By Tonette Orejas
A Bailey bridge over the damaged approach to the Pasig-Potrero Bridge on the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEx) has been installed, enabling motorists to reuse the route next week, possibly by Sept. 10, an official confirmed on Thursday.
Disaster-weary Philippine residents mopped up Thursday after four days of torrential rain that officials said had killed 16 people and forced nearly 400,000 others from flooded homes.
By Frances Mangosing
“Maring” (international name Trami) slightly slowed down as it intensified into a tropical storm Sunday afternoon, the state weather bureau said.
By Jamie Marie Elona
Traffic was generally light in most parts of Metro Manila despite brief rain showers in several areas Sunday afternoon, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority said.