NCR under stricter GCQ until next week, ECQ from Aug. 6 to 20

In an announcement aired over state TV, Palace spokesman Harry Roque said Metro Manila would be under general community quarantine (GCQ) with heightened restrictions from July 30 to Aug. 5, and enhanced community quarantine from Aug. 6 to Aug. 20.

51 Covid-19-infected cops had no interaction with SONA 2021 rallyists

The 51 police officers stationed during President Rodrigo Duterte’s final State of the Nation Address (SONA) who tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) had no physical interaction with protesters, according to the chief of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO).

MMDA: Number coding still suspended

MMDA: Number coding still suspended

The number-coding scheme is still suspended as public utility vehicles will not be able to manage more passengers while keeping the 50-percent passenger capacity rule, the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said on July 15.

MMDA chair wants polluters to clean up rivers

MMDA chair wants polluters to clean up rivers

Instead of imposing penalties on people caught throwing their trash in waterways, they should instead render community service such as doing river cleanups, the head of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said.

Taguig City resumes Sinovac vaccinations

Taguig City resumes Sinovac vaccinations

The Taguig City government resumed Sinovac vaccinations for recipients scheduled for their second dose on Tuesday, a day after announcing that vaccinations would be suspended.

LTO to make 18M motorcycle plates

LTO to make 18M motorcycle plates

The Land Transportation Office (LTO) plans to manufacture 18 million motorcycle plates before the year 2022 ends to catch up with its backlog.