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79-year-old Fil-Am fulfills dream of traveling the world

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A 79-year-old Filipino-American woman has achieved her lifelong dream of traveling the world. Luisa Yu celebrated her recent visit to Serbia, which marked the completion of her 56-year quest to travel all 193 member-countries of the United Nations. ...

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Prohibited insecticides sold openly in Pasig market 

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In the recent market monitoring conducted by BT Patrollers in Pasig Mega Market, the group managed to photo document and purchased the selling of prohibited Insecticides: Baolilai Aerosol Insecticide, Butiki Water-Based Multi-Insect Killer, Big Bie Pai Aerosol Insecticide, and Wawang High Quality Mo...

SMC reports progress on Pasig River cleanup

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San Miguel Corporation (SMC) is making headway in its P2-B Pasig River cleanup initiative aimed at helping mitigate flooding throughout Metro Manila and the flood-prone provinces around Laguna Lake. The project is part of the much larger goal of SMC to clean up all the major waterways in Metro Mani...

SMC starts Pasig River hybrid expressway project 

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It’s all systems go for the much-anticipated Pasig River Expressway (PAREX), touted to be the country’s first green, hybrid expressway, as proponent San Miguel Corporation (SMC), together with the government broke ground yesterday for the 19.37-kilometer project. SMC president Ramon S. ...

Pasig doctor says vaccine brings hope 

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The rollout of the government's coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccination program brings hope that the pandemic will end soon, a medical front-liner in Pasig City said a report by Philippine News Agency. "Narito na po ang bakuna. Narito na po yung pag-asa natin. Ito ang bakuna na mal...

Pasig, Valenzuela Antipolo integrate contact tracing apps

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The city governments of Pasig, Valenzuela, and Antipolo have partnered to integrate the use of their respective contact tracing applications to boost efforts in the fight against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), according to a report by Philippine News Agency. Valenzuela City Mayor Rex Gatc...

Pasig River Ferry suspends operations on Nov. 11 

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The Pasig River Ferry Service announced the suspension of its operations on November 11, 2020 because of Severe Tropical Storm Ulysses, which is poised to become a typhoon in the next 12 to 24 hours, according to a report by GMA News. Metro Manila is under Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 2 ...

SMC to dredge 700,000 tons of garbage yearly from rivers 

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San Miguel Corporation is targeting to dredge a total of 700 thousand tons of garbage from the Tullahan River and Pasig River every year, as clean-up operations in Tullahan continue to remove 600 tons of garbage daily since resuming operations with the lifting of restrictions in June. Along with th...

MMDA to resume Pasig River ferry service 

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced the partial resumption of the operations of the Pasig River Ferry Service (PRFS) on August 3, 2020. “We are pleased to announce that everything is set for the partial resumption of the PRFS but only half of its capacity, incl...

Several dioceses implement contact tracing 

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The dioceses of Pasig and Sorsogon require the faithful who attend masses to write down their names as part of contact tracing efforts under the new normal. In separate guidelines, both dioceses said once the community quarantine has been relaxed or lifted in their areas, they will be asking t...

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