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Makati lifts number coding on select dates from Christmas to New Year

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MANILA, Philippines—The number coding scheme will be lifted in Makati City from Dec. 24 to 28 then on Dec. 30, 2014 to January 2, 2015.     The Makati City government, however, said that number coding will be in effect on Dec. 29.   On Friday, the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced that it […]

Posted: December 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Shorter LRT, MRT operating hours on Christmas, New Year


Light Rail Transit and Metro Rail Transit employees need a break on holidays too.

Posted: December 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Mayors seek 5-day holiday in Metro during Pope visit


To enhance security and ease traffic flow while allowing more people to join events related to the visit of Pope Francis from Jan. 15 to 19 next year, Metro Manila mayors are requesting President Aquino to declare those dates special nonworking holidays in the capital.

Posted: December 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

PNP enforces no-leave policy for Christmas, New Year


MANILA, Philippines‎–Policemen on duty will no longer be allowed to take a five-day vacation on Christmas and New Year as Philippine National ‎Police (PNP) chief Director General Alan Purisima enforced a “no-leave, no-break” policy from December 15, 2014, to January 10, 2015. The policy is part of the PNP’s “Ligtas Paskuhan 2014″ operation to deter […]

Posted: December 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Palace mulls declaration of holiday for papal visit

Pope Francis attends a holy liturgy celebrated by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, at the Patriarchal Church of St. George in Istanbul, Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014. AP

A Malacañang official on Sunday said that the government is considering to declare a five-day holiday to coincide with the state and apostolic visit of Pope Francis in the country on January 15 to 19 next year.

Posted: November 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »