PNR to double check integrity of rail tracks before resuming full operations

June 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on PNR to double check integrity of rail tracks before resuming full operations 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, June 16 (PNA) — The Philippine National Railways (PNR) may have missed its initial target date to resume full-time operations, but a transport official said that passengers only have to wait for two more weeks.

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Comelec likely to tap its savings if it has to buy new voting machines for 2016 polls

May 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Comelec likely to tap its savings if it has to buy new voting machines for 2016 polls 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, May 4 (PNA) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) might use its savings, which is intended for the construction of its new building, if it decide to use new voting machines for the May 2016 national and local polls.

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President Aquino attends Holy Mass during 29th anniversary of EDSA People Power Revolution

February 26, 2015 by · Comments Off on President Aquino attends Holy Mass during 29th anniversary of EDSA People Power Revolution 

150225173519President Benigno S. Aquino III attends the Holy Mass officiated by Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle during the 29th anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution at the Shrine of Mary Queen of Peace, Our Lady of Edsa Main Chapel along EDSA in Mandaluyong City on Wednesday (February 25, 2015). This year’s theme is “Ituloy ang Pagbabago.” The 1986 peaceful and bloodless uprising ousted the dictatorship and catapulted to power the President’s mother, the late President Corazon C. Aquino. (Photo by Benhur Arcayan/MalacaƱang Photo Bureau/PNA)LAM/jme

(FEATURE) All set for 29th anniversary celebration of EDSA People Power Revolution

February 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on (FEATURE) All set for 29th anniversary celebration of EDSA People Power Revolution 

By Joann Santiago

MANILA, Feb. 17 (PNA) — So many important changes have happened since the Philippines was set free from the martial law regime of the late former President Ferdinand E. Marcos through the world-renowned EDSA People Power Revolution 29 years ago.

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MMDA to implement new traffic scheme in North EDSA

February 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on MMDA to implement new traffic scheme in North EDSA 

MANILA, Feb. 5 — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Thursday said it will implement a new scheme to ease traffic congestion at the North Avenue-Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) area in Quezon City.

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Operation on traffic violations in Pasay City

January 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on Operation on traffic violations in Pasay City 

150103120550Personnel of the Pasay traffic reaction unit operate against colorum, out-of-line vehicles, and traffic sign violators along EDSA near Heritage Hotel in Pasay City on Saturday (January 3, 2015). (PNA photos by Gil S. Calinga)LAM/gsc

Vendors along Taft Ave. from EDSA to Baclaran

December 17, 2014 by · Comments Off on Vendors along Taft Ave. from EDSA to Baclaran 

141217170033With the Christmas shopping rush, vendors occupy both sides of Taft Ave. along the Light Rail Transit (LRT) 1 route from Pasay Rotonda to Baclaran, Paranaque City on Wednesday (Dec. 17, 2014). (PNA photos by Gil S. Calinga)
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Too many vehicles cause bumper-to-bumper traffic

December 17, 2014 by · Comments Off on Too many vehicles cause bumper-to-bumper traffic 

141217163812Barely a week before Christmas Day, both commuters and motorists have to contend daily with bumper-to-bumper traffic as shown in these photos taken on Roxas Blvd. in Baclaran, Paranaque City (left) and Epifanio Delos Santos Ave. (EDSA) near Taft Ave. in Pasay City on Wednesday (Dec. 17, 2014). (PNA photos by Gil S. Calinga)
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MMDA to implement holiday season alternate routes starting Friday

December 3, 2014 by · Comments Off on MMDA to implement holiday season alternate routes starting Friday 

MANILA, Dec. 1 — To ease traffic congestion in roads leading to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in Pasay City and shopping malls this holiday season, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Tuesday announced the implementation of “Christmas Loops” starting Friday.

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MMDA to implement holiday season alternate routes starting Friday

December 3, 2014 by · Comments Off on MMDA to implement holiday season alternate routes starting Friday 

MANILA, Dec. 1 — To ease traffic congestion in roads leading to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in Pasay City and shopping malls this holiday season, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Tuesday announced the implementation of “Christmas Loops” starting Friday.

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