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ROXAS BLVD SECTION CLOSED STARTING JAN. 15 – MMDA

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced that the southbound portion of Roxas Boulevard will be closed to vehicular traffic starting at 6 a.m. on Saturday, January 15, to give way to the repair of the damaged box culvert of Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in front of Libertad Pumping Station in Pasay […]

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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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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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ROXAS BOULEVARD PORTION TO BE CLOSED FOR 3 MONTHS

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) inspected the Manila International Container Terminal (MICT) in Tondo, Manila following the imminent closure of a portion of Roxas Boulevard to give way to the repair of the damaged box culvert of Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). During the inspection, MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos met with officials […]

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MMDA SENDS WATER PURIFICATION TEAM TO S. LEYTE

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has deployed a water purification team to Southern Leyte as the province faced a critical drinking water shortage following the onslaught of Typhoon Odette. MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos said access to clean water is vital during normal conditions and more particularly in times of emergencies. “I hope they will […]

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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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MMFF TO STAGE 1ST FLUVIAL PARADE OF STARS’

The Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) will hold its first-ever Fluvial Parade of Stars that will highlight the beauty of Pasig River as it resumes this year, following the opening of cinemas and easing of quarantine restrictions in the metropolis. The fluvial parade, set on December 19, will feature ferry boats which will serve as […]

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MMDA LAUDS MALABON CITY’S ANTI-SMOKING ORDINANCE

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has expressed its utmost support to the initiatives of the local government of Malabon with regards to its anti-smoking implementation. Malabon City has been implementing its City Ordinance No. 14-2018 which bans smoking (including vape and e-cigarettes) in certain public spaces, government buildings, schools, hospitals, and in public vehicles […]

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‘NUMBER CODING’ IN METRO MANILA RESUMES – ABALOS

Effective December 1, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will reimplement the Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program (UVVRP) or the number coding scheme during rush hour in the afternoon on Mondays to Fridays, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., except on holidays. This was after the Metro Manila Council (MMC) approved a resolution on the […]