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Is this the right move?
It looks like Metro Manila won't be under a modified enhanced community quarantine period (MECQ) for much longer.According to a report by ABS-CBN News, the Metro Manila Council (MMC) will recommend that the nation's capital shift into a
Starting May 16
It's official: Metro Manila will be under a modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) from May 16 until May 31, 2020. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque made the announcement during a noontime briefing following President Rodrigo Duterte's address to the nation earlier
We can only follow
According to the Metro Manila Council (MMC), the Philippine capital may be facing three scenarios by the time the current enhanced community quarantine period (ECQ) comes to an end on May 16, 2020: a) A two-week extension of the ECQ, b)
Is it safe to go out yet?
It looks like we'll find out this weekend whether or not the Metro Manila Council (MMC) thinks the National Capital Region's (NCR) enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) should be extended past May 15, 2020.In an interview with CNN Philippines, MMC
Still planning to head out?
Several malls in Metro Manila have just announced that they will be adjusting their operating hours to comply with the Metro Manila Council's (MMC) fight against the spread of COVID-19 in the country.Robinsons Malls will be opening mall doors
It also recommends closure of malls
Going out for drinks, partying, or nightlife, in general, is now out of the questions amidst the Philippine government's fight to contain the spread of COVID-19.The Metro Manila Council has announced it will be imposing a curfew within Metro
Those who do so can avail of business tax exemption of up to five years
Local government units under the Metro Manila Council have begun their respective road clearing operations this past month following the directives of President Duterte and the Department of Interior and Local Government.In San Juan City, the city government's initial efforts
The clock is ticking
It seems that the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is working hard to meet the 60-day deadline for the road cleanups within Metro Manila. Yesterday, the agency continued its clearing operations around the metro together with the local government units (LGUs)
A tight deadline for a tough task
During President Rodrigo Duterte's 2019 State of the Nation Address on Monday, July 22, he ordered the reclamation of all public roads that are being used by private entities, specifically to the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and the Department of
“It can be implemented any time”
Speed demons-at least the ones who haven't been exorcized by our horrendous traffic yet-beware: The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is planning to implement a 60kph speed limit on all of Manila's major thoroughfares.MMDA spokesperson Celine Pialago
Heads up, guys
Over the years, it seems like a lot of motorists have developed the habit of parking just about wherever they see fit. If you're one of them, now might be the perfect time to change your ways.The Metropolitan Manila
Were you one of them?
The results are in, and they're not pretty. A total of 4,256 motorists were caught-either by no-contact apprehension methods like CCTV cameras, or via enforcers and patrol units-violating the driver-only rush hour ban on EDSA yesterday,
Plus a word on ride-hailing vehicles
As every motorist in Metro Manila should know by now, the dry run of MMDA Regulation No. 18-005, i.e. the ban on non-HOVs (high occupancy vehicles) on EDSA, starts today. Here are the broad strokes: The ban on driver-
Find a carpool buddy ASAP
You better find a carpooling buddy soon, because the Metro Manila Council (MMC) and Metropolitan Manila Development Authority's (MMDA) ban on driver-only cars will start its trial phase next week.MMDA spokesperson Celine Pialago told us over the phone that
The speed limit has also been lowered
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is giving motorists a new incentive to start carpooling.In an announcement posted by the government agency on Facebook this evening, it said that it will be conducting a one-week dry run of a new
Uh oh
Do you take your car to and from work, alone, on a daily basis? If your answer is yes, we might have some bad news for you.According to documents we received from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), public and private
Nothing's set in stone
Last night, reports surfaced online about the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority's (MMDA) plans to regulate car tints in a bid to curb criminal activity inside vehicles. Initial details were scarce and no guidelines or specifics were mentioned, so we reached out
Hopefully it works
The past few weeks have been a hectic time for concerned motorists. There have been so many schemes and proposals from the government to help ease traffic that we've honestly had a hard time keeping track. To make things easier for
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