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Brgy chiefs involved in drugs under surveillance

The Daily Tribune| Written by: Pat C. Santos| March 22, 2017 Several barangay chairmen in Manila who were confirmed to be involved in drugs are now being closely watched, Mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada yesterday said. Estrada added the surveillance is part of evidence-gathering efforts of the Manila Police District (MPD) to pin down these elected […]

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Manila folk get ‘Gift of Smiles’

Manila Standard | Written by Sandy Araneta | March 13, 2017 In his continuing effort to provide medical aid to indigent Manileños, Mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada has partnered anew with a US-affiliated charity organization to treat residents, particularly children, who were born with cleft lips and palates and other facial deformities. Estrada has inked a […]

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Erap gives stern message to new MPD anti-drug unit

metromanila.politics.com.ph | March 8, 2017 The newly-created anti-drug unit of the Manila Police District (MPD) will undergo a refresher course on anti-drug laws and human rights, Manila Mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada said on Tuesday (March 7). Estrada issued the directive after Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald Dela Rosa announced that the national […]

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Seniors first to get Manila City Card

Manila Standard| Written by: Sandy Araneta| March 01, 2017 Manila’s city government is now distributing financial benefits to its citizens through the recently introduced Manila City Card, described as a “free, reloadable and hassle-free prepaid card.” The card “is designed to be a secured and faster means for Manileños to receive their benefits from the […]

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Erap extends health services to far-flung communities

The Daily Tribune| Written by: Tribune Wires| February 27, 2017 In a bid to extend much-needed health services in remote communities of Manila, Mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada has formed an army of health workers to implement what he called the “Reach Every Purok”(REP) outreach program. Estrada partnered with the Department of Health (DoH) and the […]

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Manila intensifies free immunization program

Manila Bulletin| Written by: Cris G. Odronia| February 25, 2017 The city government of Manila has intensified its free immunization program to protect more children from the common vaccine-preventable diseases such as measles, whooping cough, flu, polio and tetanus. Mayor Joseph ‘Erap’ Estrada said he has tasked the Manila Health Department (MHD) to continue with the […]

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Manila small biz get funds

manilastandard.net | by: Sandy Araneta | February 23, 2017   In support of President Duterte’s call to end the “5-6” lending scheme, Manila Mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada has released P607,000 in funds to support low-income micro-entrepreneurs in the city. Estrada handed the cash aid to 108 beneficiaries of his Capital Assistance Program, a livelihood initiative he […]

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2 dental health vans lalarga na sa Manila

Tempo.com.ph | Posted by: Tempo Online | February 19, 2017 Dalawang fully equipped dental vans ang iikot sa mga barangay at paaralan sa Manila upang magbigay ng libreng dental services ngayong National Oral Health Month. Tinanggap kamakailan ni Manila Mayor Joseph E. Estrada ang mga dental vans na donated ng Department of Health sa pamahalaang […]

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Erap strengthens Manila’s fight vs breast cancer

Daily Tribune | Written by Pat C. Santos | February 16, 2017 Manila Mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada has boosted the city’s capability to fight the dreaded breast cancer through his installation of a P20-million modern mammography machine in the city-run Justice Jose Abad Santos General Hospital (JJASGH) in Binondo. The mammography machine is the latest […]

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Estrada backs Duterte move vs NPA, hopes talks can be saved

Philippine Daily Inquirer | By: Aie Balagtas See | February 13, 2017 MANILA — Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada has expressed support for President Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of all-out war against the communist rebel New People’s Army. Estrada, a former president, released a statement a day after the Communist Party of the Philippines called the all-out […]

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Estrada orders strict enforcement of smoking ban in Manila

Inquirer.net | By: Yugi Vincent Gonzales | February 13, 2017 Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada on Monday ordered the strict enforcement of a city ordinance that bans smoking in public places in the city. In a statement, Estrada said his Valentine’s wish for every Manileño was to quit smoking, in time for the observance of the National Heart […]

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Estrada comes to the aid of Parola fire victims

Daily Tribune | Written by Pat C. Santos | February 9, 2017 Victims of the fire that hit Parola Compund in Tondo, Manila last Tuesday night and left 3,000 families homeless, can now heave a sigh of relief as the city government led by Mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada immediately gave assistance to them and sufficiently […]

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