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What’s green building? Senate to quiz parking contractor

Photo by Ryan Leagogo/INQUIRER.net

The Senate’s hearing on the alleged overprice of the Makati City parking building is far from over, and the next phase of the inquiry will delve into auditing processes and the features of the building, according to Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III.

Posted: August 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Zamboanga City schools jittery over text messages about kidnaps, bomb threats


Authorities here have urged parents and guardians to first verify reports they receive via text messages about security threats, especially against their children, and not immediately panic.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Parañaque City to enforce expanded truck ban starting next week

THERE’S nothing “express” about the Express Trade Lane on Roxas Boulevard designated for trucks going to the ports in Manila. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

Parañaque Mayor Edwin Olivarez announced on Tuesday the start of the implementation of an expanded truck ban in the city next week.

Posted: August 19th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

NSO not the authority in proving plunder raps vs Binays, says Makati mayor

Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin "Jun-Jun" Binay. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

“If NSO figures are used, then the Iloilo Convention Center is overpriced.” This was the statement of Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay on Monday as he reiterated that that the National Statistics Office (NSO) would not be the “competent authority” to prove the plunder charges against him and his father Vice President Jejomar Binay.

Posted: August 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

MMDA postpones repair of Sucat Interchange Bridge

Southern Luzon Expressway. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority and the city government of Parañaque ordered on Wednesday an “indefinite postponement” of the 45-day repair of the Sucat Interchange Bridge, which was supposed to start this Saturday.

Posted: July 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »