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Taguig celebrates Grandparents' Day

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In celebration of Grandparents' Day, Taguig lolos and lolas showcased their musical skills in a singing competition dubbed Galing ni Lolo at Lola Kasama ang Tropa held at the Hagonoy Sports Complex on September 13, proving that they are...

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MRT 3 registers less unloading incidents 

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The Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) reported that the number of unloading incidents from their trains went down to an eight-year low of 18 in the first nine months of 2019. This is lower than 480 unloading incidents recorded from January to S...

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Marikina readies charges vs piggeries that dumped carcasses into river

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The Marikina City government said it will file civil and criminal charges against those responsible for the improper disposal of pig carcasses found floating in Marikina River last week. Marikina Mayor Marcelino “Marcy” Teodoro said...

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Pasig increases allocation fund for medicine

Pasig mayor eyes 3-fold hike in medicine budget

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Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto proposed a three-fold increase in the city’s budget for medicines for 2020 to ensure wider access for patients.

In a Facebook post, Sotto shared that he wants the budget for medicine to be raised to P253.5 million from the current P89.7 million.

The amount, however, has to be approved by the city council during deliberations of Pasig’s proposed budget.

Improving access to healthcare was one of Sotto’s campaign promises.

Sotto said he will focus on rationalizing healthcare workers and improving the public health system in the coming weeks.

 

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