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Bus bombing suspect is jail escapee

The main suspect in the bombing on Tuesday of a bus passing near a university in Bukidnon had been in jail for a previous terror attack but was rescued by armed men during a raid on the detention facility at least seven years ago.

Posted: December 14th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Bus catches fire along Edsa

Photo from Secretary Joel Villanueva’s Twiiter Account (@secjoelv)

A First North Luzon Transit bus caught fire along Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (Edsa) in Quezon City on Saturday afternoon, the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA ) said.

Posted: November 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Veterans hospital site eyed as new bus hub


A portion of the government property occupied by the Veterans Memorial Medical Center (VMMC) and the Veterans Golf Course is being considered as the site of a new transport hub that will keep provincial buses from adding to the congestion on Edsa and other major thoroughfares.

Posted: November 19th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

LTFRB pressed anew on stiff ‘colorum’ fines

LTFRB building. Screengrab from ltfrb.gov.ph

Transport groups in Metro Manila renewed calls for the suspension of a government order that raised fines to as high as P1 million for franchise violations, a measure already being challenged in the Supreme Court but which remains open for discussion at the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB).

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

LTFRB grounds 16 Victory Liner buses for NLEx accident


Sixteen Victory Liner buses plying the Sta. Cruz, Zambales to Pasay City route have been grounded by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) after one of the buses collided with a 14-wheel truck, leaving the conductor dead and 22 other people hurt, including the driver.

Posted: September 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »