DOTC eyes 3 sites for north integrated bus terminal
MANILA, Philippines The Department of Transportation and Communications has named three possible locations for the proposed north integrated transport system .
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Sat Mar 08, 2014
CALABARZON bamboo industry surpasses 2013 targets
Bamboo industry in Region IV-A , which include the provinces of Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon, has surpassed its targets for 2013, according to the Department of Trade and Industry .
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Arroyo, allies to get seats in House committees
Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and several other members of the independent bloc in the House of Representatives will be given memberships in certain committees eight months after the 16th Congress opened.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Arroyo, independent bloc members get...
HOUSE Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. recommended the giving of committee assignments to Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and eight other members of the independent minority bloc.
2 more firms eye bus terminal project
MANILA, Philippines Two more companies have bought bid documents for the proposed Integrated Transport System Project-Southwest Terminal, increasing the number of potential bidders to 11. The Department of Transportation and Communications said the additional firms that have expressed interest are Washington Sycip-led State Properties Corp. and ... (more)
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Utilize Batangas port, Aquino urged
A HOUSE member on Monday urged President Benigno Aquino III to issue an executive order to divert all local and international shipping cargos delivering raw materials for the economic zones located in Calabarzon area from the port of Manila and Manila International Container Port going to the port of Batangas.
Pampanga CIDG chief, 6 others nabbed in raid
OPERATIVES of the Philippine National Police - Criminal Investigation and Detection Group have arrested one of their officers with six others on Monday for allegedly being involved in illegal drug activities and other heinous crimes, officials said Tuesday.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
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There were a couple of seemingly unrelated stories over the last weekend. The first had to do with human rights abuses continuing to proliferate in this country.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
New airport: DOTC eyes Sangley Point, Laguna de Bay
The Department of Transportation and Communications is looking at Sangley Point in Cavite and Laguna de Bay as the possible site of a new international gateway that would replace the congested Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Pasay City.
Vhong's lawyer to Roxanne's camp: 'Ano 'to lokohan?'
MANILA The lawyer of actor Vhong Navarro lambasted the camp of Roxanne Cabanero for saying that there was no mention of an exact date of the alleged rape in Cabanero's complaint-affidavit.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Big-time pushers arrested in Manila
OPERATIVES of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency seized suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride, or "shabu", worth P52 million in a buy-bust operation inside a fast food chain along Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Former pageant contestant Roxanne Acosta-Caba ero and actor-host Vhong Navarro
The rape complaint filed by Roxanne Acosta-Cabanero against Vhong Navarro specifies that the alleged incident happened on April 24, 2010, contrary to a statement made by her lawyer in response to claims that the actor was performing at a concert on the same night.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Philippines Press -Global-Estate to invest $224 mln in project - Standard
Global-Estate Resorts Inc, the tourism estate development unit of Alliance Global Group Inc, said it would spend 10 billion pesos over the next 10 years to transform a 561-hectare property in southwestern Cavite province, Manila Standard Today reported.
67 gov't agencies fail anti-red-tape test
The Civil Service Commission said 67 government offices failed in the anti-red-tape test it conducted in 2013.
Truckers warn of possible effects of Manila truck ban
Members of the Integrated North Harbor Truckers Association have agreed to suspend their strike and abide by the truck ban imposed by the City of Manila starting for 3 days starting Thursday.
Andrew Tan's GERI to develop P10-B Southwoods City
Tycoon Andrew Tan's tourism estate company Global Estate Resorts Inc. is developing a new master-planned township called Southwoods City.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Use Batangas port to decongest Manila, lawmaker says
Rep. Raneo Abu of the 2nd District of Batangas on Tuesday said using the Port of Batangas is the answer to decongest the Port of Manila and the Manila International Container Port.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Maynilad sets aside P7.2-B to improve service
MANILA Maynilad Water Services Inc. on Monday said it will spend around P7.2 billion to improve and expand its water and wastewater services in parts of southern Metro Manila, particularly in Paraaque, Muntinlupa, Las Pias and parts of Cavite.
Isko: Why not use Batangas, Subic ports?
MANILA Manila Vice Mayor and "traffic czar" Isko Moreno said the Batangas and Subic ports should be utilized more in order to solve the city's traffic problem believed to be caused by the heavy flow of thousands of cargo trucks.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Vice Ganda, hotel exec contradict Roxanne's rape story
MANILA Former pageant contestant Roxanne Acosta Cabaero's version of events surrounding her alleged rape by actor-host Vhong Navarro four years ago came under fire Sunday after two sources contradicted some parts of her sworn affidavit.