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Manila download speed vs. Cebu

Manila download speed 73% faster than in Cebu

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Mobile broadband users in Metro Manila have much faster download speed compared to their counterparts in Cebu or Davao, according to analytics firm Opensignal. Opensignal said that in its analysis of download and upload speed experience in five of t...

Pasig increases allocation fund for medicine

Pasig mayor eyes 3-fold hike in medicine budget

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Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto proposed a three-fold increase in the city’s budget for medicines for 2020 to ensure wider access for patients. In a Facebook post, Sotto shared that he wants the budget for medicine to be raised to P253.5 million from t...

libreng sakay buses in commonwealth

QC launches 'Libreng Sakay' along Commonwealth Ave.

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Commuters waiting for buses along Commonwealth Avenue no longer have to occupy one side of the highway to catch a ride. The Quezon City government has launched a “Libreng Sakay” program where commuters can ride buses for free going to ED...

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Isko opens Tondo access road

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A new access road in Manila was opened to public which would benefit thousands of students from two schools in Tondo. Manila Mayor Isko Moreno led the opening of Alvarado Extension in Tondo, Manila, which used to be an area closed to public and merely relegated to private use. The street lights an...

Jollibee agrees to hire Manila seniors, PWDs

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Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC), the largest fast food operator in the Philippines, on Friday signed an agreement with the local government of Manila to hire senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWDs) for their stores located in the city. Jollibee Foods Corp. vowed to hire 78 senior citi...

Maynilad announces water interruptions in Sampaloc

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Maynilad announced on its Facebook page that certain parts of Sampaloc, Manila will experience water interruptions from 4 p.m. of Thursday (August 29) to 10 a.m. of Friday (August 30). The barangays in Sampaloc that will experience water interruption are: 429, 432, 436, 439, 447, 448, 449, 450, 451...

Manila reduces real property tax by 20%

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Manila City Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso on Thursday, August 22, signed an ordinance reducing the real property tax in the nation's capital by 20%. Domagoso signed Ordinance No. 8567 which grants a 20% reduction on the incremental real property taxes on all classes. The May...

Isko Moreno wants tougher meat inspections

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Manila City Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso asked the Veterinary Inspection Board (VIB) to intensify its routine meat inspections in the nation's capital. During an urgent broadcast of #TheCapitalReport, Domagoso said he has also requested the VIB to deploy checkpoints at piers...

2 Manila barangays miss deadline for road inventories

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Two village executives in the nation’s capital will undergo investigation after they failed to submit their respective road inventories, the local government of Manila bared. According to Julius Leonen, Chief of the Manila Public Information Office, two barangays out of 896 barangays in Manil...

Manila's free WiFi kiosk renamed ‘MNLKonek’

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The Manila City government has renamed its free wifi and charging kiosk from "ISKOnek” to "MNLKonek" in compliance with Mayor Isko Mereno's campaign against glorifying politicians. The wifi hotspot and charging station, which was unveiled on Wednesday, was initially ca...

Martha Stewart tours Manila

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Celebrity chef and entrepreneur Martha Stewart toured some of Manila's landmarks before speaking to a group of businessmen at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Hotel. Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat and Manila Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso accompanied the American lifestyle expert and television ...

800 Manila inmates receive alternative education diplomas

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A total of 820 inmates of the Manila City Jail received diplomas to signify the completion of their studies under the Alternative Learning School (ALS) system. This is part of the reformation program of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology that promotes education among inmates or so-called pe...

Isko berates MPD Station 9 policemen

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Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso berated policemen at Manila Police District (MPD) Station 9 for failing to address an illegal terminal near the Ospital ng Maynila early Sunday. As the Manila Mayor was doing his rounds, he noticed that several tricycles were lined up near t...