The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) suspended for six months the operations of the GV Florida Transport after it was found that one of its buses had faulty brakes, which resulted in the death of 14 passengers when it plunged into a ravine in Bontoc in February.
A court granted temporary freedom to the driver of the G.V. Florida bus that fell off a ravine in Bontoc, Mountain Province and killed 15 people, according to a radio report.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
This time around, it was the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) that was surprised when they visited a bus company’s garage on Thursday.
By Jerry E. Esplanada
An official of the Department of Public Works and Highways field office in Bontoc, Mountain Province, has dismissed as “unbelievable” the GV Florida Transport’s claim that poor road condition was to blame for the Feb. 7 fatal accident involving one of its buses, leaving 14 dead and 31 injured.
By Julliane Love De Jesus
The bus unit that plunged into a ravine in Bontoc, Mountain Province and killed 14 passengers was not actually a stolen vehicle, the Philippine National Police clarified Tuesday.
Following are the 14 confirmed dead passengers of the Florida Transport bus fell into a ravine in the outskirts of Bontoc as provided by the Mountain Province Police Office:
Following are the injured passengers of the ill-fated Florida Transport bus fell into a ravine in the outskirts of Bontoc as provided by the Mountain Province Police Office:
The bus that fell off a ravine in Bontoc, Mountain Province and killed 14 passengers may have had loose brakes, according to the preliminary investigation of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB).
By Kimberlie Quitasol
The Cordillera police launched aerial attacks against communist rebels in Mountain Province Friday morning, continuing a conflict that began Thursday in which at least two police officers were injured.
By Tonette Orejas
A police officer was killed and nine others were wounded when communist rebels attacked a group of 95 policemen who were out on a routine morning jog in Tadian, Mountain Province, on Friday.
By DJ Yap
, Gobleth Moulic
Tourism officials and ukay-ukay (secondhand bargain goods) traders in the summer capital rejoiced on Friday when the temperature dropped further to 9.5 degrees Celsius.
By Vincent Cabreza
Eleven people died while 10 others were hurt when their jeepney fell 47 meters down a deep ravine in Bontoc, Mountain Province on Sunday, police said Monday.
By Dixi Dawn F. Apigo
(Editor’s Note: The following is excerpted from the narrative that won first prize in the 2011 WWII True Stories Contest. Apigo got a Macbook computer. The Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) also opened a savings account in her name with an initial deposit of P10,000. Her teacher-coach, Glynnis K. Ngeteg, received P5,000 from PVB.) IF WAR [...]