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VAX BOOSTER VIOLATORS TO BE PENALIZED – ABALOS

The Metro Manila Council (MMC) urged local government units in the National Capital Region to issue executive orders and/or enact ordinances penalizing all persons who are found to be responsible for unauthorized inoculations utilizing government-procured COVID-19 vaccines as booster shots. Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Benhur Abalos, who is also the concurrent chair of […]

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MMDA, MMC TO CRAFT SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES VS COVID-19 – LIM

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and Metro Manila Council (MMC) created a technical working group (TWG) that will formulate uniform policies on social distancing measures to reduce and prevent coronavirus disease (COVID-19) transmission in the National Capital Region (NCR). MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim, who presided over the MMC meeting, said the uniform policies – […]

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NO MORE ‘WINDOW HOURS’ IN MAJOR ROADS, MABUHAY LANES – GARCIA

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has removed the “window hours” for the Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program (UVVRP) or the “number coding” scheme in all major thoroughfares and Mabuhay Lane routes in Metro Manila. This after the MMDA’s policy-making body, Metro Manila Council (MMC), has agreed to standardize the enforcement of the “no window […]

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PH TO BECOME PRODUCTION HUB, EXPORTER OF VEHICLES IN ASEAN – LOPEZ

Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez discussed the potential of the Philippines as a production hub and exporter of vehicles in the ASEAN region with Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) Chief Executive Officer Osamu Masuko. DTI has requested MMC to start producing car models for export as the agency is promoting an export […]

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METRO MANILA MAYORS TO REVIEW HIGH OCCUPANCY VEHICLE TRAFFIC SCHEME – GO

Special Assistant to the President Bong Go said the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is open to amending the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) traffic scheme after receiving mixed reactions during its dry-run on EDSA. In an interview, Go said MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim has confirmed to him that feedback from the public on the HOV […]