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LRMC spends P8.7 billion to upgrade 35-year old LRT-1

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Light Rail Manila Corp. (LRMC), the private operator and maintenance provider of LRT line 1,  saidi it spent.P8.7 billion to upgrade the system and facilities of LRT-1. From 478 trips per day in 2016, LRMC has reached 520 trips daily, serv...

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ADB to fund construction of 5-km elevated walkways along EDSA

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will fund the construction next year of the EDSA Greenways Project, which will include five kilometers of elevated walkways in four high-density traffic locations along EDSA. It said the project aims to improve pedes...

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MRT 3 studies full deployment of Dalian trains

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Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Line 3 is considering the full deployment of China-made trains which will have their own maintenance areas and equipment. In a radio interview, MRT-3 Director for Operations, engineer Michael Capati, said a new maintenance a...

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UCC-Camarin gets new building

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The University of Caloocan City (UCC)-Camarin campus received a new fully furnished four-story building from the local government. The new building has 16 classrooms, five offices, and a library. Each classroom is furnished with blackboards and about 50 armchairs. Some of the rooms are also equipp...

Caloocan vendors protest clearing operations

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About 50 vendors from different groups in Caloocan City protested over the road clearing operations in the city. The protestors led by the Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap (Kadamay)-Metro Manila sought a dialog with the local government as they rallied against the clearing operations that were ...

Caloocan taps barangay officials to help in clearing operations

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Nagpatawag ng pulong si Mayor Oca Malapitan sa mga kapitan ng mga barangay upang makipagdayalogo hinggil sa 60 barangay halls na apektado ng clearing operations na isinasagawa ng lokal na pamahalaan upang tanggalin ang mga sagabal sa daan. Kasama si Department of the Interior and Local Government A...

Caloocan to open 2 new public markets 

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Caloocan City will open two new public markets to accommodate more than 200 vendors who will be transferred from the streets and sidewalks of Barangay Bagong Silang. Jay Bernardo, city’s Department of Public Safety and Traffic Management (DPSTM) chief, said the new public market in Phase 9 in...

Caloocan aids Barangay 73 fire victims

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The local government of Caloocan City will continue to aid the families of Barangay 73, Mayor Oscar Malapitan said on Thursday. Around 100 families were left homeless after a fire raged through Barangay 73, destroying at least 50 houses. The city government, led by the mayor, distributed tents, di...

198 persons receive CELA in Caloocan

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Caloocan Mayor Oscar Malapitan recently led the distribution of certificates of eligibility of lot award to residents of Civic Center in the city. “These 198 beneficiaries are included in the first batch of awardees,” Malapitan said. “Based on census, we are expecting 2,100 benefi...

Caloocan pushes holistic health care for children 0-2

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In a bid to curb the rate of infant mortality and malnutrition in Caloocan City, a councilor has proposed an ordinance to ensure holistic health care for children up to two years old. Councilor Aurora Henson Jr. said the first 1,000 days of a child’s life was a “critical window of oppor...

#MNCAdvisory: Caloocan traffic advisory, June 12

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The Bonifacio Monument Circle will be closed to traffic on June 12, 2019, from 12:01 a.m. until the end of the Independence Day celebration. Motorists are advised to avoid the Bonifacio Monument Circle and take alternate routes. ...

Caloocan to start construction of new RTC this year

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The construction of the new Caloocan City hall of justice will begin late this year or early next year, Mayor Oscar Malapitan said. At the inauguration of the city’s first people’s park on Wednesday, Malapitan said the city government was just waiting for the writ of possession of a pri...

Grave of 19th century Spanish master painter found in La Loma

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The grave of 19th century Spanish master painter Joaquin Maria Herrer has been discovered at the La Loma Cemetery in Caloocan City. The grave was topped with a stone but with an inscription that read: Joaquin Maria Herrer y Rodriguez. Pintor y Profesor de la Escuela de Bellas Artes de Manila. Born ...