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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. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Opinions split on Napoles turning state witness
  3. Delfin Lee: Blame Pag-Ibig, not me
  4. Plunder complaint filed vs PNP chief, firearms office head over license delivery deal
  5. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  6. San Juan cops fail to arrest Cedric Lee
  7. More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  10. Boy ‘sexually assaulted’ at Indonesia international school
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  3. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  4. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  7. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  8. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  9. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  10. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  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. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Ex-PBA player Bryan Gahol dies in road mishap


  • Napoles tags over 100 officials in pork scam – Lacson
  • Vitangcol to sue Czech envoy
  • Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  • 43 out of 414 Etihad passengers yet to be found, tested for MERS-CoV – Palace
  • Sandigan junks Marcos family claim to Paoay property
  • Sports

  • Caguioa blasts ‘no heart, soft’ Ginebra on Twitter
  • San Mig Coffee grinds out win over Alaska to force decider
  • UP nips St. Benilde; Adamson blasts RTU in Filoil women’s caging
  • Kevin Garnett responds to Raptors’ GM F word
  • Albert Pujols hits 500th HR of major league career
  • Lifestyle

  • Entering the monkhood a rite of passage
  • Haneda International Airport: A destination on its own
  • Wanted: Beauty queen with a heart that beats for the environment
  • Kim Atienza: At home with art and design
  • Life lessons I want to teach my son
  • Entertainment

  • Bollywood Oscars, film stars come to Florida
  • Ex-Fox exec denies allegations in sex abuse suit
  • Kris Aquino backtracks, says Herbert Bautista and her are ‘best friends’
  • Summer preview: Chris Pratt enters a new ‘Galaxy’
  • Bon Jovi helps open low-income housing in US
  • Business

  • SM to rebuild Tacloban hospital
  • PSEi slips after 4-day rally
  • Toyota sells 2.58 million vehicles, outselling GM
  • McDonald’s 1Q profit slips as US sales decline
  • SEC approves SM’s P15B retail bond offer
  • Technology

  • ‘Unlimited’ Internet promos not really limitless; lawmakers call for probe
  • Viber releases new design for iPhone, comes to Blackberry 10 for the first time
  • Engineers create a world of difference
  • Bam Aquino becomes Master Splinter’s son after Wiki hack
  • Mark Caguioa lambasts Ginebra teammates on Twitter
  • Opinion

  • One-dimensional diplomacy: A cost-benefit analysis of Manila’s security deal with Washington
  • No ordinary illness
  • Reforest mountains with fire trees and their kind
  • Day of the Earth
  • When will Chinese firm deliver new coaches?
  • Global Nation

  • 19 Ukrainians, Russians, Filipinas rescued in bar raid
  • Filipinos coming home from Mideast must obtain MERS clearance – DOH
  • US Secret Service in Manila ahead of Obama visit
  • Palace thanks Estrada for successful HK mission
  • Hong Kong accepts PH apology; sanctions also lifted
  • Marketplace