Articles about Manila City

Finally
A well-lit España Boulevard? Yes. The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has, apparently, installed new lights along the iconic Manila thoroughfare, and-as a former student of the University of Santo Tomas (UST)-I think the agency deserves
Some centers are even open to both motorized and non-motorized vehicles
Mass testing for COVID-19 is still a work in progress, to put it simply. While waiting for more facilities to open and serve the people, there are already a couple of drive-thru testing centers in Metro Manila where you can
The new facility is set to open tomorrow, July 18
Following the opening of its new COVID-19 drive-through testing facility on Wednesday, July 15, the local government unit of Manila City has now announced that it will be opening yet another testing facility within its community.Mayor Isko Moreno made
Tests will be conducted for free, according to Mayor Isko Moreno
Finally, more COVID-19 drive-through testing facilities are opening in the country.The first such facility we wrote about was the one being run by Taguig City, and which began operations back in April. More recently, The Medical City and St.
500 will be hired initially
Manila City tricycle drivers whose livelihoods have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic will soon be back to work thanks to a new partnership between the local government and Foodpanda delivery service.The PandaTODA project was announced earlier today by the
These will be distributed among the public hospitals across the city
There's been some conflict surrounding the operation of public transportation under the enhanced community quarantine.Just this morning, Vico Sotto's initiative of allowing tricycles to ferry frontline workers around Pasig City was shot down by the government's Inter-Agency
So you can visit these spots for free on International Women’s Day
Once a year, women get their own special day, which commemorates protests and movements that got us the right to vote, the right to education, and the right to equal pay, among other things. As part of these celebrations, the Intramuros Administration
The celebrations take place this weekend
Chinese New Year is right around the corner, and that means celebrations will soon begin in Binondo, Manila. In light of this, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has shared the Manila City government's latest traffic advisory for when the festivities
Motorists, take note
We've entered a new year yet again, and this also means that the Feast of the Black Nazarene is on its way. For us motorists in the metro-specifically in Manila City-we're well aware that the heavy traffic that
“Closing and opening of affected roads will be based on actual traffic condition”
If you plan on heading out for a nighttime drive to take advantage of the metro's relatively decongested streets over the holiday break, be advised that a number of roads in the City of Manila will be closed to traffic today,
The van looks the part, both on the outside and the inside
Here's some good news for the residents of Manila City: Just a few months after receiving a two brand new Toyota Land Cruiser ambulances, the city government has announced that it has received yet another donation, this time from Maxus Philippines.
The statues were meant to instruct the public on very specific lessons
Last week, two sculptures of La Madre Filipina were returned to their original plinths on the historic Jones Bridge in Manila. The first statue is a replica of the original that was destroyed in World War II, while the second statue was
Consider yourself warned
The already-terrible traffic in the metro is bound to get worse once the 2019 SEA Games are in full swing-motorists and commuters should know that already. Now, in addition to implementing a 'stop-and-go' traffic scheme, the Metropolitan Manila
This is part of the P10.1-billion West Extension Project
In spite of the recent mishaps surrounding the Light Rail Transit Line 2 (LRT-2), the Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) still has a bit of good news to share-this time, regarding the other end of the train line.The agency
Courtesy of the Rosita Soliman Foundation
Here's some good news for the residents of Manila City to start the week. Mayor Isko Moreno has announced that Manila has received a donation of two ambulances courtesy of the Rosita Soliman Foundation.The announcement was made yesterday on social
The MTRO will be abolished
The Manila City government made quite the announcement today, as it called for the abolition of the Manila Tricycle Regulatory Office (MTRO).According to a report by Inquirer.net, city mayor Isko Moreno stated the order during a recent flag-raising ceremony. "
This will cover the past 7 years
If you've ever been pulled over for a traffic violation in the city of Manila, listen up. The city government says it will be erasing accumulated traffic penalties over the past seven years via a general amnesty program.Manila City mayor
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