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Manila among the worst for driving

Manila Traffic

Metropolitan Manila was tagged as the 3rd worst city for driving.  The travel and lifestyle website CNN Go cited concerns about traffic congestion, air pollution, garbage collection, flood control and… Read More

BSP allows OFWs to exchange Libyan dinars

MANILA, Philippines?The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has set up a facility that will allow Filipinos evacuated from Libya to exchange their dinars into pesos. With the foreign exchange facility, Filipinos who returned from Libya may go to any of the branches of the BSP to exchange their dinars into pesos. Read More

Fake cops hijack another delivery truck in Manila

MANILA, Philippines? Another delivery truck carrying around P1 million worth of dry goods was hijacked by men posing as policemen in Sampaloc, Manila, a case investigator said. Read More

The Euphoria that was EDSA

By Jon Melegrito “Calling out around the world, are you ready for a brand new beat, Summer’s here and the time is right for dancing in the street.” It was… Read More

Philippine president bans logging after deadly floods

By Kate McGeown BBC News, Manila Continue reading the main story Related Stories Philippines floods toll tops 40 What caused Philippines landslide? Read More

OSG asks court to junk Ampatuan Jr.’s bid vs former driver

MANILA, Philippines ? The Office of the Solicitor-General (OSG) has asked the Manila City regional trial court to dismiss the petition of the principal accused in the massacre in… Read More

Makati bus blast ‘not a destabilization try’ ?Enrile

MANILA, Philippines?Senate President Juan Ponce-Enrile was quick to dismiss any speculations that Tuesday’s bus bombing in Makati City was part of an attempt to destabilize the government. ‘My God, how can one grenade or two grenades… Read More

2 die in Philippine bus blast+

MANILA, Jan. 25 (AP) – (Kyodo)—An explosion aboard a bus in Manila’s financial district Tuesday killed at least two and badly injured more than a dozen others, authorities said. Police said the… Read More

Bus operators seek fare hike

MANILA, Philippines?Metro Manila bus operators have asked the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board for permission to… Read More

Metrobank, couple embroiled in estafa suits over oil import loans

MANILA, Philippines — George Ty and other top executives of the Metropolitan Bank & Trust Co. have been sued for syndicated estafa amid allegations that the bank, through one of its branches in Manila, amassed tens of millions of pesos from a former corporate client. Read More

600,000 prepare to usher in Nazarene into Quiapo church

MANILA, Philippines?Rains did not dampen the festive mood outside a Roman Catholic church in Quiapo, Manila as hundreds of thousands of devotees of the Black Nazarene gathered outside the church on Sunday for the arrival of the holy image venerated by millions. As of 3 p.m., police said… Read More

500,000 brave injuries to touch Black Nazarene

MANILA, Philippines?(UPDATE 5) An estimated 1.2 million devotees attended the morning Mass at the Quirino Grandstand, but only 500,000 actually joined the procession of the Black Nazarene image to the Quiapo church, Inspector Alex Francisco, officer-in-charge of the Manila Police District Tactical Operations Center, said. The procession attempted to push off at 8 a.m. but progress was sluggish due to the thick crowd Read More

Gov’t confident Terminal 3 fully operational by yearend

MANILA, Philippines?The government is optimistic that the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 will become fully operational by the end of the year, despite legal issues hounding it. Read More

DZIQ: Do’s and Don’t's when attending Feast of Black Nazarene?Manila church

MANILA, Philippines ? Prepare yourself, confess, ask for forgiveness and pray fervently. This advice, among others, was given by the Quiapo Church in Manila on the eve of the… Read More

Philippine police arrest suspect in victim’s photo

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A man who appeared in a photograph aiming his gun at a local councilman moments before he was fatally shot in front of his family has been arrested in his northern Philippine hide-out, police said Friday. The victim, Councilman Reynaldo Dagsa of Caloocan city in metropolitan Manila, took the picture as he was standing… Read More

7 killed as Philippine bus collides with jeep

MANILA, Philippines — Police say a bus has collided with a passenger jeep in a province south of Manila, killing seven members… Read More

Rizal Park to hold its first New Year countdown

MANILA, Philippines ? The historic Rizal Park in Manila is getting an image upgrade for the New Year, to be kicked off with a public New Year Countdown scheduled on the 31st. Read More

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