Metro

Umano’y manlolokong Nigerian national, arestado ng NBI

(Eagle News) — Naaresto ng National Bureau and Investigation Cyber Crime Division ang isang Nigerian national matapos hingan ng pera ang isang Pilipina kapalit ang isang pekeng negosyo na  inaalok nito. Nakilala ng Pilipinang biktima ang suspek na si Joseph Kamano sa isang social media site noong Enero ng kasalukuyang taon. Matapos makuha ang tiwala niya ay doon na anila inalok ng suspek ang biktima at sinabing siya ang magmamando ng negosyong kanilang itatayo sa […]

NCRPO, nananatiling naka-full alert status laban sa banta ng terorismo

(Eagle News) — Asahan pa raw ang pagpapaigting ng seguridad sa Metro Manila. Ito ang sinabi ni National Capital Region Police Office Director Chief Superintendent Oscar Albayalde sa gitna nang kaguluhan sa Marawi City kung saan sangkot ang pinagsanib na pwersa ng grupong  Abu Sayyaf at Maute Group, laban sa militar at mga pulis. Ang bakbakan ang naging dahilan ng pagdeklara ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte ng martial law sa Mindanao. Ayon kay Albayalde, asahan pa raw ang […]

107 inmates pinatakas ng Maute Group

MARAWI CITY (Eagle News) — Mahigit 100 mga preso ang pinatakas ng Maute Group nang salakayin nila ang isang piitan sa Marawi City. Ayon kay Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Gov. Mujiv Hataman, kabuuang 107 ang bilang ng mga presong pinatakas ng Maute matapos nilang lusubin ang Malabang District Jail at Marawi City Jail kamakailan. Kabilang sa kanilang mga pinalaya ay mga miyembro ng kanilang grupo na nakakulong. Ayon pa kay Hataman, kinuha rin ng mga […]

IRR para sa libreng tuition sa mga SUC sinisimulan na ang pag-amiyenda

(Eagle News) – Sinimulan na ng Commission on Higher Education (CHED) ang proseso sa pag-amiyenda sa isang probisyon ng Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) kaugnay ng free tuition fee policy para sa mga mag-aaral ng State Colleges and Universities para sa kasalukuyang school year. Ayon kay CHED Commissioner Prospero de Vera, layon nitong matiyak na tanging ang mga mahihirap ngunit karapat-dapat na mga mag-aaral lamang ang masasaklaw ng nasabing programa. Paliwanag ni De Vera, nakabatay sa household income ng […]

Pampasaherong jeep, bumangga sa isang bus

  (Eagle News) — Halos mayupi at pumailalim ang harapang bahagi ng isang pampasaherong jeep sa  likurang bahagi ng bus sa westbound lane ng Commonwealth Ave, Quezon City. Wasak ang makina, basag ang windshield at hood ng jeep na may biyaheng Lagro-Cubao matapos  bumangga sa JFT liner bus na minamaneho ni Ruben Kempis. Ayon sa bus driver, nagsasakay siya ng pasahero nang bigla na lang silang salpukin ng jeep. Nagulat umano siya ng may kumalabog […]

New MMDA Chairman vows to eliminate corruption in the agency

(Eagle News) — Newly appointed Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Danny Lim promised that he will clean the agency under his leadership. Lim’s first step is to do an inventory of MMDA’s equipment, personnel and transactions to eliminate corruption in the agency. “I-inventory natin yung resources diyan, not to find fault pero gusto kong malaman kung saan ako nag-uumpisa,” Lim said in an interview. Meanwhile, MMDA general manager Tim Orbos, will retain his position. […]

MMDA arrests more than 100 motorists due to distracted driving

QUEZON City, Philippines (Eagle News) – On the first day of the implementation of the Anti-Distracted Driving Law, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority caught more than 100 motorists violating the law through its non-contact apprehension policy. According to MMDA spokesperson Celine Pialogo, most of the drivers were caught texting. Their acts were captured by MMDA’s high definition traffic cameras installed along Edsa.

LTFRB to clarify scope of Anti-Distracted Driving Law

QUEZON City, Philippines (Eagle News) — The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board will meet with law enforcement agencies to clarify the scope of the new “Anti-Distracted Driving” law. LTFRB board member Atty. Eileen Lazada said that it is not only electronic gadgets that cause distracted driving but other sources, like ornaments and decorations placed in front of the driver. In the new law, drivers are prohibited from using communication devices and other electronic, entertainment […]

Another jeepney transport strike set for Monday

QUEZON City, Philippines (Eagle News) — Public utility jeep drivers and operators are set to conduct another transport strike on Monday, May 22, to protest the plan of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board to phase out and scrap old jeepneys. George San Mateo, president of the Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operator Nationwide, and Convenor of “No to Jeepney Phase-Out Coalition” (NJPOC), explained that although the government assured them there would be […]

Uber and Grab support Anti-Distracted Driving Act

QUEZON City, Philippines (Eagle News) —  The App-based ride-sharing service providers, Grab and Uber, welcomed the implementation of the Anti-Distracted Driving Act, saying this would contribute to road safety, benefiting both drivers and commuters. Grab Philippines said that while driving with their mobile phones is part of their livelihood, they would make sure that they will comply with the law. “We have distributed materials to our drivers to make sure they know what they can […]