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“I want the Filipino people to feel DSWD’s presence. I want DSWD to reach out and not the other way around.” This declaration of the agency’s commitment comes from Undersecretary for Operations Aimee Torrefranca-Neri of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). The DSWD is the lead government agency mandated to formulate, implement, and coordinate programs and policies for...

DISRUPTING MOBILITY

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ANGKAS, the app-based motorcycle taxi service, has become widely popular as an alternative transportation service provider in our country beset by traffic congestion. Through the app, commuters can book a motorcycle on demand. Its founder and chief executive officer (CEO), Angeline Tham, has remained steadfast and optimistic in their commitment to alleviate the traffic problem, especially with the continued cooperation...

THE VICO EFFECT

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As we traverse the streets of Pasig going to the city hall, this writer was expecting tarpaulins and banners bearing the name and handsome face of current city mayor Vico Sotto to turn up along the way. In the local political landscape, it’s a norm for those in position to assert their dominance over their “territory.” But there was...

MAYOR ISKO MORENO CALLS FOR UNITY IN 2020

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Manila City Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso on Monday, December 30 called on Manileños to unite and remain steadfast as a new year approaches. Domagoso made the appeal after leading the wreath laying ceremony at Rizal Park to commemorate the heroism of Dr. Jose Rizal. The mayor encouraged his constituents to remain positive in life, even as he acknowledged that 2019...

NEW HONOREES CONFERRED FOR EXEMPLARY ELECTRICAL SAFETY PRACTICES AT 4TH MERALCO K-LIGTAS AWARDS

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For the fourth year in a row, the Manila Electric Company (Meralco) held its annual recognition of organizations that have instituted power safety protocols as a part of their daily processes. The country’s first and only industry awards program for electrical safety best practices, the Meralco Kuryenteng Ligtas (K-Ligtas) Awards is an advocacy program of Meralco through its learning and...

GO-BACKED BILLS SIGNED INTO LAW

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President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signed two bills institutionalizing the Malasakit Centers and postponing the May 2020 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections (BSKE) to December 2022. A ceremonial signing took place in Malacañang on Tuesday, December 3. Senator Lawrence "Bong" Go filed the bills in the 18th Congress immediately after he assumed office in July. In his past statements, the...

2019 SEA GAMES OPENING CEREMONIES STIR PRIDE AMONG FILIPINOS

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Thousands of spectators gathered at the Philippine Arena on November 30, 2019 to mark the beginning of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) graced by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Brunei Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah. Filipinos at the venue and those who watched the televised ceremonies at home were in awe as they watched 90-minute Opening Ceremonies...

MERALCO PREPARES FOR TYPHOON TISOY

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November 29, 2019 - The Manila Electric Company (Meralco) said today in a statement that it is prepared to declare General State of ALERT and is gearing all efforts to prepare its systems and personnel to immediately respond to power outages that may result from Typhoon Tisoy. Meralco Public Information Office Head Joe Zaldarriaga said, “As a 24–hour service company,...

STUCK IN TRAFFIC

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“The government must hire professionals, not soldiers or policemen, to solve the problem!” – REYNALDO DUMLAO “To be honest, solutions are already in place. Skyway Stage 3, airport in Bulacan, subway, more trains coming for MRT, road widening and clearing. Today’s traffic is the sacrifice we have to prior to completion of these projects. For the meantime, discipline is needed...

OPERATION CHRISTMAS

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We asked barangay leaders: “What are your fundraising activities this holiday season, and where will you use the proceeds of these projects?” For our fundraising activity this coming Christmas, we are thinking of conducting a “Mobile Legends Tournament” which is very popular among the youth everywhere. We will also hold a darts competition because it is the most common pastime...

FPI CALLS FOR NEXT ROUND OF CSP BIDDING: URGENT NEED FOR ADDITIONAL CAPACITY TO BRING DOWN GENERATION CHARGE

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The Federation of Philippine Industries (FPI) recently called for the Department of Energy (DOE), as well as all other industry players and stakeholders, to fast-track the next round of biddings for the much-needed greenfield baseload capacity. The group believes that the successful Power Supply Agreements (PSA) two months ago, signed to supply Meralco 1,200 MW and 500 MW of capacity...

News that Impact our Lives

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PCOO TO UPGRADE 14 STATE-OWNED RADIO STATIONS MANILA, Philippines— Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar announced that the agency will start rehabilitating 14 state-owned radio stations nationwide. China donated over Php130 million worth of radio equipment, including live broadcast room equipment, medium wave transmitters, and FM broadcast transmitters. Andanar thanked the Chinese government for their donation, saying that it will...

DISRUPTING MOBILITY

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ANGKAS, the app-based motorcycle taxi service, has become widely popular as an alternative transportation service provider in our country beset by traffic congestion. Through the app, commuters can book a motorcycle on demand. Its founder and chief executive officer (CEO), Angeline Tham, has remained steadfast and optimistic in their commitment to alleviate the traffic problem, especially with the continued cooperation...

ELECTRICITY RATE INCREASES THIS NOVEMBER

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WESM charges pushed up by power plant outages MANILA, PHILIPPINES, 7th November 2019 – The Manila Electric Company (Meralco) announced today an upward adjustment of power rates, as the overall rate for a typical household consuming 200kWh increased to P9.5579 per kWh this November from last month’s P9.0862 per kWh. The adjustment of P0.4717 per kWh will mean an increase...

THE VICO EFFECT

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Photography by Jar Concengco Grooming by Pia Manglo As we traverse the streets of Pasig going to the city hall, this writer was expecting tarpaulins and banners bearing the name and handsome face of current city mayor Vico Sotto to turn up along the way. In the local political landscape, it’s a norm for those in position to assert their dominance...

IABC PH PROMOTES TRUTH, TRUST AND THE PUBLIC SERVANT

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During the recently concluded 2019 Year-End General Membership Meeting of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Philippines, held at the Palm Grove, Rockwell Club, the organization welcomed Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso to discuss the topic of “Trust and the Public Servant.” During the meeting, EON Group also presented the latest data on the Philippine Trust Index, which...

AT LAST, YOU CAN NOW READ LEAGUE MAGAZINE ANYWHERE, ANYTIME YOU WANT!

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PASIG CITY, Philippines - LEAGUE: The Local Government Unit Magazine recently launched its digital copies with the goal of reaching a wider audience worldwide. This is in line with the publication’s advocacy of taking Filipinos into the "heart of local governance in the Philippines, showcasing the best of the country—its people and leaders—where they are, how they thrive, how...

ELECTRICITY RATE SLIGHTLY INCREASES THIS OCTOBER

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MANILA, PHILIPPINES, 8TH October 2019 – The Manila Electric Company (MERALCO) announced today a slight upward adjustment of power rates, as overall electricity rates for a typical household consuming 200 kWh increased to P9.0862 per kWh this October from last month’s P9.0414 per kWh. The upward adjustment of P0.0448 per kWh will mean an increase of around P9 in...

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