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'Mini station' at SM North EDSA eyed to appease SM
MANILA The Department of Transportation and Communications is standing firm on constructing a "common station" for the Light Rail Transit and Metro Rail Transit near Ayala's Trinoma mall instead of SM North EDSA.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
ACT Alliance Appeal Revision 2 for Typhoon Haiyan response, ...
Geneva, 18 August 2014 In the early morning of 8 November 2013, Typhoon Haiyan , made landfall in the eastern Visayas region of the Philippines.
Amid calls for accountability for train crash, gov't urged to take over MRT
An unusually big number of commuters stand shoulder-to-shoulder while waiting for their train ride at the Metro Rail Transit -3 station on Taft Avenue and Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue in Pasay City on Thursday morning .
Chicken prices to stabilize starting September-October - Agri Dept.
Wind-blown mango tree branches nearly block the gate of the Porta Coali Convent along Visayas Ave., Quezon City on Wednesday .
UST suspends classes as heavy rains trigger floods
The University of Santo Tomas suspended classes on Tuesday afternoon as heavy rains pounded Metro Manila and triggered floods in various areas.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
More MSMEs seen to benefit from fund
MORE micro, small and medium enterprises will get access to credit at a relatively lower cost or even without collateral after the Province of Cebu contributed P3 million to the Credit Surety Fund program.
Lyca on 'MMK' beats 'Voice Kids' finale in ratings
The "Maalaala Mo Kaya" episode featuring the story of Lyca Gairanod proved to be a ratings juggernaut last Saturday, beating even the finale of the reality show that launched her to stardom.
The flavors in Chef Boy Logro's life
Chef Boy Logro is a busy man. His day sometimes begins at 2 in the morning, with activities that include shuttling between GMA-7 in Quezon City and Cavite - then back again.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Cavite bank loses P.7 M to robbers
CAMP VICENTE LIM, Laguna, Philippines Authorities are eyeing the so-called "termite boys" in a robbery at a rural bank in Cavite on Friday.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Philippines: Vocal DAP critic Bayan Muna Neri Colmenares also got P25M from fund
MANILA, Philippines-One of the most vocal critics of the Disbursement Acceleration Program in the House of Representatives was allocated the economic stimulus fund that the Supreme Court recently declared unconstitutional.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Singson sticks to Calax completion target despite hitch in project award
The chief of the Department of Public Works and Highways sees no delays in the completion of the P35.42-billion Cavite-Laguna Expressway despite a two-month hiatus in the deal's awarding.
Palace: Gov't making sure prices of goods not artificial
Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda made the assurance in the wake of the rising prices of some products, such as chicken.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
MPIC seeks discussions on LRT-1 Cavite Extension Project with concerned parties
A discussion between parties involved in the Light Rail Transit Line 1 Cavite Extension Project would be necessary for the project to proceed.
BSP grants regulatory relief for banks in Glenda-hit areas
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said it is granting regulatory and rediscounting relief measures to banks located in areas affected by typhoon "Glenda" last month.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Awarding of LRT 1 extension deal also deferred
The Department of Transportation and Communications has decided to also shelve the awarding of the P64.9-billion Light Rail Transit Line 1 Cavite Extension deal to its winning bidder following the stay order issued by the Supreme Court on the relocation of the P1.4-billion Common Station.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
FPI: Logistics crisis looms
MANILA Industry leaders on Friday urged the government to immediately address the port congestion in Manila, a nightmare that is seen to cut the country's gross domestic product by almost 3 percent.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Fil-Am youth leaders humbled by PHL immersion trip
What began as a program to reconnect with their Filipino roots ended up becoming a humbling learning experience for 10 Filipino-American youth leaders.
Davao left out anew
The city is excluded from the list of key areas all over the country to play host to Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation 2015 meetings that will kick off in December 2014.
SM opens 3 Alfamart stores
SM Supermarket president Joey Mendoza said the company has already opened three Alfamart stores, which are located in Trece Martires and Dasmarinas in Cavite and Las Pinas.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Luzon Newsbits for August 7, 2014
Imus, Cavite - The local police station here on Monday received six new marked vehicles worth P5 million.