By Riza T. Olchondra
Power and social media outage hit large swaths of the country, with millions of Filipinos losing access to Internet and text messaging services as Typhoon “Glenda” barreled through Luzon on Tuesday and Wednesday, toppling transmission lines.
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.
By Miguel R. Camus
The Department of Transportation and Communications said it was planning a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system for Metro Manila, which it described as a game-changer in the government’s fight against colorum operators.
By Frances Mangosing
Two additional coaches for the Metro Rail Transit III (MRT-3) were deployed early this month to improve its service.
By Niña P. Calleja
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority is to open a new passenger terminal for the Pasig River ferry service this Friday.