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Bus-truck collision snarls traffic in NLEx

North Luzon Expressway. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A passenger bus and a truck collided in the North Luzon Expressway (NLEx) Tuesday afternoon, snarling traffic in the area, the NLEx management said.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

These nat’l roads under repair, too


Aside from the concrete reblocking of several sections of Metro Manila’s Epifanio de los Santos Avenue, or Edsa, the country’s busiest highway, road repair and bridge construction projects in over a dozen major thoroughfares in Luzon are expected to slow down vehicular flow in these areas during Holy Week, according to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Lawmaker wants carpoolers rewarded

VERTICAL gardens offer a welcome touch of greenery in the Edsa-Cubao underpass. RAFFY LERMA

Motorists who carpool may be rewarded with free parking or gas discount if a bill at the House of Representatives becomes a law.

Posted: March 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Roads closed Saturday for Manila triathlon


Motorists may need to look for alternative routes on Saturday as parts of Metro Manila will be closed due to the first Manila Triathlon, the MMDA said on Twitter.

Posted: March 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

MRT, PNR extend operations to mitigate traffic


To ease traffic due to two major road projects, the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) system and the Philippine National Railways (PNR) would extend its operating hours, the Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC) said on Thursday.

Posted: February 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Firms to be affected by Skyway 3, other projects urged to adopt flexitime


Private companies located near the areas that would be affected by roadway construction projects, including the Skyway Stage 3, were advised Thursday to adopt “flexitime” working hours for their employees.

Posted: January 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Road to northern growth opens

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North Luzon Expressway. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The towns of Anao, Pura and Victoria are likely to become new investment hubs similar to export processing zones following the opening on Monday of the 16.7-kilometer Tarlac City-Gerona portion of the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEx).

Posted: December 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

13 hurt in San Juan road mishap

Netizen Brian Canasa (@briancanasa) posted a photo of the accident that injured 13 laborers on his Twitter account.

At least 13 workers were hurt after a 40-footer container truck lost its balance and tilted on its side at an intersection in San Juan Friday.

Posted: November 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Chinese tourist bus crash on Bali kills six

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A minibus carrying Chinese tourists has plunged into a ravine on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali, leaving six people dead and three fighting for their lives, an official said Tuesday.

Posted: November 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Manila gov’t to study drain system of flood-prone underpass


The Manila disaster management office will examine the plan and drainage system of Lagusnilad and make proposals to the City Council on how to avoid the flooding that has plagued the underpass in the past 30 years.

Posted: August 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Moves to limit buses in Metro gain steam

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SOUTHERN SOLUTION? The MMDA is opening the P24-million Southwest Interim Transport Terminal (SITT) in Parañaque City on Aug. 6 to keep around 1,000 buses from Cavite and Batangas province from further choking Metro Manila roads. NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

Manila was apparently just the beginning. Soon, government measures to reduce the number of buses on Metro Manila roads will also be felt by commuters entering from the south.

Posted: July 25th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

19 dead in Thai bus smash: authorities


Nineteen people were killed and 20 hurt Tuesday when a double decker coach collided with a truck in central Thailand and burst into flames, authorities said.

Posted: July 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

7 road repairs on EDSA deferred for SONA


The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority has postponed seven road repair projects on EDSA originally scheduled this weekend to avoid worsening traffic ahead of President Aquino’s State of the Nation Address at the Batasan Complex in Quezon City on Monday afternoon.

Posted: July 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

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  4. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  5. Massive infra spending set
  6. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  7. South Korea president shouted down by distraught parents
  8. Passengers denied chance to escape sinking South Korea ferry
  9. Lacson’s wife loses diamond earring to thieves but recovers jewelry quickly with police arrest
  10. OFW brings MERS virus to Philippines
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  3. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  4. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  5. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  6. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
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  10. Palace: We can’t blame increase in population on Vitangcol
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  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Pork payoffs to newscasters Erwin Tulfo, Del Prado, others bared
  4. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
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  10. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct


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  • Whoopi Goldberg debuts as marijuana columnist
  • ‘X-men’ director accused of sex assault on teen boy
  • Cannes film festival launches race for 2014 Palme d’Or
  • Business

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  • Asian shares mostly up in quiet trade
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  • Barbie doll has a problem
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  • Technology

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  • Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  • Filipinos #PrayForSouthKorea
  • Taylor Swift tries video blogging, crashes into fan’s bridal shower
  • Opinion

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  • A humbler Church
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  • ‘Agnihotra’ for Earth’s health
  • It’s the Holy Week, time to think of others
  • Global Nation

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