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Katipunan ‘uprising’: MMDA vs LTFRB

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MMDA Chair Francis Tolentino

Motorists in Metro Manila are paying the price for the relaxed crackdown on unauthorized truckers, according to the head of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) who took a swipe Thursday at another government agency, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB).

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

Heard on Inquirer Radio 990AM

We must admit, we’ve discovered that a great number of retail stores in Metro Manila, including some supermarkets, are selling goods as high as 50 percent above the standard retail price. —Trade Undersecretary Vic Dimagiba on the government campaign against the overpricing of prime commodities

Posted: July 31st, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

‘Tree-mendous’ gift for ‘Glenda’ victims

Metro residents saddened by the loss of their trees to Typhoon “Glenda” may get free fire tree saplings from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority. But first, they must agree to care for the replacement trees for the next 30 years.  JOAN BONDOC

-The Metropolitan Manila Development (MMDA) has a “tree-mendous” offer for Metro residents who lost a tree or two to Typhoon Glenda.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Mercury-tainted cosmetics sold in Metro Manila despite ban


A toxics watch group has warned the public against buying mercury-tainted whitening products allegedly imported from the United States, China, Japan and Taiwan and sold in Manila and Quezon City.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

MMDA calls on villages to use sandbags vs flooding


After proving that the sandbagging technique was effective during Typhoon Glenda, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chair Francis Tolentino encouraged the different barangays (villages) in Metro Manila to practice the flood-control method.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »