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Why college grads end up in the PNP

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Many graduates who can’t find employment after college enter the Philippine National Police (PNP), not for the prestige of being a law enforcer but so they can lord it over hapless citizens.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in On Target | Read More »

Leyte lawmaker seeks ban on parking fees in malls, hotels

Leyte Representative Sergio Apostol INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Mall goers may save more shopping money if a bill that bans the payment of parking fees is passed.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

QC mayor asks owners of idle lands to turn them into parking lots

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Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista FILE PHOTO

Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista has encouraged owners of idle land to convert them into pay parking areas or to either sell or rent them out to the city government.

Posted: October 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

British drivers can pay for parking with chestnuts

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It’s the next best thing to parking that costs peanuts: parking that costs chestnuts.

Posted: September 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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The Cebu Intergrated Traffic Operations Management (Citom) has intensified its campaign against overnight street parking in the city.

Posted: August 30th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Manila eyes private firm as parking fee collector

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Manila Vice Mayor Francisco “Isko” Moreno

The Manila city government plans to give to a private company the task of collecting parking fees to allow the local traffic bureau to focus on enforcing traffic rules.

Posted: August 9th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Lim reinstates old overnight parking rates in Manila’s Chinatown

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Binondo district in Manila’s Chinatown. Complaints about costly parking fees have prompted Mayor Alfredo Lim to sign a memorandum imposing lower parking rates, a few weeks after a meter system was launched in the district. PHOTO BY RICK ALBERTO

Complaints about costly parking fees in Manila’s Chinatown have prompted Mayor Alfredo Lim to sign a memorandum imposing lower parking rates, a few weeks after a meter system was launched in the district.

Posted: January 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

A first in PH: Manila tries parking meters …

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A NEWLY installed parking meter up close. Note that the inscriptions put the fee at P30 for the first two hours, but Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim asked the project’s private investor, Capital Wise Corp., during Friday’s launch to have it reduced to P20. The request was granted on the spot. PHOTO BY NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

The country’s first metered parking system was launched in Manila’s Chinatown on Friday, lending a touch of First World technology in a city of extreme contrasts where luxury cars and sport utility vehicles compete for space with jeepneys, pedicabs, and even the horse-drawn kalesa.

Posted: January 4th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Parking on paved sidewalks banned

Parking on newlypaved sidewalks along Osmeña Boulevard is prohibited to avoid damaging new red bricks laid there, Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said yesterday.

Posted: June 5th, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Firm questioned on Ciudad plans

The developer of the multi-billion peso Ciudad development in barangay Apas, Cebu City is being questioned by environment officials on its previous assurance that no trees will be cut to give way for the project.

Posted: April 23rd, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Parking dispute leaves 2 dead in Mandaluyong

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A parking dispute led a man to shoot his cousin dead before he turned the gun on himself in Mandaluyong City on Saturday night.

Posted: March 12th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Policemen own ‘colorum’ vehicles

Attention, Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board. There are a lot of “colorum” FX taxis in Parañaque City. They sport green plates and almost all of them are being driven by policemen.—Annie, 32, Parañaque City

Posted: March 12th, 2012 in Citizens' Call | Read More »

Woman claims parking a human right

A Canadian woman has launched a human rights complaint against the city of Ottawa for refusing to let her to park in front of her home in a historic district, a court spokeswoman said Wednesday.

Posted: March 8th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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