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Makati police get 50 more men as holdup cases rise


To solve the increasing number of robbery and holdup cases in Makati—particularly in public utility vehicles (PUVs) like passenger jeepneys and taxicabs—the Philippine National Police (PNP) has assigned additional 50 policemen to the area upon the request of the city government.

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

Binay Jr. to Sen. Trillanes: Be ready with your apology

Vice President Jejomar Binay, Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV and Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay Jr.. INQUIRER PHOTOS

Once the accusations are proven false, he better apologize.

Posted: August 14th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Makati named most competitive city

The ongoing reforms being implemented by the city government to promote transparency was among the reasons Makati was cited as the country’s “Most Competitive City” at this year’s 2nd Regional Competitiveness Summit.

Posted: August 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Senate urged to probe ‘pricey’ Makati government buildings

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Saying the findings would either clear the man hoping to be the country’s next president or expose his true colors, Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV has asked the Senate to look into allegations that two Makati buildings constructed when Vice President Jejomar Binay was still the city’s mayor were overpriced.

Posted: August 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

COA to 5 cities, town: Return unused PDAF

The Commission on Audit has found something sour in the P230-million fund from the Disbursement Acceleration Program meant for a milk feeding program that had 52 proponents, including Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr., lawmakers from the Makabayan bloc and an NGO associated with a sister of President Aquino. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Commission on Audit (COA) has ordered five cities and one town in Metro Manila to return to the National Treasury P340 million worth of unused pork barrel funds that had been rendered illegal after the Supreme Court’s ruling nine months ago.

Posted: August 11th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »