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Manila wants more public places to offer free Wi-Fi


After installing Wi-Fi hotspots in bus stops throughout the city, Manila government officials want to make the capital city the San Francisco of the Philippines—at least in terms of making free Wi-Fi available in public places.

Posted: December 15th, 2014 in Headlines,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 »

Heard on Inquirer Radio 990AM

Our initial response was to establish a temporary shelter for at least 500 families affected by the fire. This is not an easy task but the good thing is that some private groups are ready to help us. — Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno on the early-morning inferno that engulfed a Sta. Cruz neighborhood on Thursday

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

Manila resto-bar raided for staging nude shows; 18 arrested

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An anonymous text message to Manila police stating that live nude shows were taking place inside a resto-bar in Sta. Cruz led to the arrest of a dozen female dancers and six members of the staff of an establishment called Bahay Kubo (Nipa Hut) early Thursday, police said.

Posted: December 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Man shot, robbed after cashing check in Binondo

A man who had just cashed a P900,000 check lost the money and his motorcycle to an armed robber who also shot him in the leg just meters away from the bank and his office in Manila on Wednesday afternoon.

Posted: December 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »