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Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada has announced the activities lined up for the upcoming 447th Araw ng Maynila on June 24, highlighting the city’s numerous achievements and historical events.

The city chief executive said the celebration will start today, June 18, with the awarding of Outstanding Employees and City Service Awardees at the City Hall’s Bulwagang Villegas at 2 pm.

From June 19 to 21, the Division of City Schools leads the awarding of Outstanding Educators at the Century Park Hotel at 1 pm, and a youth concert to be led by the Manila Youth Bureau at the Rajah Sulayman Park at 7 pm. The concert is free and open to the public for them to appreciate and listen to the talents of the city’s homegrown bands.

The former President will also honor Manila’s senior citizens in the “Gabi ng Parangal Para sa mga Nakatatandang Manilenyo” (Awards Night for Elder Manileños) to be held at the Universidad de Manila starting at 4 pm.

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by Robbie Pangilinan
The province of Leyte joined the nation as it commemorated on June 12 its 120th year of liberation from Spain, honoring our Filipino forefathers’ bravery and sacrifices.

Leyte First District Representative Yedda Romualdez emphasized that Filipinos today can live in freedom because of those who sacrificed their lives. She called on the people to re-commit “to the common task of nation-building.”

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Makati Mayor Abby Binay has encouraged residents and non-residents of the city seeking employment to participate in the Mega Job Fair to be held at Glorietta 3 Activity Center on June 7 from 10 am to 8 pm, as part of the events lined up for ‘Makati Makisalo’ festival marking the city’s 348th foundation day.

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Makati Mayor Abby Binay has announced the winner of the search for Miss Makati 2018—Karla O’Hara of Barangay Pio del Pilar—who bested 15 other candidates during the coronation ceremony held Saturday evening at the Circuit Makati Event Grounds in Makati.

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Tacloban City Mayor Cristina G. Romualdez distributed some 1.3 million pesos worth of financial assistance to 63 schools as part of the Brigada Eskwela assistance of the City Government. Each school, received  50,000 pesos from the Special Education fund of the local government to help defray the cost of maintenance and repair incurred during the school maintenance week.

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