Metro

Angara wants PUP renamed to National Polytechnic University

(Eagle News) — Senator Sonny Angara is seeking to change the name Polytechnic University of the Philippines to National Polytechnic University. In filing Senate Bill 2037, Angara noted that the PUP has “more than 20 campuses serving more than 70,000 students, making it the largest state university in the Philippines in terms of student population.” “It is high time that we strengthen the PUP and officially designate it as the ‘National Polytechnic University,’ which will […]

San Juan gov’t seeks probe into possible liability of mall management in incident involving Senator Poe’s father-in-law

(Eagle News)–The San Juan government wants to determine if the Greenhills Shopping Center management has liability over the incident involving the father-in-law of Senator Grace Poe. In a radio interview, Senior Superintendent Dindo Reyes, San Juan City Police chief, said the city council will pass a resolution to that effect. So far, he said Dr. Teodoro Llamanzares  was in stable condition after he was rushed to the Cardinal Santos Medical Center when his vehicle fell from the […]

MRT-3 records new longest “no offloading” streak; no incident of passenger unloading for the last 31 days

(Eagle News) — The Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) announced a new record of the longest “no offloading” streak for its railway system, as it said that for one whole month or for 31 days, there had been no train that had bogged down during a trip that would require passenger unloading. The MRT-3 said that for 31 consecutive days, or from October 16 to November 15, 2018, there had been no unloading incident […]

Bomb threat hits Pasig school

(Eagle News)–A bomb threat was sent to Reedley International School in Pasig on Friday, Nov. 16, prompting the police to search the place for any explosives. The Eastern Police District said the threat, sent via text message to the school receptionist, was received at 8:52 a.m. The text read: “Your school is going down in a few hours. An explosive was sneaked inside your building early this morning at around 6:45 a.m. to 7 a.m. […]

Sasakyan ng road rage suspek na si Jojo Valerio, narecover ng PNP-HPG sa Quezon City

Ni Mar Gabriel Eagle News Service (Eagle News) — Narecover na Philippine National Police-Higway Patrol Group ang Toyota FJ Cruiser na pagmamay-ari ng road rage suspek na si Jojo Valerio na nagviral matapos manuntok ng motorista sa Angeles, Pampanga. Ayon kay HPG director PCSupt. Roberto Fajardo, naharang ng Task Force Limbas ang sasakyan kaninang umaga sa Quirino Highway sa Novaliches habang minamaneho ng girlfriend ni Valerio. Nang inspeksyunin nila ang OR/CR ng sasakyan, lumabas na […]

MPD HQ at ilang police station sa Maynila ininspeksyon ng NCRPO

(Eagle News) — Sinupresa ni National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) Chief Guillermo Eleazar ang facility center ng manila police district headquarters sa United Nations, Maynila Miyerkules ng gabi. Ito’y matapos ang natatanggap nilang impormasyon na malayang nakakalabas ng kulungan ang nakadetine ditong si PO1 Eduardo Valencia na sangkot sa kasong rape. Nasa maayos naman ang kulungan pati ang mga inmate na nakakulong sa nasabing facility pero napuna ni Eleazar ang masikip at tila siksikang […]

P2M halaga ng shabu nasabat sa Pasig; 7 katao arestado

(Eagle News) — Sinalakay ng pinagsanib na pwersa ng mga operatiba ng Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) at National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) Regional Drug Enforcement Unit ang isang bahay na ginagawang drug den sa Rodriguez compound sa Tramo Rosario, Pasig City, Martes ng gabi, Nobyembre 13. Pagpasok ng bahay ng operatiba inabutan ang katakut-takot na bulto ng shabu. Agad naaresto ang may-ari ng drug den na si Deogracias Banares Jr., alyas Junior at […]

LTO official: No. 8 car plates no longer valid as early as 2016

(Eagle News) — A Land Transportation Office official on Thursday, Nov. 15, said the validity period for all No. 8 plates already expired in 2016. In an interview over radio dzbb, Director Francis Almora said this means that it was illegal for anyone, including lawmakers, to use it. “Wala pong naibigay sa 17th Congress. Wala po tayong production ng plate for 17th Congress..,” Almora said. According to Almora, “with due respect sa congressman na na-isyuhan nun, […]

Lorenzana: Vicente Ladlad arrest the result of a “legitimate law enforcement operation”

(Eagle News) –Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Wednesday, Nov. 14, dismissed the claims of the wife of Vicente Ladlad that his arrest was meant to derail the peace process. In the first place, Lorenzana said that contrary to Fides Lim-Ladlad’s claims, there was no existing peace process to speak of as President Rodrigo Duterte himself had suspended, if not stopped, the same in June. In November 2017, President Duterte issued Proclamation 360 that effectively terminated […]

SC denies Ayala Land petition to hold insurance firm liable for Glorietta 2 explosion

(Eagle News) — The Supreme Court has denied Ayala Land Inc.’s petition to hold Standard Insurance liable for the explosion in Glorietta 2 in 2007. In denying the petition for review on certiorari filed by Ayala Land, the first division chaired by Associate Justice Lucas Bersamin noted that Branch 65 of the Makati Regional Trial Court had already ruled the loss or damage of the property insured was caused by an excluded peril not covered by […]

MMDA to mall owners: Exercise parking management

(Eagle News) — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority appealed to mall owners to systematically manage the vehicles entering and leaving their parking lots to ensure there would be no vehicular congestion in nearby areas. “Alam naman po natin na talaga pong ngayong mga panahon na nearing the end of the year marami po talagang dumadagsa na ating kababayan dito sa Metro Manila para mamili,” MMDA Special Operations Task Force Commander Col. Bong Nebrija said in […]