By Nestor Corrales
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 […]
By Julliane Love De Jesus
Light Rail Transit and Metro Rail Transit employees need a break on holidays too.
By Maricar Brizuela
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.
By Julliane Love de Jesus
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 […]
By Aries Joseph Hegina
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.