in surrounding provinces has drawn the support of a senior member of Congress. “We are all for it. Assuming the government can establish new large stormwater reservoirs for farm irrigation, then all of Angat Dam’s water reserve […]

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MMDA, METRO LGUS READY FOR SUPER TYPHOON MAWAR

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and the Metro Manila Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (MMDRRMC) are all geared up for the possible onslaught of Super Typhoon “Mawar”. MMDA Acting Chairman and concurrent MMDRRMC Chairperson Atty. Don Artes assured that there is close and prompt coordination among concerned government agencies and Metro Manila local […]

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MMDA, NCR LGUS READY FOR EL NIÑO – ARTES

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said the Metro Manila Disaster Risk Response and Management and Management Council (MMDRRMC) and local government units in Metro Manila are setting up contingency measures in preparation for the looming water crisis and the El Niño phenomenon. MMDA Acting Chairman and concurrent MMDRRMC Chairman Atty. Don Artes said all the […]

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Government

SINGLE TICKETING SYSTEM BEGINS ON MAY 2, SAYS MMDA

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, along with the local government units of Metro Manila, inked a memorandum of agreement and data sharing agreement with the Land Transportation Office before implementing the single ticketing system in the region set on May 2. The signed agreements were for the Metro Manila LGUs interconnectivity with the Land Transportation […]

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DA TAPS ARMY FOR NCR DELIVERIES OF AGRI PRODUCTS

The administration of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has delivered on its commitment to bring agricultural products straight from the farmers to the consumers through a partnership between the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Department of National Defense (DND), which has mobilized the Philippine Army (PA) for this initiative. With the assistance from the PA’s […]

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TRANSPORT STRIKE HAD MINIMAL EFFECT – ARTES

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said the first day of the week-long transport strike opposing the government’s public utility vehicle (PUV) modernization program had a minimal effect on the commuters. MMDA Acting Chairman Atty. Don Artes attributed this to the government’s contingency measures in place to counter the effects of the transport group strike […]