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Priests to avoid forehead marking on Ash Wednesday

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The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has issued liturgical guidelines for the Lenten season as a precautionary measure to prevent the transmission of the coronavirus disease or COVID-19.  According to CBCP, the sprin...

DOTR readies new design for MRT 7 station in QC circle

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The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is preparing a design plan for the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) 7 station to be built at a national heritage park after the Quezon City government ordered the construction halted over the contractor’s fa...

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Samsung accidentally sends SMS to Galaxy phones

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Korean technology company Samsung has apologized to its customers after accidentally sending a message to some Galaxy phone users during its internal testing on Thursday. As a result of the glitch, some devices received a notification from the Find ...

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Pasig mayor asks public to stop lies on COVID-19 spread

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Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto asked the public to prevent the spread of fake news, saying there is no confirmed case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) at Pasig City General Hospital (PCGH). “No cases (of COVID-19) in PCGH as of this minute,” Sotto said in reply to...

Pasig chooses ‘sablay’ as official graduation wear

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Pasig City decided to use “sablay” during this year's graduation ceremonies in public schools. Instead of the traditional graduation robe or toga, Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto said that “sablay” will be used in this year’s graduation rites of 44 public ele...

More Pasig veteran employees get regular status

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More Pasig City Hall employees who have been working as contractuals for more than two decades received regular status, according to Mayor Vico Sotto. Sotto said there were now 163 City Hall employees who have been given regular positions since January, after 109 contractual employees of the city h...

Pasig distributes infrared thermometers to public schools

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Namahagi ng mga infrared forehead thermometers ang Pamahalaang Lungsod ng Pasig sa mga pampublikong paaralan ng lungsod.  Pinangunahan ni Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto ang pamamahagi ng mga infrared forehead thermometers Linggo ng gabi, sa lahat ng public schools sa lungsod, mula elementarya, se...

Sotto thanks Pasig residents for helping Taal victims

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Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto has expressed gratitude to the residents of the city who helped with the relief operations for the victims of the Taal Volcano eruption. “Salamat sa mga Pasigenyong tumulong sa relief operations natin sa Batangas (Thank you to all Pasigeños who hel...

Transparent bidding enables Pasig to save P150 million

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Pasig City Mayor Victor Ma. “Vico” Sotto said that in the first five months of his administration, the city government saved P150 million because of “open and honest-to-goodness public bidding for the city’s goods and services.” “Hindi pa perpekto, pero tama...

MMDA suspends Pasig Ferry Service on Christmas

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said operations of the Pasig River Ferry Service will resume on December 26. The suspension on December 24 and 25 was due to Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 1 raised over Metro Manila by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronom...

MMDA asks artists to beautify Pasig River walls

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The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) asked ocal and international artists to help make the revetment walls of Pasig River “visible through art.” MMDA said they are looking for artists who will be part of their initiative with the British Council called “Pasig River Urban ...

Sotto denies intervening in labor dispute

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Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto denied that the city government is intervening in labor issues. This, despite his public criticism of Regent Foods Corporation (RFC) on Sunday for pursuing the charges filed against its striking workers. “Inuulit ko, hindi nakikialam ang LGU (local gover...

EPD participates in quake drill

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Personnel of the Eastern Police District (EPD) participated in the Fourth Quarter National Simultaneous Earthquake Drill at its headquarters in Barangay Malinao, Pasig City. Col. Erson Digal, EPD deputy director for administration, spearheaded the conduct of the drill together with Col. Orlando Yeb...

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