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MMDA sends personnel to typhoon-hit Coron, E. Samar


The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has deployed its personnel to Coron, Palawan; and Sulat, Eastern Samar—two areas adopted by the agency—after these were devastated by Super Typhoon Yolanda last year.

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

DOH launches anti-mosquito drive in Metro


The Department of Health (DOH) has started a massive mosquito elimination campaign, targeting construction areas, diggings, stagnant canals and waterways all over the metropolis following the sudden increase in mosquitos in some parts of Metro Manila.

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

MMDA suggests alternative routes for Metro motorists


The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has suggested alternative routes in Manila and Makati cities following the closure of two of five southbound lanes of Osmeña Highway on Monday night at the start of the construction of the 14.8-kilometer Skyway project linking the north and south expressways.

Posted: February 18th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

MMDA sued anew over film fest funds

The Film Academy of the Philippines (FAP) has filed a second petition against the executive committee of the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF), this time for not turning over P11 million in amusement tax collections to beneficiaries from 2010 to 2012.

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

MMDA chief wants reserve rescuers outside Metro


After sending a contingent of workers to help in relief efforts in the storm-ravaged eastern Visayas, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has learned a valuable lesson: Don’t put all your rescuers in one area.

Posted: December 11th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

MMDA aid workers honored after Tacloban


After three years with the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Road Emergency Group, rescuer Elvis Cabariban can be considered a veteran.

Posted: December 10th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Know your Christmas lanes


How do motorists and shoppers avoid getting stuck in traffic during the holiday season? The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has counted 17 ways.

Posted: December 10th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

MMDA ‘Yolanda’ team home for Christmas


The team sent by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to conduct rescue, relief and rehabilitation efforts in typhoon-ravaged areas in the Visayan region will be home for Christmas.

Posted: December 3rd, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

MMDA says village elections ‘cleaner’


For the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), the barangay (village) elections on Monday were “cleaner” compared to the ones held in May.

Posted: October 30th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Number coding suspended Monday


The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority on Monday said the Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program, or number coding scheme, is lifted Monday, barangay (village) election day, which is a special non-working holiday.

Posted: October 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Trapped Bohol villagers welcome rescuers like celebrities

Residents of Clarin town in Bohol camp out in an open space Thursday Oct. 17, 2013 to avoid aftershocks of the strong earthquake that struck Bohol and Cebu provinces Tuesday.  AP PHOTO/BULLIT MARQUEZ

For three days, they ate only boiled bananas and corn, and drank coconut water while waiting for rescuers to arrive in their mountain village of Tanawan in Loon town in Bohol province.

Posted: October 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Candidates told: Motorcades on major roads banned


The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has reminded candidates in the Oct. 28 barangay (village) elections to refrain from holding campaign motorcades on major thoroughfares in the metropolis or face a poll-related offense.

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

MMDA: Create bureau to monitor Metro drainage system


The chair of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has pitched another idea to solve the worsening flooding problem in the metropolis, this time by creating a new department that will be in charge of managing the capital’s drainage system.

Posted: October 6th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

  1. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  2. Save the queen? Aide takes fall for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  3. Palace prepared to charge its allies
  4. Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  5. Napoles turnaround alarms whistle-blowers
  6. What Went Before: Malacañang allies alleged involvement in pork scam
  7. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  8. Timeline: Napoles tell-all
  9. HK apology: Why Estrada and not Aquino?
  10. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  3. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  4. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  8. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima


  • Drilon denies involvement in pork scam
  • Complex health care system for California’s elderly and poor explained
  • Malang the croc must regain strength before return to swamp, says mayor
  • Palace: Lacson’s version of Napoles testimony to be evaluated
  • Scientists eye iceberg bigger than Guam
  • Sports

  • Promoters Dela Hoya, Arum in talks for Pacquiao-Alvarez—report
  • Benzema guides Madrid to 1-0 win over Bayern
  • Suns’ Goran Dragic win NBA’s Most Improved Player award
  • Heat go up 2-0, hold off Bobcats 101-97
  • Ronaldo shakes off injury fears to play Bayern
  • Lifestyle

  • Gongs and southern dances star in a workshop at San Francisco Bayanihan Center
  • This woman ate what?
  • Photos explore dynamics of youths’ sexual identity
  • 12th Philippine Food Expo set at the World Trade Center
  • No tourist draw, Malang the croc will remain wild
  • Entertainment

  • Smithsonian wants photos, videos for ‘Day in the Life of Asian Pacific Americans’
  • What Garcia Marquez left behind
  • Has Ai Ai fallen deeply with ‘sireno?’
  • Sony developing live-action Barbie comedy
  • California court won’t review Jackson doctor case
  • Business

  • Metro Pacific acquires stake in Victorias
  • How ‘one percent’ economic elite was uncovered
  • Facebook profits triple as mobile soars
  • Insular Honors Sales Performers at Testimonial Rites
  • Apple increases stock buyback, will split stock
  • Technology

  • Enrile in Masters of the Universe, Lord of the Rings?
  • Top Traits of Digital Marketers
  • No truth to viral no-visa ‘chronicles’
  • ‘Unlimited’ Internet promos not really limitless; lawmakers call for probe
  • Viber releases new design for iPhone, comes to Blackberry 10 for the first time
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 24, 2014
  • Talking to Janet
  • Respite
  • Bucket list
  • JPII in 1981: walking a tightrope
  • Global Nation

  • Obama to visit Filipino soldiers in Fort Bonifacio
  • Fil-Am youth conferences unite under one theme
  • Embassy advisory: Filipinos still need visas to enter US
  • No travel restriction to Mideast, DFA clarifies
  • PH-HK relations repaired, but families of victims still being courted
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