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“Zipper lane” traffic scheme sa EDSA, kanselado

(Eagle News) — Ipinagpaliban na muna ang nakatakdang pagpapatupad ng  “zipper lane” traffic scheme sa EDSA na dapat sana ay magsisimula na sa Lunes. Matatandaang umani ng iba’t-ibang reaksyion mula sa mga motorista nang magsagawa ng experimental implementation sa EDSA ang MMDA Ayon kay MMDA General Manager Tim Orbos, naibsan man ng scheme ang bigat ng daloy ng trapiko sa southbound lane ng Edsa apektado naman aniya ang trapiko sa northbound lane. Kaya kinakailangan pa […]

MMDA plans to extend “no window hours”

QUEZON City, Philippines (Eagle News) — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority plans to extend the “no window hour” policy of the number-coding scheme up to June 2017. According to MMDA Director Tim Orbos, the policy was successful in lessening the traffic problem in Metro Manila since it was implemented. The “no window hour” policy was implemented in November 2016.  

VAT exemptions of senior citizens and PWDs will remain – Sen. Angara

QUEZON City, Philippines (Eagle News) — Senate Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Senator Sonny Angara said that the Department of Finance will no longer remove the exemptions of senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWDs) from value-added tax despite the comprehensive tax reform program of the Duterte administration. The aim of the comprehensive tax reform is to reduce the income tax rate while increasing the excise tax on oil products.

Road 10 now opens for traffic

QUEZON City, Philippines (Eagle News) — The Department of Public Works and Highways re-opened Road 10 in Tondo, Manila after completion of Road 10 widening project. From just two lanes for northbound and southbound vehicles, there are now four to five lanes for southbound vehicles and six lanes for northbound vehicles.

Police releases artist’s sketch of suspect in QC prosecutor’s slay

  (Eagle News) – The Quezon City Police District has released the artist’s sketch of the suspect in the fatal shooting of Quezon City prosecutor Noel Mingoa Wednesday dawn. The suspect is said to be in his 30s, fair-skinned with a slightly heavy build. Police said he was about 5”6 to 5”7 in height, and was seen then as wearing a black shirt and black pants when he shot Mingoa in front of a restaurant […]

DOTr, tiniyak na hindi sagabal sa trapiko 2016 Miss Universe

MANILA, Philippines (Eagle News) — Tiniyak ng Department of Transportation (DOTr) na hindi maa-apektuhan ng 2016 Miss Universe Pageant ang daloy ng trapiko sa Metro Manila at ibang venue. Ayon kay DOTr Spokesperson Cherie Mercado-Santos, makikipag-ugnayan silang mabuti sa Department of Tourism hanggang sa maka-uwi ang contestants. Tiwala rin sila sa desisyon ng DOT na gawing magkaka-iba ang petsa at venue ng mga aktibidad para hindi maging sagabal sa trapiko. Hindi rin magbibigay ng road […]

Pagputol ng puno ng niyog mahigpit nang ipinagbabawal

QUEZON CITY (Eagle News) – Simula noong Martes, Enero 3, 2017 ay mahigpit nang ipinagbabawal ang pagpuputol ng puno ng niyog. Ito ay ayon sa Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA). Layunin nito na maingatan ang coconut industry sa bansa dahil higit na mas marami ang napuputol na puno kaysa naitatanim. Noong December 23, 2016, nang lagdaan ni PCA Administrator Billy Andal ang moratorium ukol dito. Ilan sa mga kasamang lumagda ay sina Cabinet Secretary Leoncio “Jun” […]

Russian embassy in Manila opens book of condolences for slain ambassador in Turkey

(Eagle News) — The Embassy of the Russian Federation to the Republic of the Philippines opened a book of condolences today, Thursday, to allow those in Manila to register their sympathies for the tragic death of the Russian Ambassador to Turkey, Mr. Andrey G. Karlov. The book of condolences will be open at the Embassy (1245, Acacia Road, Dasmarinas Village, Makati) today, Thursday, December 22, 2016 from 9 a.m. until 12 noon and from 2 […]

Number coding sa December 23 at 29, suspendido

(Eagle News) — Sinuspinde ng Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) ang pag-iral ng number coding sa mga pribadong sasakyan sa Metro Manila para sa December 23 at sa December 29. Ayon kay MMDA General Manager Tim Orbos, layon ng suspensyon na mabigyang pagkakataon ang mga motorista na makabiyahe ng maaga patungo sa kanilang mga destinasyon para sa holiday season. Inaasahang sa Biyernes, December 23 ang dagsa ng mga motorista at December 29 pa lamang ay […]

Walang banta ng terorismo, pero NCRPO naka full alert sa Metro Manila

MANILA, Philippines (Eagle News) — Patuloy ang paalala sa publiko ng National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) sa pagpunta sa mga mall at ilan pang matataong lugar. Ayon kay NCRPO Chief, Director General Oscar Albayalde, bagaman walang banta, nananatili pa rin na nasa full alert status ang mga pulis sa Metro Manila. Ito ay para matiyak ang kaligtasan ng publiko ngayong holiday season. Hinihimok din ng NCRPOang publiko na maging maingat at mapagmatyag sa lahat […]

Ombudsman needs 2,100 “honest lawyers”

MANILA, Philippines (Eagle News) — The Office of the Ombudsman is in need of 2,100 “honest lawyers” to fill the vacant posts at the Ombudsman. Deputy Ombudsman for Luzon, Gerard Mosquera, said that they are now in the process of hiring officers. “Because not only should we hire intelligent lawyers, we need to hire honest lawyers, lawyers with integrity,” he said. He also said that they are being careful when it comes to the selection […]

VMMC to open its gates to ease heavy traffic

(Eagle News)– The Inter-Agency Council for Traffic (I-ACT) will open the gates of Veterans Memorial Medical Center (VMMC) in Quezon City to the public as part of the solutions to heavy traffic during the holiday season. “Ito’y makakaginhawa nang husto sa ating mga kababayan lalo na ‘yung napakabigat na North at Mindanao Avenue,” Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) General Manager Thomas Orbos said. Once opened, vehicles passing North Avenue may enter the main gate of […]