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Inflation rises slightly to 1.3%

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Inflation rate slightly picked up to 1.3 percent in November from a 42-month low of 0.7 percent in October, but the government said it is not a cause for concern/ Headline inflation slightly inched up after a five-month slowdown in price i...

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Cyberdyne robots go to Manila

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Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso and Vice Mayor Maria Sheilah "Honey" Lacuna-Pangan met with the representatives of Cyberdyne, a company specialized in utilizing robotics for patients with neurological disorders. Cyber...

SSS pensioners to receive 13th month bonus

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State-run Social Security System (SSS) said thru-the-bank pensioners who availed the advance 18 months pension will receive their 13th month pension starting December 10. SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Aurora C. Ignacio said the releases ...

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Makati places 6th among world smart cities for innovation

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Makati City has earned the top 6 spot among finalists in the Innovative Idea category of the World Smart Cities Awards held on November 21 (Philippine time) in Barcelona, Spain, where 450 cities from all over the world submitted their entries. Mayor Abby Binay attended the Smart City Expo World Con...

Makati treats 11,938 schoolchildren to free educational tours

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Some 11,938 preschool and Grade 1 pupils from Makati’s public schools are joining the free educational field trips sponsored by the city government of Makati on November 4 to December 10. Makati Mayor Abby Binay said the off-campus activities have been made part of the city’s Project FR...

Makati posts highest coverage in polio vaccination 

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Makati City achieved the highest coverage rate in the 14-day oral polio vaccination (OPV) drive among 17 cities in Metro Manila, according to a report of the Department of Health (DOH) dated October 27, 2019. The DOH report showed that a total 52,978 children aged zero to 59 months old in the city ...

Makati listed among Southeast Asia’s 10 safest cities  

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Makati City is among ten safest cities in Southeast Asia, according to a survey conducted by Numbeo, an international online research group.  Based on Numbeo’s Safety Index 2019, Makati ranks as the fourth safest city in the region with a Safety Index rate of 59.48 points. The city&rsquo...

4,500 Makati elders get lifetime Yellow Cards 

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More than 4,500 Makati City residents received lifetime Yellow Card membership, the local government unit (LGU) of Makati City said Friday. Mayor Abigail “Abby” Binay said the city government, through its Makati Health Plus Program (MHP), granted lifetime Yellow Card memberships to...

Makati gives P10,000 cash incentives to seniors

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Makati Mayor Abby Binay said today that on July 19, 2019, Makati's Sangguniang Panlungsod approved an ordinance granting P10,000 cash gifts per year to senior citizens between 90 to 99 years of age who have held Blu Card for at least five years. “I am pleased to report that our newly-elec...

Makati City Council approves $3.5-billion intra-city subway

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Last Friday, the Makati City Council endorsed the public-private partnership project (PPP) to build, run and maintain the US$ 3.5 billion, or P178 billion, intra-city metro.The local government said that subway project will be the biggest PPP in Makati City. In this initiative, the Philippine Infra...

Makati earns COA’s ‘unmodified opinion’ anew

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Makati Mayor Abby Binay on Tuesday announced that the city obtained for the second straight year an “unmodified opinion” from the Commission on Audit in its Annual Audit Report on the city’s financial statements for 2018. In her letter of transmittal dated June 25, COA director Ad...

Makati to release mid-year cash gift for senior citizens starting June 10

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Makati Mayor Abby Binay has announced that the distribution of mid-year cash gifts for the city’s 84,111 Blu Card holders will start on June 10. The mayor said the Elderly Welfare Section of the Makati Social Welfare Department will conduct the distribution on scheduled dates from 9 a.m. to 3...

Makati City among 2019 Meralco Luminaries

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Makati City on Wednesday received the Local Government Unit-Luminary Award from the Manila Electric Company at the 8th Meralco Luminaries awarding ceremonies held  at the Shangri-La Makati. Makati Mayor Abby Binay received the award for the city from Meralco president and chief executive offic...