By Jerry E. Esplanada
More than 500,000 diesel-fueled jeepneys, buses, trucks and other vehicles in Metro Manila are responsible for about 70 percent of the total soot or black carbon emissions in the Philippines, according to Climate Change Commissioner Heherson Alvarez.
By Kristine Felisse Mangunay
Commuters and motorists got the scare of their lives when a taxi parked near a main road in Mandaluyong City suddenly burst into flames Wednesday night.
By Penelope P. Endozo
A mayor’s son was apprehended Saturday afternoon for using an improvised car plate (KCY-761) and police later learned that the car registration belonged to someone else.
By Christian V. Esguerra
Moved by the plight of some bishops, TV host Willie Revillame and other prominent personalities have pooled their resources to raise money for the purchase of utility vehicles to be used in dioceses situated in far-flung and impoverished areas in the country.
By Cynthia D. Balana
MANILA, Philippines—The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a proposed law prohibiting motorists from using mobile phones while driving. House Bill No. 4571, to be known as the “Anti-Mobile Communication Devices Use while Driving Act of 2011,” called the ban necessary to promote road safety. Tarlac Rep. Susan Yap, one of [...]