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LRMC spends P8.7 billion to upgrade 35-year old LRT-1

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Light Rail Manila Corp. (LRMC), the private operator and maintenance provider of LRT line 1,  saidi it spent.P8.7 billion to upgrade the system and facilities of LRT-1. From 478 trips per day in 2016, LRMC has reached 520 trips daily, serv...

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ADB to fund construction of 5-km elevated walkways along EDSA

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will fund the construction next year of the EDSA Greenways Project, which will include five kilometers of elevated walkways in four high-density traffic locations along EDSA. It said the project aims to improve pedes...

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MRT 3 studies full deployment of Dalian trains

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Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Line 3 is considering the full deployment of China-made trains which will have their own maintenance areas and equipment. In a radio interview, MRT-3 Director for Operations, engineer Michael Capati, said a new maintenance a...

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DOLE assures support for Star City workers

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The Department of Labor  of and Employment (DOLE) is making available emergency employment assistance to 500 affected workers of Star City which was engulfed by a fire earlier this week. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III noted that displaced workers will be provided jobs for two months under...

Fire hits Star City, DZRH and Love Radio in CCP complex

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A fire damaged the Star City amusement park as well as the facilities of radio stations DZRH and Love Radio in the CCP Complex, Pasay City, according to a report by ABS-CBN. The fire erupted at 12:22 a.m in the stockroom of stuffed toys and an assortment of prizes, according to Pasay City fire mars...

Govt agencies asked to help Star City fire victims

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Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar had called on government agencies to help the employees of Star City and the Manila Broadcasting Company (MBC) after their compound in Pasay City was hit by a fire early Wednesday. "We at the PCOO are equal...

NEDA committee approves NAIA rehab project

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The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board’s Investment Coordination Committee-Cabinet Committee (ICC-CabCom) has approved one Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) project, six new projects, and the extension of financing of other projects. It said that on September 27, 2019, th...

US lifts travel notice against NAIA

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The US Department of Homeland Security has lifted its security advisory against the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). Philippine Airlines in return congratulated the Philippine government for its success in improving the security posture at the main gateway. The US authorities lifted the ...

Duty Free Supermarket opens at NAIA Terminal 3

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Duty Free Philippines (DFP) opened its first supermarket at Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3, making travelling and shopping easier.  The over 800 square-meter supermarket boasts of a complete section of grocery items for mass consumption such as laundry detergents, shampoo, condi...

NAIA lightning alert delays 8 flights

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A lightning alert at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport late Saturday delayed a total of eight international and domestic flights. The Manila International Airport Authority issued a red lightning alert at 9:51 p.m. and lowered this to yellow alert at 10:27 p.m. The alert was lifted at 10:47 p...

NAIA lightning alert delays 20 flights

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The Manila International Airport Authority-issued lightning alert on Friday afternoon delayed 20 international and domestic flights at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. A red lightning alert was issued at 4:49 p.m., and was lowered to yellow alert at 5:29 p.m. The MIAA lifted the lightning al...

PAL responds to musician’s allegations

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Philippine Airlines on Monday responded to allegations made by musician DiMuzio that the carrier was using uncalibrated weighing scales at its check-in counters at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. DiMuzio posted a video on June 30 about his experience upon checking-in his baggage at the PAL ...

Lightning alert at NAIA; no flights affected

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No flights were affected in Sunday’s red lightning alert at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, according to the Manila International Airport Authority. The MIAA issued the red lightning alert from 12:41 p.m. to 12:55 p.m., when it was downgraded to yellow lightning alert. The alert was l...