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MMDA mulls hiring 400 traffic enforcers to ease traffic jams


Hoping to ease the monstrous traffic jams once the government’s construction projects begin, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) plans to hire another 400 traffic enforcers this year.

Posted: February 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Firms to be affected by Skyway 3, other projects urged to adopt flexitime


Private companies located near the areas that would be affected by roadway construction projects, including the Skyway Stage 3, were advised Thursday to adopt “flexitime” working hours for their employees.

Posted: January 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

DPWH got P5B for flood control projects via DAP – Singson

DPWH Secretary Rogelio Singson. FILE PHOTO

The Department of Public Works and Highways has acknowledged it received nearly P5 billion in Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) funds, which the agency said went to at least 15 high-impact flood control projects under its ambitious Flood Management Master Plan for Metro Manila and surrounding areas in Central Luzon and Southern Tagalog.

Posted: November 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Cebu solons back budget reforms

TWO Cebu solons welcomed the move by the House of Representatives allowing legislators to use up to P24.5 million in the General Appropriations Fund to fund five priority infrastructure projects. But Cebu City south district Rep. Rodrigo Abellanosa said he will not rely solely on this. The neophyte congressman revealed that he will use all [...]

Posted: October 1st, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Ex-village chief who exposed ghost road project in Samar killed

Catbalogan City

The former barangay (village) chairman, who exposed a ghost project in Catbalogan City in Samar, was shot and killed by a lone assailant shortly before noon on Sunday.

Posted: September 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

New pork barrel system for infrastructure projects in the works

Eastern Samar Rep. Ben Evardone  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Minority congressmen appear to be in the dark over the new pork barrel scheme prepared by the majority in place of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF).

Posted: September 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Lawmakers insist on right to pick projects

Eastern Samar Rep. Ben Evardone  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

With the impending removal of the P25-billion lump sum pork barrel allocation from the national budget, the House of Representatives’ appropriations committee is mulling over a proposal to allow lawmakers to take charge of identifying over the limited infrastructure projects that would be provided for in the 2014 General Appropriations Act, according to Eastern Samar Rep. Ben Evardone.

Posted: September 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

In The Know: The Malampaya Gas Project


Malampaya funds represent the royalties that the government collects from the Malampaya gas project in Palawan.

Posted: January 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

P3.9-B Malampaya infra works riddled with graft

Senator Teofisto Guingona III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Corruption attended the P3.9-billion worth of infrastructure projects that were supposed to benefit Palawan and funded by the proceeds of the gas field in Malampaya off the western coast of the province, an administration senator yesterday said.

Posted: January 25th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Aquino approves P147-B infra projects


President Benigno Aquino III on Friday approved five big-ticket infrastructure projects that will cost a whopping P146.9 billion.

Posted: January 19th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

DBM released P140-M pork for ex-solon via ‘caretaker’


The budget department released close to P140 million in pork barrel to the province of Dinagat Islands last month or six months after its representative, fugitive cult leader Ruben Ecleo Jr., was stricken off the congressional roster.

Posted: January 2nd, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Ombud inquiry eyed on projects

Barangay officials were incapable of implementing infrastructure projects in their areas, a City Hall investigation team said in its report. The team assigned by Mayor Michael Rama will submit their findings to the City Council and the Ombudsman-Visayas for further investigation. They said barangay officials would name those involved in influencing the implementation of the [...]

Posted: August 16th, 2011 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Among Ed seeks probe of reported kickbacks back in Pampanga


CITY OF SAN FERNANDO—Former Pampanga Gov. Eddie Panlilio on Monday urged Gov. Lilia Pineda to investigate reports that the practice of fleecing contractors in exchange for approval of their projects, has returned at the provincial capitol. According to the former governor, contractors are being asked to pay provincial officials at least 20 percent of project [...]

Posted: July 7th, 2011 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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  2. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  3. Filipinos, Dane re-enact crucifixion of Christ
  4. Magnitude-7.5 earthquake shakes Mexican capital
  5. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Massive infra spending set
  8. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  9. Easter crucifixions draw huge crowds
  10. Korea ferry captain arrested, divers spot bodies
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  5. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  6. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  7. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  8. Massive infra spending set
  9. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
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  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. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  8. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  9. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


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