Metro

Number-coding scheme sa mga bus, sinuspinde ng MMDA

(Eagle News) — Sinuspinde ng Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) ang pag-iral ng number coding para sa mga provincial bus simula ngayong araw December 22, at sa December 26 araw ng Martes. Ito ay upang matiyak na sasapat ang mga pampasaherong bus na bibiyahe sa mga lalawigan. Ayon sa MMDA, inaasahang dadagsa na ang mga pasaherong uuwi sa mga lalawigan ngayong araw ng Biyernes. Habang sa Martes naman, December 26, posibleng dumagsa ang mga pasaherong […]

Father of UST hazing victim vows to “not stop, fight all,” following release of Aegis Juris frat leader from Senate detention

(Eagle News) — “We will not stop. We will fight all of them.” This was the response of the father of Horacio Castillo III when sought for comment on the Supreme Court’s order to release from Senate detention Arvin Balag. Balag is the head of the Aegis Juris fraternity believed responsible for the University of Sto. Tomas’ student’s death. “And naniniwala kami na makakamit namin ang justice that our Atio deserves,” Horacio Castillo Jr. said. […]

BoC surrenders seized shabu from NAIA to PDEA; suspects also turned over to anti-drugs agency

(Eagle News) — The Bureau of Customs on Thursday surrendered around 3.5 kilograms of shabu it seized at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency. The BoC also arrested  Francis Melvin Feliciano and Raquel Kilario dela Cruz, after they tried to claim the package at the FedEx warehouse using a fake identification card on Dec. 11. The card bore the name of one Michael Espino Cruz of 121-C Kowloon St., BF […]

Zamora accuses Mayor Gomez of “hiding” from poll officer tasked to serve notice of approved petition for conduct of San Juan elections

(Eagle News) — Former San Juan Vice Mayor Francis Zamora has accused Mayor Guia Gomez of hiding from the election officer tasked to serve the notice that the recall petition against her has been approved by the Commission on Elections. Gomez needs to receive the notice so the Comelec can set a deadline for her reply. “Ito’y hindi na lang pagtatago sa notice of sufficiency. Sa kanyang pagtatago, hindi niya na rin nagagawa ang kanyang […]

MRT-3 nakaranas na naman ng aberya

  QUEZON CITY, Philippines (Eagle News) — Maagang nakaranas ng aberya ang mga pasahero ng Metro Rail Transit (MRT-3). Sa abiso ng MRT-3, pinababa ang mga pasahero sa GMA-Kamuning station southbound kaninang alas 6:10 ng umaga dahil sa naranasang technical problem ng isa sa mga tren. Nasa 1,000 pasahero ang naapektuhan ng insidente at kinailangang pababain sa tren na nagkaroon ng electrical failure. Ayon sa abiso ng Department of Transportation (DOTr), ang naranasang electrical failure […]

MRT-3 at LRT-3, naglabas na ng kanilang holiday schedule

MANILA, Philippines (Eagle News) — Magpapatupad ang MRT 3 ng mas maiksing operating hours ngayong holiday season. Ito ay dahil sa inaasahang pagbaba ng bilang ng mga pasahero. Ang regular schedule ng MRT 3 ay mula 5:30 ng umaga hanggang 10:30 ng gabi. Ang pansamantalang pagbabago ng schedule ng MRT ay sa mga petsa at oras na sumusunod: 24 ng Disyembre, Linggo mula 4:45 AM hanggang 08:26 PM 25 ng Disyembre, Lunes mula 6:30 AM […]

Taxi driver allegedly hit by female motorist asks LTO to revoke her license

(Eagle News) — The 52-year-old taxi driver who was allegedly hit by a female motorist during a traffic altercation is seeking the revocation of her license. In his four-page complaint filed before the Land Transportation Office, Virgilio Doctor said the license of Cherish Charmaine Interior should be revoked as a “preemptive measure” because of her  violations of the Land Transportation Code. He said Interior “intentionally and willfully” caused physical injury and damage to property when […]

Female motorist apologizes to taxi driver over hitting incident, but still faces charges

(Eagle News) — The taxi driver who was allegedly hit by a female motorist during a traffic altercation filed charges against her on Tuesday, despite her apology made over social media. Virgilio Doctor, 52, filed the charges for physical injury, unjust vexation, and malicious mischief against Cherish Sharmaine Interior, 31, before the Quezon City Prosecutors Office. The charges stem from Sunday’s incident that saw Interior hitting Doctor, after he allegedly honked at the female motorist for […]

Fire hits residential area in Alabang

(Eagle News) — The fire that hit a residential area in Muntinlupa City on Tuesday has been put out. The Muntinlupa fire department said the blaze that hit houses on Mendiola Street, Purok Uno was declared out at 9:24 a.m. Over ten houses were affected by the fire, which reached the third alarm. The cause of the fire has yet to be determined. No one was reported injured.

Taxi driver allegedly slapped by female motorist to file charges vs her

(Eagle News) — The taxi driver who was allegedly slapped by a motorist during a traffic altercation in Quezon City is set to file charges against her. Virgilio Doktor, who went to the Land Transportation Franchising Regulatory Board on Monday, said the charges for damage to property and physical injuries would be filed against the woman, whose identity has not yet been released. According to Doktor, the woman, who was driving a blue Honda City, […]

CA affirms QC court’s guilty verdict vs Jason Ivler over road rage killing

(Eagle News) — The Court of Appeals has effectively affirmed the guilty verdict meted out by a lower court against Jason Ivler for the killing of the son of a former Malacanang official in 2009. This was after the appellate court’s 14th division  junked Ivler’s appeal for the Quezon City Regional Trial Court’s Branch 84 to reverse its decision in November 2015. In that decision, Judge Luisito Cortez found Ivler, nephew of singer Freddie Aguilar, guilty […]

Duterte to extend PNP Chief Dela Rosa’s term “for two to three months”

(Eagle News) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said he would extend the term of Philippine National Police Chief Ronald dela Rosa “for two to three months.” Dela Rosa is set to retire from the police force on January 21, 2018, when he reaches the mandatory age of retirement of 56. After the extension, Dela Rosa is expected to assume the helm of the Bureau of Corrections.