Metro

Quezon City Jail, ramdam na ang kakulangan ng suplay sa tubig; Paliligo ng mga preso, salitan na

Ni Mar Gabriel Eagle News Reporter (Eagle News) – Randam na rin ng mga bilanggo sa Quezon City Jail ang kakulangan sa suplay ng tubig lalot sakop ng distribution area ng Manila Water ang bilanguan. Ang bawat gang ay mayroon ng kanya kanyang skedyul ng pagligo. Hindi raw kasi kaya ng pressure ng tubig ang sabayang pagbubukas ng gripo. “Sa pangkat ng DCJ pagka-gumamit sila ng tubig, nawawalan ng supply ang sputnik. Pero mas lalo […]

Sandiganbayan metes out 90-day suspension on Roderick Paulate

(Eagle News)—-The Sandiganbayan has imposed a 90-day suspension on Quezon City councilor and comedian Roderick Paulate in connection with the graft cases he is facing. This was after the eleventh division found that all the conditions  that warrant the suspension were found in the case of Paulate, who, together with his aide driver  Vicente Bajamunde, is accused of falsifying documents and hiring ghost employees causing undue injury worth P1.1 million to the government. The anti-graft division ruled the […]

PHL Red Cross helps supply water to at least six gov’t hospitals in Metro Manila

  (Eagle News) – The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) continues to help distribute the much needed water to several government hospitals in Metro Manila affected by severe water interruption under the areas covered by Manila Water Company. PRC has distributed a total of 770,000 liters of water to six government hospitals (Rizal Medical Center- 498,000 liters, Quirino Memorial Medical Center- 96,000 liters, National Kidney Center- 114,000 liters, East Ave Medical Center- 10,000 liters, Mandaluyong City […]

Road reblocking, repair set in some roads in Metro Manila

(Eagle News)–The Department of Public Works and Highways advised the public to take alternate routes as  some roads were scheduled to undergo repair and reblocking. The following roads will undergo the same starting 11 p.m. on Friday, March 15, up to Monday, March 18. EDSA southbound from New York Street to Monte de Piedad Street, 3rd lane from the sidewalk C-5 southbound intersection of C-5 Road to Julia Vargas Avenue intersection of C-5 to Lanuza […]

Taguig court orders Nicko Falcis arrested for access device fraud

(Eagle News) — A Taguig court has ordered the arrest of Nicko Falcis, a former business partner of actress Kris Aquino. The warrant issued by Judge Felix Reyes of Branch 70 of the Taguig Regional Trial Court was for violation of Section 9 of Republic Act No. 8484 or the Access Device Regulation Act of 1998. Section 9 bans obtaining money through an access device. Bail was set at P60,000. Aquino has accused Falcis of […]

Taguig court convicts Maute member for crimes against humanity, rebellion

(Eagle News) — A Taguig court has convicted a Maute member for crimes against humanity for raping his 16-year-old hostage and making her a sex slave for five months during the Marawi siege, and for rebellion. Branch 70 of the Taguig Regional Trial Court sentenced Junaid Macauyag Awal to reclusion perpetua and fined him P500,000 after ruling he violated Sections 6 and 7 of the Philippine Act on Crimes Against International Humanitarian Law, Genocide and […]

Manila court allows Ressa to travel abroad; reschedules her arraignment for cyber libel to April 16 instead

(Eagle News) — A Manila court has allowed Rappler’s executive editor Maria Ressa to travel abroad in March and April. In granting Ressa’s urgent motion to travel outside the country from March 15 to 29, April 2 to 14, and April 21 to 28, Branch 46 Judge Rainelda Estacio-Montesa said Ressa’s position in the media outfit “diminished the risk of flight.” The judge, however, said Ressa should post a P500,000 travel bond to ensure she would […]

6 na water tanker ipinakalat ng PRC sa mga ospital sa Metro Manila — Gordon

(Eagle News) — Anim na water tanker  ang ipakakalat sa mga ospital sa Metro Manila ng Philippine Red Cross (PRC). Ito’y matapos humingi ng katiyakan ang Department Of Health(DOH) sa mga water service provider na hindi magkakaroon ng krisis sa tubig sa mga pagamutan. Ayon kay PRC Chairman  Sen. Richard Gordon, maaari silang makatulong sa pangangailangan sa tubig sa mga ospital dahil sa kanilang mga water tanker na kayang maka-suplay sa high pressure water system. […]

DOTr suspends three private emission testing centers for alleged falsification of emission tests

(Eagle News)–The Department of Transportation has suspended three private emission testing centers allegedly for falsification of emission tests. In a Facebook post on Tuesday, March 12, the DOTr said suspended were the BMC Emission Testing Center in Urdaneta, Pangasinan; the Gold Star Emission Testing Center in Agoo, La Union; and the Fatjeta Emission Testing Center in Barangay Sto. Domingo in Quezon City. The DOTr said the preliminary suspension orders were issued from Feb. 21 to […]

DOTr: Over P400 million worth of Pantawid Pasada fuel subsidy cards distributed to PUJs

(Eagle News)—–Over P400 million worth of Pantawid Pasada fuel subsidy cards have been distributed to public utility jeepney franchise owners as of March, the Department of Transportation said. In a Facebook post on Wednesday, March 13, the DOTr said the P482,430,000 translated to 96846 distributed cards. The DOTr did not say when the distribution of the cards started, but the distribution was supposed to be part of the government’s efforts to mitigate the effects of […]

MWSS wants summit to craft 50-year water security and used water masterplan for Metro Manila

  (Eagle News) — The Metropolitan Manila Waterworks and Sewerage System is calling for a summit that will craft a 50-year water security and used water masterplan for Metro Manila to address future water crises in the Philippine capital. MWSS Administrator Reynaldo Velasco said that this summit, which he eyes to hold in August, would provide long-term solutions on water supply and distribution in Metro Manila, as well as sewerage system plans. Velasco said this […]