Nine LRT-2 stations now selling beep cards

August 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Nine LRT-2 stations now selling beep cards 

MANILA, Aug. 4 — Nine out of the 11 Light Rail Transit Line 2 (LRT-2) stations are now selling beep cards since its launch last month, a transport official said Tuesday.

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President Aquino: Long-term solutions for MRT, LRT underway

July 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on President Aquino: Long-term solutions for MRT, LRT underway 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, July 27 (PNA) — It might have taken over five years under the Aquino administration to carry out, but passengers taking the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) system will finally be seeing the light at the end of the tunnel.

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(Roundup) Lithuanian food producers to enter new export markets with eye on China

March 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Roundup) Lithuanian food producers to enter new export markets with eye on China 

VILNIUS, March 5 — Lithuania got the go-ahead to export beef to Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), the government announced on Wednesday, while earlier this week Argentina gave Lithuania the green light to export its dairy products to the Latin America country.

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Commuters group asks SC to stop MRT-LRT fare hike

February 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Commuters group asks SC to stop MRT-LRT fare hike 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo

MANILA, Feb. 2 (PNA) — Commuters group Riles Laan sa Sambayanan (RILES) Network on Monday asked the Supreme Court (SC) to issue a temporary restraining order (TRO) against the Metro Rail Transit-Light Rail Transit (MRT-LRT) fare hike.

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Senate public hearing on MRT3, LRT 1 and 2 fare hikes

February 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Senate public hearing on MRT3, LRT 1 and 2 fare hikes 

150202163534Senator Grace Poe (left), chairperson of the Senate Committee on Public Services, interrogates Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya of the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) during the public hearing on the fare hikes at the Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT3) and the two lines of the Light Rail Transit (LRT 1 and 2) on Monday (Feb. 2, 2015). Also in photo are (from right) DOTC Undersecretaries Rene K. Limcaoco and Jose Perpetou Lotilla and MRT3 General Manager Roman Buenafe. (PNA photos by Avito C. Dalan)
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Limited LRT-1 stored-value tickets due to ‘technical problem’, says exec

January 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Limited LRT-1 stored-value tickets due to ‘technical problem’, says exec 

MANILA, Jan. 28 — The production of stored value (SV) tickets for the Light Rail Transit Line-1 (LRT-1) is currently experiencing a shortage due to a “technical problem”, a transport official said Wednesday.

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Some people choose to watch papal mass at luneta on big screens along Taft avenue and Roxas blvd.

January 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Some people choose to watch papal mass at luneta on big screens along Taft avenue and Roxas blvd. 

MANILA, Jan. 18 — Since the entrance to the Quirino Grandstand had been closed and rains continue to pour, some people choose to stay under the Light Rail Transit (LRT) railway along Taft Avenue, particularly at the corner T.M Kalaw St. and U.N. Avenue in Manila, where they watch the Mass on the big screens.

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President Aquino personally inspects the security preparations in Villamor Air Base

January 15, 2015 by · Comments Off on President Aquino personally inspects the security preparations in Villamor Air Base 

150114134515President Benigno S. Aquino III personally inspects the security preparations in Villamor Air Base, the Apostolic Nunciature and the Light Rail Transit (LRT) 1 Quirino Station during the dry run of the Papal convoy on Tuesday night (January 13, 2015) for the upcoming pastoral visit of Pope Francis to the Philippines. With the President is Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel Roxas II. (Photo by Gil Nartea/MalacaƱang Photo Bureau/PNA)
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LRTA reminds passengers of LRT-1 sched operations during Papal Visit

January 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on LRTA reminds passengers of LRT-1 sched operations during Papal Visit 

MANILA, Jan. 13 — The Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) on Tuesday reminded passengers that there will be slight changes in the Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) operations during the upcoming Papal Visit (Jan 15-19).

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DILG chief appeals to public: Bear with security, safety preps for Pope's visit

January 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on DILG chief appeals to public: Bear with security, safety preps for Pope's visit 

By Lloyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, Jan. 11 (PNA) — Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel "Mar" Roxas II on Monday appealed to the public for cooperation and understanding as the government beefs up its security and safety preparations for the visit of Pope Francis this week.

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