Tag: Metro Manila

Pasig River cleanup breakthrough: 1.3 million tons of waste removed to ease pollution and...

A breakthrough for Philippine environmental action is being marked this July with a two-year massive cleanup drive in critical sections of the Pasig River nearing its 1.5 million tons of waste removal target to help increase its depth, promote faster water flow, and lessen chances of severe flooding in nearby communities.

Metro Manila records decreasing COVID-19 positivity rate

Metro Manila recorded a decreased positivity rate of people who tested for the COVID-19 virus in last week’s monitoring of cases, according to the OCTA Research Group.

Metro Manila’s tallest vertical farm expands with new towers in Navotas

Metro Manila's tallest urban vertical farm in Navotas City is expanding with new towers by Delgado Brothers (Delbros) Group.

WATCH: AC Bonifacio showcases Manila in Alesso, Stray Kids, CORSAK dance video

Filipina-Canadian dancer-singer AC Bonifacio showcased iconic spots in Metro Manila in her appearance in the Dance Around The World video for "Going Dumb," an international song collaboration between Swedish musician Alesso, South Korean boy group Stray Kids, and Chinese singer CORSAK.

Community “Paw-ntry” opens in Manila to aid Filipino pet owners

A "Community Paw-ntry" in Quezon City, Metro Manila is now open for Filipino pet owners who may be experiencing difficulties in providing food for their animal companions during the Luzon-wide community quarantine.

Quezon City resident initiates free food pantry to feed hungry passers-by

Quezon City resident Ana Patricia Non has set up a free food pantry in her local community to feed hungry passers-by during the Covid-19 pandemic.

AIM researchers use AI to address water shortage in Metro Manila

Asian Institute of Management (AIM) researchers have used artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to develop a forecasting model that can address water shortage in Metro Manila.

Travel Philippines app features latest travel news, safety guides

The Philippine tourism industry has kicked off another initiative by launching the 'Travel Philippines' web application to provide the latest travel advisories and safety guidelines to various destinations that have reopened.

Metro Manila trains increase passenger capacity

Metro Manila public transportation has increased passenger capacity as the National Capital Region of the Philippines strives to return to normal amid the ongoing Covid pandemic.

Philippines’ COVID-19 cases decreasing in Metro Manila, CALABARZON

The Philippines has successfully flattened the trends curve of COVID-19 transmission with decreasing cases seen in Metro Manila and nearby provinces in the CALABARZON region based on the assessment of University of the Philippines (UP) professor and OCTA Research Team's Guido David.

30 Petron stations to serve as bread kiosks for free Nutri-buns

The Filipino multi-national corporation will be placing bread kiosks at the gas stations in Metro Manila to source out free Nutri-buns for the poor every day.
Public transport resume in Metro Manila

HAPPENING: Public transportation resumes as Metro Manila shifts to GCQ

All modes of public transportation are resuming service on Wednesday as Metro Manila and several other areas in the Philippines shifted to the less restrictive General Community Quarantine (GCQ).
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