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Manila Mayor Isko Moreno advised millennials who have just received their diplomas to temper their expectations of how true life operates and acknowledge failures to prevent falling into the depression pits. Moreno — a former scavenger who rose to stardom and ultimately rises to the greatest position of power in the capital city — said his life tale demonstrates that hardships should not be used to explain depression or worse

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The capital city will soon distribute government identification cards that can be used as cash cards for senior citizens, persons with disabilities and solo parents. Their P500 monthly allowance from the city government will be disbursed through IDs that can be used to withdraw cash and pay bills online, Moreno said shortly before signing an agreement. Cards will be allocated to approximately 200,000 senior citizens, PWDs and solitary parents until


The National Investigation Bureau detained Friday Sen. Leila De Lima’s supposed nephew and former assistant, her co-accusedin 2 drug instances, his lawyer said after 2 years in hiding. His lawyer Raymund Palad said Jose Adrian Dera, who supposedly conspired with De Lima to sell illegal drugs at Muntinlupa’s domestic penitentiary, was detained in his Pampanga province home. Dera was also charged with orchestrating the detention of the latter’s daughter on


On Friday, even as typhoon Hanna left the Philippine region of responsibility (PAR), Monsoon rains will still be encountered over areas of Luzon and Visayas. State weather office PAGASA said at 12:30 a.m. the typhoon left PAR. On Friday, but the southwest monsoon or habagat will continue to be enhanced. Hanna was situated 645 kilometers north-northeast of Basco, Batanes, with global name Lekima. It packs 175 km / h peak

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The government of the Philippines stood firm on its ban on the world’s first dengue vaccine on Tuesday while declaring a nationwide mosquito-borne disease epidemic that it said it murdered hundreds this year. From January 1 to July 20, the incidence of dengue rose by 98 percent from a year ago to 146,062 instances, causing 662 fatalities, Health Secretary Francisco Duque told a news conference announcing a “domestic dengue epidemic.”


MANILA- The Philippine National Police assured Filipinos Monday that, despite a spate of killings in the area, the security situation on Negros Island was “under control.” Brig. Gen. Bernard Banac, PNP spokesman, allayed safety issues in Negros, stating that there is nothing to worry about. Negros Oriental’s condition is under control. There’s nothing to worry about from our countrymen. They can continue their ordinary life, their livelihoods and their tourism.)he


MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte appointed Judge Rodil Zalameda to the Supreme Court of Appeals (CA), a High Court ranking source reported to Rappler on Monday, August 5. Zalameda graduated from the University of Ateneo de Manila with a law degree. Zalameda will substitute Mariano del Castillo, a newly retired judge. Zalameda ran over five other shortlisted nominees who were constantly bypassed for a Supreme Court bench post, including


A walk in the park is a welcome respite from exposure in highly urbanized cities like Manila to harmful air pollutants and noise. Major Isko Moreno’s recent statements on green area development around Manila were met with enthusiasm by multiple environmental organizations pushing for the 2,2-hectare Arroceros Forest Park’s conservation. It was in mid-2018 that environmental organizations under the Save Arroceros Park motion raised concerns about the plan to construct


Foreign Secretary Teodoro “Teddy Boy” Locsin Jr. said Wednesday that the Philippines has already lodged a diplomatic protest against China’s latest “swarming” activity in the disputed waters. Earlier in the day, National Security Advisor Hermogenes Esperon said it was the inter-agency task force of the country that made the suggestion to lodge the protest.The safety advisor said intelligence is looking into the activity, stating the “swarming” activity could be a

DILG to deploy more police to clean up Metro Manila massively

In some towns in Metro Manila, the Department of Interior and Local Government is deploying more police officers to assist clear roads of illegal sellers and improperly parked cars. In a circular memorandum published Monday, the Interior Department instructed local governments nationwide to reclaim roads being used for personal purposes, a directive first raised last week by President Rodrigo Duterte during his annual report to the country. Barangay commanders will