Free train rides for gov’t workers on Sept. 19

Free train rides for gov’t workers on Sept. 19

By Government workers are entitled to free rides at the MRT-3, LRT-2, and PNR on Sept. 19 in celebration of the month-long Philippine Civil Service Anniversary, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced on Saturday.The free rides will be part of the Civil...

Metro Manila’s Covid-19 positivity rate may hit new peak—OCTA

Metro Manila’s Covid-19 positivity rate may hit new peak—OCTA

By The OCTA Research Team on Friday noted an increase in Covid-19 positivity rate in Metro Manila and hinted at the possibility of the region hitting a new peak.According to OCTA Research Team’s Dr. Guido David, Metro Manila's positivity rate rose from 12.7 percent as...

MMDA field personnel encouraged to wear masks outdoors

MMDA field personnel encouraged to wear masks outdoors

By The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has encouraged its field personnel working outdoors to continue wearing their face masks amid the national government's new masking policy.MMDA Acting Chairman Carlo Dimayuga III said the continued wearing of...

OCTA: Metro Manila Covid-19 cases down 15%

OCTA: Metro Manila Covid-19 cases down 15%

By Metro Manila's Covid-19 cases saw a 15-percent decrease week-to-week decrease, the OCTA Research Team said on Monday.In a tweet, OCTA fellow Guido David said several Covid-19 indicators of the region saw a slowing down over the past week."The one-week growth rate...

OCTA: Metro Manila’s Covid-19 cases on downward trend

OCTA: Metro Manila’s Covid-19 cases on downward trend

By The OCTA Research Team on Thursday noted that Covid-19 cases in Metro Manila were on a downward trend.In a tweet, OCTA fellow Guido David said the region’s indicators showed a slowing down of the growth in cases."The NCR remains at moderate risk at this time as...

DOTr pushes for more bike facilities in schools

DOTr pushes for more bike facilities in schools

By The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has urged the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) to establish more bike facilities in schools in preparation for the opening of classes.In a statement, Transport Secretary Jaime...

DBM releases P1.4B for Libreng Sakay program

DBM releases P1.4B for Libreng Sakay program

By The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has released P1.4 billion to bolster the implementation of the Libreng Sakay program along the EDSA Carousel Route.The amount will be used to cover costs of service contracting necessary to continue the program."Ito...