Palace asks public cooperation during APEC leaders’ meeting next month

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Palace asked the residents of Metro Manila to go on vacation and seize the long break of students to decongest the metropolis during the country’s hosting the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit next month. Malacanang has declared November 18 and 19,...

2 Metro flood projects done before Aquino steps down: Singson

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will finish two major flood control projects in Metro Manila before President Benigno Aquino III steps down next year, Secretary Rogelio Singson said on Wednesday. During the presentation of the DPWH proposed...

2 Metro flood projects done before Aquino steps down — Singson

MANILA, Sept 16 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will finish two major flood control projects in Metro Manila before President Benigno Aquino III steps down next year, Secretary Rogelio Singson said on Wednesday. During the presentation of the...

Former traffic czar: I can solve traffic mess in a month

MANILA (Mabuhay) – “Isang buwan lang.” Former traffic czar Romeo Maganto on Saturday said he can solve the worsening traffic situation on EDSA and other roads in Metro Manila within a month. Maganto, a retired police general, was appointed traffic czar during the Ramos...

DOST: Free Wi-Fi all over PHL by year-end

MANILA, Sept 10 (Mabuhay) – The government is confident that people outside Metro Manila can soon enjoy free internet access. Science and Technology Secretary Mario Montejo said that the installation of public Wi-Fi in Dagupan, Tuguegarao, Mabalacat, Batangas, Legazpi, Puerto...

PHL weather likely to improve next week

MANILA (Mabuhay) — State weather bureau experts expect better weather in the country next week. They forecast typhoon ‘Ineng’ (international name ‘Goni’) to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) around Monday (Aug. 24), decreasing effect...

Metro Manila now safer due to police efforts: Roxas

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Metro Manila is now a safer place to live in than in previous years. That is because of the dedication of policemen to “do their job to the ultimate,” Interior Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas II said Monday. “Sa pangkalahatan mas safe ngayon ang National Capital...

TUCP seeks P136 minimum wage hike

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines-Nagkaisa (TUCP) and the Trade Union Congress Party-list is seeking an P136 increase to the current P466 minimum wage for workers in Metro Manila. TUCP spokesperson Alan Tanjusay said the current minimum wage can no...

Group runs to Aquino, searches for ways to relieve wage earners from LRT-MRT fare hike

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A group led by party-list lawmakers on Tuesday asked President Benigno Aquino III to use his “power to control” to stop the controversial fare rate hike ordered by the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) for the mass rail transit system in...

Satisfaction with Aquino Admin steady at ‘good’ in Q4 2014 – SWS

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Satisfaction with the Aquino administration was still rated “good” in the fourth quarter of 2014, despite a drop in the Metro Manila, Visayas, and Mindanao satisfaction numbers, according to a new poll taken by the Social Weather Stations. According to the...