DOTr: Free MRT-3, LRT-2 train rides for senior citizens from Oct. 1 to 7

(Eagle News) — Senior citizens can avail of free train rides with the Light Rail Transit 2 and Metro Rail Transit 3 from Oct. 1 to 7. The Department of Transportation said the free rides were in celebration of Filipino Elderly Week. The Filipino elderly may avail of the free MRT-3 rides from 5:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. They may avail of the free LRT-2 rides from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. […]

MRT-3 unloads passengers after train experiences “electrical motor failure”

(Eagle News)–Over 500 passengers were unloaded from a Metro Rail Transit 3 train on Thursday, Sept. 27, after it experienced electrical motor failure. In an advisory, the MRT3 management said the 540 passengers were unloaded from the  train heading southbound at the Araneta Center Cubao station at 6:24 a.m. The motor failure was due to worn-out electrical sub-components, the MRT-3 said. The passengers were allowed to board the next train, which arrived five minutes later.  

DOTr vows to shoulder medical expenses of seven MRT-3 personnel injured in “accidental collision” of line service vehicles

(Eagle News)—The Department of Transportation on Wednesday, Sept. 26, vowed to shoulder the medical expenses of seven of MRT-3 maintenance and security personnel who were injured after two of the line’s service vehicles “accidentally collided.” “Seven (7) maintenance and security personnel sustained injuries and are now being treated at the VRP Medical Center. DOTr-MRT3 management has reached out to their families ..,” the DOTr said in a statement. According to the DOTr, of the seven, […]

Ilang kalsada sa BGC, isasara sa Setyembre 27 dahil sa earthquake drill

(Eagle News) — Ilang kalsada ang isasara sa Bonifacio Global City sa Taguig City ang isasara sa Huwebes, Setyember 27, 2018 mula 10:00 ng umaga hanggang 12:00 ng tanghali. Ito ay dahil sa isasagawang earthquake drill. Inaabisuhan ang mga motorista na dumaan muna sa mga alternatibong ruta. Kabilang sa mga isasarang kalsada ay ang 5th Ave. (26th St. hanggang 32nd St. at 32nd St. hanggang 34th St.), 39th St. (Triangle Drive hanggang 11th Ave.), 10th […]

Albayalde: Over 300 policemen sacked for illegal drug use

(Eagle News)—-Over 300 policemen have been sacked after they tested positive for shabu, Philippine National Police Chief Oscar Albayalde said on Monday, Sept. 25. According to Albayalde, 349 police officers were dismissed from the service because of this from January 2016 to September 2018. “There will be no second chances” if a policeman tests positive for illegal substances, Albayalde, a known disciplinarian, said.    

PNP to file raps vs blogger Drew Olivar over Edsa bomb post

(Eagle News)– Philippine National Police Chief Oscar Albayalde on Monday, Sept. 24, said charges would be filed against blogger Drew Olivar for his Edsa bomb post. According to Albayalde, Olivar would be charged for violation of Presidential Decree 1727. Presidential Decree 1727 declares as “unlawful the malicious dissemination of false information or the willful making of any threat concerning bombs, explosives or any similar device or means of destruction.” “Ay nakakatakot naman magrally sa Edsa, […]

MRT-3, humingi ng paumanhin sa mga napinsala dahil sa delay sa deployment ng mga tren

(Eagle News) — Humingi ng paumanhin ang pamunuan ng Metro Rail Transit o MRT-3 dahil sa delay sa deployment ng mga tren nito kaninang umaga, dahilan upang humaba ang pila ng mga pasahero sa bawat istasyon. Sa abiso ng MRT-3, sinabi nila na ito ay dahil sa isinagawang pre-insertion checks. Kanina, tiniyak naman ng MRT-3 na magdaragdag pa ng mga tren upang makaagapay sa mga apektadong pasahero. Nasa 12 tren na ang operational sa linya […]

New Era University to hold Career Fair on Sept. 28 and 29

  The New Era University, through the Office of Career Placement and Industry Linkages, will conduct a Career Fair on Friday and Saturday, September 28 and 29, 2018. The two-day career fair will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. It will be held at the NEU Covered Court located at #9 Central Avenue, New Era, Quezon City. The activity aim to help Filipinos — currently unemployed or underemployed — to find gainful employment. Among […]

Police to probe Facebook post of blogger Drew Olivar on supposed bomb on Edsa during martial law rallies

(Eagle News)–The police will probe a Facebook post made by Drew Olivar  on a supposed bomb on Edsa during rallies to commemorate the 46th anniversary of the declaration of martial law. “Ayyy nakakatakot naman magRALLY sa EDSA, kasi may kumakalat na baka maulit daw yung pagbomba kagaya ng PLAZA MIRANDA!! [K]ung ako sa inyo hindi na ako pupunta!!” Olivar had said. The post has since been taken down. Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson will reportedly accompany […]

Eleazar: Around 4000 Metro Manila cops to be deployed to secure Luneta rally

(Eagle News)—Around 4000 Metro Manila policemen will be deployed to Luneta, Manila where several groups are expected to gather to commemorate the 46th anniversary of martial law declaration in the country. In a statement, National Capital Region Police Office Director Guillermo Eleazar added his men would exercise maximum tolerance towards the rallyists. “Filipinos are one in our advocacy for a democratic country that all are treated fairly and justly,” Eleazar said. “The entire police force […]

List of streets affected by DPWH road reblocking, repair from Friday, Sept. 21, to Monday, Sept. 24

(Eagle News) — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority announced the Department of Public Works and Highways would conduct repairs, affecting several streets starting Friday, Sept. 21 until Monday, Sept. 24. Below is a list of those streets: Southbound C5 road before Tiendesitas approaching C5 Ortigas flyover C5 Road Gap 3 Chainage 52 –  Chainage 420 (1st lane) Edsa in front of Francesca Tower after Sct. Borromeo (3rd lane from the center-island)   Northbound Edsa beside […]