LRT-1 operations suspended from April 14 to 17

(Eagle News) — Light Rail Transit Line 1 operations will be suspended from April 14 to 17. According to the Light Rail Manila Corp., the temporary suspension of operations was to pave the way for its “annual maintenance activities..” The LRMC said this was “to continuously provide safe and reliable transportation system.” The LRT-1 will follow regular operating hours from April 11 to 13, the LRMC said. Meanwhile, normal operations of the Baclaran to Balintawak […]

MRT-3: Shaw Blvd Station Building A entry, exit points closed from March 21 to 22

(Eagle News)–The Shaw Boulevard Station Building A entry and exit points will be closed to the public starting March 21. According to the MRT-3, instead of using the Edsa Shangri-la and Starmall entry and exit points, passengers should use the Greenfield/Parklea entry and exit points for the duration of the temporary closure. The MRT-3 did not give a reason for the temporary closure. The closure, however, it said, will last until March 22.    

PCG fleet has new commander

(Eagle News) — The Philippine Coast Guard Fleet has a new commander. According to the PCG, CG Rear Admiral Charlie Q. Rances assumed the responsibilities of the outgoing commander CG Rear Admiral Allan Victor T. Dela Vega in a change of command ceremony attended by PCG Commandant, CG Admiral Artemio M. Abu on March 16. Dela Vega, meanwhile, is the new commander of the Coast Guard Weapons, Communications, Electronics and Information System Command. The minor […]

PNP posts 17 additional COVID-19 cases

(Eagle News)–The Philippine National Police has logged 17 additional COVID-19 cases, it said on Friday, March 18. With the additional cases, PNP data showed the total PNP COVID-19 cases were now at 20. Two recoveries pushed the total PNP COVID-19 recoveries to 48705. No additional deaths were reported. The PNP COVID-19 death toll therefore remains at 128. Metro Manila is under a COVID-19 alert level 1. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III has said the alert […]

MRT-3 announces suspension of operations from April 13 to 17

(Eagle News) — The Metro Rail Transit-3 announced a suspension of operations for five days in April. The MRT-3 said the suspension is scheduled from April 13 to 17. It said the suspension of operations was to pave the way for annual preventive maintenance activities. Normal operations will resume on April 18. Metro Manila is under a COVID-19 alert level 1. The Department of Transportation is now allowing a 100% capacity in public transportation.

Metro Manila stays under Alert Level 1 until March 31, along with 47 other areas – Palace

  (Eagle News) — Metro Manila will remain under Alert Level 1 until March 31, Malacanang said on Tuesday, March 15, which also declared 47 other areas under Alert Level 1 until the end of the month. The Inter-Agency Task Force made the decision on Tuesday, March 15. Aside from the National Capital Region, also under Alert Level 1 are the following: For Luzon- Cordillera Administrative Region: Abra, Apayao, Baguio City and Kalinga; Region I: […]

PCG names new K-9 force commander, deputy commander of maritime command

(Eagle News) — The Philippine Coast Guard on Tuesday, March 15, announced a minor reshuffle in the organization. According to the PCG, CG Commodore Nelson B Torre is the new Deputy Commander of the PCG’s Maritime Security and Law Enforcement Command. Torre was replaced by CG Commodore Allen J Dalangin as CG K-9 Force commander. Prior to his new designation, Dalangin served as the Deputy Chief of Coast Guard Staff for Intelligence, CG-2. During the […]

Immigration bureau: Five human trafficking victims intercepted at NAIA

(Eagle News) — Five Filipinos victimized by human traffickers were intercepted at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, the Bureau of Immigration said on Saturday, March 12. According to the bureau, the victims were stopped at  Terminal 2 following an attempt to depart via a Philippine Airlines (PAL) flight bound for Thailand. The victims reportedly fell in line separately, with three of them having been initially cleared for departure. Bureau Travel Control and Enforcement Unit (TCEU) […]

DOTr: Construction of North Ave. Common Station structure in QC to be completed by end of March

(Eagle News) — Construction of the North Avenue Common Station structure in Quezon City is slated to be completed by end of March this year, Transportation Secretary Art Tugade said. Tugade made the statement during his site inspection of the Common Station on Thursday, March 3. According to the DOTr, to date, the Station Building of Area A is now connected to Area B or the Atrium, which is now 100% complete. The 13,700 square meter […]

P6.8 million worth of shabu seized in Muntinlupa buy-bust; 4 nabbed

(Eagle News) — Authorities seized P6.8 million worth of shabu in a recent buy-bust operation in Muntinlupa, the Philippine National Police said on Thursday, March 3. According to the PNP, four people were also arrested in the operation on National Road in Barangay  Poblacion. The PNP identified the suspects as Jhonray Barendse, 31; Joselito Olong Estay, 52; Emely Dologuin Subrado, 48; and Marcel Iglesias Alawia, 36. Based on initial investigation, the PNP said the suspects […]

What are the amended protocols for Alert Level 1 areas?

Palace releases new guidelines as NCR and 38 other areas shift to Alert Level 1 (Eagle News) — Wearing of well-fitted face masks at all times, full seating capacity for public transport, and not requiring the use of health declaration forms for contact tracing. These are just some of the amended protocols by the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) released by Malacanang as Metro Manila and 38 more areas in the country shift to the least […]

Metro Manila, 38 other areas nationwide under Alert Level 1 starting March 1

(Eagle News) — Metro Manila and 38 other areas in the country were placed under Alert Level 1 effective Tuesday, March 1, Malacanang said. The announcement was made on Sunday, February 27, after the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) approved placing the National Capital Region under Alert Level 1 from March 1, 2022 until March 15, 2022. Other areas in Luzon placed under Alert Level 1 from March 1 to 15, 2022 are the following: • […]