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DSWD shifts from cash aid to free rice distribution

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The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is currently devising its approach to the shift from cash to rice allocation for its 4.4 million Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries. DSWD Undersecretary for Special Concern...

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DA launches 'Kadiwa' project in Manila

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The Department of Agriculture (DA) launched on Monday a "Kadiwa" grocery outlet that would sell fruits, vegetables, and meat products at reasonably low prices at the inner court of Manila City Hall. Mayor Francisco “Isko” Moreno Domagoso said the Kadiwa project is a "...

Quinta market operator pays P4.9 million to Manila

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A company that administers Quinta Market in Manila has paid P4.9 million out of its’ P11.16-million obligation to the city that was accumulated over the last two years. Marketlife Management and Leasing Corporation gave the check, two days after Manila Mayor Isko Moreno on Tuesday said t...

Market operator pays P14.38 million debt to Manila

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One of the operators of public markets in Manila, XRC Mall Developers Inc., settled a P12.9 million portion of its P14.38-million debt, a day after Manila Mayor Isko Moreno gave them 72 hours to settle their unpaid obligations. “I hope this will not happen and I will not allow this ...

Five public markets owe Manila P25.54 million

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Manila Mayor Isko Moreno asked two companies operating five public markets in the city to pay P25.54 million in unpaid taxes. “Itong companies XRC Mall Developers Inc. and Marketlife Management and Leasing Corporation… sila ay hindi nagbabayad sa siyudad ng Maynila for the past two...

Manila to reduce real estate tax by 40% in 3 years

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Real estate tax in Manila will go down by 40 percent in the next three years, according to Manila Mayor Isko Moreno. Moreno said the city government passed an ordinance that would cut real estate tax rates in the nation’s capital by 40 percent over three years to make collections mo...

Mayor Isko to go after cargo trucks looters 

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Manila Mayor Isko Moreno has promised to go after gangs that steal goods loaded on trucks passing through the Port Area. “Those who loot moving trucks got my attention already so pagpupuyatan ko sila,” Moreno was quoted as saying. At the same time, he asked truck operators to monitor t...

Business permits down to 1-day process

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Starting July 22, Manileños applying for business permits will finally get their papers in just one day. Creating a one-stop-shop catering to applications for business permits under Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso executive order, this is expected to promote the eas...

Skyway Stage 3 partially open this July

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Motorists will soon be able to use a portion of the multibillion-peso Metro Manila Skyway Stage 3 this month with the opening of the Plaza Dilao ramp in the City of Manila, the Department of Public Works and Highways said Friday. Public Works Secretary Mark A. Villar said the construction of the 18...

Megaworld launches Chinatown Museum

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Megaworld Corp. on Friday opened to the public the first museum dedicated solely to the history of Binondo, one of the world’s oldest Chinatowns. The 1,500-square-meter Chinatown Museum, located inside the Lucky Chinatown Mall in Binondo, Manila, is the property developer’s second museu...

Manila port extends operating hours

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Operating hours at the Manila International Container Port have been extended to facilitate more transactions, a port official said Monday. Lawyer Erastus Sandino Austria, port district collector, said the port would be rendering overtime from April 22 until the end of the month. Austria urged Cus...