Categories
Government

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 […]

Categories
Government

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 […]

Categories
Government

DOWNWARD TREND IN NCR COVID-19 CASES – ABALOS

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Benhur Abalos expressed his gratitude to the collaborative initiatives of the national government, through the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) and local chief executives in Metro Manila, as the OCTA Research recently cited “downward trends” in coronavirus disease cases in all local government […]

Categories
Government

‘NCR PLUS’ TOURISM WORKERS TO GET P5K CASH AID

Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat and Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III disclosed that 67,347 beneficiaries from the National Capital Region (NCR), Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal, collectively known as the NCR Plus, have been approved to receive the one-time P5,000 financial assistance under the DOT-DOLE Cash-For-Work Program of the Bayanihan 2. Of […]

Categories
Government

MOST NCR ESTABLISHMENTS FOLLOW HEALTH PROTOCOLS

The first-quarter report of the Department of Trade and Industry Fair Trade Enforcement Bureau (DTI-FTEB) showed that 94.7% of the business firms and establishments in the National Capital Region (NCR) comply with the government mandated Minimum Health Protocols (MHP). In response to the recent reverting of NCR and its nearby provinces from General Community Quarantine […]

Categories
Politics

VILLANUEVA: WHAT PLAN FOR NCR’S HEALTHCARE SYSTEM?

Senator Joel Villanueva is asking the Department of Health to bare its plan to manage the stress in Metro Manila’s healthcare system as hospitals in the capital region contend with overflow capacity and overstretched manpower. Villanueva, chair of the Senate labor committee, said the government’s crisis managers should consider regrouping and have a “level-headed” assessment […]

Categories
Government

FISH SUPPLY STABILIZES IN METRO MANILA – DA

With increasing supply, galunggong (round scad) currently sells for P180 per kilogram (kg), from P260-280/kg, making the price more affordable. This is according to the daily market price monitoring conducted by the Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) in Metro Manila markets. With the increase in fish unloaded at the Navotas Fish Port Complex, […]

Categories
Government

MINORS IN METRO MANILA TO STAY INSIDE FOR 2 WEEKS

Only individuals aged 18-65 years old are allowed to go outside their residences amid the alarming rising number of COVID-19 cases in Metro Manila. The Metro Manila Council, through the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, is drafting a resolution prohibiting minors, particularly aged 15-17, to go outdoors for a period of two weeks. This will be […]

Categories
Government

LIVE HOGS FROM MINDANAO ARRIVE IN METRO MANILA – DAR

Agriculture Secretary William Dar and Quezon governor David Suarez, along with the “One DA” family and local government officials, witnessed the arrival of 1,350 live hogs from General Santos City (GenSan) and South Cotabato that form part of the “whole-of-nation” measures to increase the supply of pork and reduce prices of pork products in Metro […]

Categories
Government

SUPERMARKETS HELP GOV’T WITH PORK SUPPLY – ABALOS

To better ensure the sufficient supply of pork products, supermarkets are lending the government a helping hand in the distribution and sale of these food items  at their outlets nationwide and in wet markets at the National Capital Region. In his market visits, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Benhur Abalos underscored the importance of […]