Metro

Ombudsman files 8th graft case vs. Ex-Caloocan Mayor Echiverri

(Eagle News)– The Office of the Ombudsman has charged former Caloocan City Mayor Enrico “Recom” Echiverri again,  along with two of his former officials,this time, over the alleged anomalous P3.6-million road project in the city in 2012. Echiverri and the two other local officials, former city accountant Edna Centeno and city budget officer Jesusa Garcia, were charged with one count of violation of Section 3(e) of the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act. Centeno and Garcia were […]

2 bahay sa Muntinlupa, gumuho dahil sa ginagawang paghuhukay ng Maynilad

MUNTINLUPA CITY, Metro Manila (Eagle News) – Pasado 2:30 ng madaling araw nitong Lunes, April 24 nang biglang gumuho ang dalawang bahay sa boundary ng Brgy. Cupang at Brgy. Buli, Muntinlupa. Ayon sa may-ari ng bahay na si Mrs. Juanita Rivera Alipit, nagpapahinga sila nang biglang gumuho ang kanilang tahanan. Na-trap sila sa loob ng bahay at ang nagsilbing daan nila ay ang nabiyak na pader ng katabing bahay ng kaniyang kapatid. Nakaligtas naman silang […]

MMDA to conduct “estero clean-up” before rainy season

QUEZON City, Philippines (Eagle News)  — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority is conducting “estero clean-up” operations as part of its preemptive anti-flood measures before the rainy season. According to MMDA Chairman Tim Orbos, the MMDA is not only concerned with the traffic problem but also with the flooding in Metro Manila due to clogged sewers.

Manila Mayor Estrada to Quinta public market vendors: Keep the toilets clean

By Jodi Bustos Eagle News Service Keep the toilets clean. This was the advice of Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada to the stall owners in the newly renovated Quinta market in Quiapo, saying that in general, the city will not be able to “bring back its old beauty and glory if the residents are irresponsible and lack genuine concern.” “In Metro Manila, (it is) only here in Manila (where the) toilets in public markets are airconditioned. Hindi kamukha n’ung […]

Renovated na Quinta market sa Maynila, pinasinayaan

Ni Jerold Tagbo Eagle News Service Pinangunahan ni Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada ang pagpapasinaya sa renovated na Quinta market sa Quiapo nitong Miyerkules. Ang pagrenovate sa nasabing pamilihan ay bahagi ng programa ng lokal na pamahalaan na maisailalim sa rehabilitasyon ang mga merkado sa lungsod dahil sa karamihan sa mga ito ay luma na. Mahigit p150 million ang ginastos ng pribadong sektor sa pagsasaayos ng nasabing palengke. Pumasok ang lokal na pamahalaan ng Maynila sa joint venture […]

Road reblocking set in some QC roads starting today

(Eagle News) — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority has announced the conduct of re-blocking and road repair in some roads in Quezon City starting today, April 7. The MMDA said the roadwork will start around 11 p.m. Affected roads are  the northbound lanes of Commonwealth Avenue corner Litex Road, from Bernardino St. to P. Dela Cruz, and from Tierra Verde Subdivision to Tandang Sora Ave.

Sunog sumiklab sa Tondo, Manila

MAYNILA, Philippines (Eagle News) – Isang sunog ang nangyari sa residential area sa Antipolo St., J. Abad Santos, Tondo, Manila. Nag-umpisa ang sunog bandang 4:45 ng hapon, noong Huwebes, April 6 sa bahay ni Gng. Tisay Mendoza. Ayon sa kanilang kapitbahay ay kuryente ang pinagmulan ng sunog na umabot pa sa ikalimang alarma. Tulong-tulong naman ang lahat ng residente upang agad na maapula ang apoy. Nagpasa-pasa sila ng timbang may lamang tubig upang maagapan ang sunog. Subalit […]

Police arrest KADAMAY members who re-occupied private Tandang Sora lot

(Eagle News) – Police have arrested 37 illegal settlers who are alleged members of the controversial urban poor group Kalipunang Damayang Mahihirap (Kadamay) for re-occupying a private property in Tandang Sora, Quezon City from where they had been evicted last year. The alleged Kadamay members re-occupied the lot as the urban poor group continued their so-called “Occupy” missions of land and housing units which are not their own. There were women, children, and elderly settlers who […]

MMDA postpones planned transfer of provincial buses to Macapagal Boulevard

MANILA, Philippines (Eagle News) — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has postponed the transfer of the provincial buses from Uniwide Coastal Mall to its new temporary terminal located at Macapagal Boulevard in Parañaque City. According to the MMDA, they are still waiting for the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board to release its route modification plan for the affected buses. He added that this is to avoid confusion among commuters who are going to […]

MMDA plans to double traffic violation fines

QUEZON City, Philippines (Eagle News) — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority is planning to double the amount of fines for traffic violations to force motorists to comply with traffic rules and regulations. MMDA officer in charge Tim Orbos believes that doubling the fees can be a very effective tool to deter and reduce road accidents in the metropolis. If the scheme is to be implemented, the fine for violating common traffic rules will be as […]

Road reblocking and repairs set in some QC roads; Heavy traffic expected

(Eagle News) — Expect heav(ier) traffic in some areas in Quezon City starting today, March 17. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority has announced  the conduct of road reblocking and repairs in parts of Mindanao Ave., Commonwealth Ave., Quirino Highway, and Congressional Ave. Extension starting 10 p.m. In particular, there will be repairs on the northbound lanes of Mindanao Ave., from Tandang Sora Ave. to Mindanao Ave. Bridge. The southbound lanes of Commonwealth Ave., from Don Jose St. to […]