Metro Manila to have shorter curfew hours under MECQ

Metro Manila to have shorter curfew hours under MECQ

Metro Manila will have shortened curfew hours starting April 12 as the capital region shifts to modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ).Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Benhur Abalos said that Metro Manila mayors had agreed to implement...

Long queues mark start of cash distribution in QC

Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte on Thursday apologized on ABS-CBN's Teleradyo after a number of recipients did not receive any cash assistance after waiting for hours.This after authorities decided that only 2,000 city residents per day would be given cash assistance,...

Manila residents begin receiving food subsidy

Manila residents begin receiving food subsidy

The distribution of Covid-19 Food Security Program (FSP) food boxes to 700,000 families in Manila for the month of April began today.On Sunday, Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso said Manila residents would receive monthly food subsidies.“Nagsisimula na po ang...

Supreme Court urged to probe red-baiting of Mandaluyong judge

Supreme Court urged to probe red-baiting of Mandaluyong judge

A tarpaulin red-baiting Mandaluyong City Judge Monique Quisumbing-Ignacio found in Metro Manila (Photo courtesy of Rep. Ferdinand Gaite) The Public Interest Law Center has urged the Supreme Court to look into the case of “red-tagged” Mandaluyong judge Monique...

MRT to suspend operations on Holy Week

MRT to suspend operations on Holy Week

The Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT3) management declared that it will suspend its operations during the Holy Week to implement the scheduled maintenance and rehabilitation works in the railway line.

More police deployed as PH sees uptick in Covid-19 cases

More police deployed as PH sees uptick in Covid-19 cases

More policemen have been deployed in areas with rising number of Covid-19 cases as a "national policy," Malacañang said on Friday.In a virtual briefing, Palace spokesman Harry Roque said the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) had issued a directive...

Metro Manila cities impose curfew hours as Covid-19 cases rise

Metro Manila cities impose curfew hours as Covid-19 cases rise

 MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos said on a press briefing that Metro Manila mayors agreed on imposing unified curfew hours as a response to the surge of cases in the region (MMDA Facebook Page) Metro Manila mayors have responded to the surge of Covid-19 infections in the...

LRT-1 reminds passengers to wear face masks properly

LRT-1 reminds passengers to wear face masks properly

Passengers of LRT-1 practice social distancing and safety health protocls. (Light Rail Manila Corporation Facebook page)  The Light Rail Transit Line 1 has reminded its passengers on the proper wearing of face masks as Covid-19 cases rise in Metro Manila.An...

‘Korea Town’ to rise in Malate

‘Korea Town’ to rise in Malate

Manila City Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso with South Korean Ambassador to the Philippines Kim In-Chil on March 9, 2021 at the Manila City Hall to discuss details regarding the soon to open “Korea Town” in Malate. (Manila Public Information Office Facebook...

Localized community lockdowns in effect in QC, Manila

Localized community lockdowns in effect in QC, Manila

Outline of the map of Metro Manila (Wikipedia) Quezon City and Manila placed more areas under strict lockdowns amid a spike in Covid-19 cases, just a day after Palace spokesman Harry Roque said the Philippines was “excellent” in its pandemic response. Quezon City...

Taguig urges residents to get free Covid-19 tests

Taguig urges residents to get free Covid-19 tests

Taguig City is urging residents and others going to and from the city to avail themselves of barangay-based or drive-thru testing, amid rising cases of Covid-19 in the country.The city’s Systematic Mass Approach to Responsible Testing or SMART Testing will be used to...

KyusiPass now required for easier contact tracing

KyusiPass now required for easier contact tracing

Quezon City has required business establishments to use its “KyusiPass” system for contact tracing.The KyusiPass is a computerized contact tracing application that can help businesses keep track of their visitors.“As far as practicable, all business establishments in...

Metro Manila mayors suspend reopening of cinemas, arcades

Metro Manila mayors suspend reopening of cinemas, arcades

National Capital Region mayors have agreed to temporarily suspend the reopening of cinemas and amusement arcades due to the spike of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases, according to Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) chairperson Benhur Abalos.