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200 provincial buses can enter Metro in wee hours


More than 200 provincial buses from Southern Luzon, Bicol and Visayas regions can again enter Metro Manila and use their terminals in Quezon City and Pasay City—but only in the wee hours from midnight to 4 a.m.

Posted: September 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

New Southern Luzon Command chief vows human rights respect


Maj. Gen. Ricardo Visaya, the new commander of the military’s Southern Luzon Command (Solcom), has vowed to observe and uphold human rights at all times as he starts to lead government troops in the Southern Tagalog and Bicol regions.

Posted: September 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Alabang terminal opens to provincial buses Wednesday

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Starting Wednesday, more than 500 provincial buses from Southern Luzon, which do not have terminals at their designated end points in Metro Manila will now be accommodated at the temporary terminal in Alabang, Muntinlupa, after the city government ironed out a provisional traffic plan with the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and the Land Transportation and Franchise Regulatory Board (LTFRB).

Posted: August 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Typhoon ‘Glenda’ leaves 20 dead

POWER CONSUMERS’ CALVARY    An electric post is toppled at the height of Typhoon “Glenda” (international name: Rammasun) in Noveleta, Cavite province. The typhoon led to power outages affecting a total of 13.5 million people in Luzon, including Metro Manila, and the Visayas.  EDWIN BACASMAS

Typhoon “Glenda” dealt Metro Manila only a glancing blow of about three hours Wednesday, but it was enough to shut down the capital, leave the megacity a shambles and without power, and take at least 20 lives.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

7 areas placed under state of calamity

Motorists speed past fallen trees along a highway as Typhoon Rammasun barrels across Manila on July 16, 2014. Typhoon Rammasun shut down the Philippine capital on July 16 as authorities said the first major storm of the country's brutal rainy season claimed at least one life and forced hundreds of thousands to evacuate. AFP PHOTO/TED ALJIBE

Due to the devastation wrought by Typhoon Glenda, the Philippine Information Agency reported that the following areas in Southern Luzon and Metro Manila have been place under a state of calamity:

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »