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Cardinal Tagle hopes others will help the homeless too

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No roof above their heads, no shelter from the storm. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle has raised concerns over the country’s homeless as he led the recent groundbreaking for a Catholic Church-funded housing project in Barangay (village) Muzon, San Jose del Monte City, Bulacan.

Posted: September 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DPWH puts bid-rigging employees in freezer

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Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson shows the 2011-2014 draft of his department's infrastructure program during the opening of the Philconstruction  Visayas 2014 on June 5. An undisclosed number of Department of Public Works and Highways personnel have been placed under preventive suspension by the agency for allegedly colluding with some contractors in rigging DPWH biddings for millions of pesos worth of infrastructure projects, a top DPWH official disclosed to the Inquirer on Monday, Sept. 22.  CDN PHOTO/JUNJIE MENDOZA)

An undisclosed number of Department of Public Works and Highways personnel have been placed under preventive suspension by the agency for allegedly colluding with some contractors in rigging DPWH biddings for millions of pesos worth of infrastructure projects.

Posted: September 23rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Edsa rehab will definitely push through – DPWH chief

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The P3.74-billion major rehabilitation of the 23-kilometer Edsa will definitely push through, Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio Singson has told the Philippine Daily Inquirer.

Posted: September 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

DPWH: Sorry, floods to recur till all 100 projects finished

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Commuters make their way through a flooded street after heavy monsoon rains spawned by tropical storm Fung-Wong (local name Mario) flooded Manila and most parts of the metropolis Friday, Sept 19, 2014 in the Philippines.  AP

The flash floods that shut down Metropolitan Manila and nearby provinces on Friday will keep recurring until the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) can finish clearing the waterways, upgrading the pumping stations and unclogging the roadside drains in the National Capital Region, the government said.

Posted: September 20th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

12 crewmen hurt as big waves sink ship in Manila

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‘LUIS’ DID THIS  Typhoon “Luis” hit the northern portion of the country, but its powerful winds whipped places as far south as Manila, roiling Manila Bay and capsizing MV Super Shuttle Ro-Ro 7 from its moorings on Sunday night. Twelve crew members of the vessel were hurt.  NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

The strong winds and big waves brought by Typhoon “Luis” on Sunday night battered the MV Super Shuttle Ro-Ro 7 anchored outside the Manila Bay breakwater, forcing its 15 crew members to abandon the cargo vessel.

Posted: September 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

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