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TRB to review design of Skyway
State-run Toll Regulatory Board is set to look into the design and safety compliance of the South Metro Manila Skyway being operated by a unit of diversified conglomerate San Miguel Corp. following the spate of accidents, the most recent of which took the lives of 18 people when a bus fell off the elevated road.
Abducted Japanese man released in Cavite
A Japanese man who was abducted in Paraaque City last Saturday was released by his captors before dawn on Tuesday, police said.
Gov't told to comment on petitions vs ITS
THE Supreme Court has directed the government to justify the construction of transport terminals aimed at limiting the entry of provincial buses in Metro Manila.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Taguig City steps up hazards awareness
As part of its effort to disseminate information on different hazards and their corresponding impacts, the city government of Taguig on Monday presented the Multi-Hazard and Risk Maps to different stakeholders here like barangay officials, rescue personnel and disaster volunteers, among others.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
'Yolanda' death toll in Phl: 5,982
THE official death toll from super typhoon "Yolanda" that slammed into Central Philippines on November 8 rose to 5,982, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said on Thursday.
Philippine Navy has 3 new helicopters from Italy
The Philippine Navy has taken delivery of three of five brand-new helicopters it bought from Italy for P1.33 billion.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Belmonte 'hands off' on furlough request for Arroyo
HOUSE Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. on Monday said it is up to the Sandiganbayan to decide whether former President and now Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo should be allowed to spend the holidays with her family.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
AlloyMtd cleared for Calax bid
ALLOYMTD, a local infrastructure and construction company, has been pre-qualified to bid for the 35.4 billion pesos Cavite-Laguna Expressway project in the Philippines.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Murillo: Remember WWII
IN A few days, we have to bow our heads and say a prayer in respect and memory of people who perished on December 8, 1941 from the air attacks of the Japanese during World War II.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Which DPWH contractors are top taxpayers?
MANILA, Philippines The Bureau of Internal Revenue is keeping a close eye on tax payments of top contractors of the Department of Public Works and Highways which did projects with the government agency from 2002 to 2013.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Philippine village named after Gangneung
Gangneung city officials and Philippine residents pose in a ceremony to name their village "Pine City Gangneung" in Indang, Philippines, Saturday.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
DOTC: No delays in bidding for LRT-1 Cavite extension
MANILA, Philippines The Department of Transportation and Communications on Monday said it is expediting the bidding process for the Light Rail Transit Line 1 Cavite Extension Project amid reports of delays in the process.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Review of approved reclamation projects sought
EXTENT of effects on people and the environment should be the consideration in approving reclamation projects, Senator Cynthia Villar said Sunday.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
The National Sandigan Foundation of the Philippines will mark the Feast of the Immaculate Conception on December 8 with a thanksgiving mass and a show to benefit four Mother Teresa Centers in the country.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Brother Efren is easy to find. Trace the curve of Manila Bay south, past the skyscrapers, through the urban sprawl.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Luzon newsbits for November 27, 2013
Olongapo City, Zambales - An unidentified woman was burned to death after a fire razed one of the cottages at the Halfmoon Beach Resort in Baranggay Lower Kalaklan, here last Sunday, a belated police report said yesterday.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
New components of LRT-1 Cavite extension to cost P5-B
MANILA, Philippines The Department of Transportation and Communications said on Monday that additional components for the Light Rail Transit Line 1 Cavite Extension Project will cost another P5 billion.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Parts of Cavite experience power outage
Areas of Alfonso, Amadeo, Dasmarinas, General Aguinaldo, General Trias, Magallanes, Maragondon, Naic, Novelta, Silang, Tanza and Ternate are now experiencing rotating power interruptions.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
NEDA Board OKs MRT-7, LRT extension projects
MANILA, Philippines The National Economic and Development Authority Board approved on Thursday seven major infrastructure projects worth an estimated P184.2 billion.
BIR shuts 2 Quiapo trading stores for tax evasion
The Bureau of Internal Revenue on Thursday ordered the closure of two Quiapo-based trading establishments, allegedly owned by an unnamed Chinese national, over alleged failure to file income tax and VAT payments.