Some M. Manila roads to undergo repair, reblocking

(Eagle News)–Several Metro Manila roads are scheduled to undergo repair and reblocking, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority said. The MMDA said the following roads will undergo the work starting Friday, Oct. 18, at 11 p.m.: Southbound Edsa Camp Crame to after Annapolis Street (beside MRT-3) Edsa before Estrella (outer lane) Edsa Panorama building to Bansalangin Street (1st lane from sidewalk) G. Araneta T. Arguelles to Bayanin (1st lane from sidewalk) Eastbound Quirino Highway Quezon City […]

At least one dead, two hurt in Navotas fire

(Eagle News)–At least one person died while two others were hurt after a fire hit a residential area in Navotas on Friday, Oct. 18. Authorities identified the fatality in the fire that broke out in Barangay NBBN at 2:30 a.m. as James Bantasan, 24. The Bureau of Fire Protection has yet to determine the cause of the fire, but residents said they heard small explosions beforehand, while others said the blaze was deliberately started. The […]

Cancelled flights on Friday, Oct. 18

(Eagle News)–Several flights on Friday, Oct. 18, were cancelled due to bad weather. Below is a list: M8 (Skyjet) M8 816 Manila-Basco M8 817 Basco-Manila The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said “Perla” has developed into a tropical storm. The weather burea said occasional gusty conditions may prevail over extreme Northern Luzon until early next week due to the prevailing northeasterly surface windflow.

Cancelled flights for Wednesday, Oct. 16

(Eagle News)–Several flights on Wednesday, Oct. 16, were cancelled due to bad weather at the destination. Below is a list: M8 (Skyjet) M8 816 Manila-Basco M8 817 Basco-Manila The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration is monitoring a low pressure area off Aurora.  

Sinas formally takes over as NCRPO chief

(Eagle News)–The National Capital Region Police Office has a new chief. Police Brigadier General Debold Sinas on Wednesday, Oct. 16, formally took  the reins of the Metro Manila police force from Police Major General Guillermo Eleazar, who was designated the Philippine National Police’s number four man. Sinas was the chief of the Central Visayas police before his appointment. The turnover ceremony was attended by PNP officer in charge Archie Gamboa. In his speech, Sinas thanked […]

NBI nabs three alleged Abu Sayyaf members in Metro Manila, Cavite

(Eagle News)–The National Bureau of Investigation has arrested three alleged members of the Abu Sayyaf supposedly involved in kidnapping incidents in  Sulu and Basilan in 2001 and 2002, respectively. In a statement, the NBI said nabbed in a span of three weeks were Ibnus Isa alias Jade, Amerudin Parasan alias Mudasier and Abdel-Amin Bandahala, alias Abu Black. The NBI said Isa was arrested on September 27 in Taguig, Parasan on October 3 in Port Area […]

Three additional train coaches to hit MRT-3 tracks starting today, Oct. 15

(Eagle News)–Three additional train coaches will hit the Metro Rail Transit-3 tracks starting today, Oct. 15, the MRT-3 said. In a statement, the MRT-3 said the three coaches will be deployed during evening off-peak hours, from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., after Japanese maintenance provider Sumitomo Corporation-Mitsubishi Heavy Industries – TES Philippines on Monday, Oct. 14, signed a consent for the limited deployment of one Dalian train set. Under the consent, the  train set will […]

LOOK: Año in meeting with Albayalde, Gamboa

(Eagle News)–In these pictures provided by the Office of the Chief of the Philippine National Police, Oscar Albayalde is seen with Interior Secretary Eduardo Año and Lt. Gen. Archie Gamboa. Albayalde on Monday, Oct. 14, said that he was stepping down from the PNP chief post after “careful thought and deliberation” and following what he said was the opportunity to talk to Año over the weekend. Albayalde’s move came following allegations he had intervened in […]

LRT-2 ops to begin earlier starting Monday, Oct. 14

(Eagle News)–Operations of the Light Rail Transit 2 will start earlier beginning Monday, Oct. 14. In an advisory, the LRT- 2 said trains will start ferrying passengers at 5 a.m., an hour earlier than before. The free rides for students, the LRT-2 said, will be offered from 5 a.m. to 6 a.m., and from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. “from Monday to Friday, except holidays.” Earlier, the LRT-2 temporarily suspended operations after a rectifier near […]

Program to clear roads of obstructions to continue until end of Duterte’s term

Validation set quarterly, starting December (Eagle News)–The national clearing program will continue beyond the 60-day deadline imposed by the Department of the Interior and Local Government for the clearing of road obstructions. This is according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government, which issued a statement days after the lapse of the deadline imposed following President Rodrigo Duterte’s directive to “reclaim all public roads.” According to the DILG, 328  local government units got […]

UPDATED2: Cancelled flights for Sunday, Oct. 13

(Eagle News)–Several flights on Sunday, Oct. 13, were cancelled due to bad weather at the destination. Below is a list: Japan Airlines JL 741 Narita-Manila JL 77 Haneda-Manila Philippine Airlines PR 423 Haneda-Manila PR 431 Narita-Manila PR 427 Narita-Manila PR 428 Manila-Narita All Nippon Airways NH 819/820 Narita-Manila-Narita NH 869/870 Haneda-Manila-Haneda Delta Airlines DL 180/181 Narita-Manila-Narita Skyjet Airlines M8 511 Manila-Camiguin M8 512 Camiguin-Manila At least three people have been killed as powerful Typhoon Hagibis […]

Several M. Manila roads scheduled to undergo repair, reblocking

(Eagle News)–Several roads are scheduled to undergo reblocking and repair. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority said the following are slated to undergo the work from Friday, Oct. 11, 11 p.m.: Southbound Edsa Panorama Bldg. to Bansalangin St. (1st. lane from sidewalk) Edsa after Mother Ignacio (2nd lane from sidewalk) Edsa fronting BRIO Tower (3rd, 4th, and outer lane) Edsa front of Camp Crame Gate (1st lane from sidewalk) Edsa Annapolis St. going to V.V Soliven […]