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MMDA AXES 2 ENFORCERS IN VIRAL EXTORTION VIDEO

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority has dismissed from service two erring traffic enforcers on a viral video after the investigation found them guilty of extortion and grave misconduct. The two personnel, Edmon Belleca and Christian Malemit, were caught in a video taken and uploaded by Miriel Custodio last April 23 for asking P1,000 bribe money […]

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MMDA SUSPENDS 2 ENFORCERS FOR ALLEGED EXTORTION

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Benhur Abalos has ordered the preventive suspension of two personnel from the agency’s Traffic Discipline Office (TDO) for alleged extortion activities. Abalos served the notice of charge to traffic enforcers Edmon Belleca and Christian Malemit who are both permanent employees of the agency. Belleca and Malemit were placed under […]

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MMDA NEEDS 300 NEW TRAFFIC ENFORCERS – PIALAGO

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is hiring 300 new traffic enforcers to help respond to the agency’s growing responsibilities and needs. MMDA spokesperson Celine Pialago said the hiring is to meet the increasing necessity of a larger workforce for the MMDA and because of vacant positions left by sacked corrupt personnel. “Dagdag po talaga, […]

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MMDA’S POLICE POWER REQUEST IS NOT ABOUT ARMING TRAFFIC ENFORCERS – GARCIA

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) clarified that the “police power” they have requested only meant “legislative powers” to craft effective traffic policies and strengthen the authority of traffic enforcers in sanctioning erring motorists. MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia  made the clarification after Edsa Special Traffic and Transport Zone head Bong Nebrija reportedly asked for police […]

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MMDA PUSHING TO GIVE TRAFFIC ENFORCERS HAZARD PAY – LIM

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is pushing to give its traffic enforcers hazard pay. MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim told around 300 traffic enforcers during their assembly that he will be writing a letter to President Rodrigo Duterte asking for the granting of their hazard pay, in recognition of their efforts in managing traffic along […]

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MMDA FIELD PERSONNEL TO GET 30-MINUTE HEAT STROKE BREAK – LIM

Field personnel of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will get a 30-minute “heat stroke break” until May 31 to cope with the hot weather. MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim has recently signed a memorandum that re-implements the “heat stroke break” policy for on-duty traffic enforcers and street sweepers to protect them from exhaustion, stroke, and […]