By Maricar B. Brizuela
Around 100 families were evicted from shanties in Tondo, Manila, on Tuesday, with 400 more to follow as the government began clearing the area to widen the road and make way for the construction of a modernized port.
By Niña P. Calleja
Port officials in Matnog town in Sorsogon province on Friday appealed to shipowners to deploy more vessels as a lack of ferries caused a traffic jam in which trucks carrying relief for typhoon victims were caught in a tailback that stretched for 6 kilometers from the Port of Matnog.
The local government has asked the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) to invite investors, through a private-public partnership arrangement, to complete and operate the Sual international seaport.
By Alex V. Pal
A passenger craft was reported missing while power black out hit Dumaguete City as typhoon “Pablo” unleashed its wrath in Siquijor and parts of Negros Oriental late Tuesday afternoon.
By Ann Clariz Yap
, Jaymee T. Gamil
A scuffle broke out on Thursday on Isla Puting Bato in Tondo, Manila, between the victims of Friday’s fire and teams from the Philippine Ports Authority after the latter barred the residents from rebuilding their homes on government-owned property.