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PASAY QUARANTINE FACILITIES STILL OK – MERCADO

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Roger Mercado inspected an operational modular health facility suitable for mandatory quarantine put up by DPWH National Capital Region (NCR) in Pasay City. “We are checking if facilities, after months of use, remain conducive to people experiencing mild symptoms or if we need to undertake preventive maintenance […]

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LIBERTAD STP TO IMPROVE MANILA BAY WATER QUALITY

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is hopeful that the soon to rise Libertad sewage treatment plant (STP) and wastewater interceptor will further improve the water quality of Manila Bay. “The current fecal coliform level in Libertad Outfall 1 is at 160 million MPN (most probable number) per 100 ml (milliliters). But with […]

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GROUND BROKEN FOR PASAY SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT

Ground was broken by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) for the construction of a sewage treatment plant (STP) and wastewater interceptor in Pasay City that will help address the problem of wastewater discharge that contributes to the pollution in Manila Bay. In the activity, DENR […]

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3 QUARANTINE FACILITIES READY IN PASAY – VILLAR

Three isolation facilities for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients were recently completed by the Department of Public Works and Highways in Pasay City. DPWH Secretary Mark Villar and Isolation Czar said that three facilities are: the WMall Quarantine Facility with 160-bed capacity; the Folk Arts Theater with 20-unit rooms; and the Pasay City Sports Complex Quarantine Facility […]

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SENATE SUSPENDS SESSION FOR SEA GAMES, BUDGET BICAM – ZUBIRI

The Senate has decided to suspend its sessions in view of the country’s hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games and the Bicameral Conference Committee deliberations on the proposed P4.1-trillion 2020 budget. In explaining the week-long work suspension, Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri said Senate work was automatically suspended starting December 2, Monday, […]

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MMDA, LGUS CLEAR BACLARAN STREETS – GARCIA

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and the local chief city executives of Pasay and Parañaque recently teamed up in clearing the streets in Baclaran of illegal street vendors in compliance to the order of President Rodrigo Duterte to reclaim all public roads being used for private purposes. MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim, MMDA General Manager Jojo […]