A walk in the park is a welcome respite from exposure in highly urbanized cities like Manila to harmful air pollutants and noise. Major Isko Moreno’s recent statements on green area development around Manila were met with enthusiasm by multiple environmental organizations pushing for the 2,2-hectare Arroceros Forest Park’s conservation. It was in mid-2018 that environmental organizations under the Save Arroceros Park motion raised concerns about the plan to construct


Isko Moreno Domagoso follows President Rodrigo Duterte’s marching instructions to shut down huge corruption gaming stores operated by the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO). Moreno said that he ordered the business license office of the City of Manila to cancel company licenses and permits from the mayor for all lotto, small town lottery and other gaming operations under the Manila PCSO. In accordance with this domestic policy, I order Manila’s

Joseph Estrada

There is no need to lodge charges against former Manila mayor Joseph Estrada for his supposed inability to hand over transition papers to his successor, said Friday Isko Moreno, Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG). A fact-finding inquiry undertaken by the DILG-National Capital Region discovered that the relevant papers were approved on June 28 by Estrada’s transition team to the DILG Field Office in Manila. The DILG Field Office,