Drilon wants NLEX, SCTEX toll collection system simplified

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A simplified toll collection system in the North Luzon and Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressways (NLEX and SCTEX) may soon come about after Senate President Franklin Drilon met with officials of the Bases Conversion Development Authority and the Metro Pacific Tollways...

Palace: Terminal fee integration into airline tickets to push through Feb. 1

MANILA, Jan 10 (Mabuhay) – After a delay of several months, the integration of terminal fees into airline ticket prices will finally push through on Feb. 1, Malacañang said Saturday. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said the arrangement was initially supposed to...

Lawmakers eye ocular inspection of NAIA

MANILA, Nov 24 (Mabuhay) – The House of Representatives Committee on Overseas Workers Affairs is eyeing an ocular inspection of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in connection with a congressional investigation on the integration of airport terminal fees into the...

President Aquino declares observance of Eid’l Fitr on July 29 a regular holiday

MANILA, July 14 (Mabuhay) – In observance of this year’s Eid’l Fitr or the Feast of Ramadhan, President Benigno S. Aquino III declared July 29 (Tuesday) a regular holiday throughout the country. President Aquino signed Proclamation 826 last July 10 to bring the religious and...

Understanding ASEAN integration is key to SME competitiveness – PHL thrift banks

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Understanding what the upcoming Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) integration is all about is the key small and medium enterprises (SMEs) may use to compete in a larger, regional market, officials of the Chamber of Thrift Banks (CTB) said...

President Aquino enjoins all departments to support Pablo rehab

MANILA, Sept 6 (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III has enjoined all departments, agencies, and Instrumentalities of the national government and local government units (LGUs) to actively support the full implementation of the Task Force Pablo Rehabilitation Plans and...