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Covid-19 cases in PH clim to 1,075

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The number of confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases in the Philippines climed to 1,075 as of March 28, according to the Department of Health (DOH). The DOH reported 272 new cases on Saturday. "The total number of cases in the...

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Valenzuela launches ‘Market on Wheels'

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Valenzuela City is se to launch its “Market on Wheels” Sunday to bring basic goods, closer to its residents. Under the program, the local government can also “lessen the people in the markets during the community qua...

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DSWD promises cash to 18-million poor families

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The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) assured assistance to 18 million low-income households affected by the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine. “The aid will be given [to those] called poor, they are those who are...

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Isko orders installation of Wi-Fi hotspots in U-belt

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Manila City Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso ordered the Manila City Department of Engineering and Public Works (DEPW) to install 34 new Wi-Fi hotspot terminals along España Boulevard and around the University Belt to provide better internet access to students. Domagos...

Women given free access to Intramuros attractions

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In celebration of the National Women’s Month in March, the Intramuros Administration teamed up with Philippine Commission on Women to offer free entrance for all the female visitors to historical walled city sites namely Fort Santiago, Casa Manila, and Baluarte de San Diego.  To kno...

Manila adopts facial recognition technology 

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Manila Mayor Isko Moreno said the city will deploy facial features recognition technology to help find fugitives and suspects in criminal activities. Moreno also called on victims to help the city by pushing through complaints filed so that suspects are prosecuted and punished accordingly. &l...

Manila rolls out PayMaya-enabled citizen IDs

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Manila started rolling out its citizen ID cards powered by PayMaya to beneficiaries that include senior citizens, persons with disabilities (PWDs), and solo parents in the city, eliminating the need for them to line up at city hall to receive their allowances and other benefits from the local govern...

Isko shows mercy to elderly vendor in Quiapo

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Manila Mayor Isko Moreno opted not to confiscate the goods of an elderly vendor in Plaza Miranda as he displayed compassion and leniency in a moment captured on video. Authorities seized makeshift stalls and products sold along Plaza Miranda on Wednesday evening and among them were the goods o...

Manila still most visited city in the Philippines

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Manila topped the list of places Filipinos visited the most in 2019. According to Agoda’s list, the country’s capital is followed by Cebu, Boracay, Baguio, Palawan, Tagaytay, Davao City, and Bohol, in the Top 8 list and proving that domestic travel remains as the top travel op...

Cyberdyne robots go to Manila

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Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso and Vice Mayor Maria Sheilah "Honey" Lacuna-Pangan met with the representatives of Cyberdyne, a company specialized in utilizing robotics for patients with neurological disorders. Cyberdyne presented one of its products, "HAL"...

Manila jumps 48 spots in 2019 Innovative Cities Index

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Manila climbed 48 spots in the 2019 Innovative Cities index. Manila improved its ranking to the 239th spot from its previous 297th place in 2018. More than 100 indicators were considered in the index including transport, infrastructure, citizen privacy, green architecture, property ...

DILG launches discipline campaign in Manila

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The Department of the Interior and Local Government launched “Disciplina Muna” (Discipline First), a nationwide advocacy campaign to spark the culture of discipline among Filipinos, in cooperation with the city government of Manila. DILG Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya said Disiplina Muna ...

Isko attends climate conference in Korea

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Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso is speaking on climate and air quality conference in Seoul, South Korea.a According to Manila Public Information Office, Moreno went to Korea upon the invitation of former United Nations (UN) Secretary General Bank Ki-moon. He arrived at aro...

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