Metro

North Avenue patungong Elliptical Road, sarado na sa mga motorista ngayong araw

(Eagle News) — Asahan na ang mas mabigat na daloy ng trapiko simula ngayong araw, Enero 22 sa bahagi ng Elliptical Road sa Quezon City. Sa abiso ng Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), sarado na ang North Avenue palabas ng Quezon City circle simula alas sais ng umaga (6:00 AM) ngayong Martes dahil sa nagpapatuloy sa MRT-7 construction project. Ayon kay MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia, layon din ng closure na masolusyunan ang choke-point sa […]

NAIA guard hailed for returning Korean national’s wallet containing cash

(Eagle News) — Authorities on Friday, Jan. 18, hailed a Ninoy Aquino International Airport guard for returning a Korean national’s wallet containing cash of different denominations. According to the Department of Transportation, Reno Erenea found the wallet with cash worth P24,950 and 181,000 KRW and assorted IDs on the road way of the West Departure Curbside at NAIA Terminal 1 on Thursday, Jan. 17. He turned over the wallet to the Terminal Police Office, and took the time […]

MMDA: Road repairs in parts of Metro Manila set

(Eagle News) — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority on Friday, Jan. 18, urged motorists to take alternative routes with road reblocking and repair work scheduled in some roads over the weekend. In an advisory, the MMDA advised motorists to avoid the following areas from 11 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18, to 5 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 21: Southbound: C-5 Road before Pasig Blvd., C-5 flyover C-5 Road in front of SM Aura Edsa after Lagarian Creek […]

MMDA, nakiusap sa mga motorista na sumunod sa ipinatutupad na yellow lane sa QC Circle

(Eagle News) — Matagal nang ipinatutupad sa bansa ang “stay on your lane policy.” Ayon kay Col. Bong Nebrija, pinuno ng Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Special Operations Task Force, ang nasabing polisiya ay ang pinaka-simple at pinaka-ligtas na pagbaybay sa kalsada at itinuturo rin ito sa mga kumukuha ng driver’s license. Nabigyang-diin lamang ito dahil sa ginagawang Metro Railway Transit-7 station sa may Elliptical, North Avenue dahil napansin umano nilang nagpapa-ekis-ekis ang mga sasakyan na […]

Valenzuela gov’t: Girl believed to have contracted meningococcemia tests negative for disease

(Eagle News) — The girl who was suspected of having died of meningococcemia in a Valenzuela hospital over the weekend tested negative for the disease. The Valenzuela government made the announcement in a Facebook post on Thursday, Jan. 17. In a television interview, Valenzuela Mayor Rex Gatchalian said the results of the “blood culture” test on the girl have already been sent to the Department of Health. He said the test was conducted by a […]

One killed in Manila fire

(Eagle News) — One person was killed after a fire hit a building in Manila on Thursday, Jan. 17. Authorities have yet to identify the victim, who was found in a bathroom in the residential-commercial building in Sta. Cruz, Manila that caught fire at 9:52 a.m. The blaze reached the second alarm. A fire-out was declared at 10:50 a.m. The cause of the fire has yet to be determined.  

Razorback drummer dies in apparent suicide

(Eagle News) — The drummer of Filipino rock band Razorback died in an apparent suicide on Wednesday, Jan. 16. Brian Velasco took a Facebook video of himself as he plunged to his death from a condominium in Malate, Manila, at 9:45 a.m. “Here I go,” he said on the video, which has since been taken down by Facebook. The police have said his family has asked for privacy. Velasco, a drum instructor at RJ Guitar Center, […]

Chinese warships to dock in Manila for goodwill visit

(Eagle News) — Chinese warships will be in Manila for a four-day goodwill visit. The Philippine Navy said in an advisory that the Chinese guided-missile frigate Wu Hu, frigate Han Dan, and replenishment ship Dong Ping Hu will dock at Pier 15 in South Harbor on Thursday, Jan. 17. Since President Rodrigo Duterte assumed office, he has opted for friendlier relations with China, even if the country has a dispute with the Asian giant in the […]

NAIA janitor returns envelope containing “significant amount of dollar bills”

(Eagle News) — The Manila International Airport Authority on Wednesday, Jan. 16, hailed one of its employees after he returned an envelope containing a “significant amount of dollar bills” that he found while on duty. MIAA general manager Ed Monreal lauded airport janitor Jeffrey Almoguerra, 30, and a father of two, for his honesty when he took the envelope he found at the vicinity of a foreign exchange counter in the Ninoy Aquino International Airport […]

Chinese fugitive nabbed in PHL

(Eagle News) — A Chinese national wanted for alleged economic crimes and corruption in China has been arrested by authorities. In a statement, the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission said it and the Bureau of Immigration’s Fugitive Search Unit, in coordination with Chinese authorities, nabbed Xie Haojie. His arrest came after the PACC’s counterparts from China asked for the Philippines’ help in apprehending Xie, who is accused of “economic crimes and corruption” amounting to P11 billion, in […]

QC court junks illegal possession of firearms, explosives raps vs NDFP consultant Baylosis, his co-accused

(Eagle News)– A Quezon City court has junked the charges for illegal possession and firearms and explosives against National Democratic Front of the Philippines consultant Rafael Baylosis. Quezon City Regional Trial Court Branch 100 Judge Editha Mina-Aguba also granted the demurrer to evidence filed by Baylosis’ co-accused, Roque Guillermo, after she found their arrest on Aurora Boulevard corner Katipunan Ave. in February last year was “illegal.” As a result, the judge ruled the hand grenade, […]

12 drug suspects arrested in buy-bust operation in Makati; Php 200K worth of shabu seized

(Eagle News) – Twelve drug suspects were arrested in a buy-bust operation conducted by Makati City Police Special Drug Enforcement Unit in Barangay Bangkal, Makati City on Monday night, January 14. The arrested suspects were identified as Francis Petanas, Lexter Raguro, Binoy Martin,Gina Paderes, Carter Rapsing, Michael Malano, Ariel Doralta , Lorein Pabanil, Allan Paderes ,Romie Palon, Eduardo Faguro, and Elaiza Estacio. During the operation, the authorities seized at least 24 large plastic sachets of […]