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Makati sets antidrug forums with local execs


The Makati City government through its antidrug abuse council has launched a series of open forum-style dialogues with barangay (village) officials and residents to boost its advocacy for a drug-free city.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Phone scam persists: ‘Hello, this is Mayor Binay’

The Makati City government on Saturday renewed warnings against an impostor claiming to be Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay Jr. who had been calling residents and business owners to solicit donations for needy children or calamity victims.

Posted: April 6th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

6 projects seen choking Makati traffic


Makati City, host of the country’s financial district, is serving notice to motorists and commuters to brace themselves for the effects of at least six major road and utilities projects—including those by the private sector—taking shape within its jurisdiction this year.

Posted: March 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Pasig ferry starts April 28


It’s all systems go for the reopening of the Pasig River ferry system on April 28.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

‘Magallanes Interchange needs repairs ASAP’


The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is eager to start repairing the 39-year-old Magallanes Interchange in Makati City as it warned that the cracks it found expose motorists to “extreme danger.”

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Canadians nabbed in drug raid want search warrant quashed


The two Canadians arrested in a drug raid on a luxury condominium in Makati City have asked a court to quash the search warrant that led to their arrests.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

ATM use leads to suspect in fashion designer’s killing


A P20,000 bank withdrawal using the ATM card of slain fashion designer Kenneth Chua led police to the suspect, a Caloocan City resident once employed by the victim at his Makati City shop.

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

MMDA offers ferry trip via Pasig waters

BUS FERRY DRY RUN    The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority conducts a dry run of its ferry service on the Pasig River from Guadalupe, Makati City, to Intramuros, Manila, on Wednesday. The trip took one hour and 30 minutes. Reviving the ferry service is aimed at providing commuters a faster mode of travel in the metropolis.  NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

Not much to look at, but it can save the day for some commuters and, more importantly, make an old idea worth another try.

Posted: March 6th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

PSG man held for ATM caper


A member of the Presidential Security Group (PSG) was arrested Friday night in Makati City after he was found carrying several ATM (automated teller machine) cards under different names and a scanner device apparently used to copy data from such cards.

Posted: February 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Court steps into Makati condo builders’ dispute


A Makati City court has ordered a condominium developer to remove the barriers it put on a road that it co-owns with a neighboring project, weeks after tensions rose between their respective personnel and provoked gunshots at the work site.

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

After Binay row, a change of Dasmariñas Village guards

REMEMBER THE UMBRELLA?  A video grab from a security camera in Dasmariñas Village captured the Nov. 30 incident that started it all.

Citing loss of confidence, officials of the homeowners’ association of Dasmariñas Village in Makati City have replaced the agency in charge of security, almost a month after the Inquirer reported how its members figured in an incident with Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay Jr. on Nov. 30 last year.

Posted: January 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Makati to limit billboards on buildings, intersections; ad firms’ input sought

THERE will be less and less of these road “distractions” under the proposed master plan on outdoor ads in Makati City. RAFFY LERMA

Billboard owners, contractors and advertisers in Makati City have been asked to comment on the draft 10-year master plan presented by City Hall last year to regulate outdoor advertising and prevent this industry from becoming a source of eyesores and safety hazards.

Posted: January 12th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Tension mounts between Makati condo builders

WORKSITE STANDOFF  Shotguns rather than shovels reportedly went to work Friday as tensions flared between security guards and laborers of Century City and Picar Development, builders of two neighboring condominiums on Kalayaan Avenue, Makati City. NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

Tensions rose Friday between the workers and security guards of two companies currently building condominium projects next to each other on Kalayaan Avenue, Makati City.

Posted: December 21st, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

  1. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  2. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  3. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  4. Massive infra spending set
  5. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  6. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  7. Passengers denied chance to escape sinking South Korea ferry
  8. South Korea president shouted down by distraught parents
  9. Two Popes who would be saints
  10. Lacson’s wife loses diamond earring to thieves but recovers jewelry quickly with police arrest
  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. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  5. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  6. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  7. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  8. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  9. Massive infra spending set
  10. OFW brings MERS virus to Philippines
  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. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  5. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  6. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  7. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  8. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  9. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


  • Pakistan library named ‘bin Laden,’ as memory fades
  • US teacher fired over comment on black president
  • Magnitude-7.5 earthquake shakes Mexican capital
  • Title of new Hillary Clinton book: ‘Hard Choices’
  • Filipinos, Dutch re-enact crucifixion of Christ
  • Sports

  • Nadal ousted by Ferrer in Monte Carlo quarters
  • Pacquiao shorts in Bradley fight sold for P1.7M in LA auction
  • Ryu pitches Dodgers past Giants
  • Alonso sets the pace in Chinese GP practice
  • Heat seek Three-peat but Spurs, Pacers top seeds
  • Lifestyle

  • Levine designs womenswear with help from fiancee
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87
  • Ford Mustang turns 50 atop Empire State Building
  • Pro visual artists, lensmen to judge Pagcor’s photo contest
  • ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  • Entertainment

  • Myx TV premieres Asian American ‘docu-series’
  • A nutty finale for ‘Scandal,’ TV’s craziest show
  • EXO postpones release of mini album ‘Overdose’
  • ‘X-men’ filmmaker slams ‘fabricated’ sex attack claims
  • Singer Chris Brown’s bodyguard on trial in DC
  • Business

  • US commerce secretary spells out economic facet of ‘pivot to Asia’
  • Italy sells luxury state cars on eBay
  • Asian shares mostly up in quiet trade
  • Dollar up in Asia on US jobs data, Ukraine deal
  • Barbie doll has a problem
  • Technology

  • 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
  • Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 17, 2014
  • A humbler Church
  • Deepest darkness
  • ‘Agnihotra’ for Earth’s health
  • It’s the Holy Week, time to think of others
  • Global Nation

  • Las Vegas ‘Pinoy Pride’ fest hails Filipino heritage
  • Marking Jesus’ journey on Good Friday
  • Filipina accomplice arrested for fake bills in Malaysia
  • DoH denies Filipino nurse no longer positive for MERS virus
  • WHO warns vs spread of MERS-Cov, urges vigilance in taking precautions
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