VP Binay does not have any solutions to MRT-3’s problems — DOTC chief

August 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on VP Binay does not have any solutions to MRT-3’s problems — DOTC chief 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Aug. 3 (PNA) — A transport official on Monday hit back on Vice President Jejomar Binay after the latter criticized the Aquino administration’s solutions to the Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT-3) problems in what he described as his own version of a SONA (State of the Nation Address).

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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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New MRT general manager named

January 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on New MRT general manager named 

By Leslie D. Venzon

MANILA, Jan. 5 (PNA) — A new general manager for the Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT-3) was appointed on Monday, a day after the implementation of the controversial MRT fare increase.

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Escudero, Poe wants DOTC chief to explain MRT/LRT fare hike

January 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Escudero, Poe wants DOTC chief to explain MRT/LRT fare hike 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Jan. 4 (PNA) – Senator Francis ‘Chiz’ Escudero on Sunday said the Senate will summon Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya in its ongoing inquiry into the maintenance of Metro Rail Transit to explain the fare increase in the MRT 3 and Light Rail Transit Line 1 and 2.

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