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Sun, water, bleach: Pinoy ‘green’ formula lights up streets

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BOTTLED BRILLIANCE .  A sample of the solar streetlamps developed by MyShelter Foundation, to be installed on select footbridges and streets in Metro Manila    PHOTO COURTESY OF MYSHELTER FOUNDATION

Instead of complaining about the harsh summer sun, why not turn it into a dependable, steady and economical source of eco-friendly light?

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Number coding lifted on Wednesday

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‎As the country celebrates the “Araw ng Kagitingan,” a national holiday, authorities said the number-coding scheme for motorists will be lifted tomorrow, Wednesday.

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

MMDA shifts from ‘Linis Palengke’ to ‘Estero Blitz’

After five months cleaning up marketplaces in the capital, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has wrapped up its “Linis Palengke” program and would soon channel its manpower to unclogging creeks and other waterways.

Posted: March 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

MMDA ends market cleanup, turns to esteros

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WATERWAY HAZARDS Shanties hug the floodway banks in Pasig City. In the background are the high-rise condominiums of Eastwood in Libis, Quezon City. The government has announced it is ready to relocate residents living along the waterways of the metropolis. EDWIN BACASMAS

After five months cleaning up more than 100,000 square meters of public markets in Manila and its suburbs, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority has wrapped up its “Linis Palengke” program.

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

MMDA opens more bike lanes

Two bike lanes on Edsa in Quezon City will be open by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) which wants to encourage commuters to use other alternative mode of transportation in anticipation of the monstrous traffic jams in the next few months.

Posted: March 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Pasig ferry starts April 28

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It’s all systems go for the reopening of the Pasig River ferry system on April 28.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

MMDA offers ferry trip via Pasig waters

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BUS FERRY DRY RUN    The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority conducts a dry run of its ferry service on the Pasig River from Guadalupe, Makati City, to Intramuros, Manila, on Wednesday. The trip took one hour and 30 minutes. Reviving the ferry service is aimed at providing commuters a faster mode of travel in the metropolis.  NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

Not much to look at, but it can save the day for some commuters and, more importantly, make an old idea worth another try.

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

MMDA mulls hiring 400 traffic enforcers to ease traffic jams

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Hoping to ease the monstrous traffic jams once the government’s construction projects begin, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) plans to hire another 400 traffic enforcers this year.

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

MMDA: One more try for Pasig River ferries

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The Pasig River ferry service in 2007.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

It last “sank” as a business venture in 2011, but the worsening traffic condition in the metropolis is causing authorities to give it another try, hopefully on a more viable scale.

Posted: February 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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Flagmen will be deployed to guide our motorists. This is just a temporary setback. By the first quarter of 2016, we will see the benefits of our new road links in the metropolis.

Posted: January 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Makati folk can scrutinize city plan on billboard ads

The Makati City government will allow residents to scrutinize its 10-year master plan to regulate the outdoor advertising industry.

Posted: December 13th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

MMDA expands truck ban coverage from Dec. 13-20

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In anticipation of the traffic buildup that comes with the holiday season, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has removed the window hours for trucks for the next eight days, starting Friday.

Posted: December 13th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

More Metro LGUs adopt storm-hit areas

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Help is coming to more typhoon-battered municipalities in Samar and Leyte provinces as more Metro Manila local government units have been tasked to help them on the long road to rehabilitation.

Posted: November 21st, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

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