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House approves traffic crisis bill on second reading

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The lower chamber approved through voice voting House Bill No. 6425, or the proposed “Traffic Crisis Act”, during its second reading on Tuesday night, November 27. The bill ...
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MMDA tickets entire fraternity motorcade

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Members of the Tau Gamma Phi fraternity celebrated their society’s 50th anniversary today with a 500 member strong motorcade along Commonwealth Avenue. Unfortunately, the event’s planning forgot one ...
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MMDA plans trial ban of driver-only cars on EDSA

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Mayors of Metro Manila cities have agreed on a new measure to combat vehicular congestion on EDSA: banning driver-only cars from plying it during rush hour. Approval from ...
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Malacañang : Lawmakers Should Not Seek Special Treatment

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MANILA, September 19 – Malacañang appealed to lawmakers not to seek special treatment and to practice a modest lifestyle, after one of the leaders of the House of ...
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House committee OKs traffic crisis bill

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MANILA, January 18, 2017 (PNA) — The bill seeking to grant special powers to the Duterte administration in addressing the country’s worsening traffic problem has hurdled the committee ...
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LTFRB to Uber, Grab: Don’t impose ‘price surges’ during Christmas season 

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MANILA, December 16, 2016 (PNA) — The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is appealing to transport network companies not to impose exorbitant fare hikes amid the ...
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DOTr calls out Inquirer for misleading report on traffic

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The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has called out the Philippine Daily Inquirer (PDI) for a “misleading report” that quoted DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade as saying traffic in Manila ...
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5 things Manila has that Davao doesn’t

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With President Rodrigo Duterte splitting his time between Manila and Davao City, many Filipinos — especially those in the national capital — are wondering what makes the premier ...
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Expect massive infrastructure investments, tax reform: Dominguez

Economy
The Duterte administration will carry out a wide range of initiatives to make all Filipinos benefit from the country’s growth streak, including infrastructure buildup, tax reform, easing traffic congestion, and enhancing ...
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Alvarez: Congress to grant emergency powers to Duterte by yearend

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DAVAO CITY — Incoming Majority House Floor Leader Pantaleon Alvarez today said the emergency powers President-elect Rodrigo Duterte is asking for to address the traffic crisis in Metro Manila ...
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