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MMDA LAUNCHES 2022 ART CONTEST – ARTES

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is inviting Filipino artists to participate in the 2022 MMDA National Art Competition for a chance to showcase their creativity and talent through drawing, painting, and other artistic forms. MMDA Chairman Romando Artes said the National Art Competition is a great opportunity for artists across the country to create and […]

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MARIKINA, TAGUIG LAUDED FOR ANTI-SMOKING DRIVES

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) lauded the cities of Marikina and Taguig for the all-out implementation of their respective anti-smoking ordinances. MMDA Chairman Atty. Romando Artes said the agency recognizes the relentless efforts of Marikina and Taguig in protecting the public from the continuing danger posed by smoking (including vaping and e-cigarettes). Two separate […]

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MMDA TRAFFIC ENFORCERS GET FREE SUNGLASSES – ARTES

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has received a donation of Essilor sunglasses for its traffic enforcers in recognition of their duties, especially during the dry season. MMDA Chairman Romando Artes said the donation from the Essilor Vision Foundation was initiated by former MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos who chaired the agency for a year. During […]

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MMDA ACTIVATES ‘OPLAN METRO ALALAY SEMANA SANTA’

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), in coordination with the Philippine National Police – National Capital Region Police Office and various local government units, traffic bureaus, and other government agencies activated Oplan Metro Alalay Semana Santa 2022 (Oplan M.A.S.S. 2022). Under MMDA’s “Oplan M.A.S.S. 2022,” a total of 2,681 personnel has been deployed starting April […]

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MMDA FIELD WORKERS REHYDRATE WITH SPORTS DRINK

In recognition of their duties especially during this humid season, field personnel of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) received a donation of sports drink and physical fitness lecture to keep them fit and hydrated. The initiative is in support of the agency’s anti-heat stroke break for its on-duty traffic personnel, street sweepers, and all […]

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MMDA AWARDS ART, PHOTOGRAPHY TILT WINNERS

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced the winners of the metro-wide art, photography, and songwriting contests carrying the theme “I Love Metro Manila (MM)” aimed at showcasing the National Capital Region’s growth and development. MMDA Chairman Romando Artes congratulated the winners of the contests launched to raise public awareness about past and recent developments […]

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MMDA GIVES FIELD WORKERS ‘HEAT STROKE BREAKS’

Traffic enforcers and street sweepers of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) are getting an additional 30-minute “heat stroke break” to protect them from illnesses during this summer season’s searing heat. MMDA Chairman Atty. Romando Artes has signed a memorandum circular re-implementing the “heat stroke break” policy to protect field personnel from heat exhaustion, heat […]

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MMDA LEADS SUMMIT FOR NCR ‘NEW NORMAL’ TRAFFIC

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is leading a multi-stakeholder traffic summit to formulate a comprehensive management plan as economic activities continue to open and additional volume of vehicles increases with the de-escalation of COVID-19 quarantine restrictions in the National Capital Region. MMDA Chairman Romando Artes said the traffic summit seeks to craft a unified […]

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MMDA VOWS TO CLEAR METRO MANILA ROADS IN 3 MONTHS

In a span of 30 minutes, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority has issued 23 tickets for illegally parked vehicles while two were towed in a day’s clearing operations along Panay Avenue in Quezon City, which is part of Mabuhay Lane route #1, as the agency continues to ease heavy traffic flow on major thoroughfares, particularly […]

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MMDA, WB CHECK FLOOD MANAGEMENT PROJECTS – ARTES

Project proponents from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) together with representatives from the World Bank conducted field inspections and met to discuss updates on the status of activities initiated by the MMDA under the Metro Manila Flood Management Project (MMFMP). The inspection activity began with a visit to the Vitas Pumping Station in Tondo, […]