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MMDA Traffic Management Summit in Makati

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority conducts an ongoing traffic management summit in Makati due to the many infrastructure projects that will be implemented this year.  There are 15 major infrastructure projects scheduled to start this year in Metro Manila.

Pork Barrel Scam: Another Batch of Cases

The Department of Justice will file the third batch of cases against those  involved in the pork barrel scam. In the hearing of the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee, Secretary of Justice Leila De Lima explained that they are waiting for the Ombudsman to finish its revisions and for the Sandiganbayan to hear the first batch of cases. Included in the first batch of cases filed by the DOJ are Senators Juan Ponce Enrile, Jinggoy Estrada, […]

Nolcom troops Prepare for Natural Disasters

The troops of Northern Luzon Command underwent a series of training to prepare for unexpected calamities like Typhoon Yolanda. According to Northern Luzon Command 1st Civil Relations Group Commander Major Emmanuel Garcia, also included in the training are local police, local government units, DepEd, DSWD, and NDRRMC. The training focuses on the scenarios that occurred during the devastation caused by Typhoon Yolanda and how to prepare for the eventuality of experiencing a storm of the […]

More Proof Against Senator Jinggoy Estrada Regarding Pork Barrel Scam

In the ongoing investigations of the Senate Blue Committee, whistleblower Ruby Tuason gave details that served as proof against Senator Jinggoy Estrada’s involvement in the said scam.  It was in year 2004 that the first transaction was made with the senator, Tuason said.  She said she was the one who personally delivered the P5.7 million in kickbacks of Sen. Jinggoy Estrada in his house in Greenhills, San Juan, from his P37.5 million funded project.   […]

Gov’t assures OFW’s protection amid new “mega recruitment” system in Saudi

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz reassured overseas Filipino workers based in Saudi Arabia that the Philippine government will guarantee the protection and welfare amid reports of a new mega-recruitment system to be implemented there. “We will never negotiate anything that would reduce the level of protection of our workers. So we will see to it that whether they are operating under a ‘mega recruitment system’ or under a new system, the level of protection that our […]