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‘Are Edsa alternate routes ready for 100,000 cars?’


“They should make first ensure that the roads that they had identified as alternative [routes] are in order.”

Posted: February 10th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Taguig goes from e-grad to e-prom


First, it was e-graduation. Now, it’s e-prom.

Posted: February 4th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Controversial billboard gets MMDA’s attention

MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Metropolitan Manila Development Agency (MMDA) will check if other billboards or outdoor advertisements posted by a motel operator have been approved by the agency.   In a radio interview Sunday, MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino said that motel operator Victoria Court failed to get clearance from the agency to post a billboard in Pasay City [...]

Posted: February 3rd, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Robbers with Uzi hit remittance shop


Three days after six armed men pulled off a two-minute jewelry heist at a mall in Mandaluyong City, another group of six robbers wielding high-powered firearms held up a money remittance agency in Parañaque City Tuesday morning of P60,000 in cash.

Posted: January 30th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Fabros unhappy as LTO lets Carabuena keep license


The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Sunday said the Land Transportation Office (LTO) was sending the wrong message to motorists by not revoking Robert Blair Carabuena’s driving license.

Posted: January 27th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Instead of cleaning, man ransacks Parañaque house


A man entrusted to clean a house in Parañaque City Sunday morning ransacked it instead and escaped with thousands of pesos in cash and valuables including a laptop and a racer bike.

Posted: January 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

MMDA: We’re OK with 5 to 10-day ban on liquor


Calling the two-day liquor ban too short, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chair Francis Tolentino on Sunday called on the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to extend the ban to five or 10 days at least.

Posted: January 20th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Smokers, vendors starting to feel pinch of ‘sin tax’

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Erico Santos, 45, who sells cigarettes under a footbridge on Buendia Avenue in Pasay City, fears the new “sin tax” law that raised the prices of cigarettes may leave him with the short end of the stick, so to speak.

Posted: January 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Lone case of indiscriminate firing in Makati investigated


The police are looking deeper into the only case of indiscriminate firing reported in Makati City during the New Year’s Eve celebration.

Posted: January 2nd, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Rival street gangs clash in Pasay, Parañaque; 1 dead, 4 wounded


Two gang wars took place in the cities of Parañaque and Pasay just before dawn on New Day’s Day, leaving one gang member dead and four others wounded.

Posted: January 2nd, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

No letup in police drive against illegal firecrackers


More than P50,000 worth of illegal firecrackers were destroyed just a few hours before the New Year by authorities at the Southern Police District (SPD) headquarters in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City.

Posted: December 31st, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Part of Metro film fest profits to go to repair of damaged schools

MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Part of the profits from the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) will go toward the rehabilitation of schools in areas devastated by Typhoon “Pablo.”   Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Francis Tolentino, who is also overall MMFF head, said that the festival’s executive committee had agreed to donate part of the proceeds from this [...]

Posted: December 30th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Metro | Read More »

All-night street party, P1-M game to usher in 2013 in Makati City

Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin S. Binay said the city government and its partners in the private sector have made elaborate preparations for this year’s countdown. Photo from makati.gov.ph

Bands, a P1-million game, 15 minute fireworks to cap Makati City’s countdown to 2013.

Posted: December 30th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

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  8. Massive infra spending set
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  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
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  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
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