Duterte Threatens To Replace MWSS Execs Anew

President Rodrigo R. Duterte said he would not think twice about replacing officials of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) for failing to address the water shortage in Metro Manila. Duterte, in a speech during the PDP-Laban campaign rally in Tuguegaro City, Cagayan on Tuesday night, scolded MWSS executives for their lack of preparedness in handling the water crisis especially during the El Niño or prolonged dry spell. “This week I will be firing…Alam mo ‘yang MWSS. Alam mo every - seasonal ‘yan eh (You know the MWSS. That’s seasonal). It comes with regularity ‘yang El Niño na ‘yan.…

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Duterte Leads Whole-Of-Nation Movement For Peace, Dev’t

President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Monday rallied all instrumentalities of the government, private sector, and entire Filipino nation to actively work together in a whole-of-nation movement to address violent conflicts, as well…

Mayor Evelio Leonardia To Formulate El Niño Contingency Plan In Bacolod

The city government of Bacolod, through a task force, will formulate a contingency plan that will address concerns related to the extreme heat associated with the El Niño phenomenon. Mayor Evelio Leonardia…

DND Lorenzana, Croatia Signs MOU For Defense Cooperation

The Philippines and Croatia recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Defense Cooperation, which seeks to strengthen bilateral defense relations between the two nations. The MOU, which was signed by Defense…

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Duterte Threatens To Replace MWSS Execs Anew

President Rodrigo R. Duterte said he would not think twice about replacing officials of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System…

PRRD Vetoes Survivorship Benefits Bill Over Onerous Provisions

Malacañang on Monday confirmed President Rodrigo R. Duterte vetoed a measure meant to give survivorship benefits to the children of…

PRRD ‘Effectively’ Asserted Sovereignty Over WPS: Palace

President Rodrigo R. Duterte has “effectively” made a strong assertion of sovereignty on the country's control over territories in the…

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Malacañang Clears Robredo In Alleged Ouster Plot vs. PRRD

Malacañang on Tuesday cleared Vice President Leonor “Leni” Robredo from…

VP Robredo Continues To Help Indigents Via Angat Buhay Program

Vice President Leni Robredo on Tuesday said the Office of…

Robredo Calls For Thorough Probe Into Killings Of Mayors, Priests

Vice President Leni Robredo urged authorities and the police to…

Metro Manila

QC Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte Urged Residents To Conserve Water Amid El Niño

Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte on Wednesday urged business…

Joy Belmonte Inks Pact For Women’s Welfare

Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte, signed on Friday a…

                   

Luzon

Cavite’s 23 City and Town Mayors Vow To Sustain Manila Bay Rehab

Around 33 village leaders here have pledged to sustain the Manila Bay rehabilitation program as they continued on Saturday their cleanup drive on esteros, rivers and streams that flow into said body of water. City Mayor Antonio Ferrer said their continuous clean-up campaign and awareness drive are in compliance with President Rodrigo Duterte’s directive to restore and rehabilitate the much-polluted Manila Bay which stretches from Ternate to Bacoor City. Ferrer said Cavite’s 23 city and town mayors have each scheduled their cleanup through their respective City and Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO/MENRO) in compliance with the orders of…

Badoc, Ilocos Norte Mayor Maximo Cajigal Streamlines Biz Registration Process

The local government unit (LGU) of Badoc in Ilocos Norte…

DOST Introduces Salt Ionization Tech in Pangasinan

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) launched the I-Salt…

SAP Bong Go to Launch 10th Malasakit Center in Pampanga

Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go…

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Cavite’s 23 City and Town Mayors Vow To Sustain Manila Bay Rehab

Around 33 village leaders here have pledged to sustain the Manila Bay rehabilitation program as they continued on Saturday their…

                   

Visayas

Mayor Evelio Leonardia To Formulate El Niño Contingency Plan In Bacolod

The city government of Bacolod, through a task force, will formulate a contingency plan that will address concerns related to the extreme heat associated with the El Niño phenomenon. Mayor Evelio Leonardia has issued an executive order constituting the Task Force El Niño, with him leading the body as chairperson. In a copy of the order furnished to reporters on Monday, Leonardia said there is a need to constitute a task force to enhance inter-agency coordination in the formulation and implementation of measures to mitigate the effects of El Niño from March to August. “A coordinated effort must be undertaken…

Mayor Alfredo Marañon III Wants Sagay City To Become ‘Better, More Progressive’

Mayor Alfredo Marañon III underscored this city’s vision to become…

Bersamin Thanks Cebu City For Judiciary Complex Land Donation

Chief Justice Lucas P. Bersamin on Thursday formally thanked the…

DOT Welcomes RDC Support for 500th Anniversary of 1st Mass in PH

The Department of Tourism (DOT) has welcomed the support of…

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Bersamin Thanks Cebu City For Judiciary Complex Land Donation

Chief Justice Lucas P. Bersamin on Thursday formally thanked the Cebu City government for donating a 1.5-hectare property meant to…

                   

Mindanao

Mayor Moreno Maintains Sports Complex

The local government-run sports facility, Misamis Oriental Integrated Sports Complex (Moisc), located here, can never be considered a private property, City Mayor Oscar Moreno said Saturday. Moreno was responding to the recent decision from the Office of the Ombudsman that cleared two public officials from nepotism and graft charges. These officials were Misamis Oriental Gov. Yevgeny Vincente Emano and his brother-in-law and incumbent provincial board member President Elipe. The mayor argued that Moisc could not be a private enterprise because it has not been incorporated and “it has no separate personality.” “It (Moisc) is not a corporation. It’s very basic:…

Mayor Jimuel Que Named Outstanding Exec In Mindanao

The Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) has named Mayor Jimuel Que…

Mayor Sara Duterte Of Davao Strengthens Anti-Drunk Driving Campaign

Mayor Sara Duterte on Monday handed over twelve motorcycles to…

Akbayan Senator Risa Hontiveros On The Jolo Bombing

I condemn in the strongest possible terms the bombing incidents…

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Duterte Threatens To Replace MWSS Execs Anew

President Rodrigo R. Duterte said he would not think twice about replacing officials of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System…