PHL inflation to dip further at 0.5% in Sept. – DOF

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Prices of consumer goods are likely to accelerate at a slower pace below 1 percent this month, according to a Department of Finance (DOF) official. Inflation could tumble to an all-time low of 0.5 percent from 0.6 percent in August and 4.4 percent a year...

Lawmaker pushes ‘no garage, no car’ bill

MANILA (Mabuhay) — A lawmaker in the House of Representatives on Wednesday pushed for the passage of a measure mandating individuals to secure a permanent parking space before purchasing a car. At the hearing of the House of Representatives transportation committee,...

Irvine 14th Global Village Festival celebrates diversity

The City of Irvine, one of the 34 cities comprising the County of Orange, is not only one of the nation’s largest master-planned communities, culturally diverse and fully integrated city of 250,384 residents but also holds the distinction of being ranked as the top city in...

Gov’t tells MRT owner: Drop case vs new train cars

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Government is urging the Sobrepeña-controlled MRT Holdings Inc. (MRTH) to drop its bid to stop the purchase of 48 new train cars for the Metro Rail Transit-3 (MRT-3). The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) said government has “exercised...

LRT 1 accident to affect 600 passengers per hour, says LRTA

MANILA (Mabuhay) – As a result of the Light Rail Transit Line 1 collision last Saturday, the transportation needs of an estimated 600 commuters will not be met for every hour that the two coaches involved in the accident are undergoing repairs in the Pasay City depot and while...

American citizenship through the U.S. Army

MAVNI stands for Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest, a program of the United States Army that aims to recruit and allow enlistment of certain legal non-immigrant aliens with foreign language and cultural capabilities. Successful applicants and recruits are...

DOTC creates new public utility vehicle classification: the airport bus

MANILA, May 12 (Mabuhay) — Passengers going to and from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport will soon have another means of transport with the creation of Airport Buses under a new public utility vehicle (PUV) classification created by the Department of Transportation...

Aquino cites need to improve nautical highway connectivity before US business execs

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III met with business organizations during his official visit to Chicago, Illinois during which the Philippine leader cited the need to improve connectivity in transportation and expand facilities of the existing nautical highway....

Audi’s smarter way to own a car

“Audi on demand” is an app-based concierge service set to go live this week in San Francisco that gives users the chance to book the use of any car in the company’s current range for up to a month. The system, which will see anything from an A4 sedan to the latest R8 supercar...

LTO ‘no registration, no travel’ policy lawful — Abaya

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya justified on Wednesday the implementation of the “no registration, no travel” policy of the Land Transportation Office (LTO), saying it was in accordance with the law. LTO is under the Department of...