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LRT2 stations in Santolan to Anonas to reopen by June

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The Light Rail Transit Line 2 (LRT-2) plans to reopen its Santolan to Anonas stations by June for partial operations. Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) Administrator Reynaldo Berroya said repairs are underway for the two stations to resume op...

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PPA gets high satisfaction rating

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For the second straight year, the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) scored big in the annual port user’s satisfaction survey particularly on the aspect of integrity. The 2019 survey conducted by the Development Academy of the Philippines (...

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Marikina activates search and rescue unit

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Marikina City has activated its own Search and Rescue Unit (SRU) under the supervision of Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP). Marikina City Mayor Marcelino “Marcy” Teodoro and BFP-National Capital Region (BFP-NCR) director Chief Supt. ...

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Cayetano says ABS-CBN franchise bill not urgent

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 28, 2020 loyalty

House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano said the several bills that seek to renew the legislative franchise of broadcast network ABS-CBN at the House of Representatives are not urgent. “It’s important but the urgency is not there because hindi sila magko-close (they won’t be closed...

Duterte asks ABS-CBN to donate ad refund to charitble institution

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Broadcast firm ABS-CBN Corp. need not seek President Rodrigo Duterte’s guidance on how to donate the P2.6 million refund the network was supposed to pay him for unaired campaign advertisements during the 2016 presidential race, according to Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo. Panelo sa...

DTI to hold National Food Fair in March

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 28, 2020 loyalty

The Department of Trade & Industry-Bureau of Domestic Trade Promotion (DTI-BDTP) in partnership with the DTI Regional and Provincial Offices will hold the 2020 National Food Fair on March 12-15 at SM Megatrade Halls 1-3, 5th level, Building B, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City. Billed as the Philip...

Duterte bans unregistered e-cigarettes

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President Rodrigo Duterte has prohibited the manufacture and sale of unregistered and adulterated electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and tobacco products to protect and advance people’s right to a “balanced and healthful ecology.” Duterte on February 26 signed Executive Order (E...

DOTR defends plan to build commercial space in QMC

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The Department of Transportation (DoTr) defended the plan of the concessionaire of the railway project at the Quezon Memorial Circle (QMC) to sell commercial space at the station to avoid fare increases and amortize the cost of the project that will be borne by government. In a statement, Tran...

Grab wants LTFRB to fill TNVS slots

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Grab Philippines asked the and Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to maximize the 65,000 slots for transport network vehicle service (TNVS) units to serve the more than 5 million passenger bookings expected beginning March 2020. “Our main goal of urging the Land Transport...

P2P buses from Trinoma to Park Square stop operations

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The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Monday said it did not issue a cessation order on the point-to-point (P2P) bus operations of Froehlich Tours, Inc. (FTI) which is under investigation for alleged financial incapability. Department of Transportation (DOTr) Assistant...

PPA gets high satisfaction rating

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For the second straight year, the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) scored big in the annual port user’s satisfaction survey particularly on the aspect of integrity. The 2019 survey conducted by the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) involving the various port users nationwide s...

ABS-CBN apologizes for not airing some Duterte ads

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ABS-CBN president and CEO Carlos Katigbak apologized to President Rodrigo Duterte for the network's failure to air some political advertisements during the 2016 elections. Katigbak, however, pointed out that only P7 million worth of advertisements were not aired, out of the P65-million ad ...

House panel ready to tackle ABS-CBN's franchise

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The chairman of the House Committee on Legislative Franchise said the panel will begin accepting position papers from various stakeholders for or against the franchise renewal of broadcast network ABS-CBN. Palawan Rep. Franz Alvarez made the announcement as the committee began its preliminary proce...

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