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MAYORS AGREE TO KEEP NCR UNDER ALERT LEVEL 3

Metro Manila mayors have unanimously agreed to keep the region under COVID-19 Alert Level 3 amid the uptick in virus infection cases. In a press briefing, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority and concurrent Metro Manila Council Chairman Benhur Abalos noted that the healthcare utilization rate (HCUR) in the metropolis between January 8 and January 9 only […]

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DPWH PUSHES FOR A CLEAN, GREEN METRO MANILA

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Roger Mercado is marshaling for support to his advocacy to clean up and green up the National Capital Region (NCR). Mercado said that the campaign to revitalize the center islands of roads coupled with the strategy to instill a cleanliness discipline will make a healthier Metropolis that […]

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MAYORS LIMIT MOBILITY OF UNVAXXED IN NCR — MMDA

Metro Manila mayors composing the Metro Manila Council (MMC) have agreed to impose enhanced restrictions on individuals who are unvaccinated against COVID-19 amid rising coronavirus cases in the National Capital Region. Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Benhur Abalos said MMDA Resolution No. 22-01 urges the Metro Manila local government units to enact their respective […]

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NCR MAYORS TO SEND P100-M AID TO ‘ODETTE’ VICTIMS

Adopting the “We Vax as One” concept, Metro mayors have unanimously agreed to release P100 million to help local government units (LGUs) in the Visayas and Mindanao areas affected by Typhoon Odette. The Metro Manila Council (MMC), through a resolution, will release the fund from the savings of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA). “We […]

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MMDA GIVES FLOOD RESPONSE TRAINING IN NCR – ABALOS

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) conducted a Flood Incident Response Safety Training (F.I.R.S.T.) in the northern portion of Metro Manila and Luzon. A total of 404 responders from the 17 local government units of the National Capital Region, Southern Police District-Taguig City, and Metro Bataan Development Authority participated in the training held in the […]

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METRO MAYORS WANT FACE SHIELDS SCRAPPED – ABALOS

Local chief executives of Metro Manila will recommend to the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases to lift the order of mandatory wearing of face shields except for some places that are critical. MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos said that the face shields can be removed except for areas such as hospitals, […]

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MMC LIFTS CURFEW HOURS IN METRO MANILA – ABALOS

The Metro Manila Council (MMC) approved a resolution, lifting the prevailing standardized and unified curfew hours in the National Capital Region starting November 4. According to MMDA Resolution No. 21-25, the lifting of the curfew hours from 12 midnight to 4 am will complement the adjustment of mall operating hours to provide both mall-goers and […]

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ALL NCR CEMETERIES WELL-PREPARED FOR UNDAS – MMDA

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Chairman Benhur Abalos inspected cemeteries in Metro Manila two days before its closure for this year’s observance of Undas. Abalos visited Manila North Cemetery in Manila and Garden of Life Park in Mandaluyong to check their compliance to the Inter-agency Task Force on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) guidelines […]

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VEGETABLES ARRIVE IN NCR FROM MARING-HIT PROVINCES

At least 180 metric tons of assorted vegetables from the typhoon Maring-affected provinces in the Cordillera Administrative Region, Cagayan Valley, and Bicol were delivered to the Balintawak Cloverleaf Market in Quezon City recently. This is in line with the efforts of the government, under the Department of Agriculture (DA), to ensure the availability and affordability […]

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NCR ALERT LEVEL 3 STATUS TO BOOST TOURISM – DOT

The decision to resume staycations and expanding the capacity of restaurants is a big boost to tourism-oriented establishments that will result in the restoration of jobs of displaced tourism workers as the holiday season approaches.  Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat made this statement as the Department of Tourism (DOT) welcomed the decision of the Inter-Agency Task […]