Archdiocese of Manila to resume placing ash on foreheads
The Archdiocese of Manila has announced that it would resume the practice of placing ash on people’s foreheads on Ash Wednesday.
NCR’s Covid-19 positivity rate increases to 1.7%
The National Capital Region’s (NCR) seven-day Covid-19 positivity rate increased slightly from 1.6% as of Feb. 11 to 1.7% as of Feb. 18, according to the OCTA Research group.
Makati grenade explosion kills one, injures 3 others
The Southern Police District (SPD) said the grenade blast killed John Al Javier and injured his friends Junnie Boy Dizon, Jay Ar Ardeño, and Ronnie Rivas Mamayabay. The incident happened last Saturday night in Barangay Pembo.
2 roads in Metro Manila to be closed for weekend repairs
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said motorists should use alternate routes as two roads in Metro Manila are set to be closed for weekend reblocking and repairs.
Student discount in LRT-2 returns as ‘Libreng Sakay’ ends
The Light Rail Transit-Line 2 (LRT-2) has resumed implementing a 20-percent discount for student passengers after the expiration of the Libreng Sakay (free rides) program.
Metro Manila malls to shift to 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. operating hours
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Tuesday announced that malls in Metro Manila would operate from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. starting next week in preparation for the Christmas season.
Manila to implement liquor ban in La Salle, San Beda areas for Bar Exams 2022
The City of Manila will be implementing a liquor ban in the vicinities of San Beda University and De La Salle University as a precaution for the November 2022 Bar Examinations.
Libreng Sakay for students set to end on Nov. 5
The program will not be extended but LRTA reminded students that they can still avail of the 20% student discount on LRT line 2 starting November 6.
Vico Sotto resigns from Aksyon Demokratiko
Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto on Wednesday confirmed his resignation from Aksyon Demokratiko, his political party for the past four years.
MMDA to suspend number coding scheme on Undas
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said that it will suspend the expanded number coding scheme on October 31 and November 1 in light of All Saints’ Day or Undas.
MMDA studies setting up PUV stops along Commonwealth Ave
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is studying the possibility of assigning designated stops for public utility vehicles (PUVs) along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City.
MMDA to deploy 1,500 personnel for Undas 2022
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Tuesday said it would deploy 1,500 personnel to ensure the orderliness of this year’s Undas season.
Metro Manila’s Covid-19 positivity rate down to 12.3%
By OCTA Research Team fellow Guido David on Monday reported that the seven-day Covid-19 positivity rate in Metro Manila decreased to 12.3 percent as of Oct. 22.In a tweet, David said the Oct. 22 figure was 2.7 percentage points lower than the 15 percent on Oct. 15.The...
Metro Manila’s Covid-19 positivity rate decreases
By OCTA Research Team fellow Guido David on Tuesday reported that the seven-day Covid-19 positivity rate in Metro Manila decreased to 15 percent as of Oct. 15.In a tweet, David said the Oct. 15 figure was 2.9 percentage points lower than the 17.9 percent on Oct. 8.The...
COA: QC richest PH city for 2nd-straight year
By Quezon City remained the richest city in the Philippines in 2021, the Commission on Audit (COA) said in its report on local government units.According to the COA report, Quezon City had P451 billion in assets in 2021.Quezon City was also the richest city in 2020...
10,000 cops to be deployed for Undas in Metro Manila – NCRPO
Around 10,000 policemen are set to be deployed in Metro Manila to secure the observation of Undas or All Saints’ Day on November 1, the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) said Monday.