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Immigration personnel under probe for 'pastillas' scam

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The Bureau of Immigration (BI) ordered an investigation on airport personnel using pastillas as a sign they are allegedly accepting bribes in exchange for escorting Chinese nationals working in Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs). &ldq...

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte

Duterte supports cannabidiol use for epilepsy 

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President Rodrigo Duterte supports the Dangerous Drugs Board’s (DDB) resolution allowing the use of cannabidiol (CBD) or marijuana for alleviating severe forms of epilepsy. “Ever since naman iyon ang sinasabi ni Presi...

Makati articles

LGBTQ community protests Makati's ‘Oplan X-Men’ 

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The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) is investigating “Oplan X-Men,” the Makati police’s alleged profiling of transgender women, to save them from “exploitation and human trafficking.” CHR spokesperson Jacqueline de Guia said they were alerted to the intensified operat...

Makati places health personnel on high alert vs nCoV 

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Makati Mayor Abby Binay placed all city health and rescue personnel on high alert as the city rolled out protective measures in response to the global health emergency caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Health personnel are using infrared thermometers to scan city employees and visitors e...

Makati has five new centenarians

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Makati Mayor Abby Binay awarded a P100,000-check and a plaque of recognition to Mrs. Milagros Delgado Enage of Barangay Urdaneta, who is one of the five newest centenarians in the city. The mayor on Tuesday personally handed the check, plaque and bouquet of flowers to each of the awardees in t...

Makati approves P17-million assistance to LGUs hit by typhoon

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The Makati Sangguniang Panlungsod has approved a P17-million financial assistance to sister cities, municipalities and provinces affected by Typhoon Tisoy. Makati Mayor Abby Binay said based on the recommendation of the Makati Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (MDRRMC) w...

Makati raises P18.77-billion revenues in 2019

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Makati Mayor Abby Binay said the city government raised P18.77 billion in revenues last year, surpassing the 2019 target by 10 percent. “I am glad to tell you that we have surpassed last year’s revenue target by ten percent as of Dec. 31. Our business sector continues to make the bigges...

Binay lists accomplishments at the Rotary Club of Makati 

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Rotary Club of Makati president, Rotarian Vicente Mills, Jr.; distinguished officers, directors and members of the Rotary Club of Makati; esteemed district officers of the Rotary International District 3830; visiting Rotarians and guests; fellow public servants, ladies and gentlemen: It is always a...

Makati reminds residents of firecracker ban

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Makati City asked residents in three barangays about the ban on the use of firecrackers. Makati City’s Ordinance No. 2010-A-020 bans the sale, manufacture, storage, possession, and use of all types of firecrackers or pyrotechnic devices and other explosive materials in Barangays Bangkal,...

Binay highlights importance of family

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Makati City Mayor Abigail “Abby” Binay highlighted the importance of family in the celebration of Christmas. “Let us teach our kids that it really is not about the presents but just being together as a family is already a gift,” she said in her post on her Facebook acco...

Makati reminds taxpayers of Jan. 20 deadline

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Makati Mayor Abby Binay reminded residents and business owners about the January 20 deadline to settle their taxes and renew their business permits and licenses. Binay said she authorized frontline offices to extend operations after office hours and on weekends starting January 2. “I ha...

Makati posts highest enrolment in PhilHealth ng Masa 

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Makati City was recognized by Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) as   the local government unit with the highest Sponsored Program enrolment for its PhilHealth ng Masa Program in the National Capital Region (NCR)-South. Based on records of the Makati Social Welfare Department...

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