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Vico Sotto wants more mass transit systems

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Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto is  pushing for mass transit systems to address traffic woes. Speaking after his first State of the City Address (SOCA) late Tuesday afternoon, Sotto lamented that the city’s traffic problems are difficult to s...

Closure of Isetann

Isko asked to help displaced Isetann employees

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A workers group asked Manila Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso to look after the welfare of employees of Isetann Mall in Recto which he ordered closed. “We respect the executive judgment prerogative of Yorme Isko to shut down th...

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Vico Sotto wants more mass transit systems

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Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto is  pushing for mass transit systems to address traffic woes. Speaking after his first State of the City Address (SOCA) late Tuesday afternoon, Sotto lamented that the city’s traffic problems are difficult to solve. “Traffic is dynamic. We all know that...

Pasig bags 2018 Bayani award

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Pasig City emerged as the winner of the 2018 Regional MANILA BAYani for the highly urbanized category. Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto, together with key city officials received the citation from the Department of Interior and Local Government–National Capital Region (DILG-NCR) Regional Dire...

Pasig mayor condones penalties of housing beneficiaries 

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Mayor Vico Sotto has ordered the Pasig Housing Regulatory Unit to stop the collection of compounding penalties from delinquent beneficiaries of in-city housing projects. “I have just ordered the city’s Housing Unit to stop the practice of compounding monthly penalties in our in-city hou...

Pasig Realtors clinch 10th win

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The Pasig Sta. Lucia Realtors held off a late Bataan Risers uprising to take a 64-63 victory on Wednesday in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Lakan Cup at the Valenzuela Astrodome. The Realtors were up 60-51 with four minutes left to play when Byron Villarias hit a three-pointer. Leo Najor...

Solon wants Pasig River ferry system revived

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Senator Sonny Angara asked the government to revive the Pasig River ferry service as an alternative for commuters to ease the traffic congestion problem in Metro Manila. Angara, who chairs the Senate Committee on Finance, said efforts should be made to make the ferry system financially buoyant agai...

Pasig River registers lower level of fecal coliform

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Pasig River registered the lowest level of fecal coliform among the 11 river outfalls draining to the Manila Bay, according to the Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC). President Duterte has said that reviving Pasig River is already “impossible,” but PRRC maintained its sta...

Pasig students join govt internship program

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More than 400 students met Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto in September 23 as they began their stint under the government Internship program. The students eagerly flashed their smiles as Sotto snapped a photo with them after the flag ceremony. In a Facebook post, the mayor said the 480 students accept...

Vico Sotto vows to finish Kenneth Avenue by 2020

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Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto vowed to complete the repavement of Kenneth Avenue next year. The pothole-filled street came to Sotto’s attention when he roamed around Barangays Nagpayong and Pinagbuhatan during the weekend. Seeing the street’s condition, Sotto remarked in a Face...

POGO crackdown leads to arrest of 277 Chinese in Ortigas

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The crackdown on Philippine offshore gaming operations (POGOs) led to the arrest of 277 Chinese workers in Ortigas Center on September 11. In a statement, the Bureau of Immigration said its Fugitive Search Unit, in coordination with the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission, the Philippine Nation...

Cimatu wants Pasig River cleared of structures

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Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary and new Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC) chairperson Roy Cimatu wants to clear Pasig River of illegal structures. Cimatu visited the PRRC head office in Quezon City on September 10 after President Rodrigo Duterte...