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Grace Poe: Provide business coach on MRT so elites can ride comfortably

News Opinion
Here’s a fun, new, interesting solution to the horrible traffic facing the city’s capital: provide business class coaches on the MRT so that commuters with more buying power ...
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No garage, no car policy to help solve traffic crisis: exec

Philippines
By Ma. Teresa Montemayor, PNA Traffic in Metro Manila is already a “crisis situation”, hence the need for drastic measures like “no garage, no car policy,” a government ...
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Manila Water slapped with P1.13-B fine over supply woes

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By Ben Cal, PNA MANILA – The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) Board has sanctioned Manila Water Company, Inc. with a total of PHP1.134 billion – PHP534,050 million ...
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3 Metros may get Holy Week respite from heat

Philippines
By Catherine Teves, PNA MANILA –– Some cloudiness and showers are possible from Palm Sunday to Holy Wednesday in Metro Manila, Metro Cebu and Metro Davao, offering a respite ...
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140 buses deployed for passengers affected by MRT Holy Week shutdown

Philippines
By Aerol John Pateña, PNA MANILA — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) started deploying on Monday 140 buses for passengers affected by the shutdown of the Metro Rail Transit ...
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MMDA suspends number coding from April 17-22

News Philippines
By Aerol John Pateña, PNA MANILA — The number coding scheme will be suspended from April 17 to 22 amid the expected passenger influx for the Holy Week break. ...
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Pres. Duterte scolds MWSS officials, threatens to cancel water concessions

Consumer Philippines
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has met with officials of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS), Maynilad and Manila Water to personally demand a solution to the water ...
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Senator Ejercito prods the BFP to ensure hospitals have water

News Philippines
REELECTIONIST Senator JV Ejercito, chairman of the Senate health committee, on Wednesday prodded the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) to ensure that hospitals have steady and sufficient water ...
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PNP reports peaceful Christmas

Peace Philippines
The nation’s Christmas celebrations were generally peaceful this year, according to Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde. “This year’s Christmas celebration, during the period from ...
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MWSS-NIA alliance will aid gov’t infrastructure program.

Philippines
The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) and the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) have entered into an agreement to share their resources in order to better support the ...
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