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Repair work on 2 bridges to take 2 years – MMDA
by Ghio Ong - May 24, 2024 - 12:00am
Repair work on the EDSA-Guadalupe and Lambingan bridges would take at least two years, acting Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Chairman Romando Artes said yesterday.
MMDA to ‘revisit’ penalty for e-trike ban
by Ghio Ong - May 23, 2024 - 12:00am
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority would “revisit” the penalty for users of electronic tricycles and bicycles as well as gasoline-fueled light vehicles caught traversing certain major roads...
West Philippine Sea task force eyes environmental case vs China
by Ghio Ong - May 21, 2024 - 12:00am
It is high time that a case is filed against China for its marine environment depredation in Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal, National Security Council assistant director Jonathan Malaya said yesterday.
MMDA hauls 53 tons of trash from Pasig River
by Ghio Ong - May 20, 2024 - 12:00am
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has removed 53 tons or 151 cubic meters of garbage from the Pasig River since January this year, despite efforts to keep trash from ending up in the river.
PCG detains vessel with 7 Chinese crew
by Ghio Ong - May 18, 2024 - 12:00am
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) is holding a tanker off Zambales after its seven Chinese crewmembers – who initially did not respond to identification calls – failed to present required documents.
MMDA eyes GSIS lot for transport hub
by Ghio Ong - May 17, 2024 - 12:00am
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority plans to build a transport hub and a parking area near the Quezon Memorial Circle.
Twin girls, 5, die in Tondo fire
by Ghio Ong - May 16, 2024 - 12:00am
Twin five-year-old girls died in a fire that broke out in their house in Tondo, Manila yesterday.
DOT: Sofitel closure ‘significant loss’ for tourism
by Ghio Ong - May 16, 2024 - 12:00am
The upcoming closure of the five-star Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila hotel would be a “significant loss for the tourism industry,” the Department of Tourism said on Monday.
Car-free Sundays on Roxas Boulevard starts May 26
by Ghio Ong - May 14, 2024 - 12:00am
A portion of Manila Bay along Roxas Boulevard will officially become off-limits to motorists every Sunday morning starting May 26.
NLEX eyes barrier-free tollways in November
by Ghio Ong - May 14, 2024 - 12:00am
The North Luzon Expressway management plans to remove toll barriers in November to help ease traffic congestion, according to the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority.
Dump truck pulls cables, knocks down posts
by Ghio Ong - May 12, 2024 - 12:00am
Some roads in Sta. Cruz, Manila were closed to traffic yesterday after a dump truck dragged down posts at the corner of Ronquillo and F. Torres streets.
‘Car-free Sundays’ dry run along Roxas Boulevard starts today
by Ghio Ong - May 12, 2024 - 12:00am
The Manila city government will hold a dry run today for a proposed ordinance banning cars along a portion of Roxas Boulevard every Sunday.
Sofitel closes after 51 years, citing ‘safety issues’
by Ghio Ong - May 11, 2024 - 10:30am
The 51-year-old Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila in Pasay City will close its doors starting July 1.
Cop sacked for EDSA busway breach
by Ghio Ong - May 10, 2024 - 12:00am
A police officer who was the authorized driver of a Philippine National Police van that illegally traveled along the EDSA busway on Wednesday has been relieved from his post.
1,000 march to BSP to claim ‘hidden wealth’
by Ghio Ong - May 9, 2024 - 12:00am
Around 1,000 people trooped to the main office of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas in Manila yesterday to claim what they described as P100 trillion in “hidden wealth” supposedly kept in the BSP.
3 fires break out in Manila
by Ghio Ong - May 8, 2024 - 12:00am
Fires broke out in three areas in Manila, destroying a 20-story building and a barangay hall, on Monday night.
Car-free Sundays on Roxas Boulevard?
by Ghio Ong - May 5, 2024 - 12:00am
A portion of Roxas Boulevard has been proposed to be off limits to vehicular traffic every Sunday to allow for outdoor exercise and bonding time for residents from Manila and other areas.
MMDA: NCAP remains suspended
by Ghio Ong - May 5, 2024 - 12:00am
The no-contact apprehension policy or NCAP remains suspended, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority said yesterday.
PCG honors ship crew blasted with China water cannon
by Ghio Ong - May 4, 2024 - 9:30am
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has recognized the captain and 38 crewmembers of BRP Bagacay who successfully carried out their humanitarian mission to Panatag Shoal last Tuesday despite attempts by the Chinese...
MMDA enforcer axed over busway breach
by Ghio Ong - May 4, 2024 - 12:00am
A Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) enforcer was fired for driving his motorcycle through the EDSA busway on April 30.
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