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QC plans drug test for village chiefs

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Because some Quezon City barangay (village) officials are allegedly “hooked” on illegal drugs, the city government is considering to require them to undergo drug testing.

Posted: April 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Iloilo folk protest another tree-cutting plan

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Environmentalists and local officials are protesting a plan to cut or uproot decades old trees in one of the city’s landmark streets to give way to a road-widening project.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

NPA rebels attack Apex Mining compound in Compostela Valley

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Communist rebels on Thursday attacked a big mining firm in Maco, Compostela Valley, burning vehicles and equipment, police and local officials said.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Phone scam persists: ‘Hello, this is Mayor Binay’

The Makati City government on Saturday renewed warnings against an impostor claiming to be Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay Jr. who had been calling residents and business owners to solicit donations for needy children or calamity victims.

Posted: April 6th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Makati to buy 4 more buses for free shuttle service

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The Makati City government announced on Monday that it would buy four more brand-new buses to augment the six city-owned vehicles providing free rides to commuters in Quezon City who work in Makati.

Posted: April 1st, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Pasay undergoes makeover for World Economic Forum

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Pasay government officials have announced ongoing efforts for a makeover of the city as it prepares to host the 23rd World Economic Forum on East Asia in May.

Posted: March 31st, 2014 in Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Muntinlupa City opens Muslim affairs office

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Those of the Muslim faith now have a more established representation in Muntinlupa, with the city government creating a special office to cater to the Muslim culture and social needs.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Muntinlupa sues ex-mayor for graft

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The Muntinlupa government has filed a graft and corruption complaint in the Office of the Ombudsman against former City Mayor Aldrin San Pedro for what it described as an unauthorized, overpriced right of way road contract he signed in 2012 with the owner of a private lot in Barangay (village) Putatan.

Posted: March 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

P1.2B housing project to benefit Valenzuela informal settlers

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The Valenzuela government has unveiled an ambitious program that will free the areas near waterways in the city of informal settlers in three years’ time.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Quezon City’s top students to get cash gifts

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The Quezon City government has set aside over P3 million in cash incentives for the Top 3 students in its public schools and to subsidize the expenses of 147 public primary and secondary schools for their graduation ceremonies.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Malabon gov’t approves P1B budget for 2014

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For the first time in its history, the Malabon government’s annual budget has reached P1 billion, which the city plans to spend on key areas of investment, including flood control, housing projects and employment and livelihood assistance.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Duterte defends police in death of boy during anti-narcotics raid

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Mayor Rodrigo Duterte defended the police over the killing of a 14-year-old boy during a raid on a number of drug dens on the outskirts of Davao, saying the boy was hit in the crossfire and that the police were only “doing their duty.”

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Dismembered body of girl found in North Cotabato town

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Residents of the Nicaan village in Libungan, North Cotabato, were horrified to find, on Saturday afternoon, the dismembered remains of a 14-year old girl, who had been reported missing since Feb. 15.

Posted: February 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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