Minors still not allowed to go out in NCR, says MMDA exec

MANILA, Dec 3 (Mabuhay) — Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) general manager Jojo Garcia on Thursday announced that minors are still not allowed to go out in Metro Manila, which is still under general community quarantine. At a virtual press briefing, Garcia...

MMDA, HPG to go tough vs. illegal parking on Mabuhay Lanes

MANILA (Mabuhay) – As clearing operations begin on alternative routes or Mabuhay Lanes, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and the Philippine National Police’s Highway Patrol Group (HPG) have reminded vehicle owners that ignorance of the law is not an excuse for...

DENR reminds public: Keep cemeteries clean during Undas

MANILA, Oct 31 (Mabuhay) — As Filipinos flock to cemeteries all over the country to observe Undas (All Souls’ Day), the Department of Environment and Natural Resources reminded them to keep the graveyards clean and free of trash. “We call on those who will pay...

Former MMDA chief Tolentino, Mark Lapid file COCs for senator

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Resigned Metropolitan Manila Development Authority chairman Francis Tolentino on Wednesday filed his certificate of candidacy. Tolentino, who withdrew from being part of the Liberal Party’s (LP) senatorial slate after the “Playgirls”...

Aquino praises Tolentino as ‘firm advocate of Daang Matuwid’

MANILA, Oct 7 (Mabuhay) — President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday personally confirmed the news that Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) chairman Francis Tolentino has withdrawn from the senate slate of the ruling Liberal Party. “Today, MMDA Chairman Francis...

Complaint filed vs. MMDA chair Tolentino over Playgirls performance

MANILA, Oct 7 (Mabuhay) — At least 12 labor groups on Wednesday filed before the Office of the Ombudsman a joint criminal complaint against Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) chairman Francis Tolentino over the controversial dance performance of a girl group...

Malacañang distances Aquino from ‘Playgirls’ incident

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Saturday distanced President Benigno Aquino III from the “twerking” controversy following an appearance of sexy dancers after the swearing in of new Liberal Party (LP) members in Sta. Cruz, Laguna on Thursday. “In this particular case alam naman...

Roxas: LP probing ‘Playgirls’ incident in Laguna

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Liberal Party is investigating the appearance of sexy dancers who took the stage following the swearing in of new members in Sta. Cruz, Laguna on Thursday. In a statement issued Friday morning, LP standard-bearer Mar Roxas reminded party members not to...

HPG chief: MMDA should also investigate ‘attacked’ constable

MANILA, Sept 26 (Mabuhay) – The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) should also conduct an investigation against its constable who was attacked by two members of the Philippine National Police’s Highway Patrol Group last Tuesday night, a police official said...

Former traffic czar: I can solve traffic mess in a month

MANILA (Mabuhay) – “Isang buwan lang.” Former traffic czar Romeo Maganto on Saturday said he can solve the worsening traffic situation on EDSA and other roads in Metro Manila within a month. Maganto, a retired police general, was appointed traffic czar during the Ramos...