Lapu-Lapu CSWDO urges council to approve AIP so cash aid for Odette victims may be released

Futch Anthony Inso 01/26/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) is urging the city council to pass the Annual Investment Plan (AIP) for the proposed annual budget so that they can utilize the donations…

Bohol residents get more aid

Doris C. Bongcac 01/01/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – More help has arrived for the province of Bohol. Governor Arthur Yap said in a social media post that a donation of 40 generator sets and assorted solar lamps are scheduled to arrive…

Metro Cebu needs national gov’t help to solve traffic problem — Labella

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The local government units (LGUs) in Metro Cebu cannot solve the “massive” traffic problem of the metropolis without the help of the national government. This was the statement of Cebu City Mayor Edgardo…

MMFF to release official film entries for 2016

Apple Ta-as 11/17/2016

FILMS that made the cut for this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) will be named today. The official list will be revealed by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) for the 42nd year of the MMFF.…

Legarda to PH gov’t: Ratify Paris climate accord

11/04/2016

SENATOR Loren Legarda has renewed her call for the Philippines to ratify the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, saying the country has nothing to lose “but everything to gain with it.” In particular, Legarda urged all concerned…

MMDA allows trainers to use building as‘Pokemon Gym’ but..

08/08/2016

With Pokemon Go officially going live in the Philippines last Saturday, the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) issued some reminders to Pokemon trainers if ever they will decide to go to their office to catch some Pokemon.…

Traffic fines can be paid at Bayad Center branches

08/01/2016

MOTORISTS can now settle their payments for traffic violations at over 4,000 Bayad Center branches nationwide, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced on Friday. MMDA Chair Emerson Carlos said the agency’s partnership with the Meralco-affiliated company…

Traffic study by MMDA sought

Melissa Q. Cabahug 09/18/2015

The Mandaue City Council approved a resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to conduct a traffic study in Mandaue City especially the northbound lanes and roads leading to and from Metro Cebu. Councilor Emmarie Ouano-Dizon…

MMDA chief shares his formula for success: Stay united, think as a metropolis

04/19/2015

‘Work for the love of Cebu’   Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) chairman Francis Tolentino yesterday encouraged Cebu’s leaders to sit down  and map out plans to cope with rapid urban development. He said it’s time to…

MMDA exec backs tenure for rescue personnel

Norman V. Mendoza 11/26/2014

Personnel assigned to local government disaster preparedness and search and rescue operations should be given regular appointments to ensure continuity of service and shield them from partisan politics. “Trained personnel are always disturbed by politics. I think…

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