Metro

Several Manila roads temporarily closed for bar exams

(Eagle News) — The Manila government has announced road closures around some universities in the city for the bar examinations. According to the local government, the temporary road closures take effect on Nov. 9, 13, 16 and 20. The southbound lane of Estrada street to Quirino street will be closed from 2 a.m. to 7 p.m. at De La Salle University on Taft Avenue. Meanwhile, the northbound lane will be closed from 3:30 p.m. to […]

Canceled flights for Sunday, Nov. 6

(Eagle News)–Airport authorities on Sunday, Nov. 6, announced the cancellation of some flights due to bad weather. According to the Manila International Airport Authority, the following is so far canceled: Cebgo (DG) DG 6177/6178 Manila-Masbate-Manila The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration has said the shear line was affecting Northern Luzon.

PNR offers special trips on Tuesday, Nov. 1, but no full operations yet

(Eagle News) — The Philippine National Railways is offering special trips on Tuesday, Nov. 1. However, the PNR said full operations are not yet possible following the onslaught of “Paeng.” The PNR said the following trips are being offered: Tutuban to Alabang – 5:36 AM; 6:36 AM; 7:06 AM; 8:06 AM; 9:06 AM; 10:06 AM; 11:06 AM Alabang to Tutuban – 7:12 AM; 8:02 AM; 8:42 AM; 9:42 AM 10:32 AM; 11:32 AM Binan to […]

PNR cancels trips; LRTA says LRT-2 Libreng Sakay for students suspended on Saturday, Oct. 29

(Eagle News)–Rail authorities have announced the suspension of some train services as “Paeng” continued to bring rains and strong winds over parts of the country on Saturday, Oct. 29. The Light Rail Authority said the Libreng Sakay for students was temporarily suspended starting 10 a.m. The Philippine National Railways said its trips were canceled starting 9 a.m. It said this was to ensure the safety of passengers amid “Paeng.” The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical […]

Implementation of number-coding scheme suspended from Oct. 29 to Nov. 1: MMDA

(Eagle News) — The implementation of the number coding scheme is suspended starting October 29. According to the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, the suspension will be in effect until November 1. The number-coding scheme will again be implemented starting November 2. The MMDA has said the suspension was to pave the way for the upcoming long holiday.        

DOTr expects LRT-1 Cavite Extension project to be fully completed early next year

(Eagle News) — The Department of Transportation on Monday, Oct. 17, said the LRT-1 Cavite Extension Project will be completed early next year. According to the DOTr, as of August 2022, the overall progress rate is at 73%. The DOTr said the trackwork installation is so far 50% complete. The electromechanical work, such as the laying of rails and installation of the electrical system, as well as the construction of the five  additional LRT-1 stations, […]

Portion of Imelda Bridge along Ninoy Aquino Avenue closed until November 10: LRMC

(Eagle News) — A portion of the outer lane of Imelda Bridge along Ninoy Aquino Avenue is temporarily closed. According to the Light Rail Manila Corporation, the closure of the bridge linking Barangays La Huerta and Sto. Niño is until November 10. It would pave the way for the casting of concrete plinths and pedestals for the installation of tracks and the overhead catenary system of the LRT-1 Ninoy Aquino Station. Only one lane remains […]

DOTr: Portion of Meralco Avenue closed from October 3, 2022 to 2028

(Eagle News) — A portion of Meralco Avenue in Ortigas, Pasig City will be closed to traffic beginning Monday, Oct. 3. According to the Department of Transportation, the temporary closure covering the front section of Capitol Commons up to the corner of Shaw Boulevard is to pave the way for  the construction of the Ortigas and Shaw Boulevard Stations of the Metro Manila Subway Project. The temporary closure is in effect until 2028, the DOTr […]

MMDA encourages traffic personnel, street sweepers to continue wearing face masks outdoors

Says face masks could also serve as protection against air pollution   (Eagle News) — The Metropolitan Manila Development Auhthority (MMDA) has encouraged its field personnel to continue wearing face masks outdoors and in open spaces amid the new policy for optional wearing of face masks outdoors. Because of traffic-related pollution that affects the health of its traffic personnel and street sweepers, MMDA Acting Chairman Engr. Carlo Dimayuga III said that the wearing of face […]

PNP: Over P3.3 million awarded to tipsters

(Eagle News) — The Philippine National Police has awarded over P3.3 million to tipsters who provided information that led to the arrest of several of the PNP’s most wanted people. PNP officer-in-charge Police Lieutenant General Jose Chiquito M. Malayo handed over the P3,310,000 cash rewards to the claimants on Monday. The PNP said those arrested based on the tips were  the subjects of Warrants of Arrest issued by the Court for involvement in heinous crime […]

PNP acquires over P900 million worth of mobility, firepower, IT equipment

(Eagle News)–The Philippine National Police has acquired over P900 million worth of mobility, firepower, and IT equipment. According to the PNP, the P969,904,051.40 million worth of equipment included 10 4×2 patrol jeeps, 36 4×4 personnel carriers, 8358 pistols, 34 light machine guns, 884 tablets, 2005 helmets, 4900 rifles and more. PNP Chief General Rodolfo Azurin Jr. said the funds were sourced from fund allotments of Capability Enhancement Programs, a Congress -induced initiative appropriation in 2021 […]

10 cities with most new COVID cases in PHL are all in Metro Manila, says DOH

HUC/ICCs with most new Covid cases on 8.22.22 extracted from https://t.co/GUBv99qV6l @dzbb @dzrhnews @allangatus @DZAR1026 @NewsRmn @ali_sotto @dwiz882 @News5PH @ABSCBNNews @roribabyko @dzme_1530khz @manilabulletin @pinas_city @PhilstarNews @MlaStandard pic.twitter.com/I2RrKdc7nu — Dr. Guido David (@iamguidodavid) August 22, 2022 (Eagle News) – Ten cities of the National Capital Region (NCR) had the highest number of new COVID-19 cases on Monday, August 22, according to data extracted from the Department of Health. The top 10 cities in the Philippines with […]