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Manila eyes halfway houses for cancer patients

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Manila plans to build new halfway houses which will cater to cancer patients undergoing treatment. Manila City Health Officer Dr. Arnold Pangan said the construction of halfway houses is part of an integrated plan to strengthen the city's p...

Photos show Social Security Commissioners (Ret.) Judge Manuel L. Argel, Jr. (left) and Bai Norhata Macatbar-Alonto (right) / SSS PIO

SSS names new members of the Social Security Commission

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State-run pension fund Social Security System (SSS) welcomes the appointment of (Ret.) Judge Manuel L. Argel, Jr. and Bai Norhata Macatbar-Alonto as the newest members of the Social Security Commission (SSC), the highest policy-making body of the Soc...


BIR’s e-payment channels raise P1.2 billion

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Tax payments collected by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) through electronic channels reached P1.2 billion in 2019, up by 92 percent from the previous year’s P626.35 million. “The number of electronic tax payments last year rea...

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Novaliches raid yields P3.4 million worth of shabu

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The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said its operatives confiscated P3.4 million worth of suspected shabu from a saleslady and two others during a buy-bust operation in Novaliches, Quezon City on Feb. 23. PDEA RO-NCR Director Joel Plaza identified the suspects  ad Karen “M...

AFP hospital receives patients observed for nCoV symptoms

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The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Medical Center in Quezon City is now taking care of patients being observed for the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). AFP Public Affairs Office (PAO) Health Service Command spokesman Capt. Sherwin Joseph Sarmiento told GMA News Network that the persons un...

DOST-NCR holds waste management training for 3 Metro LGUs 

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The DOST-NCR PAMAMAZON (Pasay, Manila, Makati, Quezon City) Cluster, in partnership with DOST Industrial Technology Development Institute - Environment and Biotechnology Division (DOST-ITDI-EBD), conducted a three-day Waste Analysis and Characterization Study (WACS) Plan Preparation. Representative...

Duterte wants Filipino doctors to perform liver transplants

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President Rodrigo Duterte wants doctors at the National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI) to perform liver transplants. This was revealed when the President met with the parents of a child with biliary atresia. He encouraged Ronald Naval and Kendy Aguilo to have their daughter Sophie undergo l...

Courts asks QC gov’t to pay families of Payatas victims

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The Quezon City Regional Trial Court (RTC) ordered the city government to pay more than P6 million to families of the victims of Payatas dumpsite collapse in July 2000. In a 133-page decision dated Oct. 30, 2019 and released on January 15, 2020, RTC Branch 27 acting presiding Judge Marilou Tam...

Angkas gets court reprieve on 10,000-rider limit

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Motorcycle taxi drivers secured a reprieve from the Quezon City regional trial court which issued a 20-day temporary restraining order (TRO) on the 10,000-rider cap imposed by the inter-agency technical working group (TWG) for the three-month pilot test run for motorcycle taxis. In the ruling ...

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