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Bayan muna bago ang sarili

TWENTY nine years ago, February 22 to 25, was a critical moment in our history. Ito ang hudyat ng katapusan ng batas military where the right of the Filipinos were trampled upon. Mababasa natin sa ating mga libro ang mga balita sa mga pang-aabuso ng militar at ang pagsasawalang-bahala sa…
  • Published in Opinion

Cerbo ‘hijacked’ PAL plane on way to Manila

DID you know that during the start of the historic EDSA People Power revolution in February 1986, a young Constabulary lieutenant named Gene Cerbo literally ‘hijacked’ a Philippine Airlines plane from Cotabato that brought him and around 100 heavily-armed rebel soldiers to Manila in a foiled bid to augment the…

2 key EDSA personalities in jail

TWO key personalities in the bloodless February 1986 EDSA Revolution will have no opportunity to join the traditional “unity walk” from Camp Aguinaldo to Camp Crame today since they are locked up at the Philippine National Police national headquarters on plunder charges. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Sen. Juan Ponce…

Part of Monumento closed to traffic

CALOOCAN City Mayor Oca Malapitan announced yesterday that a portion of the Bonifacio Monument Circle will be closed to traffic on Feb. 18 and 19 to give way for the Chinese New Year Countdown Concert and Fireworks. Malapitan said the concert and fireworks being undertaken by the Cultural Affairs and…
  • Published in Metro

DoTC, MMDA to deploy express buses on EDSA

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority and the Department of Transportation and Communications announced the deployment of express buses to help commuters on EDSA. MMDA chairman Francis Tolentino said the express bus will only take passengers in Monumento and unload them in Pasay City. He said the scheme intends to cut…
  • Published in Metro

Man hurt as SUV rams concrete barrier

A man was wounded after the sports utility vehicle (SUV) he was driving rammed into a concrete barrier when he fell asleep while driving in Mandaluyong City yesterday morning. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The victim, identified as Ryan Anthony Taus, of San Mateo, Rizal, sought treatment at Mandaluyong Medical…
  • Published in Metro

Stop LRT cavite project

SC urged to scrap ‘overpriced, one-sided’ light rail extension contract THE Supreme Court has been asked to stop the implementation of the contract for the P70-billion Cavite Extension (CavitEx) project signed by the government and the Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) in October last year. In a petition seeking the…

Roxas urges unity, rejects oust PNoy call

INTERIOR and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas yesterday reminded Filipinos of the fundamental value of unity as he rejected calls for President Aquino’s resignation. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Roxas was with the President along with other Cabinet officials at the EDSA Shrine as the country celebrated the 29th anniversary…

Express buses

WITH the ever increasing number of motor vehicles in the Philippines, the government now needs to come up with new measures aimed at easing traffic congestion not only in the metropolis but also in major towns and cities. Admittedly, there’s that urgent need to widen existing streets, roads and highways…
  • Published in Newsdesk

Fast-track MRT 3 rehab

CITING the “alarming state” of the Metro Rail Transit-3, the chairman of MRT Holdings II Inc. said fast-tracking the rehabilitation of the EDSA railway system should no longer be delayed, in order to ensure the safety of the riding public and restore the MRT 3 to its original capacity. “The…
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