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$57-B mega plan to solve Metro’s mega woes

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Noting that Metro Manila’s traffic, infrastructure and housing problems can no longer be solved by the National Capital Region alone, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) has come up with a “Dream Plan” for what it calls a “Greater Capital Region,” composed of the NCR and neighboring Central Luzon and Southern Tagalog.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Busted valve delays water interruption

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File photo/Profimedia.com, UPPA News

Customers of Maynilad Water Services were spared from a dry Holy Week but may still face a supply cutoff in the next few days. Most households had stocked up on water, with a number of hardware stores reporting they had run out of big plastic water storage barrels as early as Wednesday afternoon.

Posted: April 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

DPWH allots P1.2 trillion for PH roads

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Workers from the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

In the last two years of the administration, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will “prioritize rehabilitation over preventive maintenance” in the preservation of the country’s road network, which is valued at P1.2 trillion.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DPWH to favor road rehab over preventive maintenance in next 2 years

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Workers from the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Department of Public Works and Highways will “prioritize rehabilitation over preventive maintenance” in the preservation of the country’s road network, which is valued at P1.2 trillion, in the last two years of the Aquino administration.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

After road reblocking, DPWH eyes major rehab of Edsa

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After the P230 million concrete reblocking of Edsa which is expected to be completed this Holy Week, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) plans to push for the implementation of the much-delayed P3.74 billion major rehabilitation of the 23-kilometer thoroughfare, the busiest in Metro Manila.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

175 water tanks to distribute water to Metro, Cavite villages

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At least 175 water tankers will be deployed by Maynilad Water Services, volunteer firefighting groups and local government units to ration water to residents of about 800 villages in Metro Manila and neighboring Cavite province that will be affected by a massive water service interruption from Holy Wednesday to Black Saturday.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Different kind of penitence: Fast for Earth

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Climate Change Commissioner Heherson Alvarez: Fast for Mother Earth

Climate Change Commissioner Heherson Alvarez has called for a “different kind of penitence” on Holy Week.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Maynilad to deploy water tanks in villages affected by water interruption

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INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Maynilad Water Services has so far secured 104 water tankers to conduct water rationing in about 800 barangays (villages) in Metro Manila and Cavite as the company urged its customers in these areas anew to start storing water for the duration of the water service interruptions from Holy Wednesday to Black Saturday.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

These nat’l roads under repair, too

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INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Aside from the concrete reblocking of several sections of Metro Manila’s Epifanio de los Santos Avenue, or Edsa, the country’s busiest highway, road repair and bridge construction projects in over a dozen major thoroughfares in Luzon are expected to slow down vehicular flow in these areas during Holy Week, according to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Coast Guard on bay patrol for Holy Week

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In anticipation of the crowd expected to flock to Manila Bay during Holy Week despite a ban on swimming in its polluted waters, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said it would deploy divers and other rescue personnel to ensure the safety of bathers.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

DPWH explains delayed flood-control project in Manila

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TRAFFIC PROBLEM TODAY, FLOOD SOLUTION TOMORROW.  The  P560-million “floodwater interceptor project” of the DPWH on Blumentritt, Manila, is designed to hold rainwater coming all the way from Quezon City and divert it to a Tondo creek and then to Manila Bay.  CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) acknowledged Monday that its P560-million Blumentritt floodwater interceptor project in Manila had been congesting traffic in the area for the past eight months, but that it would offer a big relief to the city once completed later this year.

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Feuding Customs execs ‘smoked peace pipe’

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Deputy Commissioner for Intelligence Jesse Dellosa:. AFP FILE PHOTO

Commissioner John Phillip Sevilla is “unperturbed” by the reported feud between the Bureau of Customs’ Intelligence Group (IG) and Enforcement Group (EG), each of which had accused the other of corruption, according to the head of the agency’s public information and assistance division.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Coast Guard joins search for kidnappers

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Members of the Philippine Coast Guard prepare the fiber glass boat for Typhoon Labuyo at Pier 13 of Manila South Harbor in Manila.   PHOTO BY RICHARD A. REYES

The Philippine Coast Guard has directed its stations in Sulu and Tawi-Tawi to closely coordinate with the military and police units trying to intercept suspected Abu Sayyaf bandits who abducted a Filipino woman and a Chinese national from a resort in Sabah, Malaysia, on Wednesday.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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