Latest Stories
Home » Metro You are browsing entries filed in “Metro”

Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima

Photo by Tetch Torres/INQUIRER.net

One of the accused in the alleged mauling of television host and actor Vhong Navarro wants to turn state witness, Justice Secretary Leila De Lima said on Monday.

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

Port Area fire spares Red Cross warehouse

Port Area, Manila

Eight stalls of surplus appliances were gutted by a fire that almost reached the supplies warehouse of the Philippine Red Cross in Port Area, Manila, on Monday.

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

Singson apologizes for delay in Edsa road repairs

Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio Singson INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Public works Secretary Rogelio Singson apologized to the public on Monday for the inconvenience their road repair projects along Edsa caused motorists.

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

MMDA to blame for delay of Edsa reblocking – DPWH exec


The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has only itself to blame for the delay in the P230-million concrete reblocking of portions of the 23-kilometer Epifanio de los Santos Avenue, or Edsa, the country’s busiest thoroughfare, according to a top official of the Department of Public Works and Highways.

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

DPWH to push for total rehabilitation of fire-damaged Quezon Bridge


The Department of Public Works and Highways’ (DPWH) office in the National Capital Region (NCR) will push for the “total rehabilitation” of the fire-damaged Quezon Bridge in Quiapo, Manila after the reinforcement of its structure is completed, the DPWH-NCR head has told the Philippine Daily Inquirer.

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

Fires hit Manila’s Port Area, Malabon

malabon city-map

A fire is currently engulfing a residential and commercial area in Port Area, Manila Monday noon.

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

Fire sweeps through slum area in Caloocan City


Firefighters have been struggling to battle a fire, which hit a slum area in Caloocan City on Sunday afternoon.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

NDRRMC: Dead in Holy Week accidents now 23

Police and rescuers inspect a passenger bus after it rammed into a cargo truck early Wednesday, April 16, 2014 along a highway at Libmanan township, Camarines Sur province, south of Manila, Philippines. Police said at least five passengers, including a child, were killed and 15 others were injured in the accident Wednesday which came as Filipinos flock to their hometowns for the Holy Week break. AP FILE PHOTO

At least 23 died while 99 were hurt in separate incidents ‎as the Holy Week draws to a close, the disaster mitigation council said Sunday.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Fire engulfs apartments in Sampaloc

sampaloc manila map

At least 10 families were left homeless after a fire had swept through a stretch of houses in Sampaloc, Manila on Easter Sunday.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Tanchanco, former NFA head; 83


JESUS Tanchanco Sr., the first administrator of the National Food Authority, died on Monday afternoon. He was 83.   Tanchanco founded the NFA during the Marcos regime and served as its administrator from 1972 to 1986.   In a statement, the NFA said its former administrator succumbed to cardiac arrest on April 14 at the [...]

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Busted valve delays water interruption

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 »

Quezon City cops carry crosses to atone for their sins


Instead of their guns, they carried the cross. Policemen of the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) on Good Friday were made to carry the cross to atone for their sins in commemorating the Passion of Christ inside Camp Karingal in Quezon City.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Heavy traffic reported on NLEx, SLEx


For travellers along the North and South Luzon Expressways, patience is a virtue.

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

  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Opinions split on Napoles turning state witness
  3. Delfin Lee: Blame Pag-Ibig, not me
  4. Plunder complaint filed vs PNP chief, firearms office head over license delivery deal
  5. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  6. San Juan cops fail to arrest Cedric Lee
  7. More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  10. Boy ‘sexually assaulted’ at Indonesia international school
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  3. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  4. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  7. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  8. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  9. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  10. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Ex-PBA player Bryan Gahol dies in road mishap


  • Napoles tags over 100 officials in pork scam – Lacson
  • Vitangcol to sue Czech envoy
  • Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  • 43 out of 414 Etihad passengers yet to be found, tested for MERS-CoV – Palace
  • Maid confesses in killing of 2 and stabbing of employer in Laguna
  • Sports

  • San Mig Coffee grinds out win over Alaska to force decider
  • UP nips St. Benilde; Adamson blasts RTU in Filoil women’s caging
  • Kevin Garnett responds to Raptors’ GM F word
  • Albert Pujols hits 500th HR of major league career
  • UST posts twin kill in Filoil pre-season cup opening day
  • Lifestyle

  • Entering the monkhood a rite of passage
  • Haneda International Airport: A destination on its own
  • Wanted: Beauty queen with a heart that beats for the environment
  • Kim Atienza: At home with art and design
  • Life lessons I want to teach my son
  • Entertainment

  • Bollywood Oscars, film stars come to Florida
  • Ex-Fox exec denies allegations in sex abuse suit
  • Kris Aquino backtracks, says Herbert Bautista and her are ‘best friends’
  • Summer preview: Chris Pratt enters a new ‘Galaxy’
  • Bon Jovi helps open low-income housing in US
  • Business

  • SM to rebuild Tacloban hospital
  • PSEi slips after 4-day rally
  • Toyota sells 2.58 million vehicles, outselling GM
  • McDonald’s 1Q profit slips as US sales decline
  • SEC approves SM’s P15B retail bond offer
  • Technology

  • ‘Unlimited’ Internet promos not really limitless; lawmakers call for probe
  • Viber releases new design for iPhone, comes to Blackberry 10 for the first time
  • Engineers create a world of difference
  • Bam Aquino becomes Master Splinter’s son after Wiki hack
  • Mark Caguioa lambasts Ginebra teammates on Twitter
  • Opinion

  • One-dimensional diplomacy: A cost-benefit analysis of Manila’s security deal with Washington
  • No ordinary illness
  • Reforest mountains with fire trees and their kind
  • Day of the Earth
  • When will Chinese firm deliver new coaches?
  • Global Nation

  • Filipinos coming home from Mideast must obtain MERS clearance – DOH
  • US Secret Service in Manila ahead of Obama visit
  • Palace thanks Estrada for successful HK mission
  • Hong Kong accepts PH apology; sanctions also lifted
  • China won’t budge, wants PH gov’t to apologize to HK
  • Marketplace