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Faking bus scheme stickers as easy as ABC, MMDA learns

MMDA chair Francis Tolentino on Tuesday presents the new color-coded stickers for the Bus Segregation Scheme on Edsa, following the discovery that some bus operators had been faking the stickers under the previous marking system.

Faking it was apparently as easy as A-B-C. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Tuesday said several bus operators had been caught faking MMDA stickers under the agency’s Bus Segregation Scheme, enabling them to deceive traffic marshals and stop anywhere they like on Edsa.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Muntinlupa all set for ‘invasion’ of 556 buses


The Muntinlupa City government is deploying a total of 15 traffic enforcers to guide the over 500 provincial buses that will be using the South Station Terminal in Alabang for the first time on Wednesday.

Posted: August 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Manila council passes students’ safety ordinance


Students studying in Manila can soon count on their schools to give them shelter if they end up stranded due to floods, heavy rain or other calamities as part of an ordinance aimed at keeping them safe from accidents or criminals.

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Girl with leukemia looks to future

Erielle Cerbito

Eleven-year-old Erielle Cerbito can now look forward to the future after a four-year battle with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

500 cops deployed for rallies

The Manila Police District said it would deploy 500 policemen to Luneta for the big rally and to the Chino Roces Bridge (Mendiola) area near Malacañang, where there will be another rally against the pork barrel. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Police on Sunday urged protesters to maintain peace during their rally on Monday against the pork barrel and the amendment of the Constitution at Rizal Park in Manila.

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »