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233 ship passengers stranded at Cebu port due to ‘Henry’

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At least 233 ship passengers are stranded in the Cebu City port due to bad weather spawned by Typhoon “Henry” (international name: Matmo), the Philippine Coast Guard said on Sunday.

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

DOTC to bid out BRT system in Cebu by Q2 of 2015

DOTC Secretary Joseph Abaya  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Department of Transportation and Communications’ (DOTC) plans to bid out a planned Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system in Cebu by the second quarter of 2015, ahead of plans to implement this eventually in Metro Manila.

Posted: July 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Bus rapid transit system eyed for Metro Manila


The Department of Transportation and Communications said it was planning a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system for Metro Manila, which it described as a game-changer in the government’s fight against colorum operators.

Posted: July 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

‘Colorum’ trucks get 1-month reprieve


Transport officials are implementing a one-month “no-apprehension policy” for trucks for hire, after it was observed that their numbers had sharply dropped because of the steeper fines now being imposed on colorum or illegal vehicle operators.

Posted: June 28th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Vitangcol uncle says he quit firm before it bagged MRT deal

INQUIRER FILE PHOTO and photo from dotc-mrt3.weebly.com

Pangasinan provincial accountant Arturo Soriano on Tuesday said he was no longer connected with PH Trams, the service contractor of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) 3, which is under investigation for an allegedly anomalous P517-million contract.

Posted: May 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »