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Traffic rerouting options laid out due to Skyway 3 construction


The Skyway O & M Corporation (Somco) on Monday released its rerouting options for motorists avoiding the Skyway Stage 3 construction works.

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

Temporary bridge links Lanao del Norte towns

kauswagan map

A temporary bridge linking Linamon and Kauswagan towns in Lanao del Norte is now open to vehicular traffic, an official of the Department of Public Works and Highways said.

Posted: January 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

MMDA: Traffic woes require lifestyle change for Metro folk


With the construction of Skyway Stage 3 and several other major infrastructure projects in Metro Manila getting under way, a lifestyle change may be in order for the millions of motorists and commuters who will be enduring heavy traffic due to the roadworks in the next two years.

Posted: January 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

PNP relief drive for cops affected by ‘Yolanda’ starts

PNP Director General Alan Purisima: In defense of Werfast. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Philippine National Police Director General Alan Purisima and other PNP directorial staff set off for Leyte early Friday to distribute relief assistance to calamity-stricken policemen.

Posted: November 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DPWH readies plan to make public buildings sturdier

DPWH Secretary Rogelio Singson. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Department of Public Works and Highways will launch a “structural resiliency program” that aims to upgrade standards in the design and construction of public schools, hospitals and other government structures to make them withstand typhoons, earthquakes and other natural calamities.

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

2 major roads, 3 bridges of Bohol still closed for rehabilitation work – DPWH


Two of four major roads and three of the more than a dozen bridges that were severely damaged by the magnitude 7.2 earthquake that hit Bohol last October 15 are still closed to vehicular traffic while undergoing emergency rehabilitation, according to the Department of Public Works and Highways.

Posted: November 4th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

NY student rescued after wedged between buildings


Firefighters have rescued a 19-year-old New York University student who became trapped between two buildings in Manhattan.

Posted: November 4th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Upgrading of Luzon dams to cost P54B

Ambuklao Dam in Bokod town of Benguet. EV ESPIRITU/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

The National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) is spending P54 billion to upgrade the lines and power facilities of Luzon as part of its five-year transmission development plan, company officials said.

Posted: October 28th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

China school wall collapse kills 2 children


Two Chinese children were killed and another four injured after a wall at their primary school collapsed, reports said.

Posted: October 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »


A motorist driving a BMW was killed after the car crashed into the barriers of a flyover in Quezon City late Thursday night. Jose Alvarez, 45, of One McKinley Parkway, Taguig City, died in an apparent accident around 11:45 p.m. on the southbound lane of the Katipunan Avenue flyover in Barangay Loyola Heights, near the corner of Xavierville Avenue.

Posted: August 31st, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Damaged SCTEx section to reopen soon thru Bailey bridge

SCTEX bridge collapses

A Bailey bridge is expected to allow light vehicles to pass through the Porac section of the 94-kilometer Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway in the next few days and remove the hassles of going around alternate routes to get to Subic or to Clark, an official of the Bases Conversion and Development Authority said on Friday.

Posted: August 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

ARMM gets additional P2.73B for road projects


Good news for Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao folk.

Posted: July 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

11 die in China building collapse; gas leak blamed

china map

State media said at least 11 people were killed when an explosion caused a three-story office building to collapse in eastern China.

Posted: June 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

  1. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  2. Gigi Reyes’ only option: tell all
  3. Unease in Vatican over cardinal’s luxury flat—report
  4. Santiago sees Palace hand in Gigi’s return
  5. Malaysia Airlines jet turns back after tire burst
  6. Gigi Reyes back to face charges
  7. Aquino vows to intensify anti-corruption drive further
  8. In the know: Gigi Reyes
  9. Healing priest invites political leaders to join ‘prayer for nation’
  10. ‘Malang’ next crocodile attraction after ‘Lolong’
  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. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  5. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  6. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  7. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  8. Massive infra spending set
  9. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  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. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  9. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


  • Initial batch of Etihad passengers tested negative for MERS-CoV
  • Cagayan mayor shot during flag-raising ceremony
  • Malaysia, Flight 370 relatives talk financial help
  • Celebrating Easter and creativity in New York
  • Man wins half marathon, dies in Argentina
  • Sports

  • Reigning champs Miami open playoffs with win
  • Spurs subdue Mavericks in playoff opener
  • Wawrinka beats Federer to win Monte Carlo Masters
  • Ageless Hopkins pitches 50-50 Mayweather deal
  • Goodbye MGM, Las Vegas for Pacquiao?
  • Lifestyle

  • Miss America: Don’t suspend teen over prom invite
  • Transitions and resurrection in the performing arts
  • ‘Archaeology tour’ of Cebu’s heritage of faith
  • Historic Fort Bonifacio tunnel converted into a septic tank
  • ‘Imports’ from London, and play of the year
  • Entertainment

  • ‘Captain America’ stays strong atop US box office
  • Easter musings
  • Solenn in shorts
  • Unmerry mix of attention-calling moves on ‘Mini-Me’ TV tilts
  • Persistence pays off for The 1975
  • Business

  • BDO seen keen on bidding for Cocobank
  • Bataan freeport investment pledges up 1,302%
  • Golden Week
  • Bourse to woo Cebu stock mart investors
  • Supper power
  • Technology

  • Nintendo’s trailblazing Game Boy marks 25th anniversary
  • Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  • Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
  • Opinion

  • Gigi’s home
  • Palace stonewalls on MRT inquiry
  • Couple of things too
  • There is plenty of water behind Wawa Dam
  • Triduum thoughts of a young boy
  • Global Nation

  • Obama on mission to quiet Asia skeptics
  • Search for Etihad passengers launched
  • Japan presents $57-B ‘dream plan’ to solve Metro congestion
  • Tim Tebow’s charity hospital in Davao seen to open in 7 months
  • OFW died of Mers-CoV in Saudi Arabia, says family
  • Marketplace