The President’s Day: August 27, 2015

This morning, at 10:00 a.m., President Benigno S. Aquino III conducted an inspection of the 1st phase of the Manggahan Residences in Manggahan, Pasig. The Manggahan Residences project targets informal settlers whose livelihoods are affected by flooding within the city. Afterward at 11:00 he attended the Inauguration of the Rizal Technological University (RTU) Sen. Neptali […]


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MMDA guide to Metro Manila roadway construction and traffic

There are a number of ongoing roadway projects in Metro Manila. These projects may disrupt the flow of traffic around the metro for motorists. The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) offers an online guide to inform the public about the status of these projects as well as alternate routes motorists may take in the meantime. The Metro […]


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Statement: Finance Secretary Purisima on the Q2 2015 GDP growth

Statement of Finance Secretary Cesar V. Purisima on the Q2 2015 GDP Growth [Released on August 27, 2015] The economy grew by 5.6% in the second quarter (Q2) of 2015, the third fastest among major Asian countries. This, despite heightened concerns on the continuing lackluster performance of the global economy causing painful spillovers on global […]