Metro Manila mayors adopt new ‘unified curfew’ starting May 1 

Credit to Author: John Eric Mendoza| Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 03:57:46 +0000

METRO Manila mayors have adjusted the “unified curfew” to a later and shorter period, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said on Wednesday. In a resolution, the Metro Manila Council (MMC), the governing and policy-making body of the MMDA, agreed to implement the standardized curfew in the region from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. starting […]

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Govt to hire 14,000 contact tracers

Credit to Author: John Eric Mendoza| Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2021 07:43:19 +0000

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Benhur Abalos said on Sunday that the government is set to hire 14,000 contact tracers to be deployed in the National Capital Region (NCR). Contact tracers will be paid according to the NCR minimum wage rate. The project was estimated to cost P213 million. Abalos said he managed to convince Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello 3rd to […]

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MMDA opens first facility to turn waste into bricks

Credit to Author: John Eric Mendoza| Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 05:38:59 +0000

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Thursday opened its first-ever granulator and brick-making facility to turn waste into by-products. MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos attended the inauguration of the facility at Vitas Pumping Station in Tondo. “It is my ardent hope that through our initiatives under the Metro Manila Flood Management Project, we will be […]

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Metro Manila reverts to outdoor ban on minors starting Wednesday — MMDA

Credit to Author: John Eric Mendoza| Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 04:09:46 +0000

THOSE below 18 years old in Metro Manila will be prohibited to go out of their homes starting on Wednesday as it continues to grapple with the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) surge, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said on Tuesday. MMDA chief Benhur Abalos said only individuals from 18-65 years old will be allowed outside their […]

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MMDA buys AstraZeneca vaccines for 8,000 employees

Credit to Author: John Eric Mendoza| Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 06:15:27 +0000

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has placed an order of AstraZeneca vaccines for the coronavirus disease 2019 for its 8,000 employees, the agency chief said on Wednesday. MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos said the order from the British-Swedish multinational corporation was made during the time of the late chairman Danilo Lim. “Kami sa (We in the) […]

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Mayors ‘defer’ to Duterte over GCQ status in Metro Manila

Credit to Author: John Eric Mendoza| Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 03:37:21 +0000

MAYORS will “defer” to President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to keep the general community quarantine (GCQ) in Metro Manila unless there is a vaccine, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said on Tuesday. MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos said the mayors would “rally behind” the President even after the local executives, through its policy board, the Metro […]

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New MMDA Chairman Abalos visits Muntinlupa

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2021 16:22:41 +0000

NEWLY installed Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Benhur Abalos paid a courtesy call to Muntinlupa City Mayor Jaime Fresnedi on January 15. Chairman Abalos discussed MMDA’s plans to decongest traffic in NCR, including the Covid-19 management in the region to Mayor Fresnedi. Also attending the courtesy call were Chairman Abalos’ Chief of Staff Jimmy […]

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Pasig River Ferry service partly resumes–MMDA 

Credit to Author: John Eric Mendoza| Date: Thu, 08 Oct 2020 06:49:41 +0000

THE Pasig River Ferry Service partly resumed on Thursday, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said. In an advisory released on the same day, the MMDA said the ferry will shuttle passengers from the Pinagbuhatan station in Pasig to Sta. Station in Manila. The MMDA agency has been conducting regular clearing operations along the Pasig […]

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24/7 food delivery now allowed in Metro Manila — MMDA 

Credit to Author: John Eric Mendoza| Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2020 07:06:02 +0000

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Thursday announced that food delivery in Metro Manila is now 24/7. MMDA General Manager Undersecretary Jojo Garcia said the Metro Manila mayors, through the Metro Manila Council (MMC), allowed the 24/7 operations of fast food chains and restaurants now that more businesses have opened under the general community […]

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MMDA modified number coding starts on June 8

Credit to Author: Jan Arcilla| Date: Thu, 04 Jun 2020 07:25:56 +0000

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Thursday announced that it would implement a modified number coding scheme starting on June 8 amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. This means that coded vehicles are allowed to travel on major roads on the condition that they carry at least one passenger to maximize its use. […]

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