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Weekend reblocking works ahead in QC

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

The Department of Public Works and Highways has secured the approval of the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to conduct road reblocking activities from 10 p.m. on Nov. 21 to 5 a.m. on Nov. 24 on the following major thoroughfares in Quezon City:

Posted: November 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Mejorada points out Iloilo Center violations to Senate

Former provincial administrator Manuel Mejorada. NOY MORCOSO/INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines—Former Iloilo Provincial Administrator Manuel Mejorada on Thursday insisted there were irregularities in the construction of the Iloilo Convention Center (ICC) because the Department of Public Works and Highways and the Department of Tourism allowed Hilmarc’s Construction Corp. to make changes in the design before it was awarded the contract.   In a memorandum […]

Posted: November 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

DBM releases additional P775.5 million to build more classrooms


The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) reported on Thursday that it has released an additional P775.5 million for the building of more classrooms all over the country.

Posted: November 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Cebu’s vanishing ‘Ili Rock’ mountain

Fisherfolks are worried they might lose their beachfront area, their access to the sea and where young children learn to swim after DPWH dumped limestones to the sea. (CDN PHOTO/ TONEE DESPOJO)

Driving south to the heritage town of Boljoon, Cebu, visitors and residents are greeted by the scenic white limestone cliff called Ili Rock.

Posted: November 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

2nd hearing on Iloilo ‘overpricing’ urged

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Refusing to admit that his testimony in the Senate on Thursday was a dud, Manuel Mejorada, the complainant in the plunder case against Senate President Franklin Drilon, on Sunday said the blue ribbon committee should call a second hearing to hear further testimony and receive evidence.

Posted: November 17th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »